over 1 year ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Snap Spotlight Lensathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 1 year ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Snap Spotlight Lensathon.


over 1 year ago

One week to go – submit early!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the Snap Spotlight Lensathon! Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due October 20 before 5:00 PM EDT.

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. 

Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to…

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over 1 year ago

Workshop Overview & Submission Tips

Hello Snap Spotlight Lensathon Hackers!

We've received a few questions regarding resubmitting existing lenses that were built prior to the Lensathon's submission period. As stated in the rules, "projects must be either newly created by the Entrant or, if the Entrant’s Project existed prior to the Hackathon Submission Period, must have been significantly modified after the start of the Hackathon Submission Period". If you are planning to submit a previously built lens, we would recommend updating the project to better reflect the judging criteria and ensure the lens will help Snap users create excellent Spotlight content. 

Also included here is…

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over 1 year ago

Reminder! Spotlight Lensathon Workshops Today

 

Come join Snap's Content team for a 30-minute presentation and Q&A discussing which lens types perform best for content creation on Spotlight. The team will walk through examples of lenses that inspire creativity and repeatable trends. Please join us for inspiration for your lens submission! 

Session 1: Friday, October 7 @ 11:30 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Session 2: Friday, October 7 @ 7:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 1 year ago

Two weeks to go – submission requirements reminder!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the Snap Spotlight Lensathon! Submissions are due October 20, before 5:00 PM EDT. 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Resources Tab and your “to-do” list for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Did you create a Snap Lens?

  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet…

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over 1 year ago

Snap Spotlight Lensathon Workshops

Come join Snap's Content team for a 30-minute presentation and Q&A discussing which lens types perform best for content creation on Spotlight. The team will walk through examples of lenses that inspire creativity and repeatable trends. Please join us for inspiration for your lens submission! 

Session 1: Friday, October 7 @ 11:30 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT

Session 2: Friday, October 7 @ 7:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


over 1 year ago

Three Weeks to Go: How to make your submission video great

There are just three weeks remaining in the Snap Spotlight Lensathon! Submissions are due October 20 before 5:00 pm EDT. 

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial. 

Prepare your video

We know as…

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