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.

Best Images

This award honors the best images on social media and digital. Photography and 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.


Koalas of NYC
The objectives of the campaign were to raise awareness around the devastating impact of the Australian bushfires, particularly the Australian wildlife affected, and raise money for WIRES (Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service) - the largest wildlife rescue & rehabilitation charity in Australia.
#VictoryPages: WWII Stills In Motion
In 2019, the last Soviet war correspondent who shot World War II on film died. Great frontline cameramen are leaving, but their work has gone down in history forever. Through the lense of their photo and movie cameras, we can see the events today the way they saw them then. During the war, many documentary photographs were taken — each of them …
92nd Oscars Winner Portraits
To capture the thrill of the moment for each of our Oscars winners just moments after they took to the stage to accept their awards in an exclusive stylized portrait studio.
Baby Pumpkin, Safe at Home with ADT
As the #1 most trusted home security brand in the US (Newsweek, 2021), ADT’s mission for more than a century has been to protect what matters most. When the pandemic hit earlier last year, people found themselves spending more time than ever at home - and our brand mission has never had more meaning. ADT's social and creative team sprung to action…
Genesis GV80 Artist Series
To break through the social clutter and launch the first-ever Genesis GV80 SUV in a unique way. One that positioned the GV80 as a beautiful, exciting and boundary-pushing contender in its segment.  


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!