My RØDE Reel Short Film Competition Returns

My RØDE Reel has returned for its sixth year, with over $1-million in prizes provided by a stack of companies including RØDESoundFieldBlackmagic DesignZhiyun, FuzzMeasureMovcamMZedMusicBedBlastwaveFXRhinoRayzrVibesta, WipsterFreeflyRed GiantFilmConvertCam CaddieYololivLume CubeGoProManfrottoSigmaPelican, iOgrapherAdobeMichael Wiese ProductionsAPHEXAngelbirdJoby and Lowepro.

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The Judges

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My RØDE Reel Judges – Ryan Connolly, Grace Randolph & Dan Mace

This year sees Ryan Connolly of Film Riot, return to the judging panel, along with Grace Randolph, host & creator of Beyond the Trailer as well as Dan Mace, winner of the My RØDE Reel Judges’ Film Prize way back in 2015.


  • Go to www.myrodereel.com and download the starter pack
  • Make a 3-minute (max) short film in any genre
  • Make a 3-minute (max) behind-the-scenes showing you using any RØDE product in your production
  • Upload your films to the My RØDE Reel website
  • Share it with everyone you know!

Visit www.myrodereel.com to learn more and view past entries and winners.

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MZed’s Directing Color course is free to all entrants

As a nice bonus you can get the full Directing Color course from MZed (usually $79) just for downloading the competition starter pack. Over 90 minutes professional colourist Ollie Kenchington explores how visual language cues, color theory and even color grading techniques can be used throughout the filmmaking process to not just create a “look” but to enhance storytelling.

Entry is open from now until August 28, 12pm (AEST/GMT +10) and the winners will be announced from September 25 til October 4, 2019

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