The #GifMaker Shorty Award

Who has the time now to watch a 4 minute video of cats playing with a toy, or someone making a fool of themselves? What everyone does have time to do is spend countless hours getting hooked on those wacky GIFs showing the same thing in few second increments. This Shorty will honor the top creator of GIFs that we all know and love; nominate your favorite #GIFMaker.

Check out our Best Animated Gif of the Year Special Award, presented by A&E's Duck Dynasty to submit your favorite fan-created GIF of the year. If you are a brand, media outlet, or agency looking for recognition for your quirky use of animated GIFs enter the Best Use of Animated GIFs Shorty Industry Award Best Use of Animated GIFs Shorty Industry Award.

GIF Maker Shorty Award Leaders

See the winners of the 5th Annual Shorty Awards →

1st

30 SECONDS TO MARS

30 SECONDS TO MARS

Updates, artwork, projects & more for 30 seconds to Mars & the Echelon. NEW album & tour in 2013! // Check out our gif collection in our Tumblr page.

2nd

evine∞graphicmaker

evine∞graphicmaker

twitter graphic maker. for icons,bgs,headers,banners, click this link : http://t.co/fChIGOTJ . me singing lol , cover your ears! http://t.co/NImp2Tsh

3rd

T. Kyle MacMahon

T. Kyle MacMahon

Designer at MTV Networks, the man behind the RealityTVGIFs blog + #XFactor's GIF of the Week, and a dedicated @BritneySpears fan.

4th

Dianna McDougall

Dianna McDougall

Content strategist, designer & culture vulture. Made GIFs for Tumblr, Shorty Awards, & Aol. Social / tech / art obsessed. d.mcdgll at gmail

5th

Khoa

Khoa

A San Diego guy who is the future 'Amazing Race' winner, Pokemon master, stealthy ninja, traveler extraordinaire, tech geek, design lover, and imaginary.

6th

Ryan Broderick

Ryan Broderick

I write for @Buzzfeed and run their tumblr. I am made of typos. Retweets mean I'm flirting with you.

7th

lacey micallef

lacey micallef

legendary artist

8th

Katie

Katie

kat ┇25 ┇planet earth. ☆ professional #mikita & #shaggie fangirl ☆ my shows: ☆ nikita, ☆ revenge, ☆ the walking dead, ☆ arrow, ☆ revolution and much more!

9th

CTFxC Daily

CTFxC Daily

Cause YOU and ME, we're CTFxC! • Facts • Daily Updates • Ask me! • GIFs •

10th

Dunken K Bliths

Dunken K Bliths

Creator of Animation / Graphics / Music Best known on Google+ for creating animated profiles... with many high profile makeovers under my belt...

11th

DENgedeOK

DENgedeOK

langkah kecil bukan masalah buatku tetapi itu adalah suatu usaha bertahap yang aku aplikasikan tuk hidup.

11th
(tie)

Nick

Nick

I'm a gaymer kewl

12th

Brad Haugen

Brad Haugen

I believe in people. CMO @SB_Projects. Chairman @PencilsOfPromis. Husband to @arhaugen. Proud Father. Creativity & Optimism are what I'm all about. And Football

13th

90s Cartoons™

90s Cartoons™

We make 90s cartoons gifs. Contact us at 90sCartoonsTeam@gmail.com.

13th
(tie)

Moose

Moose

a 16 year old youtuber and blogger with a keen interest in cats 3 public disgrace

14th

What's in a name

What's in a name

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger. Die Hard Federer , MUFC Fan. Castle , OUAT, TVD, SPN , Sherlock , F.R.I.E.N.D.S fan . Sports Junkie .Passionate :)

14th
(tie)

Nathan Sykes

Nathan Sykes

19. In The Wanted. Socially awkward. Life is good. I sat here for an hour trying to think of what to say and all i came up with was this. #nicely

14th
(tie)

AJ Colores

AJ Colores

The brains of Einstein, the speed of robot, and the mystic grace of an eagle.. Im the 4th best at everything i do |photo,video,dj,design| http://AJCOLORES.COM

14th
(tie)

Pedro Churros

Pedro Churros

The Louvre of animated gifs.

14th
(tie)

BeautifullyRed

BeautifullyRed

for those beautiful united moments that can pass us by. Run by the not so beautiful @xbirchy