Snapchat and Tribeca Film Festival announce Tribeca Snapchat Shorts @Snapchat @Tribeca  #Tribeca2016 #TFF2016

Snapchat and Tribeca Film Festival announce Tribeca Snapchat Shorts @Snapchat @Tribeca #Tribeca2016 #TFF2016

Tribeca Film Festival and Snapchat present TRIBECA SNAPCHAT SHORTS the first ever program of its kind — spotlighting the best Snapchat Stories from across the US. This new program encourages creativity, humor, and imagination through Snapchat with the goal of spotlighting the next generation of mobile storytellers.



  • Tribeca Film Festival and Snapchat invite Snapchatters to create a Story exclusively using Snapchat (200 seconds max), which they can download and submit to a panel of celebrity jurors including talented storytellers and avid Snapchatters, including DJ Khaled.
  • The theme: comedy : )
  • The 10 winning shorts will be announced timed to the 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York City in April 2016.
  • They will be highlighted at the Festival and may be featured on a special Snapchat Discover channel.
  • Submissions open on February 27th and close March 8th.
  • You must be a legal US resident in the 50 United States and District of Columbia and 18+ to submit.




  • The Tribeca Film Festival is a pioneering platform for showcasing innovative storytelling through new technology.
  • Snapchat is a storytelling tool used by over 100 million people every day to tell their own Stories and consume others’ content. You can shoot and edit your mobile video on one platform.
  • This new program gives creative Snapchatters the opportunity to combine the skills essential to filmmaking – storyboarding, scripting, casting – with the accessibility and mobile editing tools innate to the Snapchat platform.

Submission guidelines and contest rules  -

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