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 Virtual Reality

This award honors the most creative and effective use of virtual reality in a social media marketing campaign.See previous winners and honorees here.


#Romanovs100: VR animation music video
The Romanovs, Russia's last royal family, were photography pioneers. They owned and made regular use of the first Kodak portables, capturing almost every meaningful event of their lives.The former Tsar, Nicholas Romanov, his wife and their five children were brutally executed by Bolsheviks on July 17th 1918. To pay tribute to the family, we worked…
Fox Sports VR and BBC Sport VR FIFA World Cup 2018 -- LiveLike
LiveLike strives to bring the full experience of being at a live sports event to the comfort of your couch. The drive is to bring an immersive sports experience to everyone, everywhere. By partnering with nearly a dozen respected and innovative companies like Fox and BBC, LiveLike was able to share the world's largest sporting event to hundreds of…
Nightflyers is the latest show from the mind of George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones). Based on the novella of the same name, Nightflyers is a psychological thriller that follows a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge o…
Robert Rodriguez’s THE LIMIT
The team set out to make the first star-driven, blockbuster VR movie with critically acclaimed director Robert Rodriguez (Alita: Battle Angel, Sin City). THE LIMIT is a first-person movie where you are in the role of a rogue agent with a mysterious past, and you enlist the help of enhanced super-assassin M-13 (Michelle Rodriguez) to retrieve your …
Yemen's Skies of Terror
Contrast, Al Jazeera's immersive media studio, uses new and emerging technologies to build on Al Jazeera's innovative storytelling and journalism, giving our audiences the chance to experience some of the world's most important stories. Our VR documentary, Yemen's Skies of Terror, documents how the Saudi-led coalition's near constant bombardment o…


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.