THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Long Form Video

This award honors the most effective and creative use of long form video by a brand, agency or organization in a social media marketing campaign. Videos must be 2 or more minutes in length to qualify.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#LikeMinded: Are you addicted to social media?
#LikeMinded was a social-first season for BBC Future that sought to get to the bottom of the news …
A Netflix Marriage Proposal
Conor and Kamela's five year long love story began with their first date, which consisted of wat…
All American Family Portrait
As the world and specifically photography has gone digital, American families are no longer printin…
All I Really Want for Christmas
Kool-Aid Man has been crashing through walls since the 1970s. While there is widespread awareness a…
Baby Winter Games
Ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, we wanted to create an engaging viral video tha…
Behind the scenes at WrestleMania 34: WWE Day Of
Every year, millions of WWE fans come together to watch the biggest event on the WWE calendar. But …
Big Tobacco's Sayin Sorry (Because They Legally Have To)
truth is no stranger to the task of making a less-than-riveting topic -- tobacco prevention -- i…
Can't Judge a Book
Mastercard has been a sponsor of the GRAMMYs for years, tying our passion for music with music's bi…
Can't Judge a Book
Mastercard has been a sponsor of the GRAMMYs for years, tying our passion for music with music's bi…
Chicago Bulls introduce 2018-19 team in docu-series Run With Us, “Home”
Heading into the 2018-19 season, the Bulls continued to rally around our multi-year marketing campa…
Close Before You Doze: Spreading the Word that Stops the Spread of Fire
Allison+Partners was brought on board by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) for th…
Concession Confessions - How Celebs Go To The Movies
How do your favorite celebrities go to the movies? Where do Jennifer Lopez, Michael B. Jordan, Jaso…
Discovering Routes travels with Diskubre
Discovering Routes travels with four young Filipinos to the Cordilleras of the Philippines to learn…
Dogs4Steel, Kloeckner Metals’ New Loyalty Program
The objective of Kloeckner's Dogs4Steel video is to elevate Kloeckner's reputation as a metals manu…
Dylan Strong
After the tragic and sudden death of Georgia high school football player, Dylan Thomas, we wanted t…
Extreme I.T. series
Our goal was to gain Lenovo some warranted notoriety; not just as the global leader in innovative c…
Fine Art Everyday
The Samsung Frame TV is designed to be more than just another TV. It's a television when it's on, a…
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 cultura…
Impractical Jokers: "The Island Between Us" / Fix the Open
The Impractical Jokers are the kings of the truTV castle, stars of our longest running series, a mo…
LIT! Above The Noise
Viacom Velocity and Beats by Dr. Dre collaborated to extend the impact of their Beats' 'Above the N…
Leaders Create Leaders
Leaders Create Leaders has a mission to deliver the untold stories of thought leaders from our gen…
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Love Has No Labels, Rising
The original short film Rising is a powerful extension of the award-winning Love Has No Labels camp…
MAFFICK MEDIA: Kindness is so powerful
To promote kindness and spread love. To remind our audience that sometimes it's the smallest gestur…
MAFFICK MEDIA: Should the US intervene in Badistan?
Should the US intervene in Badistan? is a satire sketch produced by Maffick Media's Soapbox brand. …
Men's Wearhouse As Custom As You
Until now, custom suits have been for those with disposable income. Beyond that, the category is un…
NFL Undiscovered
The 'NFL Undiscovered' docu-series was the content and storytelling output of the NFL's Internation…
Netflix Queer Eye 'Yass, Australia’
Our brief was to launch Season Two of Netflix's Queer Eye in Australia with a local twist. Netflix …
Pizza Hut 'Hometown Heroes' (Produced by Verizon Media)
Establish Pizza Hut as the official pizza for football fans and create an emotional connection thro…
Purge Shopping Channel
The Purge Shopping Channel was created to promote USA Network's The Purge, a TV show based on the h…
Ronda Rousey trains for 4 hours straight at WWE's Performance Center
As Ronda Rousey prepared to make her debut as a WWE Superstar at WrestleMania 34, WWE gave curious …
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SHE Media Hatch Kids Undergo #DigitalDetox
Are kids becoming too attached to smart devices and social media? As a society, we are growing incr…
finalist
Samsung /make
Samsung needed to reach the next generation of mobile consumers. In a survey, 82% of U.S. teens sai…
Special Effects Spectacular w/ Kira Kosarin & Jack Griffo | Inside Nick Ep. 5
Both entertaining and informative, the objective of "Inside Nick" is to further cultivate the Nicke…
Stargazing
What do the stars have in store for us?Stargazing is our guide to the astrological forces that are …
winner
TODAY: Survivors: What happens after the headlines fade.
In "Survivors," TODAY Digital revisits individuals impacted by some of the nation's worst tragedies…
The Away Game
Tim Hortons is Canada's largest QSR, with over 4,000 locations. It was founded by NHL legend Tim Ho…
The Best Present for Father's Day
With increasingly busy lives, millennials use social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram as…
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audience honor
The Commencement
Graduation day. The moment your name is called on stage, diploma about to be gripped proudly in han…
The Future of Cancer Research
The key objective was to demonstrate the powerful applications of Intel's AI technology for their h…
The ItAll Social Experiment
We've seen a profound shift today in the way people eat and shop. The diet era born out of the 1980…
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The Last Mile
At the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the film "Philadelphia," introduced compassion into an othe…
The Stay
Hearst Media Solutions was tasked with elevating the brand perception of The Ritz-Carlton and reinf…
WWE Chronicle: Shinsuke Nakamura’s strange and wonderful journey
In promotion of WrestleMania 34, WWE documented WWE Superstar Shinsuke Nakamura, a uniquely talente…
Wait for Water
Whereas most people just need to go straight to the nearest sink, today there are hundreds of milli…
What Would Captain Lee Do?
WWCLD? began, as so many wild ideas do, as a joke – what would happen if the no-nonsense star of Be…
Why You Must Try Native American Cuisine
In early 2018, Yara went on a road trip through the American Southwest with his friends. At one poi…