11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.


Nominated in Instagrammer of the Year

About @beijing_silvermine

French artist and collector Thomas Sauvin created an iconic imagery compendium capturing China post Cultural Revolution and providing the world with this rare look into Chinese life. His Silvermine Project that began with the discovery of “anonymous color negatives destined for destruction in a Beijing recycling zone,” Thomas has since accumulated 500K+ images. The viral sensation rapidly captured a global following and NY Times coverage, and gained 85K+ Instagram followers who enjoy the fascinating glimpses of the time-stamped, retro life.

@beijing_silvermine's best work on social

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.