12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 Graphics

This award honors a social media campaign or overall social presence for exceptional use of graphics. Visuals used in posts, to enhance social profiles, and as part of integrated campaigns are eligible. Creative integrity, strategic integration, shareability and effectiveness will be considered.

See previous winners and honorees here.
Chevy, Player One
We needed to get people on Snapchat to care about the Chevy SUV lineup, specifically highlighting the features that separate Chevy’s SUVs from the competition. But Snapchat is a pop-culture heavy platfor…
Gameday Instagram Feed
With a variety of content coming from a multitude of sources, keeping a team's Instagram feed on brand can be a challenge on game day. Broadcast highlights, on-field video and photography need to come to…
Jumanji: The Next Level, Street Fight Video
After the huge success of the first film, we wanted to make sure fans knew the best was yet to come by creating a piece that was as funny as it was downright entertaining. It was important to highlight t…
As the International Olympic Committee’s global media platform, one of the objectives of the Olympic Channel is to engage fans and audiences around the world with the power of sport. By harnessing the so…
Russian Doll - Trippy Loops
Russian Doll was Netflix’s new existential comedy about a woman who falls (literally) into a Groundhog Day cycle where no matter how many times she dies, she ends up back in the same place on the same da…
Sea Shepherd The Plastic Ocean PSA
At a time when mainstream brands are beginning to pay attention to the banning of single use plastic, content agency Alkemy X has been a force in driving conversation around the issue.   Last…
Sherman’s Showcase Season 1
Sherman’s Showcase entered the scene this year as IFC’s latest “slightly-off” original comedy program. As a show rooted in the history and culture of music variety programming that moves through multiple…
Social Creative Lab
The NFL's Social Lab has one goal: provide the League’s social channels with strategic, engaging, high-quality graphics and video content, packaged in a way that is optimized for social platforms and tai…
Vida Loteria
In Season Two of the STARZ Original series “Vida” for those who grew up playing Lotería, the card game often described as Mexican bingo, episode 203 brought back memories of childhood and family as Lyn i…
Viva La Pistola!
A new cannabis brand requested we create a brand with Mexican influence to cater to a new demographic through branding, traditional media and an online social presence. Pistola was born out of a desir…
Your Worst Fears Confirmed - Can I Get Pregnant from Sitting On My Boyfriend's Lap?
Create unique eye catching graphics that capture the hilarious absurdity of the content of these videos while harkening back to the style of online tutorials and how-tos.

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 deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.