My Rode Reel (MRR) is the world’s largest short film competition and you can vote now for a Kenyan short film
MRR, established seven years ago, has launched hundreds of careers through providing a global platform for filmmakers to gain exposure, offering grants and scholarships, and giving away tonnes of RØDE microphones and filmmaking gear.
The competition is open to everyone from any country around the world. This year’s competition offers a cash prize of one million dollars. Entries for the competition closed on October 7th but voting is currently ongoing for films already submitted.
Among the Kenyans who have participated in the competition are Sarah Hassan and Brenda Wairimu as a star actress.
Here’s every Kenyan short film you can watch and vote for now on MRR
Short Film Title: Write What You Know
Synopsis: The short film about a writer struggling to write a story for my rode reel competition 2020 with the submission deadline one day away he gets the idea to write about his situation.
By: Henry Angula
Short Film Title: Reflections
Synopsis: A troubled mind reflects on a past incident
By: Sarah Hassan
Short Film Title: News Anchor
By: Mwaniki Njache
Short Film Title: The Date
Synopsis: A short film about a date
By: Andrew Ongonji
Short Film Title: The Wake-Up Call
Synopsis: A short film aimed at inspiring peace and causing a peaceful revolution amongst our youth for a better Kenya and Africa as a whole.
By: Easter Pefuli Mihadi
Short Film Title: The Elbow
By: Michael Omuka
Short Film Title: Irie!
Synopsis: Chege, a religious young man fairly respected among his people, unexpectedly finds himself in a tight spot with his community. As he digs himself further down the rabbit hole, everyone wonders how he found himself there.
By: Warle Maina
Short Film Title: Blurred
Synopsis: How far can you go for family?
By: Brian Karani
Short Film Title: The Dream
Synopsis: The Dream is a black Comedy-Drama short film on infidelity and cheating and its effects
By: Dyson Barasa
Short Film Title: Impromptu
Synopsis: A short film that touches on the Ongoing pandemic, COVID-19. The virus has paralyzed the entire World’s population and many economies at large, as a result, there have been many myths, lies and stories surrounding Corona and 2020 as a whole. Many consider 2020 to be a dark year and the end of the world.
By: George Wekesa