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 Instructional Video

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

See previous winners and honorees here.


START HERE - with Al Jazeera
Confused, overwhelmed or out of touch with the news? START HERE with Al Jazeera is your go-to source to re-engage in important global conversations. Audiences are lost in today’s vast news cycle of complicated, fast-moving stories. Al Jazeera English cuts through it all to set out what’s going on and why it matters in a new digital series START…
Fenty Beauty Tutorial Tuesdays With Rihanna
At Fenty Beauty, it's important that we utilize video content to demonstrate to our users how to use our products, but with so much content being produced online, we knew we had to cut through all the noise and come up with an engaging way to entertain people while educating our audience about Fenty Beauty.  So we thought, who better to teach '…
Judgement Free Generation - Exercise Kindness
The Judgement Free Generation® is Planet Fitness’ philanthropic initiative designed to combat the judgement and bullying faced by today’s youth by creating a culture of kindness and inclusion. Bullying has become an all-too-common issue in today’s society. Studies show that about 1 in 5 students ages 12 – 18 have experienced bullying nationwide…
Nad & Tad
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in males ages 15-34, yet most guys this age aren’t aware of it, or of the importance of doing a monthly self-exam. Screenings are not part of an annual physical, and even among doctors, the subject isn’t top of mind. With testicular cancer rates on the rise, it was time to have a ballsy conversation.
Rim Lighting For Portraits: Take and Make Great Photography with Gavin Hoey
At Adorama, we’re on a mission to equip your creativity by giving creators the gear, tools, and knowledge they need to elevate their passions and grow their businesses. Along with Gavin Hoey, a freelance photographer and educator who has been capturing people and locations for years, we’ve set out to simplify and problem solve the biggest question…


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.

winners will be announced in may. follow us to be notified!