RØDE Microphones

Short Film Competition With $1 Million In Cash Up For Grabs

RØDE Microphones • Sydney NSW, Australia


  • Position
  • Start Date
    Jul 30, 2020Oct 07, 2020
  • Location
    Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Rate
    This is a paid position. Rate is $200,000 major prize
  • Status
    Job has been filled

Job Description

RØDE Microphones just launched the 2020 edition of My RØDE Reel, our annual short film competition. This year there's $1 million in cash prizes up for grabs, plus loads of awesome filmmaking gear and other prizes.

Find out more here: https://www.myrodereel.com/

The top three films for each of the competition categories will win a share in the $1 million cash prize pool, except for the major prize, the Judges’ Choice, which has just one life-changing prize of $200,000. There are 10 categories in total: five genre categories – Drama, Comedy, Action, Documentary, Animation and Behind-The-Scenes – and five special categories – Judges Choice, People’s Choice, Sound Design, Young Filmmaker, and Best Chinese Film. All-in-all, 28 filmmakers will win a share in the prize money.

As well as this incredible cash prize pool, RØDE is giving away a prize pack to the winners of the 10 categories. These are loaded with gear from the world’s leading filmmaking brands, including Lumix, Nanlite, Zhiyun, Mzed, Musicbed, Rhino, Adobe, Brevite, Pelican, Arri and, of course, RØDE microphones and accessories. Combined with the cash, this brings the total prize pool to over $1.5 million, by far the biggest offering for any short film competition.


- Head to myrodereel.com and log in or sign up for an account to access the starter pack. This contains the My RØDE Reel title card, which must feature at the start of your film.

- Make a 3-minute short film. The brief is completely open – use the different categories to inspire the direction of your film.

- Make a 3-minute behind-the-scenes (BTS) film, which must feature a RØDE product. Upload your short film and BTS film to YouTube, then submit this link to myrodereel.com.

- Share your film for a chance to win a People’s Choice Prize.

For the full details on how to enter, head to myrodereel.com and log in or sign up for an account. This contains the starter pack, information on the competition, freebies, tips, inspiration and more.

Good luck!

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