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 Location-Based Experience

This award recognizes companies that are using location-based experiences to enhance their customer experience. Specific examples are encouraged.

See previous winners and honorees here.


To celebrate the long-awaited return of Sunday Night Animation Domination, FOX wanted to do something as BIG, BOLD, & FUN as the night itself. Introducing the FOX FAN FAIR at San Diego Comic Con, a 24,000 sq. ft. pop-up amusement park extravaganza.
Amazon Prime Video Experience at SDCC
For the 50th anniversary of San Diego Comic Con, Amazon Prime Video wanted to show audiences of the world’s biggest pop culture and entertainment event the breadth and depth of their content offering. Most people think of Amazon as an online retailer,  so Comic Con was the perfect audience to tout the company’s prowess in creativity and storytelli…
DTS Stream Studio
Since 1993, DTS  has been dedicated to making the world sound better. Through its pioneering audio solutions for mobile devices, home theater systems, cinema and beyond, DTS provides incredibly high-quality, immersive and engaging audio experiences to listeners everywhere. DTS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER). Th…
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…
POPSUGAR's Play/Ground
POPSUGAR’s annual Play/Ground tentpole returned to NYC’s Pier 94 for its second year on June 22 and 23, 2019. The objective was to create a safe, inclusive place for women to come together, learn, discover and be inspired to action across all facets of their lives. POPSUGAR designed Play/Ground, in partnership with Reedpop – a boutique group withi…


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.

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