Major Awards
Major winners announced from July 1

Judges' Film

This is the short film chosen as the best of all films entered in My RØDE Reel 2016, by the judging panel

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Angelbird 2 Cfast 2.0 256GB
  • Atomos Shogun, Power Station
  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K, Shoulder Mount Kit, Electronic Viewfinder
  • Bright Tangerine Misfit Mattebox, 114mm Donut Ring Adaptor Set
  • F&V Z1200S UltraColor Bi-color LED Studio Panel, Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • Freefly Systems MōVI M5 Mimic Bundle
  • G-Technology G-SPEED Studio 12TB
  • Kessler Second Shooter Bundle
  • Miller DS20 Solo 75-2 Tripod
  • Movcam Wireless Follow Focus, 8” 15mm Rods
  • Music Bed $500 Credit
  • New York Film Academy 4-week workshop
  • Up to $10,000 in flights and accommodation (courtesy of RØDE)
  • NiSi 4*5.65 Cinema filter Case, 4*5.65 Nano iR ND Set (0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5)
  • Paralinx Ace Wireless Video Kit
  • RedGiant Magic Bullet Suite, Shooter Suite
  • RØDE NTG3
  • RØDE NTG4+
  • RØDE NT55-S
  • RØDE Blimp
  • RØDE 4 x smartLav+
  • RØDE 2 x RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE RØDElink Newsshooter Kit
  • RØDE Reporter
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE Stereo VideoMic X
  • RØDE VideoMic Pro with Rycote
  • RØDE DeadCat VMPR
  • RØDE WS7
  • RØDE 3 x invisiLav 10Pk
  • RØDE Boompole PRO
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC1
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC4
  • RØDE SC6
  • RØDE SC8
  • RØDE Video Micro
  • RØDE VideoMic Me
  • Sachtler Camera Rollpak
  • Shane’s Inner Circle 1 Year Subscription
  • Small HD 702 Bright Monitor
  • Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 ZE Lens

People's choice

This is the short film with the most number of public votes at the end of the voting period.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Angelbird 2 Cfast 2.0 256GB
  • Atomos Shogun, Power Station
  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K, Shoulder Mount Kit, Electronic Viewfinder
  • Bright Tangerine Misfit Mattebox, 114mm Donut Ring Adaptor Set
  • F&V K4000 Lumic Daylight LED Studio Panel, Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • Freefly Systems MōVI M5 Mimic Bundle
  • G-Technology G-SPEED Studio 12TB
  • Kessler Second Shooter Bundle
  • Miller DS10 Solo 75-2 (alloy) (1640)
  • Movcam Mini Follow Focus MF-2, 8” 15mm Rods
  • Music Bed $500 Credit
  • NiSi 4*5.65 Cinema filter Case, 4*5.65 Nano iR ND Set (0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5)
  • Paralinx Ace Wireless Video Kit
  • RedGiant Magic Bullet Suite, Shooter Suite
  • RØDE NTG3
  • RØDE NTG4+
  • RØDE NT55-S
  • RØDE Blimp
  • RØDE 4 x smartLav+
  • RØDE 2 x RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE RØDElink Newsshooter Kit
  • RØDE Reporter
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE Stereo VideoMic X
  • RØDE VideoMic Pro
  • RØDE DeadCat VMPR
  • RØDE WS7
  • RØDE 3 x invisiLav 10Pk
  • RØDE Boompole PRO
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC1
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC4
  • RØDE SC6
  • RØDE SC8
  • RØDE Video Micro
  • RØDE VideoMic Me
  • Sachtler Camera Rollpak
  • Shane’s Inner Circle 1 YR
  • Small HD 702 Bright
  • Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 ZE Lens

Judges' BTS

This is the behind-the-scenes video chosen as the best of all entries.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Atomos Shogun, Power Station
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera
  • Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom Mattebox, Misfit Atom Top Flag, 114mm Donut Ring Adaptor Set
  • F&V Z1200 UltraColor Daylight LED Studio Panel, Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt 2TB
  • Kessler Second Shooter Bundle
  • Miller Air Alloy
  • Movcam Mini Follow Focus MF-2, 8” 15mm Rods
  • Music Bed $500 Credit
  • NiSi 4*5.65 Cinema filter Case, 4*5.65 Nano iR ND Set (0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5)
  • RedGiant Magic Bullet Suite, Shooter Suite
  • RØDE NTG3
  • RØDE NTG4+
  • RØDE NT55-S
  • RØDE Blimp
  • RØDE 4 x smartLav+
  • RØDE 2 x RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE RØDElink Newsshooter Kit
  • RØDE Reporter
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE Stereo VideoMic X
  • RØDE VideoMic Pro
  • RØDE DeadCat VMPR
  • RØDE WS7
  • RØDE 3 x invisiLav 10Pk
  • RØDE Boompole PRO
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC1
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC4
  • RØDE SC6
  • RØDE SC8
  • RØDE Video Micro
  • RØDE VideoMic Me
  • Sachtler Camera Rollpak
  • Small HD Sidefinder 502
  • Teradek Clip
  • Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 ZE Lens

Young Filmmaker

This is the entry (short film and BTS) judged to be the best from filmmakers aged 13 to 18.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Atomos Shogun, Power Station
  • Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera
  • Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom Mattebox, Misfit Atom Top Flag, 114mm Donut Ring Adaptor Set
  • F&V Z720 UltraColor LED Ring Light, R300 Lumic Daylight LED Ring Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt 2TB
  • Kessler Bundle
  • Miller Air Alloy
  • Movcam Body Cage for Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera
  • Music Bed $500 Credit
  • New York Film Academy 4-week workshop
  • Up to $10,000 in flights and accommodation (courtesy of RØDE)
  • NiSi 4*5.65 Cinema filter Case, 4*5.65 Nano iR ND set (0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5)
  • RedGiant Magic Bullet Suite, Shooter Suite
  • RØDE NTG4+
  • RØDE Blimp
  • RØDE 2 x smartLav+
  • RØDE RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE RØDElink Newsshooter Kit
  • RØDE VMP
  • RØDE DCVMP
  • RØDE WS6
  • RØDE 2 x invisiLav 10Pk
  • RØDE Boompole PRO
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC1
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC4
  • RØDE SC6
  • RØDE SC8
  • RØDE Metabones
  • RØDE Video Micro
  • RØDE VideoMic Me
  • Sachtler Camera Rollpak
  • Zeiss Classic 35mm f/1.4 ZE Lens

Female Filmmaker

This is the entry judged to be the best from female filmmakers.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Angelbird 2 Cfast 2.0 256GB
  • Atomos Shogun, Power Station
  • Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4K
  • Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom Mattebox, Misfit Atom Top Flag, 114mm Donut Ring Adaptor Set
  • F&V K4000S Lumic Bi-Color LED Studio Panel, R720 Lumic LED Ring Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • Freefly Systems MōVI M5 Mimic Bundle
  • G-Technology G-SPEED Studio 12TB
  • Kessler Bundle
  • Miller DS10 Solo Tripod
  • Movcam Mini Follow Focus MF-2, 8” 15mm Rods
  • Music Bed $500 Credit
  • NiSi 4*5.65 Cinema filter Case, 4*5.65 Nano iR ND set (0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.2, 1.5)
  • RedGiant Magic Bullet Suite, Shooter Suite
  • RØDE NTG3
  • RØDE NTG4+
  • RØDE NT55-S
  • RØDE Blimp
  • RØDE 4 x smartLav+
  • RØDE 2 x RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE RØDElink Newsshooter Kit
  • RØDE Reporter
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE Stereo VideoMic X
  • RØDE VideoMic Pro
  • RØDE DeadCat VMPR
  • RØDE WS7
  • RØDE 3 x invisiLav 10Pk
  • RØDE Boompole PRO
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC1
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC4
  • RØDE SC6
  • RØDE SC8
  • RØDE Video Micro
  • RØDE VideoMic Me
  • Sachtler Camera Rollpak
  • Shane’s Inner Circle 1 YR
  • Small HD Sidefinder 502
  • Teradek Clip
  • Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 ZE Lens
Genre Awards
Winners announced on June 30

Best Drama

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Horror

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V R300 Lumic Daylight LED Ring Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Comedy

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Documentary

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Action

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Non-English

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Sci-Fi

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180S UltraColor Bi-color LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Music Video

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V R300 Lumic Daylight LED Ring Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack
Technical Awards
Winners announced on June 29

Best Sound Design

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blastwave FX Blastdrive 3.0
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE RØDELink Filmmaker kit
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE i-XLR
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Eargonizer – Small

Best Soundtrack

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE NT5 MP
  • RØDE NT1 Kit
  • RØDE Stereo Bar
  • Sachtler Eargonizer – Small

Best Cinematography

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Licence
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Art Direction

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Location

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Acting

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Visual Effects

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion 8
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack

Best Cameraphone

The winner of the prize will receive:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 1 Year Annual Subscription
  • F&V Z180 UltraColor Daylight LED Video Light
  • FilmConvert Bundle
  • G-Technology G-DOCK ev RaW 1TB
  • Music Bed $100 Credit
  • RØDE Videomicro
  • RØDE smartLav+
  • RØDE SC3
  • RØDE SC7
  • RØDE SC8
  • Sachtler Shell Camera Backpack