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 NEW!

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Best Art Direction

This award honors a social media campaign or overall social presence for exceptional art direction. Visuals used in posts, to enhance social profiles, and as part of integrated campaigns are eligible. Creative integrity, strategic integration, shareability and effectiveness will be considered.

Nominees

winner
#GoldLife Rewards
In the Spring of 2016 Starbucks re-launched their loyalty program as Starbucks Rewards. The new pro…
Adobe Photoshop "There's Magic Inside"
Adobe challenged us to drive deeper Photoshop engagement to help support a wider business goal of i…
finalist
audience honor
Ballers Season 2 - GLOW, HBO
The HBO series Ballers reveals there's a lot more to being a baller than a multi-million dollar dea…
finalist
bronze honor
Chambord Social Media Campaign
Chambord, the French raspberry liqueur had a petite problem in the US. Nobody's ears had heard of i…
Daredevil Season 2 Social Campaign
One question loomed at the center of Season 2 of Marvel's Daredevil: "When does right become wrong?…
Follow Your TART
In the crowded world of candy, SweeTARTS sought relevance among millennials. Our challenge was to c…
HBO’s Westworld: www.DiscoverWestworld.com
HBO's Westworld transports viewers to an immersive theme park where the line between human and arti…
Handcrafting Starbucks for Holiday
In a particularly fragmented holiday season, Starbucks wanted to generate and sustain excitement fo…
Olympics News Lab at Google
During the Olympics, a few stories are recycled over and again. But, according to the 300 million d…
finalist
gold honor
The Expanse: Enter the Future
Syfy's The Expanse is a science fiction thriller set hundreds of years in the future, where mank…
finalist
silver honor
The Magicians: Welcome to Brakebills
The Magicians, Based upon Lev Grossman's best-selling books centers on Brakebills University, a …
winner
The Periodic Table: Something to Sing About
Every year in mid-October the American Chemical Society celebrates National Chemistry Week as a way…
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – #TransformationTuesdays Social Campaign
In 2016, Fox re-invented the classic musical sensation, the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Start…
Tums - Fearless Foodies
TUMS' resident man-foods, Meatball and Taco, were going to be on the road all summer at Thrillist a…
Xbox 15-Year Anniversary
Create a visual identity and social content to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Xbox across the Xb…
Xbox Design Lab
Xbox is always looking for ways to offer a variety of options for every fan. To give players even m…
Yakult USA Social Media Content
When we began working with Yakult, our goal was to create original, shareable content that would sp…