GoPro has announced the winners of its fifth Million Dollar Challenge, which celebrates the creative and inspiring videos captured by its customers using the HERO11 Black and HERO11 Black Mini cameras. The challenge invited users to submit raw video clips via the GoPro Quik app or GoPro.com/Awards, ultimately awarded $1 million to selected creators worldwide.
This year’s Million Dollar Challenge saw a record-breaking 42,446 video clip submissions from 126 countries, marking a 66% increase from the previous year. Out of these submissions, 55 creators representing 21 countries were selected to feature in the three-minute highlight reel, each receiving $18,181.81 for their contribution.
“The HERO11 Black and Mini Million Dollar Challenge video celebrates the creativity of our inspired customers,” said GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman. “Congratulations to this year’s creators—your videos inspire millions of people around the world to pursue their own interests and passions.”
The global premiere of the Million Dollar Challenge video was held on April 26th, showcasing the inspiring and diverse range of footage captured by GoPro users. The selected creators have earned their place in GoPro history and contributed to a celebration of the unique experiences and adventures that can be captured with the HERO11 Black and Mini cameras.
The GoPro Million Dollar Challenge has been running for five years and has awarded $5 million to recipients during this time. By encouraging users to submit raw and unedited footage of their inspiring experiences, GoPro has created a platform for celebrating creativity and adventure.
Check out the video on GoPro’s YouTube channel to view the inspiring and awe-inspiring highlight reel. To learn more about the HERO11 Black and Mini cameras, visit GoPro.com