Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Government and Politics

This award recognizes efforts by a political party, politician, government advocacy group or city, state or country government to make the world a better place.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Creation is Prayer, Projection of Hopes & Optimism to Win Presidential Election
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 is a rematch between incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and his long-time rival former Army General Prabowo Subianto. Jokowi has made so many achievements during his time. However, his electability was attacked by pessimism, hatreds, and false accusations. Feuds between their supporters overflowed the media and in…
Kamp Grizzly - Oregon Justice Resource Center - Measure 11
This is a short animated PSA film in support of the Oregon Justice Resource Center (OJRC) to help raise awareness about the need for reform of Measure 11, a law which allows for some Oregon Youth to be prosecuted and sentenced as adults, without potential for early release. The film was created specifically for use on OJRC’s social media channels.…
Rose Knick: Reluctant Supreme Court Hero
Rose Knick purchased land in Pennsylvania in 1970, and farmed that land for most of her life. In 2008, she got a knock on the door from the local government saying that there was a pile of rocks that they think may be a grave. So, they decided to make her land open to the public and required her to maintain it accordingly at her own expense. Publi…
The Pardon: Jason Spyres
Jason Spyres got arrested for selling cannabis in Illinois. He understood that he broke the law, but he never imagined he'd serve a 30-year sentence. The sentence was severe, and once he finally served his time he met a new challenge that came with the sentence: $68,000 in fines and ruined financial credit due to those unpaid fines. Our goal of…
Unbreaking America
Since 2012, RepresentUs—the nation’s largest right-left anti-corruption organization—has been working to unrig the broken political system that has placed power and influence into the hands of special interests instead of the people. Laws are no longer determined by civil discourse, evidence-based policymaking, or the will of the people. Instead, …