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

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

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 11th Annual Shorty Awards Instagrammer of the Year

People are always finding new and improved ways to entertain their fans on Instagram. These 12 instagrammers went above and beyond, using the platform in extraordinary ways. Some accounts make us laugh, some make us cry, and some make us wonder what exactly it is we’re looking at. But these engaging and creative accounts have stood out this past year.

If you’re a brand looking for recognition for your use of Instagram, enter the Best on Instagram Shorty Award.

Finalists

finalist
@andrewknapp
Like a furry Where’s Waldo?, Andrew Knapp has the cybersphere looking for his border collie in all adorable corners of the world. Andrew’s Insta-feed pairs the man with his best friend as they trek their way across the world via VW van. The playful photography game to pick out Momo amongst the attractions has been met with rapid adoration and medi…
finalist
@gryffindior
The witches and wizards from Harry Potter stepped up their look via this imaginative account, providing fans of the popular series a reimagined take on fantasy’s favorite characters couture. Created by Rachel Bernstein, the page has taken on a viral life of its own, quickly amassing 75K+ followers and press from publications like Cosmopolitan and …
finalist
@itsjojosiwa
15 year old bubbly sensation JoJo Siwa is infusing Instagram in a world of cotton candy color. The Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice award-winning child star known for her two season Dance Moms stint and pop singles "Boomerang" and "Kid in a Candy Store.” JoJo’s singing, acting and dancing celebrity has amassed a formidable social following, with nearly 8M…
finalist
@olympiaohanian
Just one year old, Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s baby Olympia is already taking social media by storm. Already born with the handle, her adorable and witty Instagram feed is narrated from baby’s POV, admittedly with a little help from her parents. Brimming with new observations, mom and dad reflections, and early learnings from a life on th…
finalist
@punk_history
For centuries, art has served as a very serious reflection of the state of the world, with each important event brought to life with the stroke of a paintbrush. Or, you know, a few thousand strokes. With all due respect to the masters, Punk History has a different M.O. This Instagram account is all about annotating old school, Renaissance-style ar…

Nominees

@beijing_silvermine
French artist and collector Thomas Sauvin created an iconic imagery compendium capturing China post Cultural Revolution and providing the world with this rare look into Chinese life. His Silvermine Project that began with the discovery of “anonymous color negatives destined for destruction in a Beijing recycling zone,” Thomas has since accumulated 500K+ ima…
@garyjanetti
Gary Janetti, “writer and person” who provides the devilish voice behind the sassy Prince George” Instagram sensation. Dedicating his Instagram page to a parody mashup that combines royal headlines with snarky commentary by Prince George, the hilariously biting series of the tyke’s inner turmoils have earned 700K fans and press coverage by NY Times and Peop…
@isteef
Instagram is going bananas for Stephan Brusche’s art. His work was declared by Time as “the visual movement we’ve all been waiting for,” building an entire career around his newfound “banana art emporium.” From a random lightbulb moment in 2011 about “how pleasant a banana peel is to draw on,” Stephan went full-throttle all in, sculpting and adorning his ne…
@sarashakeel
A career coated in crystal, Sara Shakeel embarking upon an iconic series of collaged Instagram images as a means of healing and storytelling. The former dentist’s breakout talents have illuminated the internet, capturing 650K+ followers, industry acclaim and celebrity fans. Reimagining the world through crystal-infused glasses, Sara transforms everyday obje…
@thehungrygentleman
NY chef with a passion for food and shoes, Kevin Thai is on a global quest for the most insta-worthy eats. Each IG post captures incredible food met with arrows to meal’s components and Kevin’s designer shoes du jour. With 70K+ followers on the account “where Anthony Bourdain meets Kanye West,” Kevin shows his growing fanbase the globe’s most calorie-laden …
@tinycactus
South Korean artist living in New York, KangHee Kim is inspiring double taps through unshackled portals into ethereal worlds. The city-dweller eager for urban escape created unique photo trekking dream worlds to impart a feeling of travel from her studio confines. Photoshopping the unexpected with everyday encounters, KangHee’s surrealist photos have earned…