9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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.

Darian Volkova

About Darian Volkova

Darian Volkova is more than just a Russian ballet photographer, she’s a teacher. Her behind-the-scenes Instagram videos show just how much work goes into placing a ballerina’s body into the proper pose for the best possible ballet photograph. As a self-described “ballet maniac,” Darian knows how to show a ballerina’s talent through her photos. Her childhood dreams of ballet turned into a multifaceted reality by becoming a ballerina, a ballet photographer, and an international ballet spokesperson, bringing her passion to the 160K+ followers of her @dorianvolkova feed.

Darian Volkova's best work on social

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.