Røde’s latest promotional effort brings together top companies from every corner of the film industry to offer $70,000 in prizes to encourage filmmakers to get creative. By submitting a short film of up to 5 minutes in length with a supplemental behind-the-scenes video showing the use of a Røde microphone you can win cameras, gear and software from Adobe, Blackmagic, Miller, Kessler, and many others. No Film School’s Joe Marine caught up with Ryan Connolly and Olivia Speranza at NAB to talk about how it works, why they are excited to be involved and important deadlines for the contest. Watch the video after the jump and learn everything you need to know.

Important Deadlines:

  • May 31st — Entries close
  • June 9th — Category Prize winners announced
  • June 16 — Judge's BTS Prize winner announced
  • June 18th — Judge's Film Prize winner announced
  • June 23 — Public voting closes, People's Choice Prize winner announced


What do you think about this contest? Will you be submitting a piece? Let us know in the comments below and stay up to date with this week's announcements at our NAB master post.



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