Adafruit Dronies 2016: Enter now! #AdafruitDronies
The Adafruit Dronies are happening now – spread the word! We have already received some awesome entries. The Adafruit Dronies celebrates videos taken from drones. The contest is open to everyone in the United States to show and share their amazing drone videos. You’ll be judged on creative use of technology, storytelling, and cinematography.
We’ve selected some of the finest engineers, hackers, artists, writers and drone enthusiasts to be judges – now you have a chance to show them your work!
Annalee Newitz – io9
Carol Reily – Surgical Roboticist
Christy Canida – Instructables
Daniela Perdomo – goTenna
Danielle Applestone – Other Machine Co
Helen Greiner – CyPhy Works
Jennifer Toso – Digi-Key
Lenore Edman – Evil Made Scientist
Lisa Freed – iRobot
Liz Upton – Raspberry Pi
Sophie Kravitz – Hackaday
Star Simpson – Orion
Becky Stern – BeckyStern.com
Jessica Califano – Adafruit
FIRST PLACE: 3D Printed Dronies Trophy and $100 gift certificate to the Adafruit store
SECOND PLACE: 3D Printed Dronies Trophy and $75 gift certificate to the Adafruit Store
THIRD PLACE: 3D Printed Dronies Trophy and $50 gift certificate to the Adafruit Store
Time limit of 5 minutes
Entry is limited to those living in the United States only.
There must be at least some footage shot from a drone in every video entry. We will accept nominations of drone videos that you enjoy but the winners will be the the creator of the drone video.
Adafruit has had paid day off for voting for our team for years, if you need help getting that going for your organization, let us know – we can share how and why we did this as well as the good results. Here are some resources for voting by mail, voting in person, and some NY resources for our NY based teams as well. If there are additional resources to add, please let us know – adafruit.com/vote
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