RØDE Microphones is a uniquely Australian owned and operated audio company. Based in Sydney, RØDE is the global leader in microphone solutions for videographers of all types, from professional broadcasters to enthusiasts using just a smartphone. For the past five years, RØDE has presented, curated and funded My RØDE Reel, the largest short film competition in the world and a global celebration of filmmaking. RØDE is grateful to the partners listed below for their support with prizes and content to help make My RØDE Reel the huge success it is.

Premier Partner

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries.

Major Partner

As one of the world's leading tech companies of professional stabilization system, ZHIYUN provides worldwide customers with a comprehensive set of innovative solutions and devices that redefines the way people record life.

Lead Partners

You know it when you hear it... As a team of creatives, musicians, and filmmakers, Musicbed know the magic that occurs when great music is synced to great picture. They are revolutionising music licensing by making highly curated stock catalogs available for one purpose; to inspire and resource filmmakers with relevant content to tell their stories.

Blastwave FX develops next-generation HD sound effects libraries for professional audio production. The design and engineering teams push the sound envelope with innovative product formats, rich metadata, multi-channel libraries and the highest resolution audio that technology allows. Blastwave FX libraries, including the flagship SONOPEDIA, serve as royalty-free creative resources for audio professionals worldwide in post, broadcast, film, television, video games, animation, radio, new media and beyond.

With an established global reputation for excellence in camera stabilisation systems, Movcam has become equally revered for professional camera rigs and accessories, matte boxes and now wireless lens control systems. Focussing on technology and innovation, the brand has become a standard for professional cinematographers and filmmakers the world over.

Founded in 1954, Miller Camera Support Equipment designs, manufactures and delivers professional fluid heads and tripods to the film and television industry, providing support for the world’s leading camera operators. Celebrating more than sixty years in the industry, Miller is a long-time, global leader in the field of camera support and holds the first patent for fluid head design for film cameras, which it obtained in 1946.

The driving force behind ASTORA is to develop lighting tools that enable photographers and videographers to turn their vision into stunning imagery. Our lighting fixtures shall enable creative minds to work with light and shadows to create what they envisage. With our range of specialized fixtures and light shapers we want to provide you with high quality tools that let you forget about technology and focus purely on creativity to make you work faster, better and smarter.

Founded over 50 years ago by pioneer photographer and educator Monte Zucker, MZed’s mission is to advance the craft of filmmakers and creative professionals through excellence in education. The company produces online video training and hosts international workshops and masterclasses that have combined to educate more than 100,000 students around the world.

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Acquired by the Freedman Group in 2018, FuzzMeasure is now part of RØDE’s ‘RØDETest’ Division. For over a decade, FuzzMeasure has determined the audio performance of studios, live venues, performance spaces, reverbs, microphones and more, converting detailed acoustic data to beautiful, useful, easily understood and publishable graphics. It is the premier application for technicians and creators who require accurate auditory measurements as part of their process.

Presenting Partners

Founded in 2011, Angelbird Technologies GmbH is a hi-tech data storage company based in the Vorarlberg region of Austria. Its storage media are used in mobile, stationary and big data applications. Product quality and best performance are the top priority. To ensure this, all Angelbird products are subject to strictest quality controls. All stages of development and manufacture of the products are handled in-house.

Freefly Systems is the industry pioneer in developing next-generation camera movement systems. Freefly Systems' products include the breakthrough MōVI products for handheld and mobile operation, the ALTA multi-rotor aerial platforms and the TERO remote vehicle. With over a decade of experience in the professional cinematography industry, Freefly's mission is to remove barriers to unrestricted camera movement by creating products that enable what once was impossible.

CamCaddie was founded in 2004 by Daniel McElderry. Daniel, an avid skateboard and snowboard videographer, desired to produce high quality images on a budget. This led him to start CamCaddie: a company committed to developing and bringing cinema-quality accessories to market at affordable prices. Cam Caddie designs and manufactures a high quality line of camera accessories for just about anybody.

FilmConvert gives power back to you, the filmmaker, by giving you powerful, fast color grading tools and film emulations for your digital video footage. Add film color and beautiful, organic film grain to your video in a few simple clicks. With a range of market-leading cameras profiled, you can achieve professional, cinematic-looking results even under the tightest deadline.

Lowepro specialized backpacks, cases and camera bags have been an essential part of countless adventures through every climate and condition over the last 50 years. Our evolutionary designs elevate the way you carry, protect and organize your gear.

At Red Giant, we make tools, films and training to enrich the community of filmmakers and motion designers. Red Giant develops tools that make the filmmaking process faster, more secure, more accurate and just more fun. For almost 15 years, we have built software for motion design, color correction, visual effects and photography that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production.

Moment is a group of folks dedicated to making mobile photography better. We’re travelers, photographers, lens engineers, product designers, and app designers who believe the future of photography starts in your pocket. While we started with lenses, we've build Moment into a gear and travel company for adventurers.


Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area and based in Petaluma, CA, JOBY revolutionised the camera accessories market in early 2006 with its GorillaPod line of flexible tripods and continues to redefine the consumer electronics and photography markets with its GripTight products for mobile devices and our Action Series product lines.

For over 25 years, MWP (Michael Wiese Productions) has become America’s leading “how-to” film book publishers with a line of over seventy books on filmmaking including many bestsellers. MWP is known for creating highly-accessible books that guide filmmakers in all aspects of their craft including writing, directing, storyboarding, camera, producing, financing, marketing,

Since 1975, APHEX has designed and manufactured high-quality, innovative outboard analog audio products for the recording studio, broadcast, live production and installation industries. APHEX’s legendary “Exciter” technology was inducted into the prestigious TEC “TECnology” Hall of Fame in 2013, in recognition of its contribution to improving decades of music and voice for countless artists, albums, movies, TV and radio shows around the world.

Adobe Creative Cloud video tools give you everything you need to bring your stories to life. Edit video on your desktop or on the go. Add motion graphics, visual effects, and pro-quality audio. With apps that work together effortlessly, you can quickly deliver your vision on video.

The iOgrapher was invented to empower users to create better video with their iPhones and iPads. By adding microphones, lenses, lighting, and tripods to our cases, users have to power to create professional looking video content for marketing, education, sports, journalism, and much more.

Pioneering new workflows in the digital filmmaking age, Atomos products represent true innovation. The company's recorders combine high resolution monitoring displays with true broadcast grade recording features and specifications.

Since 1978, SoundField has pioneered and produced premier ambisonic, 360-degree surround sound microphones, audio capture systems and software for broadcast, cinema music and virtual reality recordings. The company is now part of The Freedman Group, alongside RØDE Microphones, Event Electronics and APHEX.