In case you missed the announcement, the “My RØDE Reel” (which is the world's largest short film competition) has announced the winners.
We're always astounded by the response for this event – this year over 1200 of you submitted something!
Just have a look at “Streetlights” below and tell me there aren't some astounding shorts being created today.
‘MY RØDE REEL’ 2016 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Via RØDE Press:
The world’s largest short film competition surpassed previous records, with over 1200 entries submitted, an increase of 8% from 2015. The global reach continues to rise as well, with entries coming in from over 85 countries.
RØDE Microphones was proud to award 16 prizes across the technical and genre categories to filmmakers of different age groups, skill level and country of origin. As well as the 5 major prize winners:
Judges Shane Hurlbut ASC, Philip Bloom and Rodney Charters ASC CSC, were extremely impressed with the calibre of entries this year, with Shane saying of the winning film Streetlights, “Three minutes is a difficult amount of time to transport a person, to move, to emote. This film does it so well, I love the twist at the end.”
MyRodeReel 2016 (WINNER) STREETLIGHTS by Jay Red
“The quality this year has been remarkable,” agrees Sales and Marketing Director Damien Wilson, adding, “our Female Filmmaker category saw a significant increase in the number of women who entered. Larica Perera’s category winning film, Tik-Tik is sensational.”
TIK-TIK – Horror Short Film
RØDE Microphones brought together the most respected brands in filmmaking, to assemble an incredible prize pool valued at more than $300,000, to be divided amongst the 21 winners.
This includes products from Adobe, Angelbird, Atomos, Blackmagic Design, Blastwave FX, Bright Tangerine, F&V, FilmConvert, Freefly, G-Technology, KesslerCrane, Miller, Movcam, Music Bed, New York Film Academy, NiSi, Paralinx, Red Giant, Sachtler, Shane’s Inner Circle, SmallHD, Story & Heart, Teradek, ZEISS, and of course RØDE.
Jay Red has said of this year’s prize pack, “these prizes are unbelievable and an absolute godsend for me, I had just one camera and a few lights and mics for Streetlights, now I will have the gear to bring my film projects up onto a much higher and professional standard”.
To see the full list of winning films, visit www.myrodereel.com
About RØDE Microphones:
RØDE Microphones (www.rode.com) designs and manufactures high-quality microphones and related accessories for studio, live and location use. Its products are designed and primarily manufactured in Sydney, Australia and exported to over 100 countries globally.
(cover photo credit: snap from RØDE)