THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

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From the 13th 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

#ShareInvisibleStories
Inspired by conversations around discrimination, disparity and isolation sparked online by the Blac…
92nd Oscars Promo: Chasing the Oscars
With this video, we aimed to capture the energy and excitement of the night before leading up to th…
finalist
gold honor
Adobe Stock Film Festival
Background In March, as the Covid-19 pandemic escalated, much of the world sheltered …
Alex Gordon's Retirement
Selected second overall by Kansas City in the 2007 MLB Draft, Nebraska native Alex Gordon would bec…
Ancestry x VOX Media Group: All of Us
In 2020, consumers were craving connection and humanity more than ever, especially knowing we would…
BOOK SHOOK
BOOK SHOOK is a 3-part series featuring Yara Shahidi, Jameela Jamil and Reese Witherspoon as they d…
finalist
Bajaj Care Will Overcome
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance promotes ‘care’ in all aspects of life and business, and has a bran…
Brew the Love Together
As COVID hit, people whittled down their visits to local cafés and started depending more and more …
Faces of COVID-19: Blue Cross NC Shines Light on Those Impacted
North Carolinians, like the majority of people across the US, have been greatly affected by the COV…
finalist
gold honor
Famous Orders
Our Marketing Objective was to drive penetration by bringing new, younger, customers to the brand. …
finalist
Gamechangers
When adidas Originals asked us to help them commemorate the 50th anniversary of the game-changing S…
Motherhood in Crisis
In the West African nation of Sierra Leone, one in 10 women die during childbirth. Access to basic …
Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and s…
finalist
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…
See each other. Save trans lives.
In 2020, HRC tracked at least 44 violent deaths of transgender or gender non-conforming people, mar…
Symbio Wildlife Park - Meet our Family
With the Australian bushfires, floods, and then COVID-19 significantly impacting the Australian tou…
Take on Acne
Develop a video that would empower patients and caregivers to seek treatment for their SRNA sooner …
finalist
audience honor
The What If show
At Underknown our mission is to entertain, inspire and educate young people, around the world, abou…
USATF #OnThisDay
USATF Communications addressed the challenge of cancelled sporting events by amplifying our existin…
United States of LaLiga
Based in Spain, LaLiga has been working to build its relationship with the American fan base over t…