8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

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Action! Cut! Let’s take it from the top! When brilliant minded directors aren’t feverishly working on their movies, TV shows and other projects, they take to Twitter to talk to fans, share Instagram photos from the set of their current projects, and more. Nominate your favorite #Director today.

 

 

Finalists

winner
Paul Feig
Paul Feig used to be an actor. You may know him as Mr. Pool from Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Stanley from Ski Patrol. He finally wised up and went behind the camera as a writer/director. Paul created the TV series Freaks and Geeks, directed lots of episodes of television including The Office and Arrested Development, and now he directs movies....
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edgarwright
Edgar Wright has evolved from a young film geek wanting to prove himself to one of the most sought-after geeks working in film today. Raised in Somerset, England, as a young teenager he embarked on making short films with a Super 8 camera. Mr. Wright gained notice in the U.K. when he directed the two seasons of Spaced for Channel 4. The series s...
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Rian Johnson
From Wikipedia: Rian Johnson is an American writer and director, who won the Special Jury Prize for Originality of Vision at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival with his debut feature, Brick. Johnson also directed The Brothers Bloom and Looper, and three episodes of the AMC series Breaking Bad: "Fly," "Fifty-One," and "Ozymandias." Breaking Bad crea...
finalist
Alfredo Flores
Alfredo Flores is a director and editor. According to IMDb, he has worked with many well known artists such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Danity Kane and more.
finalist
Dean Sherwood
Working and living in Watford England, Dean started out in music photography over nine years ago and after making his passion his career made a somewhat seamless branch into film making. He has since worked with the likes of Rihanna, Madonna, Plan B, N-Dubz, McFly, One Direction, Kasabian, Beverley Knight, You Me At Six and Conor Maynard to name...
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Sham Idrees
They say a true singer sings and writes from the heart. Sham describes his passion and love for not only music but life in his favourite saying, It was the uncomfortable situations in life. The mistakes, regrets, the good and the bad that became the drive and heart for my songs. I connect with my fans on a personal basis. Directing and shooting...
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Jonah Green
Jonah Green is a filmmaker from Hockessin, Delaware. At 17 years old, he finished production on his first film, Insight, in which he directed, produced, wrote, edited and starred along with partner Sam Katz. He is also the co-owner of Mutantboyfriend Productions, a film production company based out of Delaware that has created countless skits on...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

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 8th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 11th, 2016 in NYC and can be streamed on youtube.