10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best use of Virtual Reality

This award honors the most creative and effective use of virtual reality in a social media marketing campaign.See previous winners and honorees here.


Are You Prepared for the New Reality?
At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, we view disruption as an opportunity, not a problem. Therefore, at a time when continual change is the norm, we strive to deliver insights that help our clients make sense of it all and propel their businesses forward. In this case, our goal was to use virtual reality itself to explain the effect of the techno...
Battle on Mars
Throughout Season 1 of The Expanse, viewers were enraptured by the high-stakes politics of life on earth, and the 0-g frontier of life in the asteroid belt. What viewers hadn't seen yet was life on the Red Planet; a location that was set to feature heavily in Season 2.With The Battle on Mars VR our objective was to give viewers their first look ...
#NBAinVR - NextVR
NextVR is the leading way in the future of entertainment and sports broadcasting by bringing live experiences to fans across the world. As the official VR partner of NBA League Pass, NextVR is changing how basketball fans experience live games by bringing them courtside while they sit in their living room.NextVR is not only reimagining how we vi...
I Am Rohingya by Contrast VR
Contrast VR is Al Jazeera's new immersive media studio. Utilizing virtual reality, 360° content, and new narrative styles, the studio has released a series of original VR documentaries to transport viewers to the people and cultures hit hardest by inequality and conflict.The Contrast VR team traveled to Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, in May 2017 to co...
Based on the beloved classic Jumanji, Sony was preparing to release the next installment in the franchise, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and the stakes couldn't be higher. We needed to introduce fans to new characters, a new setting and a new Jumanji, this time in a classic video game format. Even with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jack Black and ...
Spacewalk 360
In the history of mankind, there have only been several hundreds humans lucky enough to fly into space and witness our beautiful planet from above. RT brings our dreams of being in space one step closer to becoming a reality. RT's objective was to become the first in history to produce a 360-degree video in a zero-gravity environment and show ou...


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city


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