Win $250,000 for Filmmakers in the My RODE Reel Competition 2021

Submit your short film to My RØDE Reel for a chance to win $250,000 in cash and launch your filmmaking career.

Application Deadline: October 20 2021


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  • We’re giving away $250,000 in cash to the winner of My RØDE Reel – the largest cash prize ever offered in a short film competition.
  •  There are also loads of prize packs filled with cash, RØDE gear, and other awesome prizes to help you take the next step on your filmmaking journey.


  • The Competition is free to enter and open to any person, except employees of RØDE and residents of North Korea, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. 
  • The Competition will be void in any other jurisdiction where it is prohibited.
  •  Minors are entitled to enter the Competition, provided they have the consent of a parent or guardian to enter and participate in the Competition, and provide that parent or guardian’s details upon entry to the Competition for verification by RØDE. 
  • Entrants shall be considered as Minors for the purpose of the Competition if they are over the age of 13 years old and under the age of 20 years old if they are from Japan, Taiwan, Thailand or South Korea, and otherwise over the age of 13 years old and under the age of 18 years old.

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Application Instructions

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  • You must submit an original short film that is a maximum of three (3) minutes in duration.
  •  You must also submit a behind-the-scenes film that showcases how your short film was made. 
  • It should also be a maximum of three (3) minutes in duration and must feature a RØDE product in the use of the production. 
  • Both films are to begin with the official My RØDE Reel title card supplied in the starter pack, which can be downloaded when you sign up for a My RØDE Reel account.


Participation at a glance: 

  • Make a short film
  • Make a behind-the-scenes film
  • Submit your film to My RØDE Reel
  • Share your film for a chance to win a People’s Choice Prize

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About the My RODE Reel Competition

This is an unmissable opportunity to launch your career into the stratosphere. Get filming!

There are four genre categories you can enter your main film into – comedy, documentary, drama and animation.

If you have made a film and are unsure which category to submit to (for example, an action or horror film), select ‘Drama/Other’ from the drop-down menu in the entry form.

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