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 early deadline is on December 3rd, 2020.

From the 3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best use of Music & Dance

This award honors the most creative and effective use of music and dance to support a social good goal, cause or objective. Music videos, songs, advertisements, festivals, live performances are all eligible.


#NoMoreLimits | Menstrual Hygiene Day India 2018
Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) celebrated on 28 May, was initiated by International NGO WASH United in 2014 to break the silence about menstruation & encourage conversations to normalize it. It raises awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM), catalyses' advocacy & highlights solutions that help achieve good MHM for a…
Can't Judge A Book
Mastercard has been a sponsor of the GRAMMYs for years, tying our passion for music with music's biggest night and celebration. But, we noticed a disturbing trend. While the biggest night in music tended to focus only on the biggest celebrities and musicians, everyone was starting to look the same.And we weren't alone. The New York Times said, "Mu…
Dancers Against Cancer PSA
The production team of LA Nonprofit dance company, MusEffect and Muse media conceptualized this PSA for the singular purpose of elevating the mission and enriching donations to The I'm a Dancer Against Cancer organization. We have been first hand witnesses to the many ways this foundation has aided families fighting this horrific disease and we kn…
The Cure, Empowering the Battle Against Cancer
In a world where social media is filled with so much negativity, controversial debates and political agendas our team at MusEffect and Muse Media wanted to celebrate the journey of one young Cancer survivor that is enough to inspire your own journey. Dane is a young boy that has the same interests as any other kid his age, playing sports, wrestlin…
You Make Winter Warm
Harnessing the popularity of the video to team up with a charity during the holiday season gives a philanthropic dimension to the company's cultural hallmark. In previous years, Klick has partnered with charities such as WE Charity, formerly known as Free the Children, a worldwide development charity and youth empowerment movement, to raise funds …


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 13th annual shorty awards for brands and organizations is open for entries! Regular deadline is on February 6th, 2021