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 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Documentary Short

This award honors the most creative and effective use of a short, documentary-style film to bring awareness to a social good campaign, initiative or project.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
A Piece Of Me
Female genital mutilation (FGM), a practice that involves altering or injuring the female genitalia…
ALABAMA'S SEWAGE CRISIS
This video presents a growing public health crisis wherein hookworm, a disease thought only to affe…
finalist
Behind the Lens: Living with a Rare Blood Cancer
Every year, millions of patients, families and caregivers are impacted by cancer in the U.S. Some c…
finalist
Blue Habits: Trinidad
As a non-profit dedicated to ocean conservation for 50 years, Oceanic Society has come to realize t…
Generation Zika: Three Years Later
Three years ago, thousands of pregnant women were infected with the mosquito-borne virus, Zika. The…
Hotel Silverado: A Family Affair
Chevrolet’s role was to work with the American Cancer Society (ACS) to identify a recipient and cre…
LEBANON: TINY COUNTRY, BIG TRASH PROBLEM
It piles up in landfills, it’s dumped in the ocean, it's burned. Lebanon is drowning in trash and d…
finalist
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
The Pardon: Jason Spyres
Jason Spyres got arrested for selling cannabis in Illinois. He understood that he broke the law, bu…
The Reef
For Revolutio Creative's Apple commissioned #shotoniphone branded documentary, the studio was able …
finalist
WORLD'S WATER CRISIS IS TOTALLY SOLVABLE
You haven't even left for work yet, and you've already used more water than some villagers in rural…
winner
Waste of Film
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention there were an estimated 1.4 Million sui…
When Neurodiversity Works
Companies today are looking to get increasingly complicated applications to market faster, with few…