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. The regular deadline is on February 4th, 2020.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Humor

This award honors the most creative and effective use of humor to enhance and amplify a social good message, campaign, or project. Describe how the work effectively uses comedic timing and form to deliver it's intended message.


Don't let others decide for you
Before the 2018 parliamentary elections in Hungary, most televisions did not air political ads - since by law they would've had to have them on for free, thus taking precious ad sales revenues away. At Comedy Central, however, we wanted to encourage our young audience to take part in the democratic process to see that their vote counts.
The Cat Rap
Contrary to popular belief, cats don't have nine lives. In fact, for abandoned felines, defending their one life is a daily struggle—fighting off contagious diseases, parasite infestations, exposure, poisoning and attacks by predators.Of those lucky enough to end up in adoption shelters, nearly 1 million cats and kittens are euthanized each year i…
The UK Film Release of The Death of Stalin
The objective was to create a social campaign to promote 'The Death of Stalin' movie across multiple platforms that would reach/engage a wide audience, encourage ticket sales and spread critical and general positivity and awareness.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Dick
Smoking cigarettes is bad. Young people know this because they have been told again, again, and again. And then one more time for good measure. But it's still not enough. Each year, thousands of young people will pick up their first cigarette and shorten their lifespans by ten years on average. It's our job to deliver the facts and truth ab…
It is estimated that 1 in 4 Malaysians gets cancer by the age of 75 every year. Yet, more than 70% of young Malaysians are not insured today. To commemorate the launch of the Prudential's new PRUcancer X product, we wanted to launch a campaign that sparked a sense of urgency for cancer insurance coverage among our young millennials and Generation …


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.

the Regular entry deadline is on February 4th, 2021.