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.

From the 1st Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Overall YouTube Presence

YouTube has become the leading platform for brands, organizations and institutions to produce video content that makes people laugh, learn and understand the brand's essence and personality. This award honors the brand that has programmed the most useful, entertaining, and widely-viewed video content on YouTube to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal.
Gross Science
We started Gross Science to inspire young people to be curious about the world and find their love for science. Grotesque stories are inherently captivating, and they do a great job of revealing the wonder—and sometimes even beauty—of nature, medicine, and technology. Most science shows on YouTube have an overwhelmingly male audience, but we hoped this show…
Macy's Summer Vibes
Each summer, Macy's celebrates its American Icons Campaign, an all-star salute to the inspiring people, music, iconic destinations, summer celebrations and amazing fashions that make us proud to live in the land of the free and home of the brave. As part of the campaign's foundation, Macy's celebrates America's veterans. Since 2013, Macy's raised more than …
Stuart Edge YouTube Channel
Amaze And Inspire The WorldOver the past few years, the internet has provided so much for the world. It has provided opportunities to showcase many good things that are happening, but, sadly, it can be used to promote a lot of bad.This year, we wanted to make sure everything we put out into the world fell under one mission statement: Amaze And Inspire The W…
TYT Network
"Social Security is going bankrupt!" - "Global Warming is a hoax!" - "Saddam Hussein Has Weapons of Mass Destruction!"At TYT, we take pride in puncturing these myths, and telling different stories - stories based on facts, on reason, on truth, and on a fierce determination to uncover the lies, duplicity and nonsense perpetuated by some of the establishment.…
Texting vs Drinking
In spite of countless PSAs and scare-tactic ads, texting & driving activity continues to increase. People all know it is dangerous, but everyday they do it anyway.The Brief: Give people a new way to think about the danger of texting & driving.

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