Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

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Arts & Culture

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Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family


Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health


Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)


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Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)


Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action




Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences


Live Events



Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)


Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership


Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.


Account Management



Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management


Community Management


Creative Direction


Data Analysis




Partnership Management



Project Management

Public Relations




Talent Management



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Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team



Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader



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Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 9th 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.


Change Perspective
In the past several years, mobile video has exposed a decades old problem of police violence against African Americans. Visa Rushcard, with a brand promise to always be there for its community, became the first marketer to address this tragic issue.As VISA Rushcard's agency of record, our objective was to develop creative advertising that would br…
Expedia Dream Adventures
Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites*, launched a first-of-its-kind, immersive virtual reality (VR) campaign in March 2016 to raise awareness and drive donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Expedia leveraged VR technology to capture the dream adventures of four special kids fighting cancer at St.…
Honey Maid | Wholesome Button
In 2014, Weber Shandwick alongside the brand and advertising creative partner agency Droga5 first launched Honey Maid's (a Mondelez International brand) "This Is Wholesome" campaign. The campaign is rooted in the idea that while the makeup and day-to-day lives of families have evolved, the importance of wholesome family connections remains the sam…
Itaú Bank, the largest privately-held financial institution in Latin America, believes that education is a key element for the sustainable development of a country. For years, through the Fundação Itaú Social Foundation, it has been operating in all Brazilian territory investing financial resources in programs that aim at the progress of public ed…
Twitch Plays Nuketown
Every year, Activision releases a new installment of its hugely popular gaming franchise, Call of Duty. And with the release of Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Remastered, this year was no different. To celebrate these 2016 title releases, we wanted to give our passionate fanbase an interactive, action-packed experience. With Call of Duty XP, …


Data catching on cars with the Renault #MeganeExperience. To promote the new Megane, Renault launches #MeganeExperience, an experience based on a simple idea: "live automobiles sensations for real" and according to the new TV Spot's base line : "Activate your sensations". The objective with the #MeganeExperience was to demonstrate the real sensations that d…
Carnival Vista Effect - 360 Video with Zach King
Give consumers a one-of-a-kind tour of the all-new Carnival Vista by developing and designing a truly dynamic and innovative 360 degree ship tour highlighting all of the new and differentiated features that Carnival Vista has to offer. By teaming up with internet legend and visual effect guru, Zach King, we were able to pair innovative technology with an …
Denny’s Pancake Live
Years ago we brought to life Denny's most iconic dish with the web series The Grand Slams, working with Stoopid Buddies Studios (creators of Robot Chicken). To align with Denny's new pancakes launch, we wanted to make The Grand Slams more engaging and thought, "why not bring our beloved Pancake character to life?" We always wanted to talk to a Pancake, so w…
Meet Insomnobot-3000, Your New Best Friend
No matter how comfortable your mattress is, some nights it's still impossible to fall asleep. Whether you stayed up late binging on Netflix, tried to get to inbox zero, or gulped down coffee at 4pm, insomnia is real. It's easy for the loneliness to set in at 1am when it feels like the rest of the world is already sound asleep. Casper wanted to provide insta…
Mucinex: Mr. Mucus Talks Back
Cold and flu season descends upon millions of Americans between October and March and, for six months out of the year, brands fight to regain awareness and consideration. The problem is, people don't engage with the cold and flu category unless they're actually sick. But would this change if they came face to face with the very booger that infects them? We …
Patrón Cocktail Lab — the intelligent cocktail recommendation platform
ChallengePatrón enjoys tremendous brand equity and dominates the ultra-premium tequila market — 7 out of 10 bottles sold are labeled Patrón. And yet, most people think of enjoying their tequila as a shot, bottle service, or in a top-shelf margarita.We needed to change that perception to increase growth in the U.S. and internationally as new competitors were…
Qantas Out of Office
For many corporate employees, receiving a boring Out of Office automatic response is a daily occurrence. Most of us don't read the entire email, if we bother to read it at all. But what if an Out of Office email could be transformed into a storytelling tool? We wanted to give the outdated automatic out of office email a new face, allowing employees to share…
T-Mobile's Underwater Unboxing
Another 'unboxing' video ... big deal, right? A quick search for 'unboxing the Galaxy S7' and you'll get hundreds of results that all look the same.Our goal was to cut through the noise with a unique creative concept while still being genuine and informative so that the viewer could trust the content. We wanted to capture views from people interested in the…
ThinkPad Torture Test with Rahzel
The request was simple, take the rough, tough Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Laptop and prove just how durable it really is. So naturally we beat up a Laptop. To the Beat. We took the rough, tough Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Laptop. Added the Godfather of Noise: Rahzel. And tossed in 7 extreme torture tests and an original beatbox track by Rahzel. In the end, we had…
Westworld’s Concierge Chatbot: Aeden
How would you interact with an A.I.? That's the question at the heart of Season 1 of HBO's Westworld. The series is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin in a theme park populated by lifelike robots. To introduce fans to the unique, complex world, HBO and Google partnered to create the perfect combination of tech…
Xbox Quantum Break – Mobile with Motion
The 3rd-person shooter space has continued to generate similar games and the category itself has become stale. Elaborate launches, cinematic trailers and extensive pre-release goals mean there has become a formulaic approach to generate awareness and hit targets.Gargantuan competitors such as Call of Duty and Battlefield release titles every year, keeping t…
YARNs are tiny videos taken from movies, tv shows, and music videos. YARNs are used in social media and chat to personalize and augment conversations.YARN is like GIPHY but on steroids.