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Small Screens. Big Stories.

Brought together by a shared love of storytelling, Tribeca Film Festival and Snapchat joined forces to bring you TRIBECA SNAPCHAT SHORTS, the first-ever program of its kind where we highlighted the best Snapchat Stories from across the US.

A jury of talented storytellers and avid Snapchatters chose the top 10 Stories. These winning Tribeca Snapchat Shorts screened during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City and 3 will be featured on a Discover channel on Snapchat.

Submissions opened on February 27th and closed March 8th. Below are the 10 winners! Keep an eye out for our Discover channel on Snapchat!

Brother Broadway
Created by Luke Versaw (Brooklyn)
Two native Ohio brothers move to NYC in hopes of making their father proud by realizing their dream of becoming Broadway stars, but they soon discover making it to Broadway won’t be so easy.
The Secret Stash
Created by Mariann Isola (Sacremento)
A story about two brothers that embark on a journey to find their grandfathers hidden fortune.
Girl Meets Toy
Created by Luke Ramsay (Austin)
After facing romantic rejection, a young woman finds escapist romance in an unusual place.
Hot Dogs Forever,
Created by Tessa Greenberg (Brooklyn)
Best pals, Jarrod and Tessa, celebrate their friendship over the course of 60 years.
Created by Kat Vlasova (Reston)
You know that time when you’re trying your best to study but you just keep getting distracted? And then you get so preoccupied with doing a random simple thing just to procrastinate on your homework such as looking for a pencil? And then before you know it, you’ve chased a man out into space but your calculus is still unresolved and it’s already 10pm? Yeah, me too.
Lost It: A Snap Story
Created by Colin Garland (Brooklyn)
On his first day in New York, a vlogger loses his mobile device. He desperately tries to get it back and save his story.
Past Perfect
Created by Esha Gupta (Oakland)
A woman’s Snaps from the future begin to alter her past… unleashing a series of unforeseen events.
The Magic Pot
Created by John Crilo (Brooklyn)
A lonely boy looking for answers finds a magical pot at the end of the rainbow and his luck starts to change.
MemE! True Hollywood Story
Created by Andrew Morreale (Los Angeles)
One man’s fleeting experience with achieving internet fame as a meme.
SO FLY! The journey of RICO STAR
Created by Robert (Tito) Rogers (North Hollywood)
This story is about the rise and fall of Rico Star, an American one hit wonder.