Kona’s in house cinematographer Joonas Vinnari has taken the top spot in Epic TV’s Rise of the Drones Film Festival with his amazing self filmed video Project Jura. His film, which features Joonas riding his local trails on his Kona Explosif, beat out 86 other entries to earn him a brand new DJI Inspire drone as well as €4000 in cash.
From Everyone here at Kona congratulations Joonas!
Epic TV press release:
Thank you to everyone who participated in EpicTV & DJI’s 2015 Rise Of The Drones Film Festival. One of the world’s first Action and Adventure Aerial Drone Film Festival in the world! The 86 Official Selection Films represent 20 different countries from France to South Korea, and 29 varieties of action and adventure sports categories! With so many excellent films, choosing the winners was not easy. These winners and honourable mentions are a celebration of what can be achieved and explored when filmmaking combines drone aerial footage and action and adventure sports.
BEST FILM: Project Jura by Joonas Vinnari;
BEST ACTION: RED RUN by Edward Birch and Salt Street Productions;
BEST EDITING: Call To The Wild by George Bruce Wilson;
BEST SINGLE AERIAL SHOT: One-Take Wonder by Virginas Andrei Bando
BEST ABSTRACT: A Cycledelic Trip by Christian Meola;
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: A Vision by Sebastien Raban;
BEST DOCUMENTARY: Ishtar X Tussilago by Maceo Frost