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.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards

'I Was a F*cking Murderer for the State'

Finalist in Human Rights

About this entry

Why does this entry deserve to win?

No frills: A video interview offered an exclusive no-filter opportunity for Brandon Bryant to tell his side of his story; minimal editorial and post-production resulted in a compelling portrait of a moment in this extraordinary man's struggle for justice. 


Brandon's story was viewed more than 1 million times, performing nearly 50% better than our average post and inspiring 15 times as many comments than average. More than 60% of viewers stayed engaged with the post past the 1-minute mark, and it was shared 13 times more than our average post. 


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