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04/05/2018

Miller Tripods And RØDE Microphones Collaborate For Short Film Competition

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Miller Tripods and RØDE Microphones have collaborated to produce the fifth annual 'My RØDE Reel' short film competition.

'My RØDE Reel' celebrates every aspect of filmmaking excellence, drawing immense international engagement. The competition returns this year offering the largest prize pool in its history of $1 million and boasts 30 categories that are available to enter. As a silver sponsor, Miller will supply the CX2 Fluid Head and CX2 Solo 75 2 Stage Alloy as part of the Art Direction Categories.

"We are honored to partner with this prestigious company responsible for creating an exceptional opportunity, geared toward the talent in the filmmaking industry," said Charles Montesin, global sales and marketing manager, Miller Camera Support Equipment. "Together with RØDE Microphones we aim to unlock the creative potential of innovators by supplying them with the best equipment for their artistic endeavors."

"We are extremely grateful for the support from Miller," said Damien Wilson, CEO of RØDE. "We have partnered with some of the most respected brands in the filmmaking industry to curate this year's incredible prize pool and Miller’s values embody the heart of the filmmaking industry."

To enter, participants are required to create a short film of three minutes or less, as well as a behind-the-scenes reel that features a RØDE product being used during the production of the film.

In 2018, the group of marquee awards return, featuring six major prizes that include:
• Judges' Film Award for the best short film, chosen by the 2018 panel of judges.
• People's Choice Award for the most popular short film.
• Female Filmmaker Award for the best short film by a female filmmaker. This award was introduced in 2017 to encourage and celebrate women in the film industry.
• Young Filmmaker Award for the best short film by an entrant under the age of 18.

The best behind-the-scenes film awards include:
• Educational BTS Award, for the most informative behind-the-scenes.
• Entertaining BTS Award, for the most entertaining behind-the-scenes.

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