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.

From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of 360 Video

This award honors the most creative and effective use of 360 video in a social media marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Crew 360° | The High Diver
Imagine standing at the edge of a platform 55-feet above water – and taking the plunge. Now up the ante by adding a moving ship. What’s already a daring experience on land, performing this feat at sea is all the more extraordinary. What's more is that the High Diver aboard Harmony of the Seas, one of the world's largest cruise ships, performs t…
Fourgasbord Tour
Turn customers into fans through social-savvy content that will make CapOne the most famous and buzzworthy sponsor of March Madness.
Infectious Disease Detectives
Diseases don’t respect geographic borders. The global health community needs the ability to share information and quickly track outbreaks. IDseq takes in molecular data from labs and clinics and quickly processes the results to provide actionable information on the state of pathogens in the given set of samples. This allows scientists to mak…
Living in the Unknown
Living in the Unknown highlights the fears and hopes of the Uighur diaspora struggling to keep in contact with relatives in Xinjiang, a province in western China known for its surveillance and secrecy. In rare 360º footage, Uighurs invite the viewer to spend time with them in their homes in Istanbul, Turkey, where they are rebuilding their lives a…
Oasis of the Seas 360°
Beyond the first of its class, Oasis of the Seas was also the ship that launched a vacation revolution – rocking the cruise industry as the original gamechanger in 2009. One decade and a $165 million-dollar revitalization later, she’s changing the game again with all-new adventures and more ways to play than ever before. To celebrate, we asp…


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