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 Branded Series

This award honors the most creative and effective use of a branded content series, such as a digital web series or docu-series, by a brand, agency, or organization.

Nominees

#LifeAt: Discover small and midsize enterprises innovating and growing with SAP solutions
The "S" in "SAP" doesn't stand for sexy. We're an 88,000 employee, multinational enterprise softwar…
#LiveMore #ShareMore
The overall objective of the #LiveMore #ShareMore campaign was to make Western Union more appeal…
#Seat14C
Our mission at XPRIZE is to solve humanity's grandest challenges through technological innovation.…
6 Days, 7 Nights
Marriott Rewards is one of the most well-known loyalty programs in the world; but when it came to y…
Best Cover Ever
Our goal was to connect some of the biggest musical superstars of today with potential stars of to…
finalist
bronze honor
Club Mickey Mouse
Leverage Disney's vast social media presence on Facebook and Instagram to launch a reboot of Mickey…
finalist
silver honor
DBS Sparks Mini-Series
"Seizing the opportunity to humanise banking." Banks have been under immense pressure, contr…
finalist
gold honor
DRONEWEEK 2017
DRONEWEEK is a franchise event we created for GE to showcase the massive infrastructure that builds…
Dove and Shonda Rhimes Launch Real Beauty Productions
For 60 years Dove has been a leader in championing real women who embrace their beauty on their own…
Finding Home in America
Each year, Zillow engages a team of government relations specialists and economists to put together…
Frestea X LINE: A Ramadan Chat Story
Ramadan season is very crowded with all kinds of brand trying to get precious attention, especially…
winner
Guilty Party: Redefining Branded Entertainment for the Social Media Generation
How do you take a century old communications company and reposition it as the future of entertainme…
HKIA Unseen
We all know how travelling through an airport works. But do we know what's going on behind the scen…
Hyundai’s Young Entrepreneurs Series with BuzzFeed
At Hyundai, making things better is at the heart of everything they do. It's why they question t…
Independent Moments
Stage 13 is Warner Bros.’ fearless, original digital content brand showcasing a new generation of i…
JCPenney Back to School Scripted Shorts
Back to school shopping is the second biggest shopping season of the year. From 2016 to 2017, back …
Man Crafted - Food Network
"Man Crafted" is a series that explores how creative people who live interesting and unique lifest…
Michael Kors: Glamour Games
Fashion gets a game-ified twist in the "Glamour Games" series. Created by the brand in 2015, the se…
Nutella® Originals Presents: Spread the Happy Series, Season 1
In partnership with Ferrero's Nutella, BP Studios created an episodic, multi-season digital series …
Party Fowl Horror Stories
Four Loko is a low-cost, high alcohol content drink targeted to a 21–25 year old niche. The brand l…
PwC Purpose + Profit Video Series
The business world is changing...for good. PwC's Purpose + Profit Huffington Post video series high…
Real People Make a Real Difference
In the 1990s, eBay was a pioneer of ecommerce that empowered anyone with an internet connection to …
Reframe This Space
A space is what you make it and The Frame TV was designed with style and creativity in mind. Our ob…
finalist
Science and Star Wars
Objectives:Showcase IBM technology and demonstrate they're making cutting edge and transformational…
Sonos 'Groove Is In The Home'
Our objective was to create an impactful and unexpected conversation around the launch of the first…
Southpaw Regional Wrestling
Sports-entertainment wasn't always a billion-dollar global industry. Back in the 1980s, ragtag band…
The Checkdown Samsung Galaxy Note S Pen Drawings
The Checkdown is a social-driven football-focused digital and social media property focused exclusi…
finalist
bronze honor
audience honor
The Upstanders Campaign
Upworthy believes in the power of a well-told story to change minds and change the world. Not only …
Think Faster - The World's Fastest AMA
In 2017 Audi launched Audi Sport, its ultra high-performance division, in the U.S. With competitors…
Through the Lens: Cuba
The goal of Through the Lens: Cuba was to reveal Cuba as no one has before. Through photo, video an…
Uncharted Discoveries - Travel Channel
Some of the best adventures are the ones you don't plan on taking. Travel Channel partnered with La…
Under Armour Basketball: Shoot Your Shot Season 1
As the most widely used and trusted platform within our target demographic, YouTube provides us wit…
What's Cooking With Julie Chrisley
What's Cooking With Julie Chrisley is a 10-part video series hosted by Julie Chrisley, star of the …
“Hola Papi!” The First Ever LGBTQ Advice Column from a Latinx Perspective
There is a huge gap in the LGBTQ world when it comes to content that relates to queer millennial au…
“Introducing” the Mrs. Maisels of Today
Amazon partnered with Elizabeth Banks' comedy-based digital, WhoHaha, to generate excitement and dr…