What is it?

The Laowa Video Marathon 2021 Challenge is an invitation-only game. Ten talented creators would challenge each other with their videos in a Marathon style. The beginning shot of the next video will be connected to the ending of the previous one. The contest would have 2 prizes: Jackpot(Public voting) and Brand’s Choice. we would also have a lucky draw for people who voted for their favourite video.

With the combination of 10 brilliant minds, professional videography gears and a handful of creative skills. We hope you would get inspired and learn from this great journey.

Prizes for the Winners

Jackpot (Public Voting)

  • Laowa
    – Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF (worth $899)
  • Nanlite
    – PavoTube II 30X ( worth $999 )
  • SmallRig
    – SmallRig Mini Matte Box 3196 (worth $99)
    – SmallRig Mini Follow Focus 3010 (worth $99)
    – SmallRig Forevala L20 Lavalier Microphone 3467 (worth $34.99)
  • Artlist
    – 1-year Artlist Music & SFX subscription (worth $299)
  • Artgrid
    – 1-year Artgrid Creator subscription (worth $479)
  • Zhiyun
    – ZHIYUN CRANE M3 (worth $369)
  • WANDRD
    –  DUO DAYPACK (worth $210)
  • H&Y
    – H&Y REVORING with Polariser and VND Variable Step Adapter (worth $219)
  • FML
    – 500 FML coils
  • FilmConvert
    – license (worth $139)
  • Cinematch
    – license (worth $139)
Laowa Video Marathon 2021

Brand’s Choice

  • Laowa
    – Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF (worth $899)
  • Nanlite
    – Forza 60B ( worth $319 )
  • SmallRig 
    – SmallRig Mini Matte Box 3196 (worth $99)
    – SmallRig Mini Follow Focus 3010 (worth $99)
    – SmallRig Forevala L20 Lavalier Microphone 3467 (worth $34.99)
  • Artlist 
    – 1-year Artlist Music & SFX subscription (worth $299)
  • Artgrid
    – 1-year Artgrid Creator subscription (worth $479)
  • Zhiyun
    – ZHIYUN CRANE M3 (worth $369)
  • WANDRD
    –  DUO DAYPACK (worth $210)
  • H&Y
    – H&Y REVORING with Polariser and VND Variable Step Adapter (worth $219)
  • FML 
    – 500 FML coils
  • FilmConvert
    – license (worth $139)
  • Cinematch
    – license (worth $139)

Lucky Draw

Grab your chance to get a goody bag filled with sponsor brands’ gifts! Vote for your favourite video and enter the lucky draw!

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Sponsor Brands

Our mission is to design and create our own portfolio of photographic lenses that are truly unique, practical and affordable.

Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF

The world’s first full-frame 35mm lens with f/0.95 ultra-fast aperture. It would be the fastest 35mm and widest f/0.95 lens for a full-frame mirrorless camera. This breakthrough of lens industry offers a 63.4° angle of view with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh, it’s such a trump card for portraits and any moody shots.
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Nanlite

The way NANITE capture images is evolving. It’s making content creation more approachable and diverse than it’s ever been before.
NANLITE strive to design lighting products that provide image-makers with new possibilities and push them to expand their creative horizons as NANLITE vow to expand theirs as well. NANLITE listen to customer feedback, focus on design details, and optimize the user experience of our products. NANLITE stand behind all of our products and provide the best technical support available to help you accomplish your vision effortlessly.

PavoTube II X

To help creators explore more possibilities and create a naturally floating scene, PavoTube II X adds pixel control to the lighting effects. A variety of practical simulation effects adds more options to your creativity. Learn More

Forza 60B

It offers an expanded color range of 2700-6500K. With a simple turn of the dial, delivering accurate tungsten (3200K) and daylight (5600K). Learn More

SmallRig designs and builds complete accessory solutions for content creations with cameras, gimbals, and mobile phones. SmallRig accessories are widely used in live broadcasting, Vlog, professional video production, and other fields supported by over two million creators worldwide. SmallRig pioneered the User Co-design (UCD) mode and DreamRig program in the industry to co-design with global creators and make their big dream achievable.

SmallRig Mini Matte Box 3196

Designed for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras to prevent sunlight or other light from causing glare and flare and to control images on the screen.  Learn More

SmallRig Mini Follow Focus 3010

Designed for easy and quick focus control in video shooting. Learn More

SmallRig Forevala L20 Lavalier Microphone 3467

It is a miniature microphone designed for performers or interviewers. Learn More

ZHIYUN TECH is a pioneer and world leader in gimbals and stabilizers for professional filmmakers, your personal videos, and everything in between.

ZHIYUN CRANE M3 | Tinier But No Less Mighty

Portable yet professional with great compatibility – That’s what describes CRANE-M3 the best. Compact body design and optimized axis arm structure deliver a better gripping and user experience.  Learn more…

H&Y Filters are an ambitious team constantly developing innovative filter products. It has been their goal to offer maximum flexibility to photographers and videographers over their creation, even in the toughest environment.

H&Y REVORING with Polariser and VND Variable Step Adapter
REVORING from H&Y – simply the world’s only variable step ring adapter. It is the most advanced design ever made for a camera lens. VND&CPL filter on it applies high quality German SCHOOT glass with 9 layers of anti-water and fingerprint coatings. Learn more…

The best license in the world. Use anywhere, from YouTube monetization to commercial use worldwide.

Artlist Music & SFX
Artlist is the filmmaking industry’s go-to library of high-quality royalty-free music and sound effects created by inspiring indie artists worldwide for all types of videos, YouTube commercials, films and more.  Learn More… 

Artgrid

Get Unlimited Stock Footage
Discover a world of story-driven footage that will inspire you to create. Make your video project truly stand out with Artgrid’s stock videos for films, Youtube, commercials and more. Get total control of your footage with access to high quality formats including RAW, shot by the industry’s leading cinematographers.
Shot with the best cameras available today like Arri, RED and Phantom in a range of formats up to 8K. Learn More…

WANDRD

OUR MISSION IS SIMPLE- Create products that inspire people to get out and live passionate lives; exploring, creating, and living life in the moment.

INFLATABLE LENS CASE
Traditional lens cases are bulky and a “one-size-only” solution. Well, our engineers (who may or may not have been recruited by NASA) have created a space-saving and protective solution that will fit just about any size of lens you carry. Learn More…

DUO DAYPACK
Raising over $650,000 on Kickstarter, the DUO Daypack is a dawn-to-dusk daypack for photographers, travelers, commuters, and creators looking to elevate the way they carry their daily gear. Learn More…

FML is a multi-dimensional platform for anyone within the film and video industry, aiming to have something for each and everyone on this platform to help and grow our knowledge base.

FML is a multi dimensional platform for anyone within the film and video industry, aiming to have something for each and everyone on this platform to help and grow our knowledge base. This would be conducted through education, creation or just plain and simple networking. FML objective is to create opportunities for engagement at a creative level, challenging members to bring out their best through competitions such as “Light it up” and “monthly photo competitions” whilst also creating engagement at a social level by members sharing their experiences and knowledge via blogs, podcasts, groups and general community interaction amongst others. Learn More… 

FilmConvert believe Filmmaking should be enhanced by technology, leaving no limitations! So FilmConvert is giving the power back to the filmmaker by providing software that delivers beautiful colors, leaving you to create beautiful stories.

FilmConvert is a film emulation and grain suite of tools, with dedicated camera packs for over 140 cameras, that can help give your videos a beautiful, film-like grade in a few clicks. Learn More… 

A revolutionary camera-matching tool from FilmConvert. For editors, color graders, DITs and cinematographers.

CineMatch is an intuitive set of color grading tools designed for your camera. Perfect for speeding up grading tasks such as matching footage from different cameras, color correction and establishing a solid foundation for your creative color grade. CineMatch also turbo-charges your LUT collection, by allowing you to use your favorite LUTs on any camera’s footage. Learn More…