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 in Television

Television shows, series and specials are eligible for this award. This includes shows streamed on sites including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Objectives include promoting new shows, upcoming seasons and engaging fans and viewers.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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#AFazenda10 - Mais Conectada
Already a three time Short Awards winner 2018 and a finalist in Integration With Live Television (2015), Record TV come back to this prize with the reality show The Farm in 2018. The reality show wa...
BoJack Horseman Season 5 Social Campaign
For Season 5 of the greatest show that's ever been made on any network, we propelled the conversation around the greatest star Netflix has ever hired to new heights. And with BoJack Horseman finding hi...
IFC tasked GLOW with positioning their network as an authority in the off-beat comedy space on social. In order to make that happen, we needed to transform the IFC social accounts from content promoter...
Portlandia is a show that has permeated pop-culture and social media as both a commentator and a trend-setter. Through the previous seven seasons, Fred and Carrie have created often-quoted sketches, de...
Queer Eye Season 1 + 2 Campaign
Queer Eye, seemingly overnight, captured the hearts of millions and sparked a movement of self-love and compassion across the globe. Our social campaign strived to reflect this community and foster pos...
TBS: Final Space: Facebook Live - Cards with Gary
TBS's Final Space is a serialized intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary, his friends, and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake. Gary is overly excited to make new connectio...
The Purge: Digital Campaign
In 2018, USA Network launched THE PURGE, a TV series based on the hit movie franchise from Blumhouse. The series imagines a world in which all crime—even murder—is legal for one night every year. While...
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 becom...

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