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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The regular deadline is on February 6th, 2020!

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.

3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Winners

By Campaign

Integrated Campaign


Multi-Platform Campaign

Make-A-Wish® “Wishes Take Muscle” Campaign
Make-A-Wish; TBWA\Chiat\Day; WWE

Pro Bono

Suburban Horror Story
BBDO Atlanta, Street Grace

Mobile Campaign

OkCupid & Planned Parenthood's #IStandWithPP Profile Badge

On a Shoestring

Price on Our Lives
McCann New York, March For Our Lives

Social Movement

Price on Our Lives
McCann New York, March For Our Lives

By Cause

Animal & Wildlife

Barred from Love: Mobilizing a Movement to Stop Puppy Mills

Developing Nations

Giving Nonprofits Free Access To Skills-Building Courses & Communities Where It Matters Most
Philanthropy University & Exygy


The Astronaut Reality Helmet
McCann New York, National Geographic

Environment & Sustainability

Save The Food - Phase Two
Publicis.Sapient, Ad Council

Human Rights

Stop Acid Sale - An initiative to open eyes and hearts towards Acid attack survivors.
White Rivers Media, Viviana Mall


Universal Love
McCann New York, MGM Resorts

Poverty & Hunger

Feeding America - Summer Hunger
Facebook Creative Shop, Feeding America, Ad Council, Whitehouse TV, Ad Council

Racial Equality

Consumer Reports & ProPublica Investigation into Discriminatory Auto Insurance Practices
Consumer Reports & ProPublica

Veteran & Service Support

A Poppy Worn, A Hero Honored
USAA, Catalyst, IMG Live, Endeavor, Publicis Lion Company, Spark, Valco Designs

Civic Engagement

Inequality Media: Spreading Truth & Empowering Action
Inequality Media

Diversity & Inclusion

7-Second Resumes
22squared, Ad Council / Grads of Life

Emergency Relief

Home Runs for Hurricane Recovery
Laundry Service, T-Mobile

Gender Equality

A White Dress Doesn't Cover the Rape #Undress522
ABAAD & Leo Burnet Lebanon

Immigration & Refugees

HRC’s Fight to Protect LGBTQ Immigrants
Human Rights Campaign

Medical Research

World Polio Day
Rotary International

Public Health

Pure Imagination Project
MullenLowe, Alzheimer's Association

Social Justice

P&G Love Over Bias
P&G, Wieden + Kennedy, MMK (Marina Maher Communications + Ketchum Sports), Optimum Sports, GMR Sports Marketing

Youth & Family

Breaking the silence on child sexual abuse
Our Better World - Singapore International Foundation

By Industry


#RandomActsOfHelpfulness Give Way to a Movement
Media Agency: Horizon Media Inc. Creative Agency: Secret Weapon Marketing Directors: Mccoy | Meyer Production: Millennial Entertainment, SoCal Honda Dealers

Consumer Brand

Dove Men+Care Champions Paternity Leave For All Dads This Father’s Day
Dove Men+Care/Unilever, Edelman, VIRTUE, VaynerMedia and Mindshare


#BeMyNeighbor Campaign - Because a little kindness makes a world of difference.
Focus Features

Financial Services

Visa "Money Is Changing"
Decoded Advertising, Visa

Government & Politics

On the Road, Off the Phone
C+C, Washington Traffic Safety Commission

Hospitality & Travel

We Love You, Caribbean

News & Media

NowThis — the no. 1 social news publisher in the world

Retail & E-Commerce



IBM Originals

Business to Business

WATConsult, BOLD - A transgender modeling agency


From Our Hands to Yours
Caterpillar Inc.

Fashion, Beauty & Luxury

Paula's Choice: The Good Fight
Iced Media, Paula's Choice
Turning Food Into Zero Waste Beauty

Food & Beverage

One Million Acts of Good
72andSunny, General Mills, Inc. (Cheerios)
Going #PurpleForThePlanet with Sambazon
Mistress, Sambazon

Health & Fitness

F*ck w/out Fear
Weber Shandwick, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Live Events

As Much As I Can
Harley & Co., ViiV Healthcare


Pure Imagination Project
MullenLowe, Alzheimer's Association


Hockey’s Declaration of Principles
National Hockey League


ONE STRANGE ROCK Series Creates 14,000 New Plants
Picture Motion, National Geographic Channel

By Platform


CHAIN OF COMMAND Series Uses Tumblr Blog to Engage and Support Veterans
Picture Motion, National Geographic Channel


Citi’s “That Giving Feeling” Campaign for No Kid Hungry
Publicis, No Kid Hungry / Share Our Strength, Superfly, MAC Presents, Citi


Cole & Weber, Cole & Weber


The Dodo: the most-loved publisher on Facebook
The Dodo


Twinkle Twinkle Little Dick
72andSunny, Truth Initiative


YouTube Creators for Change

Content and Strategy

Artificial Intelligence

POSSIBLE, Life After Hate

Contest or Promotion

Design-a-Gown Contest
Starlight Children's Foundation


#NoMoreLimits | Menstrual Hygiene Day India 2018

Live Streaming

US Open Art Courts x Chase
United States Tennis Association

Organic Promotion

Spotlight on Hunger
MGM Resorts International

Real Time Response

NowThis Parkland Coverage

User Generated Content

R/GA Chicago, PepsiCo

Call to Action

WATConsult, Project Nanhi Kali

Data Visualization

Cole & Weber, Cole & Weber


"Just Like Scott Pruitt" Real Estate Ad
Friends of the Earth

Music & Dance

"Raised For Incarceration"


Uber Moms
Zulu Alpha Kilo, Uber Canada / M.A.D.D.


P&G + MBIB "THE TALK" — Creating a National Movement to End "The Talk"
P&G, MBIB, BBDO New York, Egami Consulting Group, Hearts & Science, Barefoot Proximity, The Corner Shop, Work Editorial, The Mill NY, and more


YouTube Creators for Change



THIS IS HOME Film Screenings Support Refugee Businesses
Picture Motion, EPIX
The Disability Collection
Oath, National Disability Leadership Alliance, and Getty Images, Margaux Joffe


Spotlight on Hunger
MGM Resorts International

Media Partnership

It's More Than Just a Meal
T Brand Studio, Ad Council


Drivers of Change
Connector, mytaxi

Influencer & Celebrity

One Million Acts of Good
72andSunny, General Mills, Inc. (Cheerios)

Video Content

360 Video

Suburban Horror Story
BBDO Atlanta, Street Grace

Comedy Video

Cook with Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul in the Breaking Bad RV

Video Series

The Dodo's "Comeback Kids: Animal Edition"
The Dodo

Augmented Reality

Partnering With a 17 Year Old Fashion Designer: How Will Gen-Z React To AR?
Midwest Immersive, Kim Products

Documentary Short

Through Our Eyes: Life in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Virtual Reality

The Astronaut Reality Helmet
McCann New York, National Geographic

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 early deadline to enter the shorty awards is on thursday, DECEMBER 5TH.