3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards 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.

Finalists

finalist
gold
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...
finalist
silver
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 ...
finalist
audience
#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...
finalist
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...
finalist
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE VR SCAVENGER HUNT
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 ...

Nominees

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, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018