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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.

Lumene: Nordic Chic Colour Correcting Cream

Finalist in Video Pre-Roll

Objective

Lumene is a multi-award winning skincare brand from Finland. Their philosophy is deeply rooted in their Finnish origins, a country where wellbeing rituals are influenced by women's relationship with nature. Their nature infused products stay true to their Finnish heritage whilst remaining relevant for women all over the world, whatever their age, skin type or tone.

In 2018 the brand came to us asking to help launch their Nordic Chic Colour Correcting Cream across key markets in the UK, US, Finland Sweden and Russia. They were particularly interested in attracting new customers to the range, inspired by their great technology, sophisticated product texture and skincare benefits.

Strategy

We saw this project as an opportunity to strengthen our credibility as an expert in face make up with a unique story on ingredients, textures and key product benefits.

Targeting & Media

YouTube is a hotbed of activity for beauty fans, but more importantly beauty researchers who spend time, effort (and money) on making sure they invest in the right products for them.

Given the number of product benefits and talking points of the CC cream, it made sense to include a YouTube pre-roll in the media mix to appeal to this audience.

Creative Approach

At the beating heart of all Lumene launches, there is a key ingredient story which we knew must be brought out in creative. Having a clear mix of product, provenance and efficacy imagery, combined with clear reasons to believe would be our route to success.

From experience we knew that 20 seconds was the sweet-spot for YouTube pre-roll duration so worked to maximise the effectiveness of the content within that time frame.

Results

We broke the industry benchmark with a staggering 51% VTR on the YouTube Pre-roll Ad, 2x higher than the category average

We reached 708,600 of our target audience with a frequency of 2.6

We achieved the brands lowest CPV of 0.02

Media

Video for Lumene: Nordic Chic Colour Correcting Cream

Produced by

Digital Natives Content, Lumene

Entry Credits

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.