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.

Dustin Lance Black

Nominated in Activism

About Dustin Lance Black

When he’s not busy screenwriting, directing, winning an Academy Award, or traveling the world with celebrity diver and fiancé Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black is activating for the rights of his LGBTQ+ community. He’s a leader in Hollywood for bringing stories about gay rights to the screen and stage, most recently with his play 8 about the federal trial that overturned Proposition 8, California’s law banning same-sex marriage. His hundreds of thousands of followers watch as he makes waves of progress in a society that sometimes needs a prominent voice to effect change.

Dustin Lance Black's best work on social

https://twitter.com/DLanceBlack/status/704330615894757376 https://twitter.com/DLanceBlack/status/767029952717942789 https://www.instagram.com/p/BHA0SuEs8ir/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BI36H1bjBMG/

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.