Shorty Awards

The best of digital and social media

THE SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS IS OPEN FOR ENTRIES! SUBMIT BEFORE THE DEADLINE ON JUNE 29TH. Winners for the 15th Shorty Awards have been announced.

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Annual Programs

Nov 2022 - Feb 2023

The Shorty Awards is an annual, international flagship awards competition honoring brands, agencies & organizations producing great content across digital and social. Winners for the 15th Annual Shorty Awards have been announced, check out the full list.

May - September 2023

The Shorty Impact Awards is an international awards program dedicated to celebrating purpose-driven work from brands, agencies and nonprofits that make the world a better place. Entries for the 8th Annual Shorty Impact Awards are now open! Submit your most impactful work.

May - September 2023

The $100K Elevate Creatives Fund is designed to remove financial barriers for creatives, so they can break the Internet—not the bank. Five recipients will each receive $20K, plus free personalized bookkeeping and accounting coaching from Wave’s in-house experts. Apply Now!

8th Annual Shorty Impact Awards

Shorty Impact Categories

Nearly 100 categories to choose from, including 14 new categories. Browse through the categories and start your entry!

Category List

Meet the judges

Each season the Shorty Awards carefully curates a group of Real Time Academy members to judge the current competition.

Meet the judges


View award-winning work from the top brands, agencies and creative minds.

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Watch the Shows


The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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