Awards

2020 Green Room Award for Visual Design: Creature Technology Company along with Antony Hamilton, Blair Hart, Paula Levis, Andrew Treloar and Bosco Shaw for Token Armies (by Chunky Move in association with Melbourne International Arts Festival and Arts House)

2019 Special Tony Award™ for Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company – the creators of the character/puppet “Kong” for King Kong – Alive on Broadway for their outstanding contribution to the theatre

2019 Drama Desk Award Winner for Outstanding Puppet Design – Sonny Tilders of Creature Technology Company for King Kong – Alive on Broadway

2019 Outer Circle Critics Special Achievement Award for the Puppetry Team That Created and Operates “Kong” for King Kong – Alive on Broadway

2018 Manufacturer of the Year (Medium Business), Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Award, Victoria (Products & Manufacturing Facilities) for the Universal Orlando Resort Kong

2014 Australian Export Award – Creative Industries

2014 Governor of Victoria Export Award for Innovation Excellence

2014 Governor of Victoria Export Award – Creative Industries

2014 Green Room Award for Technical Achievement: King Kong

2013 Helpmann Award for Outstanding Theatrical Achievement: Design, Creation and Operation of King Kong – the Creature.

2009 Pollstar Concert Industry Award for Most Creative Stage Production: Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular, USA

2008 Billboard Touring Award for Creative Content: Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular, USA

2007 TEA Award for Outstanding Achievement: Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular, USA

2007 Ticketmaster Platinum Ticket Award (2007): Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular, USA 

 

King Kong Live on Stage – Regent Theatre, Melbourne. King Kong & Esther Hannaford

Photographer: Jeff Busby ©CTC