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 13th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Branded Content

This award honors those most effective and creative incorporation of branded content by a brand, agency or organization.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#InItTogether
In spring 2020, as the U.S. first began to face the challenges of living with coronavirus, Johnson’…
A Taste of the Futures
Investors don’t typically use futures as an investing tool because it’s difficult to grasp. Little …
Ancestry x VOX Media Group: All of Us
In 2020, consumers were craving connection and humanity more than ever, especially knowing we would…
As Seen On CC: Horror Helmet™ (Geico)
Our goal for the video Horror Helmet™ was to make integrated, sponsored content that would leverage…
Audi 'The Drive'
At the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, Australians were on nation-wide lockdown, unable to physically e…
Baby Bum BTeam
Over at Sun Bum, we have our “A Team” of pro surfers who rip for a living. But here on the Baby Bum…
Bad Boys For Life - Couples Therapy
Nostalgia is everywhere these days. From reboots of classic sitcoms like The Conners and Will & Gra…
Barbie’s 5-Minute Crafts
To further engage its digital fan base and place Barbie alongside the types of shareable online con…
Billboard Brings Sech to the Honda Stage
Honda came to Billboard looking to put a new twist on Honda Stage, the music platform they launched…
Bottomless Brunch at Colman's
The goal for this campaign was to drive maximum brand affinity for Diageo and their portfolio of al…
Comfortable Super Bowl Social
In 2020, Rocket Mortgage debuted the "Comfortable" campaign at Super Bowl LIV. Featuring Jason Momo…
DRIVING RECORD RATINGS BY COLLIDING GAMERS AND NASCAR DRIVERS
Fox Sports tasked Mediahub with using the 2020 Super Bowl to draw viewers to their NASCAR Daytona 5…
El Entretiempo by ESPN & Scotiabank
Covid-19 has forced the world into a "halftime". Just like in soccer, this is a time to reflect and…
Fashion in Frame
Presented by SCAD, Fashion in Frame is a premier cinematic showcase of innovative designs by SCAD f…
Fighting Child Exploitation with Big Data
  We live in the third Industrial Revolution, where the most powerful force is not money, but da…
Harman Kardon x Volkswagen AG - Owning My Moment
In the Summer of 2020, Volkswagen launched three new car models: Tiguan, Arteon and Golf. When conf…
Honda Backstage - JoJo
Since the inception of the Honda Backstage program, the objective has been to develop an emotional …
Klarna is Swedish for Smooother Social
Buy now, pay later apps entered 2020 growing in popularity as the field becomes increasingly crowde…
Let Russ Cook
Long known as one of the best players in the league, the 2020 season led to a rallying cry from Sea…
Mastercard League of Legends Esports
In 2018, Mastercard entered a groundbreaking partnership with Riot Games’ League of Legends esports…
Match Made In Hell
As the most iconic brand in the category, 25 year old Match has high awareness, but with fast growi…
Mickey & Friends(giving)
In the summer of 2020, timed to International Friendship Day, Disney launched Mickey & Friends Stay…
Miller Lite Takes Chat from the Bar into Messaging & Venmo
As consumer’s lives moved more online during the course of the pandemic, Miller Lite looked for way…
finalist
MindFull: Find Your Calm and Focus
The arrival of COVID-19 created a heightened amount of fear, stress and anxiety for everyone. Incre…
finalist
Natural Light Worldwide Commencement
Given the state of the growing pandemic, universities had to cancel their on-campus graduation cere…
winner
Now that you see me
What’s in a name? For some transgender and non-binary people, everything. According to the National…
Plussed-Up Experiences
Walmart is the largest retailer in the world with more than 150 million people visiting 4700 stores…
Porsche x Star Wars: The Designer Alliance
A short time ago, in a galaxy not too far away… PORSCHE X STAR WARS: THE DESIGNER ALLIANCE. I…
Reshape Your Realities
With foldable smartphones entering the consumer technology industry, Lenovo was challenged with int…
SPAMily Style Cooking Competition
During season 1 of our series Family Style; from Stage 13 and the creative minds of Justin Lin's pr…
Safe at Home with ADT Increases Organic Reach by 2,689%
As stay-at-home orders went into effect, it was evident in early March 2020, that the next 3 months…
Simmi Singh Toxic Speed Dating | Truth + AwesomenessTV
Truth wanted to disrupt the social acceptability of vaping and JUULing by showcasing to Gen-Z how o…
Sneakin’ Into Sephora: The Fenty Skin Retail Launch
As we began to move towards our highly anticipated retail launch, making a splash with the announce…
Staycation Social Campaign
To virtually bring Norwegian’s on board and onshore experience into consumers’ homes through meanin…
The Farm Must Go On
Farmers are the backbone of our nation. Even when faced with insurmountable challenges, one missed …
The Walking Dead Universe Twitch Channel Partnership
In Fall 2020, AMC Networks became Twitch’s first premium content partner with the launch of The Wal…
Together No Matter What
Throughout 2020, Adorama encouraged its community to Create No Matter What—be it photography, desig…
Toyota and MTV Celebrate the Universal Language of Music
Coming off the heels of a highly successful and splashy 2019 partnership, Velocity and Toyota were …
finalist
Unadventurers
The Un-Adventurers chronicles the story of three individuals who have never left their home state. …
Unlimited Eye Browsing
Visible stepped on the scene as a wireless service ready to change wireless service—for the better.…
finalist
Wakeboard & water slides: a Red Bull adventure
Most Red Bull Brasil events were canceled in 2020 due to Covid-19. Since the brand relies heavily o…
finalist
audience honor
Wild Turkey Guided Tasting Experience
Whiskey has always been more than a spirit: it’s an iconic American tradition. And in the last five…
Zendesk 'Stories about helpful people'
As a customer support company, everything Zendesk does — from how they build their customer experie…