2013 marked the birth of Instagram Video, bringing static images to life in 15 seconds of video shared on the social web. By adding a video feature, the mobile platform allowed for unprecedented capturing and sharing of stories. Journalists were first on the scene of breaking news events, sharing the worlds top stories with audiences instantly. Celebrities used it to provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their star-studded life and break news to their fans before any media outlet. And lastly, stop motion rose in popularity as one of the singular ways to express artistic creativity on social media. Now you can nominate your favorites in the brand new Shorty category, #InstagramVideo, presented in partnership with A&E.
To be eligible for a nomination, all Instagram Videos must have been captured in 2013.
Voting for the 8th Annual Shorty Awards is now open until February 18th! See below for a list of the Official Categories.
We are now accepting entries for the 8th Annual season. Deadline to enter is February 11th, 2016.
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.