THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best Art Direction

This award honors a social media campaign or overall social presence for exceptional art direction. Visuals used in posts, to enhance social profiles, and as part of integrated campaigns are eligible. Creative integrity, strategic integration, sharability and effectiveness will be considered.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

"Younger" – :60 Live Portraits
Fans are obsessed with "Younger's" depiction of Liza Miller, a 40-year-old mom living a double li…
Absolut Vodka: Never gonna GIF you up!
This is the story of how we successfully injected the ABSOLUT brand into our fans' online conversat…
Bleach Like a Boss
Consumers are afraid of liquid bleach. And rightfully so. It splashes and damages, resulting in a c…
Feud: Bette and Joan Instagram
In FX's critically acclaimed new limited series, FEUD: Better and Joan, two Hollywood legends came …
GIRLS (Season 6) - HBO, GLOW
GIRLS became the voice of a generation by relating to the everyday life of its fans. For its final …
Guilty Party: An Interactive, In-World Ad on Facebook
Our branded mystery series, Guilty Party, was designed to be one massive, immersive experience that…
High Maintenance (Season 1 & 2) - HBO, GLOW
HBO partnered with GLOW to evangelize the first & second season of HBO's High Maintenance, a hip an…
How QDOBA Trolled Chipotle and Won the Twitter Queso Wars
For more than a decade, QDOBA has owned the queso space and has never had any major challengers. Un…
finalist
NFL Social Media Creative Lab
The NFL's Social Lab was established at the beginning of 2017 with a goal of revitalizing the NFL's…
Nespresso's Spring Promotion
With Nespresso's revolutionary machines, anyone can make the perfect coffee or espresso. The only p…
Outlander
Written, shot, and edited entirely in-house, we worked to create a twist on the expected recipe vid…
Red Wednesday: Shining a Light on the Injustice of Persecution
As a call to stand up for religious freedom, Calvary Episcopal Church in New York City lit its faça…
finalist
Spiderman Homecoming Social Media Content
VIEW CASE STUDYThis isn't just another Spider-Man movie — this is THE Spider-Man movie. Ignition se…
winner
audience honor
The Gifted’s #MutantsUnite Comic Con Campaign
In the past 5 years, super-heroes have taken over television programming. What started as a small …
The Snowman Digital Campaign
VIEW CASE STUDYThe ominous journey began when Ignition launched a multi-platform campaign to explor…
The State of Affairs
"State of Affairs" is a four episode animated series about infidelity and modern love narrated by E…
finalist
Trailblazers Podcast Episode GIFs Season 1
Trailblazers is a branded podcast that tells stories of industry disruption. With each GIF, we dist…
finalist
Welcome to Fillory
The Magicians, Based upon Lev Grossman's best-selling books centers on Brakebills University, a sec…
finalist
tulo - One Is Not a Choice
In recent years, the direct-to-consumer, "bed-in-a-box" category has exploded, disrupting traditio…