13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The regular deadline is on February 4th, 2020.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best Images

This award honors a social media campaign or overall social presence for exceptional use of images and photography. 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.


McQueen Social Media Campaign
VIEW CASE STUDYOur goal was to create an engaging campaign that was as raw and beautiful as McQueen's art. We strove to create an emotional connection with audiences by giving an inside look at his provocative work and fascinating life.
Pantone Pantry by Tribute Portfolio
Marriott International's newest brand, Tribute Portfolio, set out to raise awareness for its family of indie-spirited hotels and reinforce the brand's positioning as a boutique hospitality brand, defined by the colorful and quirky hotels in its portfolio.The Pantone Pantry by Tribute Portfolio launched as a collaboration with Pantone Color Institu…
NFL Live Content Correspondent Program
The Live Content Correspondent (LCC) program takes NFL fans on social as close as they can get to the game without wearing a helmet.We wanted to drive the conversation around the NFL on social by creating real-time, high-quality photo content from every game for League, club and player social channels. Deliver quality photo assets to League consti…
NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame G.O.A.T.s
Randy Moss. Terrell Owens. Brian Urlacher. Brian Dawkins. Ray Lewis. The 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class was loaded with legends that 90's kids grew up idolizing. Their induction required fresh, creative, unique content befitting of their place among the greats in Canton, Ohio. So, to celebrate some of the greatest of all time, @NFL and @TheC…
The 2018 iHeartRadio Wango Tango Light Painting Portraits
Along with the beautiful concert photography being captured at the annual iHeartRadio Wango Tango Concert, the iHeartRadio social team wanted to take their social imagery to the next level at the 2018 event. The goal was to increase social engagement and provide a unique look for artists backstage at the iHeartRadio Wango Tango Concert.


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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

the Regular entry deadline is on February 4th, 2021.