ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

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Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Gaming

Remember being stuck on that one boss or level, and you just couldn’t figure out how to beat that part of the game. Thanks to the strength of the gaming community, normal folks like you and I can now watch some of the best gamers in the world play through parts of games we might find impossible. Plus, who doesn’t love hilarious color commentary, which is what many of these gamers provide.

If you're a video game maker or marketer looking for recognition for your use of social media to promote games enter the the Best in Games Shorty Award.

Finalists

finalist
Airforceproud95
There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes of air travel that passengers don’t see while squeezed in a seat, snacking on a tiny bag of almonds. Well, thanks to Flight Simulator X player extraordinaire Airforceproud95, YouTubers can experience the flip side of the flying experience, like communications between pilots and air traffic controllers o…
finalist
Gaming Historian
As advances in technology speed up, things like video games become obsolete more quickly than ever, and it gets harder to keep track of their history, origins, and inspirations. Enter Norman Caruso. Nearly a decade ago, Norman became frustrated trying to find any information on the backstory of some old games, like the companies that made them or …
finalist
ItsFunneh
Every day, Kat (aka Funneh) is hard at work not only playing video games, but also making them. Using the popular game creation platform Roblox, the Canadian gamer and her siblings—known as the KREW—play in the worlds that she builds. Posting six of her ItsFunneh YouTube channel’s ten most popular videos in 2017, the hilarious gamer was able to do…
finalist
PushingUpRoses
For the past seven years, Sarah Wilson has been better known to the YouTube community as PushingUpRoses. On her channel, the Chicago native posts both gameplay and commentary videos, using the platform to discuss the gaming industry, in general. Additionally, she often brings up game theory, and how the content on our screens relates to elements a…
finalist
runJDrun
J.D. Witherspoon, son of character actor John Witherspoon, gained over 110K YouTube subscribers on his runJDrun channel in 2017, growing to 375K+ total. A gamer, stand-up comedian, voice actor, and dog walker (according his Twitter bio), the multi-talented J.D. plays on nearly every system out there. Best known for gameplay, commentary, and reacti…

Nominees

Chad Wild Clay
Chad Wild Clay took his love of slicing digital fruits with a swipe of his thumb off the screen, becoming a fruit ninja IRL. When he isn’t testing real-life weapons from the latest video game to see which is best at slicing fruit as it flies through the air, Chad blesses 2.2M+ fans with unboxing videos, challenges, DIY tutorials for making your favorite vid…
Fangs
It’s a common problem for millennials everywhere. You love playing FIFA, but you’re not as good as you want to be. No matter the pace or the formation, you just can’t seem to find the winning combination. Well soccer superfan Jesse Duban, aka Fangs, is here to help. As the self-proclaimed “Queen of FIFA,” Fangs has unlocked some of the best players in the g…
MangoTango
MangoTango. Though the gamer typically posts videos of him playing Minecraft, he also uploads occasional IRL posts, usually messing around with his friends in a Minecraft-inspired challenge. The 20-year-old originally gained prominence as a gamer for creating the Charlie Brown and Yandere Middle School roleplaying areas in the Minecraft world. In 2017, he p…
Sylvibot
There are a lot of gamers on YouTube. There are also a lot of people who aren’t afraid to speak their minds on YouTube. Well, the gamer Sylvibot decided to combine the two. Despite joining YouTube more recently than many of her fellow nominees, her channel took off in late February, growing by over 100K throughout the remainder of 2017. Sylvibot isn’t just …
cybernova games
Hannah Noble, aka Cybernova, plays by her own rules. That’s because she uses the popular program Roblox to map out and build her very own online multiplayer games. Over the course of 2017, Cybernova focused less on games like The Sims and Minecraft, instead shifting her attention to creating worlds of her own, often based on film or television, like a Danci…
iMAV3RIQ
He didn’t choose the savage life, the savage life chose him. Playing games like Madden NFL and NBA 2K, Dion Williams, aka iMAV3RIQ, gained nearly 250K new YouTube subscribers in 2017, pushing him close to the 900K mark. Dion has the unique ability to take his gaming talents off-screen, doing challenges based on the football and basketball video games, with …