11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best use of Short Form Video

This award honors the most effective and creative use of short form video by a brand, agency or organization in a social media marketing campaign. Videos must be less than an a minute in length to qualify.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#DCmoments City Guides
Our #DCmoments City Guides were designed as a unique digital amenity allowing existing and prospective guests to uncover the distinctive beauty and cultures woven throughout each of our iconic city hot...
Gotti Troll Video: Viral Video Turns Negative into Positive
Gotti, starring John Travolta, is a film that follows the infamous crime boss John Gotti as he rises to become the head of the Gambino Crime Family in New York City. Our company was tasked to conduct t...
Hinch is...A Fish out of Water
In order to better capitalize on Arrow's sponsorship of No. 5 IndyCar driver, James Hinchcliffe, the social media team was tasked with finding new ways to work with – and highlight – James in a way tha...
Hulu's Castle Rock - Molly's Dioramas
Bring the town of Castle Rock to life.
Rotten Tomatoes: Tomatometer Reveals
This content is used to exclusively debut Tomatometer scores for various film and television releases. It is used to promote our own brand, as well as various franchises and IP's.
Santa Clarita Diet - I Love Bodies
Santa Clarita Diet has been a coveted nutritional option for those in the undead community since 2017. With the help of Drew Barrymore, we poked fun at a viral video while also promoting the new season...
Trophy Boy
Introduction EmCo Entertainment as an innovative videoproduction company launched by the British actor Emrhys Cooper,starting with a dark comedy on the topic of the "kept boy."

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, and the rest of the social web.

The Final Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019