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 in Entertainment

This award honors the social media efforts supporting musicians, films, comedians, plays and other forms of entertainment. All forms of entertainment are eligible for this award.

See previous winners and honorees for Best in Music and Best in Film.

Finalists

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gold honor
Furious 7
Universal Pictures' Furious 7 opened in theaters on April 3, 2015 with high expectations. The seven…
finalist
gold honor
NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS – AMERICA COMES TOGETHER FOR AUTISM PROGRAMS
For Night of Too Many Stars 2015, TV and film's brightest stars -- including Louis C.K., Paul Ru…
finalist
gold honor
STX Entertainment's "The Gift"
STX sought to create intrigue and excitement leading up to the premiere of their first major motion…
finalist
gold honor
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
In the world of WWE, the show doesn't end once the final bell rings. The conflicts and controversie…
finalist
silver honor
BACK TO THE FUTURE 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Anticipation for Back to the Future Day was high, but turning those strong feelings about the franc…
finalist
silver honor
Spotify Found Them First
Spotify wanted to reward top streamers, who were the reason a lot of artists like Hozier and Lorde…
finalist
silver honor
Spotify Taste Rewind
With hundreds of millions of streams every day on Spotify, the vast majority are the latest hits a…
finalist
silver honor
Universal Unfriended Social Campaign
Unfriended took a classic idea – a bullied girl commits suicide then returns for revenge – and gave…
finalist
bronze honor
#BeatlesOnSpotify
In one of the most important moments in music history, the Beatles arrived on streaming services o…
finalist
bronze honor
Luke Bryan Digital Autograph Application
On the heels of Luke Bryan's album release for "Kill the Lights", the goal was to create a unique d…
finalist
bronze honor
Oxygen's Very Real
Oxygen Media recently underwent a new brand study and redesign to ensure that it stays connected to…
finalist
bronze honor
Selfie Induced Horror
For the release of the film THE GALLOWS, Warner Bros wanted to gain attention and engagement from …
finalist
bronze honor
Spotify Singles
We created a series of experiments we called "Spotify Singles." Each Single took a cultural insight…
finalist
bronze honor
Trainwreck Social Campaign
Judd Apatow, America's comedy king-maker and director of such hits as The 40-Year Old Virgin and Kn…
finalist
2015 MTV EMA
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Axe and Cross Viral Website / The Last Witch Hunter
A cursory glance at AvatarLabs and Lionsgate's The Last Witch Hunter (TLWH) digital marketing progr…
finalist
Bravo's Daily Dish
With The Daily Dish, Bravo aimed to tap into the passions of pop culture junkies (Real Housewives a…
finalist
Chegg Music 101: #EdOnCampus
Every school year students have the same course of events on the horizon – going to class, doing ho…
finalist
Cineplex celebrates movie lovers with FanScreen!
Cineplex set out to capture ownable whitespace in the social conversation around film in order to d…
finalist
Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber
The unprecedented momentum behind Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber created an opportunity fo…
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Doctor Who
2015 marked the 9th season of Doctor Who, which has a long and storied history in pop culture since…
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Lily & The Snowman
Great brands are anchored in a higher purpose. For Cineplex – the largest theatre chain and one of …
finalist
Orphan Black
Season 3 of Orphan Black explored themes of sisterhood, identity, science and sexuality. We focused…

Nominees

finalist
bronze honor
#BeatlesOnSpotify
In one of the most important moments in music history, the Beatles arrived on streaming services o…
16th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Social Media Celebration
VIDEO: http://latingram.my/social-media-celebration-2015
finalist
2015 MTV EMA
A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods is a journey into the human heart between two old friends embarking on an adven…
finalist
Axe and Cross Viral Website / The Last Witch Hunter
A cursory glance at AvatarLabs and Lionsgate's The Last Witch Hunter (TLWH) digital marketing progr…
finalist
silver honor
BACK TO THE FUTURE 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Anticipation for Back to the Future Day was high, but turning those strong feelings about the franc…
finalist
Bravo's Daily Dish
With The Daily Dish, Bravo aimed to tap into the passions of pop culture junkies (Real Housewives a…
finalist
Chegg Music 101: #EdOnCampus
Every school year students have the same course of events on the horizon – going to class, doing ho…
finalist
Cineplex celebrates movie lovers with FanScreen!
Cineplex set out to capture ownable whitespace in the social conversation around film in order to d…
finalist
Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber
The unprecedented momentum behind Comedy Central's Roast of Justin Bieber created an opportunity fo…
finalist
Doctor Who
2015 marked the 9th season of Doctor Who, which has a long and storied history in pop culture since…
E! Online Mobile App
The E! Online app makes it easier than ever for fans to access the breaking pop culture news, photo…
finalist
gold honor
Furious 7
Universal Pictures' Furious 7 opened in theaters on April 3, 2015 with high expectations. The seven…
finalist
Lily & The Snowman
Great brands are anchored in a higher purpose. For Cineplex – the largest theatre chain and one of …
finalist
bronze honor
Luke Bryan Digital Autograph Application
On the heels of Luke Bryan's album release for "Kill the Lights", the goal was to create a unique d…
finalist
gold honor
NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS – AMERICA COMES TOGETHER FOR AUTISM PROGRAMS
For Night of Too Many Stars 2015, TV and film's brightest stars -- including Louis C.K., Paul Ru…
Netflix Social Media
Netflix has one goal on social media, to be entertainment's biggest fan.
Nicho Powers Sean Paul 2015 Summer Tour Engagement
Upon the release of his new single, Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Sean Paul wished to give fan…
finalist
Orphan Black
Season 3 of Orphan Black explored themes of sisterhood, identity, science and sexuality. We focused…
finalist
bronze honor
Oxygen's Very Real
Oxygen Media recently underwent a new brand study and redesign to ensure that it stays connected to…
winner
Peanutize me!
What would you look like drawn as a character from Peanuts? Wouldn't you like to find out?Peanutize…
finalist
gold honor
STX Entertainment's "The Gift"
STX sought to create intrigue and excitement leading up to the premiere of their first major motion…
finalist
bronze honor
Selfie Induced Horror
For the release of the film THE GALLOWS, Warner Bros wanted to gain attention and engagement from …
finalist
silver honor
Spotify Found Them First
Spotify wanted to reward top streamers, who were the reason a lot of artists like Hozier and Lorde…
finalist
bronze honor
Spotify Singles
We created a series of experiments we called "Spotify Singles." Each Single took a cultural insight…
finalist
silver honor
Spotify Taste Rewind
With hundreds of millions of streams every day on Spotify, the vast majority are the latest hits a…
The Lobster - Digital Activation
Our mission was to create buzz around the UK release of The Lobster, the first English language mov…
finalist
bronze honor
Trainwreck Social Campaign
Judd Apatow, America's comedy king-maker and director of such hits as The 40-Year Old Virgin and Kn…
finalist
silver honor
Universal Unfriended Social Campaign
Unfriended took a classic idea – a bullied girl commits suicide then returns for revenge – and gave…
finalist
gold honor
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
In the world of WWE, the show doesn't end once the final bell rings. The conflicts and controversie…