Earlier this year, Tribeca launched its second #6SECFILMS Competition, powered by Vine. Vine creators could enter as many Vines as they wanted in #GENRE, #DRAMA, #COMEDY, or #ANIMATION categories. The TFF programming team culled over 500 entires to create a shortlist of finalists, with the ultimate winners selected by our esteemed jury. See the finalists and winners below, and enjoy the incredible creativity that can fit into a six-second window.


James Curleigh

President of the Levi’s® brand. Responsible for leading the strategic direction and execution of the brand globally with a focus on product creation, marketing concepts, and market solutions. He has more than 20 years of experience building and expanding consumer brands, including KEEN Footwear, Inc. and Salomon Sports North America.

Bethann Hardison

Noted former model, manager, fashion advocate, and documentarian. During her modeling career she worked with a wide range of designers. She formed Bethann Management Co., Inc. in 1984, and has led the charge for an increase in diversity within the fashion industry through such initiatives as Black Girls Coalition and Balance Diversity.

Jerome Jarre

Vine personality known for his passionate army of 5 million followers and contributions to The Ellen Degeneres Show. He launched GrapeStory in NYC in May 2013, an agency that pairs the best Viners with innovative Fortune 500 brands to tell powerful and engaging short stories.

Julie Klausner

Comedy writer, performer, podcaster, and author, whose podcast How Was Your Week was recently called "one of the few essential podcasts" by The New York Times. She is currently a staff writer for the new Fox series, Mulaney. Other writing credits include television shows Billy on the Street and Best Week Ever, the memoir I Don't Care About Your Band, and the young adult novel, Art Girls Are Easy.

Tiffany Shlain

Filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards who was honored by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century." Her films have garnered her numerous awards including a Disruptive Innovation Award from TFF. Credits include her hit film series for AOL Originals' The Future Starts Here and her newest "cloud" film, The Science of Character.