THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Storytelling

Branded storytelling is the use of authentic & meaningful content that connects with your audience and compels them to share it. This award honors the most creative and effective use of branded storytelling on social or digital by a brand, agency, or organization.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

Above and Beyond: UTC in Space
United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has a long-standing history of innovators and inventors with …
All Hail the Algorithm
When we at Al Jazeera English (AJE) decided to produce ‘All Hail The Algorithm’, we approached our …
Aussie #CurlPower Campaign
Aussie Haircare, an international brand with a big personality, sought to build Gen Z love for its …
Carnival Panorama Coin Ceremony
Carnival Cruise Line tasked our team at Bold Man and the Sea Media to create a video surrounding th…
Code & Response
Build momentum, create awareness and drive engagement for IBM's Code & Response movement (named …
DBS SPARKS MINI-SERIES: SEASON 2
SPARKS, an industry-first online mini-series, follows a group of young bankers navigating work and …
GOALCAST- Live the impossible
This touching video resurrects a long-followed cultural truism that has often been forgotten in our…
finalist
silver honor
GiftNow - The Exchange
GiftNow takes the headache and anxiety out of gift-giving. Consumers use it to text or email gifts …
finalist
gold honor
Is shapewear body positive? We asked the Goddess of Love & Beauty herself...💕
After decades of being force-fed unattainable body standards, women are now feeling a new kind of p…
Jukin Media: Storytelling Through User Generated Content
Jukin Media believes the future of storytelling is user generated, and has built a portfolio of dig…
LVNG With Lung Cancer: Letters of Love
The campaign’s objectives were to: • Raise awareness about lung cancer on Facebook outside of th…
Life As A Turban-Wearing American Trucker
This video was produced for the documentary show Untold America. We wanted to find a compelling way…
Lucifer Recap Teaser
Now that Lucifer was making his grand entrance onto Netflix, we wanted to remind fans of some of th…
Morning Time America
USA Network’s The Purge is based on the hit movie franchise from Blumhouse, a series that imagines …
Nomadic Tribe
Back in the Summer of 2018, when we started to plan our makemepulse 2019 wishes, we already knew we…
finalist
gold honor
Olympic Channel Take the Podium Original Series Social Media Campaign
Olympic Channel is the global media platform of the International Olympic Committee(IOC) dedicated …
Raja Kumari: So Far | A Short Film by Sony
Behind every Sony product, content and service are creators. Whether they are musicians, filmmakers…
Social-led brand journalism for Android
Android is the platform that’s changing what mobile can do. It’s the reason your GPS avoids traffic…
Stella Neighbors
In 2019, Stella was on a mission to pivot its brand perception. Historically, Stella had been perce…
Sundays at the Triple Nickel
As a brand built on inspiring generosity in all forms, it was natural for Crown Royal to collaborat…
The Art of Clean
Clorox and Upworthy tasked Glass Entertainment Group to create a dynamic, artistic and real-life mi…
Two Truths & A Lie: Katie Sturino x Stitch Fix
In November 2019, Stitch Fix launched its second installment of the Katie Sturino x Stitch Fix coll…
Using Storytelling to Spark Social Change in Mozambique
In Mozambique, many people face barriers to their health and wellbeing. Child marriage, high HIV ra…
Virginia is for Lovers
Back in 1969, the agency Martin and Woltz (now The Martin Agency) created the “Virginia is for love…
finalist
silver honor
WestJet Christmas Miracle: To give or receive
For the past eight years, WestJet has been surprising and delighting its guests throughout the holi…
Zippo: Fight Fire With Fire
Fire is our oldest tool; one we’ve wielded for millennia to achieve incredible feats. Its power is …
du - People of the UAE
Highlighting how the UAE focuses on the success of it’s people Showcasing du as a bra…