On Friday 18th October 2019, Austrade announced Adelaide based Monkeystack as the winner of the Professional Services Award at the Business SA 2019 Export Awards.
A major sponsor of the event, Austrade, was thrilled to celebrate South Australian international success by sponsoring the Professional Services Award and its recognition of market leader Monkeystack, which now progresses to the national final in Canberra on 3 December.
The Business SA 2019 Export Awards recognise South Australian companies which are excelling in the international marketplace by selling and promoting their products and services, including our award’s winner, Monkeystack.
Announced at a gala event at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday night, Monkeystack was recognised as a leading innovator in professional services, including digitisation and animation.
The innovative animators have worked on projects in Australia, Qatar, France, the UK and the US.
Monkeystack has directed and produced animation series for online and TV , worked on gamifying entire theme parks, built apps and games for mobiles, tablets, PCs and consoles, captured places and people in virtual and augmented reality and produced learning experiences. The team has a heritage in producing narrative driven content which has seen it develop animated series content for Nickelodeon, ABC, Children’s Television Foundation, SBS and Kids Co. (NBCU) and multiple award winning web series for organisations such as the Red Cross. The studio has also worked closely with Australian producers Matchbox Pictures and Princess Pictures to consult and assist on their foray into animation series production.
ABOUT THE AWARDS
Now in their 57th year, the Business SA Export Awards recognise the success of local companies and organisations breaking into export markets and achieving sales, organisational and educational growth. Other major award winners included Rising Sun Pictures, the University of Adelaide, Avance Clinical, Wines by Geoff Hardy, Haselgrove Wines, Sentek, Prophecy International Holdings, Mollydooker Wines, Zonge Engineering and Research Organisation, Supashock and Redarc.
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission, or Austrade, is the Federal Government's trade, investment and education promotion agency. Having a strong professional services industry is critical to growing South Australia’s economy, and Austrade plays a significant role in helping the state’s businesses reach their exporting targets.
Monkeystack is a multiple award-winning team of digital media and entertainment specialists with experience in delivering linear and interactive projects. Having worked with commercial clients, broadcasters and game publishers, the team’s proven capability spans games, mobile applications, web, animation, VFX, augmented reality and virtual reality. https://www.monkeystack.com.au
Monkeystack is a multiple award-winning team of digital media and entertainment specialists with experience in delivering linear and interactive projects. Having worked with commercial clients, broadcasters and game publishers, the team’s proven capability spans games, mobile applications, web, animation, VFX, augmented reality and virtual reality.