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 use of Instagram Video

This award honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content on Instagram in a social media marketing campaign, or the brand's overall video presence on Instagram.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Fashion in Frame
Presented by SCAD, Fashion in Frame is a premier cinematic showcase of innovative designs by SCAD fashion students and alumni. Featuring user-generated content captured by in-demand models and portraits …
Games We Invented in Quarantine
With the pandemic just beginning our first order of business was figuring out how to shoot content quickly from home and this video was one of the earliest successes of that effort. It was also important…
Honda The Chase / Type-R
The client’s goal was to showcase the performance and engineering of the Type R in a relevant way to the social media audience. 
Martell Swift Stories
For over 300 years, Martell has been challenging conventions, bridging cultures and communities, but it was time for Martell to recruit the next generation of cognac drinkers in a world where socializing…
Wheel of Whoa by AT&T
World of Warcraft / Sound the Horn
Despite World of Warcaft’s legendary status within the gaming community, it encountered a surprising challenge: after 16 years of rallying people to its online platform, more and more potential new playe…
Over the last year redfish emerged as one of the nr. 1 social media sources that exposes injustices and covers the protests and social movements that respond to them. Aimed to inspire progressive social …


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.

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