4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


Entries are now closed. Stay tuned for the finalist announcements in mid-October.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of 360 Video

This award honors the most creative and effective use of 360 video in a social media marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Free Solo Climbing El Capitan 360 Video
The National Geographic documentary film "Free Solo" is a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of the free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world's most famous rock, the 3,000 foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, without a rope.The film is an edge-of-your seat thril...
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Get Behind the Wheel of the Arrow SAM Car
Imagine becoming paralyzed from the neck down – dependent on a ventilator to breathe – at only 29. Now imagine being told you can drive again. On your own.This is the story Arrow looks to capture in this 360 video that focuses on William "Buddy" Marshall, a former Navy Lieutenant – TOPGUN trained – who was injured three years ago after a driver,...
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silver
Google Street View Documents 5 Blind Veterans Kayaking the Grand Canyon
Street View is Google's premiere technology to experience areas around the globe key to our cultural heritage in 360 degrees. In recent years, Google focused on user generated Street View (uSV), which empowers anyone to create their own 360 images. Through Street View, thousands of locations around the world can be shared and explored virtually....
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We Do Our Own (Marketing) Stunts
With the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible, Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie took the franchise to new heights. Of course, we had to create a multi-platform, innovative marketing campaign to match. We had to showcase the new movie pushing boundaries in stunts, technology and more. In order to do this, we set out to immerse fans in the ...
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'I had always dreamed of spaceflight': Tribute to Stephen Hawking
During the last two years RT delivered the first-ever panoramic video of Earth from space, as seen from aboard the ISS. In October 2017, RT presented SPACEWALK 360, the first panoramic video ever filmed in open space and the first VR video in space. RT's Space360 content has made headlines across international media, including The Verge, The Huf...

Nominees

Africa’s Pristine Delta in 360 Video- Episode One
The Okavango Delta is the largest freshwater wetland in southern Africa, the main source of water for a million people, and one of Africa's richest places for biodiversity. Since 2015, National Geographic fellow Steve Boyes, a South African Biologist, has been leading a multidisciplinary team of scientists, explorers and support staff through the Okavango...
Departing Harvard President’s Favorite Campus Spaces
After an 11-year presidency, President Drew Faust announced her intention to step down in the summer of 2018. This 360° video series was part of a multimedia communications campaign covering her transition, unique in its personal approach, and an attempt to round out the more prototypical coverage reflecting her professional tenure at the University. It a...
SYFY WIRE 360 & 180 Series
SYFY WIRE extended it's comic con coverage by inviting users at home to experiene the event themselves in 360 & 180 degrees. Througout 2018, SYFY WIRE visited Seattle's Emerald City Comic Con, Chicago's C2E2, San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con - producing over 15, 360 & 180 degree videos for desktop & mobile (YouTube and Facebook 360), but also pr...
Sacred Lies 360 Experience
VIEW 360 EXPERIENCETo build awareness and position Sacred Lies as the newest must-see series on Facebook Watch, our campaign built upon the series' suspenseful tone and took audiences on a deep dive into the secrets of the Kevinian cult and its sole survivor, Minnow Bly. With a custom 360º video launched in partnership with Oculus Go at San Diego Comic-Co...
Tech Drive VR
Nissan is committed to the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision—redefining how cars are driven, powered, and integrated into society. This vision informs the company's belief that the most exciting technology you own is right in your driveway. It's a sound philosophy, but to share it with the world, we have to tell the right story in the right way.When Niss...
The Loud House 360 | Center of Chaos!
Create a one of a kind animated 360 experience leveraging popular Nickelodeon animated series, The Loud House.
The Macallan Distillery Experience
In June 2018, The Macallan unveiled its iconic and unprecedented new distillery and visitor center, after many millions and years in the making. Solidifying its position as the luxury single malt, the brand needed to spread mass awareness about its opening to drive interest and traffic to this whiskey mecca as a true destination, as well as make the disti...
Welcome to Castle Rock: 360 Videos
Bring the town of Castle Rock to life by exploring the Shawshank prison water tank where the Kid was found in 360.
YouTube: Origin - Series Sneak Peek In Space
GLOW's focus: Develop and deploy the launch of the original series, ORIGIN, around a buzzed about stunt on social through custom social content, leveraging talent, YouTube branded accounts, and fan communities thereby launching our #LeaveEarth narrative quite literally into a new stratosphere.

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

THE SHORTY SOCIAL GOOD AWARDS winners will be announced at the ceremony On NOVEMBER 14TH.