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 Best in Public Health

This award honors programs, project, or initiative that seeks to promote and protect the health of people and the communities they live, learn, work, and play in.

Finalists

finalist
#HavasPeepShow
The Breast Cancer Awareness installation inside advertising agency Havas Chicago's lobby was design…
finalist
#ISurvivedEbola
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, Vulcan Productions and PCI Media Impact launched #ISurvivedEbo…
finalist
#TalkEarly
Responsibility.org is a national not-for-profit organization leading the fight against drunk drivin…
finalist
Connor's Cure
WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and her husband WWE Executive of Talent, Live Events and …
finalist
Fresh Empire – The First National Hip Hop Tobacco Prevention Campaign
In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hired Rescue to solve a significant public health c…
finalist
New York Community Schools “Operation Warm” Coats for Kids Campaign
Bring happiness and warmth to many of New York City's most disadvantaged children through the gift …
finalist
Street Fare
Connecting People Walking on the Street With Those Living on It: Our overall goal was to jolt peopl…
finalist
The Boulevard: The Road to Health and Home
Imagine being discharged from the hospital with nowhere to go. Unfortunately, for thousands of Chic…
finalist
The CRAPPER Waterless Composting Toilet and the Tinker Urination Fixture for Women & Girls
2.5 billion people worldwide lack access to a safe, hygienic toilet. As a result, 1 child under the…
finalist
Viacom Velocity & FDA's "The Real Cost"
The FDA wanted to target millennials with their "The Real Cost" campaign, aiming to motivate teens …

Nominees

finalist
#HavasPeepShow
The Breast Cancer Awareness installation inside advertising agency Havas Chicago's lobby was design…
finalist
#ISurvivedEbola
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, Vulcan Productions and PCI Media Impact launched #ISurvivedEbo…
#ScopeScope and #StrongArmSelfie
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the U.S. c…
finalist
#TalkEarly
Responsibility.org is a national not-for-profit organization leading the fight against drunk drivin…
1 Photo, 6 Words. #VetoViolence for Suicide Prevention
The CDC is committed to informing audiences about preventing all types of violence, and establis…
Brand Networks and Hologic Raise Awareness About Lifesaving Mammography Technology
Hologic, a diagnostic and medical imaging systems manufacturer, teamed up with Brand Networks, a co…
finalist
Connor's Cure
WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon and her husband WWE Executive of Talent, Live Events and …
End Polio Now
Polio is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus, which can result in paralysis and even de…
FNV Live
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) was looking for an innovative way to launch its new m…
finalist
Fresh Empire – The First National Hip Hop Tobacco Prevention Campaign
In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hired Rescue to solve a significant public health c…
IntrusiveThoughts.org
IntrusiveThoughts.org founder Aaron Harvey suffered in silence with OCD for over 20 years before tu…
finalist
New York Community Schools “Operation Warm” Coats for Kids Campaign
Bring happiness and warmth to many of New York City's most disadvantaged children through the gift …
Poverty Makes You Sick
At Partners In Health, we believe that health is a social justice issue. While other organizations …
Social Media Outpouring for Dr. Pimple Popper's "Pops"
Dr. Lee has been posting viral pimple popping on Social Media for a few years and today, most know …
Stigmatized
"Stigmatized" is a series of animated shorts aimed at removing the stigma around mental illness. Th…
finalist
Street Fare
Connecting People Walking on the Street With Those Living on It: Our overall goal was to jolt peopl…
Take Down Gun Violence
On average, there are more than one mass shooting a day in the United States. With arguments raging…
winner
Texting vs Drinking
In spite of countless PSAs and scare-tactic ads, texting & driving activity continues to increase. …
finalist
The Boulevard: The Road to Health and Home
Imagine being discharged from the hospital with nowhere to go. Unfortunately, for thousands of Chic…
finalist
The CRAPPER Waterless Composting Toilet and the Tinker Urination Fixture for Women & Girls
2.5 billion people worldwide lack access to a safe, hygienic toilet. As a result, 1 child under the…
finalist
Viacom Velocity & FDA's "The Real Cost"
The FDA wanted to target millennials with their "The Real Cost" campaign, aiming to motivate teens …
Whoops Proof Birth Control
The objective of this work was to create a scalable campaign to raise awareness, and change the per…
You are offline, alone or embarrassed to ask. Then what?
American teenagers between 13-18 years of age, 84% turn to the internet to search for answers to a …