10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best use of Medium-Length Video

This award honors the most effective and creative use of medium-length video by a brand, agency or organization in a social media marketing campaign. Videos must be 1-2 minutes in length to qualify.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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"Howler Soccer Ball Phone"
In June 2017, Kovert Creative announced an equity partnership with Howler Media, a multimedia platform known for its unique point of view and highly-visual, glossy print magazine that covers global soc...
60 Second Docs Present Time: The Kalief Browder Story
With "Time: The Kalief Browder Story" set to premiere on Spike, we knew we wanted the historic story to reach as many people as possible. Executive produced by iconic rapper Jay-Z, the six-part series ...
Cats in the Cradle
While most financial service companies are all about tomorrow, TD Ameritrade believes in the importance of also living for today. So we wanted to create an online film that truly epitomizes and dramati...
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many people believe Alzheimer's is just a bit of memory loss when, in fact, it is a fatal disease for 47 million people worldwide. Every 66 seconds someone is diagnosed wit...
The Minneapolis Miracle – Capturing Sports History from a Sideline Cam
Backstory and Objective: After a record-breaking regular season for the Minnesota Vikings, the team launched a new playoff campaign that would soon become the fan hallmark of the post-season. Aptly nam...
The Power of Humanity: How Citi and Global Citizen Festival inspired action & personal empowerment
In its 7th year as sponsor of Global Citizen Festival (GCF), Citi set out to showcase what happens when 60,000 people committed to change come together for one day to celebrate the intersection of musi...
The man who swims to work
To put it simply, commuting is a pain. Traffic, combined with the high costs associated with transportation, are enough to make anyone jump into a river – and that's exactly what one German man did. At...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18