My Rode Reel is one of the short film highlights of the year. It’s the biggest short film competition of the year. This year, they’re offering a whole bunch of gear prizes from Zhuyin, Insta360, Nanlite, Adobe, Arri, DZOFilm, Pelican, MZed, Musicbed and Rode themselves along with $365,000 in cash and the Major Prize winner getting a whopping $250,000.
As well as the main grand prize, there are a number of genre and special categories with winners receiving cash and/or gear. To enter, all you need to do is create an up-to-3-minute short film on any topic you like, along with a behind-the-scenes video also 3 minutes or less, showing off how you made your short film and what Rode products you used during production.