THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Storytelling

Branded storytelling is the use of authentic & meaningful content that connects with your audience and compels them to share it. This award honors the most creative and effective use of branded storytelling on social or digital by a brand, agency, or organization.

Nominees

"Fight Dirty"
Method, the pioneer of premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric and personal care pro…
#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…
winner
#Seat14C
Our mission at XPRIZE is to solve humanity's grandest challenges through technological innovation.…
Born Apart
Special Olympics and Y&R Mexico developed "Born Apart" as a film to promote inclusion of people wit…
finalist
audience honor
Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Passion to Care
Across the healthcare industry, content is roughly the same: Talking head, medical backdrop, b-roll…
finalist
Cards Against Humanity Saves America
Over the years, Cards Against Humanity has executed ridiculous, headline-grabbing stunts, like the …
finalist
Coach Dad: Father’s Day Surprise
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Canada (RMHC) is the solution to a problem that few know exists in…
DBS Sparks Mini-Series
"Seizing the opportunity to humanise banking." Banks have been under immense pressure, contr…
Frestea X LINE: A Ramadan Chat Story
Ramadan season is very crowded with all kinds of brand trying to get precious attention, especially…
Guilty Party: Redefining Storytelling for a Social Media Generation
For most TV shows, the pre-produced episodes tell the whole story. But what if a show's characters …
finalist
gold honor
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many people believe Alzheimer's is just a bit of memory loss when, in …
SeekDeeper
We wanted to get on the radar of young, tech-savvy travelers by using nontraditional means, driven …
Spike Presents Off Day: Rashad Jennings
Spike's series "Off Day" gives viewers a rare glimpse into the interesting and ambitious lives cele…
Stories of the InterContinental Life
The opportunity existed to establish a closer association between the InterContinental Hotel brand …
Tattoo
American Greetings needed a sharable film that would help bring relevance to paper greeting cards, …
The Living Network
Today's networks have enabled an unprecedented depth to human connections. But the rising demand ma…
The Marathon of Life
To use Marathon as the metaphor to communicate 6 essential qualities that one needs to possess to b…
Total Ball Boys: Discover Their Stories
In Africa, football (soccer) is in the DNA of everyone, from Egypt all the way to South Africa. In …
USAA Veterans Day
USAA's Veterans Day objectives were to drive awareness of the meaning behind Veterans Day and incre…
Unlikely Gadgets
EF Englishlive is one of the largest online English school in the world. The goal of the campaign w…
What It Means to Love
What It Takes To Be A Small Business Owner #OurMotivation
What does it take to be a small business owner? Beyond business licenses, sales and services—what's…