Six-second video sharing app Vine has only been available since this January, but already the film industry has been hard at work considering what exactly to do with it, from filmmakers and actors embracing the app to Oscilloscope releasing the David Cross comedy “It’s a Disaster” in six second loops.
The Tribeca Film Festival, which ended Sunday, joined in on the Vine loving this year by promoting a six second film festival. TFF Programmer Genna Terranova created a shortlist, which was then presided over by a panel including filmmaker Penny Marshall, actor Adam Goldberg, and the team behind the website 5SecondFilms. The winner, in the categories of Genre, Auteur, Animate, and Series, receives a $600 cash prize (ostensibly $100 per second of Vine).
Watch the selected winners below:
- Auteur: “There is no sunny-side to this story” by Kevin Polizzotto / @KevyPizza
- Series: “The Book Beetle” by Chris Donlon / @creepycrawler
- Animate: “How to clear out your garage from a scary ghost” by Jethro Ames / @JethroAmes
- Genre: “Lazer’s close shave with Donald” by Matt Swinsky / @MattSwinsky