11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

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.

Finalists

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"Raised For Incarceration"
SoulPancake is a company rooted in human connection, understanding, and asking life’s big questions—even the hard ones. In October of 2017, we launched GATEWAYS, a six-part docu-series dedicated to bringing a human face – and story – to incarcerated youth and to showcasing the transformative power of education on juvenile offenders. The series ...
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#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...
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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, "...
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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 ...
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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, wrestl...
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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 fund...

Nominees

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, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City