10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular entry deadline is February 8, 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.

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards

Love Island- Small Talkulator

Entered in Comedy Video

About this entry

To grow ITV2's audience with the 16- 24 audience.

To give attribution back to ITV2. Make people think of ITV2 when they think of Love Island.

Raise awareness of the show and make the internet talk about it.

Bring comedy to ITV2. Establish the channel as funny and cheeky.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

As this year it was about Survival of the Fittest, we needed to arm our audience with the tools they need to survive this summer.

We created comedy infomercials with comedy items for sale that were not available to buy ANYWHERE.

We wanted to talk about Love Island by making shareable pieces of content that made people laugh. We needed to make ITV2 funny.


53,000 Twitter Impressions

Contributed to:

Overall 344% increase in Love Island tweets (compared to previous year)

120% Growth in Viewers (compared to previous year)

343% Growth in 16-24 year old Viewers

Overall this gave ITV2 a comedy feel and showed we could talk about our content in a fun and cheeky way.

Produced by

ITV Creative


Entry Credits

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