Tribeca Film Festival 2016: J.J. Abrams, Zoe Kazan and more breakout stars through the years

The Tribeca Film Festival, a wonderful event, is not exactly known for its breakout stars in the fashion of, say, the Sundance Film Festival.

That being said, here are seven individuals who either broke out at the festival or saw their careers achieve significant boosts thanks to the annual spring event, the 15th edition of which runs April 13-24, 2016.

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