Following on the heels of the Shorty Awards’ involvement of Vines comes the Tribeca Film Festival’s official stamp of approval for these uber-popular 6-second video loops.

The film fest this year challenged people to use Twitter’s Vine app to create 6-second films — with a “beginning, middle and end” — for a special #6SecFilms contest.

And the 40 finalists have been released.

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