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From the 15th Annual Shorty Awards Instructional Video

This award honors the most creative use of an instructional video in a social media or digital marketing campaign. Eligible work includes short explainers/lectures, DIY tutorials, life hacks, cooking and recipes, and advice videos.

See previous winners and honorees here.


gold honor
Cooking with Pixar | Turning Red
We wanted to drive Turning Red viewership on Disney+ by creating an engaging video that could bring…
silver honor
Get The Scoop On Great Ice Cream With Karo® Corn Syrup
Every holiday season home bakers stock up on Karo® Corn Syrup to make family favorites like pecan p…
bronze honor
How To Undo with Mike Montgomery
You can find a how-to video for almost anything you want to learn. But what if you mess up while yo…
Inspiring Creators with the Motorola Edge
One of the many features consumers consider when purchasing a smartphone is the camera quality. The…
Mighty Thor War Table Deep Dive
The War Table for Mighty Thor is a deep dive for players to find out all about Jane Foster, the Mig…
Panasonic LUMIX
Do what you love, the saying goes, and you’ll never work a day in your life. But how does one turn …
Rosanna Pansino
audience honor
Science of Star Trek with Dr. Erin MacDonald Series
Paramount+’s “Star Trek: Prodigy” is an adventurous animated television series that gives brings th…
Skillshare & Morgan Harper Nichols: Mindful Digital Art
From the start, Morgan Harper Nichols’ art has been inspired by the stories, people, and places aro…
Start Here
The world is complicated. The news doesn’t have to be.  Start Here is the flagship online explai…
“That’s How You Do Book Fair” Video Explainer Series
It’s the best day of the school year. But the Scholastic Book Fair couldn’t happen without the teac…