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

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Most Creative use of Technology

This award honors the most innovative integration of technology in a marketing campaign. Examples of technology integrations may include use of public APIs, facial recognition, data manipulation and augmented reality.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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gold honor
Rickstaverse
In Rick and Morty, the title characters travel into new worlds each episode through portals that tr…
finalist
silver honor
Lucy The Robot
BackgroundGlobal technology company, Double Robotics, wanted to launch into the Australian market w…
finalist
100 Dancing Robots Come to Life (ft. Jordyn Jones)
There's no rule that says learning shouldn't be fun, or that playing can't be valuable. If there is…
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American Greetings ThankList
American Greetings, a 100+ year old company rooted in meaningful connections, had overtaken Hallmar…
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Nicebot
Cyberbullying is more prevalent today than ever before. In fact, something mean, cruel or hurtful …
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Play the Guggenheim
If you could play the Guggenheim... What song would you play?
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Project Katrina
TakePart covered the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a focus on the resilience of New…
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Spotify Found Them First
Spotify wanted to reward top streamers, who were the reason a lot of artists like Hozier and Lorde…
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Spotify Singles
We created a series of experiments we called "Spotify Singles." Each Single took a cultural insight…
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UMOOD
Our brief was to raise awareness of UNIQLO in Australia (the brand had only recently entered the Au…
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Uber Safe
Drunk driving continues to be a major issue across the world. This is especially true at night, whe…

Nominees

finalist
100 Dancing Robots Come to Life (ft. Jordyn Jones)
There's no rule that says learning shouldn't be fun, or that playing can't be valuable. If there is…
finalist
American Greetings ThankList
American Greetings, a 100+ year old company rooted in meaningful connections, had overtaken Hallmar…
Après Ski Shazam Promotion
Luxury hits its peak as Bravo jet sets to Whistler, British Columbia in the new docu-series "Après …
Ask Pharma
Every year, over a million children die of pneumonia and other respiratorydiseases around the world…
Clorox: For When Things Go Viral
The speed of Internet celebrity is amazing—two million views stack up faster than tissues on your n…
finalist
silver honor
Lucy The Robot
BackgroundGlobal technology company, Double Robotics, wanted to launch into the Australian market w…
winner
Netflix socks
Netflix fans' devotion to their favorite shows leads to comical "first-world problems" and elaborat…
finalist
Nicebot
Cyberbullying is more prevalent today than ever before. In fact, something mean, cruel or hurtful …
finalist
Play the Guggenheim
If you could play the Guggenheim... What song would you play?
Plotagon - Animate Yourself
Plotagon was created to make it possible for anyone to create an animated movie, with no knowledge …
finalist
Project Katrina
TakePart covered the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a focus on the resilience of New…
finalist
gold honor
Rickstaverse
In Rick and Morty, the title characters travel into new worlds each episode through portals that tr…
Shadowhunters Join the Hunt Augmented Reality Experience
To launch our new Freeform original series, Shadowhunters, we had to find a compelling way to engag…
Shazam the Mob Wives
"Mob Wives" is a docu-soap series following the lives of a group of women at a crossroads, struggli…
Slot Car Holiday Heats
Acura asked us to activate their "Oh What Fun It Is To Drive" Winter Sales Event by reinventing a h…
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Spotify Found Them First
Spotify wanted to reward top streamers, who were the reason a lot of artists like Hozier and Lorde…
finalist
Spotify Singles
We created a series of experiments we called "Spotify Singles." Each Single took a cultural insight…
Spotify Taste Rewind
With hundreds of millions of streams every day on Spotify, the vast majority are the latest hits a…
Stitchers - Hack the Case
To launch our new series, Stitchers, we had to find a creative way to explain the unique premise of…
finalist
UMOOD
Our brief was to raise awareness of UNIQLO in Australia (the brand had only recently entered the Au…
finalist
Uber Safe
Drunk driving continues to be a major issue across the world. This is especially true at night, whe…
Virtually Porsche
Porsche Cars North America built a Porsche Experience Center (PEC) in Atlanta to provide an immersi…