EM International Drone Film Festival Winners 2019

The Evansville Museum International Drone Film Festival on Saturday, April 27, 2019, was a film competition offering a unique overview of the development in trends and techniques of drone cinematography. The festival offered an international platform for filmmakers to exhibit their work as well as compete for cash prizes. The screenings of winning entries and shortlisted films took place inside the dome of the Museum’s Koch Immersive Theater throughout the festival.

OUR SPONSORS


Dr. Richard E. Litov

Michelle & Philip Eykamp

Evansville Design Group

Haynie Travel Service

IBEW Local 16

Janet & Scott Mohler

AWARD WINNERS


Best of Show & Land, Sky, Water Air Awards is Ice Ballet by Athanasia Lykoudi Nestoras Kechagias
Presented by Dr. Richard E. Litov and in Memory of Robert W. Powell
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Open Category Award is Kingdom of The Wild by Michael Bishop
Presented by Michelle & Philip Eykamp
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Extreme Video Award is Drifters of the Mojave by Matthew B. McGowan
Presented by Scott Mohler
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Student Award is EPIC Lofoten 4k by Bashir Abu Shakra
Presented by IBEW Local 16
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Tri-state Film Award is Run Away with me by Leslie Mundy
Presented by Hanyie Travel
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People's Choice Award is The Snowfield: A Journey into the Wild by Hiroki Ito
Presented by Evansville Design Group
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OUR JURORS


Roger McBain – Arts Writer and Reviewer

Aaron Begle – Creative Director, Hele Productions

Jacob Embrey – Licensed drone pilot and photojournalist for WFIE-14 News

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS


Run Away with Me  Leslie Mundy (USA)

Kingdom of the Wild  Michael Bishop (Canada)

Drifters of the Mojave Matthew B. McGowen (USA)

EPIC Lofoten 4k Bashir Abu Shakra (Germany)

Ice Ballet Athanasia Lykoudi Nestoras Kechagias (Greece)

Beyond Horizons: Brazil & Iceland Victor Migliore (Brazil)

The Snowfield: A Journey into the Wild Hiroki Ito (Jpan)

Salt Sean Petit (USA)

SHIKISAI – Four Seasons of TOHOKU Kenichi Saskai (Japan)