5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries are now closed. Finalists will be announced in mid-October!

Best in Animal & Wildlife

This award honors a program, project, or initiative executed to promote, protect, and defend wild and domestic animals.

See previous winners and honorees here.
A Wild Life - Our Better World's Wildlife Series
Our Better World (OBW) is the digital storytelling initiative of the Singapore International Foundation that tells stories across Asia to inspire people online to take action and create a positive impact in the world. At OBW, we create specific series so you can dive deeper into a single cause, topic or issue. Our Wildlife Series is entitled A Wild Life:…
Crunchyroll - Anime Heroes for Aussie Wildlife
Crunchyroll's objective was to maintain a leadership position in the global anime community by provide meaningful support to our colleagues in Australia, who were dealing with the tragic wildfires earlier in 2019-20.   We at Crunchyroll decided to team up with AnimeLab / Madman Entertainment in Australia and provide financial relief to their local com…
Disney The Lion King Protect the Pride
  Since Disney’s The Lion King was first released in theatres 25 years ago, Africa has lost half of all lions in the wild. So, as part of our efforts celebrating the release of the 2019 reimagining of the film, The Lion King, Disney announced a global conservation campaign to raise awareness and support the Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) Lion Reco…
Inspiring Pet Parents & Animals Lovers Through a Global Pandemic
Best Friends Animal Society (BFAS) is a nonprofit organization that enables anyone and everyone to help end the killing in America’s animal shelters through community partnerships built across the United States. The group does outreach nationwide with shelters, rescue groups and members to promote pet adoption, no-kill animal rescue, and safe spay-and-neute…
In the summer of 2019/2020, Australia was ravaged by its worst bushfire season on record. 1 billion of the country’s unique wildlife - killed, with surviving species facing extinction.  In an effort to connect New Yorkers to this heartbreaking tragedy and raise awareness around the devastating impact of the bushfires, Koalas of NYC was born. The objectiv…
Kitten Bowl VII
Introduce W25-54 Kitten Bowl fans to the next installment of this special event and bring awareness to our corporate pet adoption initiative. Attract new viewers & animal/cat enthusiasts with social tactics that feature our signature over-the-top “cat/kitten” cuteness.
Subaru Celebrates Pets by Establishing National Make a Dog’s Day
Subaru of America is dedicated to being more than just a car company, and dedicates resources to making the world a better place through the causes that matter to its customer base, which is one of the reasons Subaru has the highest loyalty rate among automakers at 61.5%. In addition to preserving the environment, giving back to local communities and helpin…
The Zoo Changes You
Our objective in producing this video was to share the importance of the Zoo and reframe the way the brand is experienced, understood and appreciated. With a recent emergence of a new brand message, “The Zoo Changes You,” we wanted to not only talk about the Zoo’s transformative quality, we wanted to actually show it.  We wanted to share how spending time a…

About the Shorty Awards

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finalists for the 5th annual shorty social good awards will be announced in mid-october!