Here's Why Your Snapchat Stories Might Be About To Win You An Oscar

19 February 2016, 11:31 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Katie Louise-Smith

By Katie Louise-Smith

Film Festival Fame? Tell me more...

Snapchatters of the world - it's time to start making more of an effort in your Snap stories, because it's about to get reaaaaaal. Snapchat and Tribeca Film Festival are partnering up to create a brand new program called Tribeca Snapchat Shorts and YOUR irrelevant story could be the winner.  

A jury of talented storytellers and avid Snapchatters will pick the top ten Stories. The winners will then screen during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City and may be featured on a Discover channel on Snapchat.

Submissions open on February 27th and close March 8th. You can read all the rules here.

Who knows, if things don't go to plan this year, you might be up on that stage accept your Oscar for Best Picture before Leo gets his hands on his.