Awards

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