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 use of Storytelling

This award honors the the most compelling and shareable social good campaigns, projects and initiatives using effective storytelling to reach a certain goal or objective.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

A Piece Of Me
Female genital mutilation (FGM), a practice that involves altering or injuring the female genitalia…
Camila and The Shadow of Dengue
2019 marked an important point in Takeda’s history as it concluded a major acquisition. Their annua…
finalist
Changing the Game
The video game industry has long ignored players with limited mobility. As a result, gamers with li…
Closing the Crop Gap
Through “Closing the Crop Gap,” we set out to raise awareness about issues related to the Crop Gap,…
winner
Code & Response
Natural disasters of apocalyptic proportion are occurring at a more rapid rate than ever before. Mo…
Dream Big Pittsburgh
There is no more genuine source of dreams and shared possibilities in our community than our childr…
Ek Nayi Muskaan
Himalaya is one of the leading brands in the lip care category. As a brand, Himalaya Lip Care under…
finalist
Fearless with Ashley Graham
Ellen Digital Network partnered with body activist, entrepreneur, supermodel, and game changer in t…
Feel More Like You
Glass Entertainment Group partnered with Upworthy and Walgreens to bring attention to Walgreen’s “F…
Fish Unknown
Relais & Châteaux, as an association of 580 of the world’s top restaurants and hotels, has been sup…
Generation Lockdown
In 95% of public schools in the United States, lockdown drills are as common as math and science. S…
Goalcast
Goalcast is the world’s largest, leading source of authentic storytelling. We aim to empower indivi…
Love Calls Back
Coming out to family and friends is one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the lives of LGBTQ+ p…
finalist
gold honor
Rising, Love Has No Labels
Inspired by true events coming out of a year marred by natural disaster (hurricanes, mudslides, wil…
Shake Shack Pride 2019 Campaign
At Shake Shack, we’re committed to providing equal opportunities for success, removing obstacles an…
The Wage Gap: A Scary Truth
On average in the US, women earn about 80 cents for every dollar men make and women of color make e…
Topical Campaign Reboot: John & Jena, Jared & John and Femi & Joey
At a time when mainstream brands are beginning to pay attention to the banning of single use pla…
finalist
Waste of Film
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention there were an estimated 1.4 Million sui…
Wishes Delivered
For UPS, the holiday season is the busiest time of the year. As shipping volumes reach their peak, …
theSkimm x Shondaland: Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, theSkimm and Shondaland teamed up on a video series to addre…