13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The early deadline is on December 3rd, 2020.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards

"The Class of 2019"

Gold Distinction in Video Series

About this entry

Bonobos partnered with SoulPancake to create a social series that celebrated the interesting, diverse, progressive men graduating in 2019. Bonobos and SoulPancake set out to highlight incredible graduates who would grow to be the change makers that help us create a world where we all fit and to showcase Bonobos as a brand that cares about their journey.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

SoulPancake found three emotional, compelling, and important stories of recent graduates who are setting out to change the world. Each graduate had a unique backstory that impacted the path they were choosing to set out on to change world. Each of them were presented with a Bonobos suit to help them dress for their impending success. Using signature SoulPancake surprise-style storytelling, each of our graduates was surprised by loved ones who expressed their pride and inspiration by these amazing young men.


Tje resulting 3-part video series generated over 210k audience engagements and received nearly 16 million impressions and over 5.4 million video views. Theseries received a 100% positive affinity rating on YouRube during the 30 day campaign period, and garnered a wave of positive audience comments across YouTube and Facebook.


Video for "The Class of 2019"

Produced by

SoulPancake, Bonobos

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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

the 13th annual shorty awards for brands and organizations is open for entries! Regular deadline is on February 6th, 2021