THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best use of Animated GIFs

These fun, move-able images have made a comeback from the early days of the internet and have dominated Tumblr feeds. Now, organizations of all types are embracing this quirky image format. This award honors the Best use of Animated GIFs by a media outlet, brand, agency, organization or institution.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#OursToLose
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, was widely seen as a once in a lifetim…
finalist
'Tis the SEAson for Long John Silver's
Throughout December 2015, the Long John Silver's Facebook Page highlighted holiday-centric animated…
2015 Emmys Cinemagraphs
As the network hosting the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, our objective was to break through the clutt…
4NewsWall
Channel 4 News approached 4creative with a challenge to engage 16-34 year olds in a new, exciting a…
67th EMMYs Cinemagraph Campaign
To make arresting, beautiful content from images of Emmy Awards shows of yesteryear, and current pr…
American Horror Story Hotel: Welcome To The Cortez Gif Set
Every year fans clamour for any insight into the setting of American Horror Story. Hoping to whet t…
Doctor Who
2015 marked the 9th season of Doctor Who, which has a long and storied history in pop culture since…
GoT Betrayals
To drive anticipation for the fifth season of Game of Thrones and catch fans up on the last 4 seaso…
finalist
bronze honor
Hannibal Travel Posters
With fall launches around the corner, NBC turned to us for high-end social content. We dove in with…
finalist
Hulu: TV GIFs
Creating GIFs that stand out in a sea of content is not an easy task – even beloved properties can …
winner
Hulu: The Perfect GIF
Nothing makes a point quite like a great GIF, but while the Internet is chock full of various GIFs,…
finalist
Kitty Litter Angel
To engage meowbox's followers, gain some new ones, and wish the entire online cat community a happ…
Name Your Car Day
At Honda, we like to keep a constant conversation with our fans to let them know how much we appre…
Olo Bags: "Please Draw _____ on the Bag"
Have you ever ordered food online and requested something in the "special instructions" field? Chan…
Orphan Black
Season 3 of Orphan Black explored themes of sisterhood, identity, science and sexuality. We focused…
finalist
That New Phone Feeling
For the past several phone launches, Samsung had stuck to strictly incremental upgrades while the p…
Wells Fargo Diwali: The Best Smiles Are The Ones We Create
"Diwali – The Festival of Lights" is one of the largest, most highly anticipated Asian Indian (AI) …
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp - Wet Hot Gifs
Enjoy a Wet Hot moment and share it with friends and loved ones.
finalist
Who Won Booking Summer?
The summer months are peak mobile booking season in the US and UK with a significant proportion of …