Tribeca Film Festival 2016: Steve Buscemi, DJ Khaled, Jessica Alba to judge Snapchat competition
The Tribeca Film Festival and Snapchat have announced the jurors for their upcoming Snapchat short film competition.
Jessica Alba, Steve Aoki, Steve Buscemi, David Gordon Green, DJ Khaled, Shay Mitchell, and Vashtie will judge the first-ever Tribeca Snapchat Shorts competition. The eclectic group of judges, which includes actors like Alba and Buscemi as well as Snapchat gurus like DJ Khaled, will select 10 winning shorts to be shown at the 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival.
The Tribeca Film Festival has a history of emphasizing innovation and tech in filmmaking, and in 2013, they launched a 6-second film competition with Vine.
This year’s theme is comedy, and all submitted shorts must be filmed with Snapchat and shorter than 200 seconds. Entries close March 8 and can be submitted on the Tribeca Film Festival’s website.
The Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on April 13 in New York City and runs through April 24.