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 use of Video Pre-Roll

This award honors the most creative and effective use of a video pre-roll by a brand, agency or organization. Pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll ads are all eligible.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Safer ≠ Safe
truth® is a non-profit youth brand combating teen smoking, focused on prevention. While smoking rates have declined, a new threat arose: vaping. And this threat materialized quickly. In 2011, only 1.5% of high schoolers used e-cigarettes. By 2018, that number had soared to 20.8% -- up by 78% from the previous year (CDC 2018). The ene…
Lumene: Nordic Chic Colour Correcting Cream
Lumene is a multi-award winning skincare brand from Finland. Their philosophy is deeply rooted in their Finnish origins, a country where wellbeing rituals are influenced by women's relationship with nature. Their nature infused products stay true to their Finnish heritage whilst remaining relevant for women all over the world, whatever their age, …
The Great Foodie Debate
7Up is seen in Pakistan as the perfect beverage that compliments all kinds of food. While that case is rested, there is a constant debate among foodies on how certain types of food should be eaten. Biryani (a rice based delicacy) with potato or without? Chicken curry or lamb curry? Pineapple on pizza or none? Seizing this opportunity, we took this…
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 wo…


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.