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 Instagram Video

This award honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content on Instagram in a social media marketing campaign, or the brand's overall video presence on Instagram.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Reverse Brothers Pawn
After the success of WeBuyGold's premier animated series, The Year 2100 (featuring 21 Savage), the company wanted to create more content that would feed their audience, expand to new demographics, and continue to share their appreciation for uniquely illustrated and culturally relevant cartoons. WeBuyGold looked to a number of artists, athletes, a…
Instagram: shorts by Kitcast
Our main goal with Instagram is to motivate and inspire people. We do it through a unique combination of words of wisdom from world-famous business gurus and unconventional, funny and edgy presentation. Our Instagram says "You've got one life, do something about it. Do the thing you love." Kitcast's Instagram is not an instrument for lead generati…
Moxy Hotels Coming Out Parties
Our global brand objectives for our Coming Out parties are the following:Drive awareness, buzz, and engagement for Moxy Hotels through influencer content and live event coverage on social media Drive awareness for brand & brand growthHighlight the emotional benefit of the brand – a new, playful hotel that shakes up hospitality conventions – and ad…
SpongeBob Fry Cook Games IRL
Leading up to the 20th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants in 2019, the foremost objective has been to stoke fan affinity for the long-running series by leaning into the most iconic and beloved moments. The team has also been tasked with finding new ways to make the seen-many-times-over clips feel new again and to increase video views.
The 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball "Subway Dance-Off"
iHeartRadio wanted to capture the spirit of New York City backstage at the 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball concert at Madison Square Garden. By teaming up with legendary and influential NYC subway dance crew WAFFLE NYC, iHeartRadio created a custom subway car that was used to produce engaging social media content. The goal was to help increase visibi…


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.