RØDE Microphones’ annual short film competition My RØDE Reel is back with a major prize of US$250,000 in cash plus a gear prize pack going to the winner of the prestigious Judges’ Choice.

My RØDE Reel is the world’s largest short film competition, attracting entries from filmmakers and content creators worldwide. The 2021 edition of My RØDE Reel offers the chance to win cash plus a prize pack loaded with gear from RØDE and My RØDE Reel sponsors Nanlite, Zhiyun, MZed, Musicbed, Adobe, Pelican, ARRI, DZOFIlm and Insta360. The winner of the major prize, the prestigious Judges’ Choice, will win US$250,000 plus a gear prize pack. The winners of the genre and special categories will win US$10,000 plus a gear prize pack. The two runners up of each category will also win a gear prize pack. There are also eight cash prizes to be won in the Best Chinese Film category – US$20,000 for first place, US$10,000 for second place, US$10,000 for third place, and five US$1,000 ‘High Commended’ prizes.

Entries are open now and close at 10AM (AEDT/GMT+11) Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Click here for more information.