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 Facebook Video

This category honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content on Facebook by a brand, organization or agency. This award will recognize social media campaigns that incorporate video on Facebook or videos included in a brand's overall presence on Facebook.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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At What Cost
Bloomberg set out to take the week's biggest headline and explain how it will impact your finances and your future. The weekly Facebook series helps provide knowledge about complicated topics — from th...
Game Recognize Game
The series aims to bridge the gap between the two footballs and the fans that love them. It does so by joining the larger-than-life athletes in both sports, who have more in common than you might think...
If Monopoly was real life
We teamed up with OMD UK and Hasbro to produce a humorous, highly shareable and entertaining video that would shift perceptions of the Monopoly game, making light of the perceived barriers to playing t...
In The Know by AOL
In The Know by AOL was created with the intention of bringing the latest and greatest viral stories, trends, products and places available. We set out to create a video brand that was able to bring use...
NFL Undiscovered
The 'NFL Undiscovered' docu-series was the content and storytelling output of the NFL's International Player Pathway program. The goal of that program is to provide an infrastructure for top internatio...
Stop Blaming MSG for Your Headaches
In making this short documentary, we wanted to dispel the myths surrounding Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), a flavor-enhancing seasoning that many fear is harmful, despite mountains of evidence to the cont...
The Hook for Currys PC World
In June 2018, Blue 449 tasked social publisher The Hook with a perception altering brief for British electrical retailer 'Currys PC World' (CPCW), who were looking to connect with 18-35's during the su...
WestJet Christmas Miracle: Uniting Through Traditions
For the past twenty-two years, WestJet has been known as a low-cost domestic carrier. However, with the 2019 launch of their new 787 Dreamliners, WestJet will be recognized as a true global carrier. In...

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