Nikon Launches "Follow Your Passion" Video Contest and Z 6 "Test Drive" Rental Program


Nikon has announced the start of its new "Follow Your Passion" video contest. The competition requires participants to shoot a short film focused on one of their passions using a Nikon Z Series camera. In addition, the company has also detailed its new Nikon "Test Drive" Program, offering customers the option to rent a Z 6 Filmmaker's Kit.

"Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker, an aspiring creator, or a stills shooter eager to explore the world of video, this is the contest that will give you a chance to follow your passion, share it with the world and potentially be rewarded for your work," said Jay Vannatter, Executive Vice President, Nikon Inc. "The Nikon Z series offers an extensive video feature set that opens up a world of possibilities for filmmakers; and with the Test Drive program, Nikon makes it easy to explore those possibilities."

In order to enter the "Follow Your Passion" video contest, users are required to submit a short film 3 to 5 minutes in length shot with a Nikon Z 6 or Z 7 camera and a NIKKOR lens. The short should highlight something that the entrant is passionate about. Videos can be submitted now through Saturday, August 31, 2019. First, second, and third place winners will receive a Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker's Kit ($4,000 value). Likewise, the second place winner will also receive $10,000 in prize money and the first place winner will receive $25,000 in prize money. CLICK HERE for more details on how to enter.

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Meanwhile, for users who don't already own a Z Series camera, Nikon has also launched its new "Test Drive" program. The program is available at around 138 retail locations across the US, and offers customers the ability to rent a Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker's Kit for up to $99.95 for three days or up to $149.95 for one-week. CLICK HERE for more information about the program and rental locations.

Source: Nikon