THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

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From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Video Series

This award honors the most creative and effective use of a video series such as a digital web series or docu-series to bring awareness to and achieve a social good campaign, initiative, or project.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

winner
"Together at Home" Instagram Concert Series
Global Citizen’s sole focus is to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. But in 2020, with the growing …
AARP Purpose Prize 2019-2020
You live. You learn. You give back. No one knows this better than people ages 50 and older, who hav…
Brainwashed By Toons
The goal of BRAINWASHED BY TOONS was to educate and inform viewers about how racial bias and sexism…
DBS Sparks Season 2: Everyday Heroes for a Better World
The world is facing complex developmental, social and environmental challenges, not to mention hard…
Expert Answers from the World Bank Group
“Expert Answers” is the World Bank Group’s flagship video series focused on the latest news and ana…
Girls Room
Young people are deeply impacted by on-screen images; what they see shapes their relationship with …
finalist
Good People
The objective of the series “Good People” is to meet the inspiring changemakers who have dedicated …
finalist
Gratitude
We are Olo, the on-demand platform for the restaurant industry, powering digital ordering and deliv…
Holiday Heroes
Holiday Heroes celebrates individuals who are making a positive impact on their communities during …
finalist
In The Know: Futurists
Futurists follows industry leaders across all different disciplines who are advancing their fields …
In The Know: Next Gen
The objective of this series is to highlight Gen Z changemakers who are making amazing strides in t…
finalist
gold honor
Justin Bieber: Seasons
The objective of Justin Bieber: Seasons was to invite the audience into an intimate part of Justin’…
finalist
LinkedIn Changemakers launch video series, by Brands2Life
Social media can be a minefield of negativity, therefore a difficult place to have open and honest …
Love, Me | Video Series from This Free Life
For many LGBT folks, young adulthood can be tumultuous: hardship, growth, stress, belonging. Many y…
Need to Know by MTV News
Award-winning journalists Dometi Pongo and Yoonj Kim are the faces of Need To Know, MTV News’ flags…
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices
OUTLOUD: Raising Voices began as a live event concept to give a platform to up-and-coming LGBTQ+ mu…
Start Here
Al Jazeera Digital’s video explainer series Start Here was created to help people re-engage in impo…
Taking Refuge
The Olympic Channel's 2020 original series and social media campaign for Taking Refuge features the…
finalist
VH1's Black Girl Beauty
The main objective was to create a YouTube series produced by VH1 featuring a panel of celebrity an…
VH1's RuPaul’s Drag Race Out of the Closet S3
With the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Out of the Closet, the objective was to build on the …
“With Love, Me” presented by Your Cancer Game Plan
Merck Oncology is committed to fighting cancer on all fronts and providing patients and caregivers …