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 in Human Rights

This award honors a program, project or initiative that promotes and protects the rights and freedoms of all individuals and groups. Describe how the work exercises universal respect for the basic rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

finalist
gold honor
#SacredMMIWG
Indigenous women represent only 4% of the female population, yet represent 16% of all female homici…
finalist
bronze honor
#UnravelHate
Toronto-based apparel brand Peace Collective aims to capture cultural sentiment in the clothing it …
Fortify Rights/Doha Debates Rohingya Instagram Fellows
In the world’s largest refugee camp, Doha Debates and human rights organization Fortify Rights are …
finalist
Ghost Fleet
Our feature length documentary film GHOST FLEET follows a small group of activists who risk their l…
Give the Gift of Independence/Where Are They Now?
We set out with the intention of growing our follower and donor base by reconnecting people to the …
HOMELESS IN THE CAPITAL
When it comes to homelessness, it's not just about circumstances or misfortune. Often it's about th…
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 r…
finalist
silver honor
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
NO PLACE FOR MUSLIMS IN INDIA
Indian PM Narendra Modi is often praised for the country's economic successes, but in the shadows r…
winner
Speak Truth to Power
In an effort to ignite a national dialogue about what it means to be a 21st-century solution-seeker…
finalist
gold honor
Stand Speak Rise Up!
End rape as a weapon of war. Sexual violence as a weapon of war, submission and terror is an ign…