2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 2, 2017

Best use of Video

This category honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content in a social good or cause-based marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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"Fierce Compassion"
Objective was to create a powerful inspirational video to open the Skoll World Forum event based upon the events theme of "Fierce Compassion". The video would also be promoted online and was intended to get people thinking about the sociopolitical issues and tensions that face the world today.
#MyYoungerSelf
Every day in May, throughout National Mental Health Awareness Month, the Child Mind Institute shared stories from prominent individuals speaking to his or her younger self about growing up with a mental health or learning disorder. #MyYoungerSelf is part of Speak Up for Kids, the Child Mind Institute's annual public education campaign to raise awareness a...
A Chance To See Again
Blue Chalk Media was hired by SEE International, a charity that pays for cataract operations to restore sight to the world's most disadvantaged people. The goal was to create a high quality, short film that highlights their work in Namibia.
A Hope Story: Dr Barry Kirby
The objective of this video is to show the work of Dr Barry Kirby, a general practitioner specialising in obstetrics, living in Papua New Guinea and working to reduce maternal death rates in PNG. He's supported in this work by Send Hope Not Flowers, a not for profit organisation that aims to reduce maternal deaths globally. The main objective is to raise ...
Ronald McDonald House of Long Island 30th Anniversary Gala
The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island makes magic for kids and their families at their most vulnerable moments.The Ronald McDonald house relies completely on the time and donations of its community to take care of ill children and their families, so they can focus on getting better. For their 30th anniversary, they trusted Moment Studio to tell their s...
The Love Cam
Most Americans agree that people should be treated respectfully and fairly. Yet many people in the United States still report feeling discriminated against. One of the main reasons is because we're actually discriminating unintentionally. We do 98% of our thinking in our subconscious mind, and that's where we collect and store implicit biases.Implicit bia...
Upworthy + Cricket Wireless - Fill My Basket
Cricket Wireless approached Upworthy in November 2016 to help drive attention to their "Something to Smile About" campaign during the holiday season. Their main objective? To shed light on how we can use technology for good. More specifically, they wanted to show how we can all use technology to make the world a better place. As experts in creating highly...

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held October 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.