THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Public Service Announcement

This award honors the most creative and effective public service announcement run across any platform.

Finalists

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NO MORE PSA Campaign: Ending the Silence Around Male Sexual Abuse
Joyful Heart's ground-breaking, celebrity-driven NO MORE PSA campaign calls on society to end the s…
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#ActinParis: The First Virtual Reality Climate Change PSA
Looking to draw attention to and drive engagement for "Act in Paris," Sierra Club's international c…
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#TheReal10
The new 10 ten dollar bill was intended to celebrate women's equality in the United States. The pro…
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'Witness the Power of Story'
"Anytime you turn on the news, you see young, African-American men being led away in handcuffs." – …
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953k, Inspiring Action Against Cyberbullying
MusEffect is a non-profit organization committed to fostering a dialogue on social issues through p…
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@SummerBreak's "It Can Wait"
Texting while driving is a major safety issue and legislation prohibiting cell phone usage while dr…
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Adopt a Life Partner
The Ashley Madison leak grabbed headline as people collectively laughed about cheaters "getting w…
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I Am Me
McGill University approached us to create a video based on a series of monologues and poems written…
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Reading Is Fundamental READ PSA
Reading Is Fundamental is the nation's largest children's literacy organization. Our mission is to …
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SAVE THE FOOD: Change The Way You Think About Food
40% of food produced in America is wasted, and the problem is, most Americans don't know it. The pr…
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Texting vs Drinking
In spite of countless PSAs and scare-tactic ads, texting & driving activity continues to increase. …
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The Art Heist For Good
The Art Heist For Good is a project that set out on a mission to take some of this art, sell it to …
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What It's Like for Dogs Left in Hot Cars, with NFL's Tyrann Mathieu for PETA
We've all come across a dog waiting in a car while their parent shops in a store. Usually the windo…

Nominees

finalist
NO MORE PSA Campaign: Ending the Silence Around Male Sexual Abuse
Joyful Heart's ground-breaking, celebrity-driven NO MORE PSA campaign calls on society to end the s…
finalist
#ActinParis: The First Virtual Reality Climate Change PSA
Looking to draw attention to and drive engagement for "Act in Paris," Sierra Club's international c…
#EndImpairedDriving
In a perfect world, impaired driving wouldn't exist.In an effort led by the Foundation for Advancin…
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#MoreThanMean 'Faces' Online Harassment of Women in Sports
Many U.S. women sports reporters are harassed, taunted or even threatened online just for doing the…
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#TheReal10
The new 10 ten dollar bill was intended to celebrate women's equality in the United States. The pro…
#weareclouds
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'Witness the Power of Story'
"Anytime you turn on the news, you see young, African-American men being led away in handcuffs." – …
finalist
953k, Inspiring Action Against Cyberbullying
MusEffect is a non-profit organization committed to fostering a dialogue on social issues through p…
finalist
@SummerBreak's "It Can Wait"
Texting while driving is a major safety issue and legislation prohibiting cell phone usage while dr…
finalist
Adopt a Life Partner
The Ashley Madison leak grabbed headline as people collectively laughed about cheaters "getting w…
HBO/GOT IRC: Rescue Has No Boundaries
HBO's objective was to help IRC raise support and awareness of the refugee crisis happening in Euro…
finalist
I Am Me
McGill University approached us to create a video based on a series of monologues and poems written…
finalist
Reading Is Fundamental READ PSA
Reading Is Fundamental is the nation's largest children's literacy organization. Our mission is to …
finalist
SAVE THE FOOD: Change The Way You Think About Food
40% of food produced in America is wasted, and the problem is, most Americans don't know it. The pr…
Stop Hunger. Start Peace.
Amidst a humanitarian crisis that has created the most refugees since WWII, "Stop Hunger. Start Pea…
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Texting vs Drinking
In spite of countless PSAs and scare-tactic ads, texting & driving activity continues to increase. …
finalist
The Art Heist For Good
The Art Heist For Good is a project that set out on a mission to take some of this art, sell it to …
Volunteer New York! Asks Kids About #GivingTuesday PSA
The objective of this piece was to raise the prominence and understanding in our local community ab…
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What It's Like for Dogs Left in Hot Cars, with NFL's Tyrann Mathieu for PETA
We've all come across a dog waiting in a car while their parent shops in a store. Usually the windo…