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 Instagram

This award honors the best use of Instagram for a campaign, post or project. Describe how you integrated Instagram into your campaign, how it enhanced your message and how it met or exceeded your goals and objectives.

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...
13 Reasons Why - Finstagrams
Coming off one of the most engaging season 1 campaigns in the history of streaming, we were posed with a simple challenge: how do we double down on mobilizing our massive fanbase in a way that's truly ...
American Horror Story's Social Media Apocalypse
With the franchise approaching its penultimate season, FX's groundbreaking anthology series American Horror Story needed a disruptive social idea that would leverage the latest season's post-apocalypti...
Bird Box Social
Traditionally, movies that come out during the holiday season tend to be on the tamer side - after all, the majority of audiences are home spending time with their families, who may or may not share th...
Four Seasons Private Jet Timeless Encounters
In June 2018, Four Seasons launched a video series to promote Timeless Encounters, a 9-country, 24-day experience aboard the Four Seasons Private Jet, offering a mix of bespoke private aviation and wor...
Hulu's Hard Sun: Interactive Crime Wall (Instagram)
Bring the crime series themes to life by creating an interactive crime wall on Instagram where users could explore evidence from the crimes seen on screen, discover clues, and trace connections between...
Medela 22Victories
The cultural expectations around breastfeeding puts a lot of pressure on new moms: public health groups and health care providers emphasize that "breast is best" for mom and baby, while Instagram and m...
She's Gotta Have It on Instagram
As we began to develop this campaign with Netflix to create the social accounts for She's Gotta Have It, a Spike Lee joint production, we decided to create an intimate painter's diary for the show's le...
To All The Boys I've Loved Before Social
Nothing motivates young viewers like FOMO - and, after the runaway success of Netflix's The Kissing Booth, everyone under the age of 25 was eagerly awaiting the streaming platform's next smash. So they...

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