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 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Entertainment

This award honors efforts by an entertainment company to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns and promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally. All forms of entertainment are eligible for this award.

See previous winners and honorees here.


AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
Each year, AMC Networks aims to elevate awareness around Black History Month and share poignant and educational stories with viewers across the country. AMC Networks’ first annual Black History Month PSA campaign launched in 2014 on WE tv and expanded in 2018 to air across the company’s five networks, adding AMC, IFC, BBC America, and Sundance TV.…
Ghost Fleet
Our feature length documentary film GHOST FLEET follows a small group of activists who risk their lives on remote Indonesian islands to find justice and freedom for the enslaved fishermen who feed the world’s insatiable appetite for seafood. Bangkok-based Patima Tungpuchayakul, a Thai abolitionist, has committed her life to helping these “lost” me…
Goalcast is the world’s largest, leading source of authentic storytelling. We aim to empower individuals to take ownership and action in their lives.  Our mission is to change the world. We believe that change starts from within, so every day we rise to the challenge of inspiring tens of millions of people to live life with purpose.   Throug…
ROMA Social Impact Campaign
ROMA centers on the story of Cleo, an indigenous woman who works as a live-in domestic worker for a middle-class family in 1970s Mexico City. ROMA had a worldwide release on Netflix December 14, 2018, bringing Cleo’s story to 190 countries and 140 million subscribers.    “The role of the domestic worker, which in many movies is secondary, ta…
The Jim Jefferies Show
In this field segment from The Jim Jefferies Show, our intention was to shine a light on the foster care system, while also giving viewers an easy and immediate way to help foster kids. Specifically, our goal was to support the work of Kids in the Spotlight, a charity that empowers foster kids by teaching them filmmaking, and at the same time help…


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! early deadline on dec 3rd, 2020.