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 Best Multicultural Community Engagement

This award honors a brand organization or institution that use social media to effectively engage and collaborate with historically and presently marginalized racial and ethnic communities.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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BOYS OF NUNAVUT
In the Inuit Nunangat region of Northern Canada, suicide rates range from 5-25 times the national average. The highest risk group is Inuit males aged 15-29, with rates almost 40 times the national average. In light of this, the Movember Foundation is funding a bespoke program to address this crisis. This short film, The Boys of Nunavut, shows the …
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Fenty Beauty
Rihanna was inspired to create Fenty Beauty after years of experimenting with the best-of-the-best in beauty—and still seeing a void in the industry for products that performed across all skin types and tones. She launched Fenty Beauty "so that women everywhere would be included", focusing on a wide range of traditionally hard-to-match skin tones,…
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The Chi
Welcome to The Chi, a SHOWTIME original series from creative powerhouses Lena Waithe and Common, which focuses on life in the South Side of Chicago. Through our social campaign, we sought to drive awareness and generate excitement among African-American audiences, through a presence that would extend the viewing experience. Content provided a wind…
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The Power of Black Women
In the wake of Democrat Doug Jones' 2017 win in Alabama, #ThankYouBlackWomen took off as a hashtag after exit polling showed that 98% of Black women voters helped hand Jones his victory. In the wake of that victory, MoveOn sought to highlight the often unacknowledged but critically central role that Black women play in the progressive movement by …
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Wild 'N Out
Prior to Season 10 of Wild 'N Out, there wasn't much strategy surrounding its social presence. However, after some quick analysis, we realized that with a little push and focus, Wild 'N Out could become an internet phenomenon. Our objective was simple…increase social following and engagement across the board to make WNO an internet sensation and i…

Nominees

#BLACKGIRLSDO: Essence Festival 2018
We know just how much #BlackGirlsDo and we know just how wonderful they are. Pantene wanted a way to celebrate this love while establishing a lasting, organic relationship with more shoppers in the process. We knew that this would require two powerful elements: Showcasing what makes AA women so amazing, and staying 100% true and authentic to our brand and o…
#ReignOn Essence Festival 2018
"It's handled! – Black Women Everywhere" is a popular t-shirt. Black women are truly boss women – keeping career, kids, spouse, extended family, finances all in order while still finding time for themselves and doing it all with a great sense of style. These women are the epicenter of Walmart's Busy Families target. The Essence Festival in New Orleans offer…
Astronomy Club
The objective with Astronomy Club, starring the improv group of the same name, was to amplify the group's unique blend of original, relatable comedy and provocative social commentary.
Dream In Black
AT&T wanted to create a long-term communications platform geared towards the African American community, positioning the brand as the go-to premium service for wireless, internet, and entertainment that speaks to the culture.
Nike x LeBron James x Harlem Fashion Row x ESSENCE "The Strongest"
The campaign objective was to inspire multicultural women around the world to be the "strongest" by spotlighting Black women designers, who are dramatically underrepresented in today's fashion industry.According to the Council of Fashion Designers of America, one of the fashion industry's most prominent trade organizations, only 3% of its members are Black.…
Pizza Hut 'Hometown Heroes' (Produced by Verizon Media)
Establish Pizza Hut as the official pizza for football fans and create an emotional connection through content, all at scale.
Univision: Imagine a Life Without #SEHablaUSA
If you didn't know, Univision is an American media company that started the nation's first Spanish language television network. They celebrate Hispanic & Latino culture, and cater to the Spanish citizens of the U.S. with their content. It's no surprise that they'd be the first to act upon a sense of growing anti-Hispanic rhetoric in America.They came to us …
WW, Horizon & Kin: WW Freestyle Campaign
WW wanted to bring its Freestyle program to the forefront for key targets of new moms and AA women looking for a livable and flexible weight loss program that could fit into their busy lives. WW wanted to ensure viewers understood the breadth of the WW offering via the easy to use SmartPoints system, world-class app and community support via their proprieta…