SLR Productions, Sydney, 27 October 2014: SLR Productions was named the winner of the ‘Creative Industries’ category in this year’s Premier’s NSW Export Awards on Thursday October 23, 2014 at a prestigious awards gala evening event in Sydney, Australia.
The 2014 Australian Export Awards recognise high performing businesses in Australia who are driving International trade in a number of dynamic industries.
CEO and Executive Producer of SLR Productions, Suzanne Ryan said, “It is incredibly rewarding for SLR Productions to be recognised as this year’s winner in the ‘Creative Industries’ category of the 2014 NSW Export Awards. This award is testament to SLR Productions’ commitment to producing high quality, entertaining and engaging television for young global audiences. We have an incredible team at SLR Productions, from our creative team that are dedicated to design and animation excellence to our development division that produces creative, compelling and timeless stories”.
Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Troy Grant congratulated SLR Productions and this year’s other winners of the Premier’s NSW Export Awards. “These winners are outstanding examples of some of our State’s most innovative businesses, who are successfully competing in the global marketplace and showing the world the high quality goods and services NSW produces.”
“On behalf of the Export Council of Australia, I would like to congratulate SLR Productions the winner of the Creative Industries Award at the 2014 Premier’s NSW Export Awards. SLR Productions was selected from a strong group of finalists who are doing exceptional things in International business. They have shown perseverance and tenacity, and we are excited to see them develop in years to come. The 52nd NSW Export Awards winners all deserve our highest praise, and heartfelt thanks.” Lisa McAuley, Chief Operating Officer – Export Council of Australia.
SLR Productions is one of Australia’s leading Emmy and multi award winning children’s entertainment companies, specialising in the creative development and production of world-class media content. Established in 2002 by CEO, Suzanne Ryan, SLR is recognised for creating successful brands such as the action adventure animated series The Skinner Boys, action comedy drama Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures, the internationally acclaimed preschool property, Guess How Much I Love You™, the cartoon series GASP!™ and the Emmy Award winning animated series I Got a Rocket™. SLR’s passion is to make creative, adventurous, imaginative and exciting programmes for audiences worldwide. The company has produced more than 130 hours of content sold in more than 160 territories worldwide. With its highly experienced development and production divisions, SLR partners with major broadcasters, producers, distributors, publishers and creative both locally and internationally to create hit shows with a truly global reach. SLR Productions is half-owned by South Pacific Pictures.