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From the 13th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of an Emerging Platform

This award honors the most effective and creative campaigns optimized for an emerging platform. Describe why your team chose the platform, how it enhanced your campaign and how it met or exceeded your goals and objectives.

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Biden Island
On the cusp of the 2020 Presidential Election, Joe Biden needed to mobilize voters across the count…
David's Bridal and January Digital's Agile CTV Strategy Wins Over Bridal Amidst the Pandemic
With 70 years of experience dressing customers for all of life's special occasions, David's Bridal …
gold honor
LEGO Masters: Augmented Reality Brick Builder
In 2020, FOX ENTERTAINMENT partnered with LEGO to create the greatest competition series ever built…
Live Like and LaLiga Virtual Watch Parties
As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, LaLiga North America was looking for a way to try to …
silver honor
MoonPie MoonMate
Social distancing is tough. Being lonely and isolated from friends and family — while important — j…
gold honor
audience honor
Pockets 4 Bits: Gamer Snacks Level Up
Hot PocketsⓇ is a 40-year-old brand with wide recognition. During those four decades, the brand has…
Rev Up Your Animal Crossing World
The launch of the Corvette Stingray was an event that generated buzz across the globe. To continue …
Seize the Awkward & Holler: Goldie & Mo
Young adulthood is a critical time in a person’s life when they may experience great stress from mu…
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…
bronze honor
Verizon: Full Transparency
The truth is under assault. According to a study published in Science it takes the truth about six …
gold honor
West Elm Zoom Backgrounds
As the Covid-19 pandemic escalated in March 2020, millions of people found themselves turning to a …
Wild Turkey Guided Tasting Experience
Whiskey has always been more than a spirit: it’s an iconic American tradition. And in the last five…