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 in Entertainment Apps

This award honors the best websites and apps developed for the distribution of entertainment content including music, film, comedy, and theater. Examples of user interactivity, promotions, contests, and campaigns are eligible.

See previous winners and honorees here.


1917 - Into The Trenches
1917 tells the story of two young British soldiers in a race to deliver a message across enemy territory to save 1,600 men, all in one continuous shot. With the visceral epic from Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes, Universal Pictures and Powster sought to push the boundaries of how audiences could journey behind-the-scenes and experience the art o…
Hulu's Dollface Girl Power Up Mobile Game
Never leave a girlfriend behind! Girl Power Up brings audiences into the wonderfully weird world of Dollface, reminding you that good friends are all a girl needs. For season 1 of the original series, Hulu showed us the true power of the ‘Girl Code’ through experiential opportunities that blend feminine forward fantasy with #realworldproblems.  …
1969 changed everything. To celebrate Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and dive deeper into the historical moments that inspired the film, Sony Pictures transported moviegoers back to Los Angeles in 1969 through an interactive out-of-home experience and website to explore the dramatic events, iconic locations, and the c…
ellentube app
For 17 seasons, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has been a reliable retreat for viewers all over the world to encounter heartwarming stories, comedic moments, and relatable guests that can stay with you forever. Ellen’s successful television franchise extends into the digital space with Ellen Digital Network, and ellentube serves as a homebase for that…


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

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