Gorilla TV wins at the Cardiff Business Awards 2020

Member News  |  16 November 2020

Gorilla is “thrilled” to have been crowned a winner at the sixth annual Cardiff Business Awards on Friday November 13th in a virtual ceremony hosted by Jamie Owen.

The Cardiff-based company was among 46 companies to be named finalists in this year’s highly anticipated awards, which celebrate the best businesses in Cardiff and the vast potential that exists within the capital city of Wales.

Gorilla TV was named winner in both the Creative and Digital Business category and overall Business of the year 2020.

Gorilla TV is now celebrating its 20th year as Wales’ leading Post Production company. With over a hundred edit suites, sound and picture post, VFX and motion graphics, Studio’s, satellite, fixed rig and 24/7 technical operations. Recent productions include ‘Industry’, currently transmitting on BBC2 and HBO, Doctor Who and War of the Worlds series 2.

”This award is testament to the comradery, adaptability and versatility of our staff and shows how a business like ours can not only survive the pandemic but come though it stronger and prepared for the future.”

Rich Moss, Gorilla Managing Director

Now in their sixth year, the awards recognised those companies and individuals who have enjoyed impressive success over the last year and have made an outstanding contribution both to their respective sectors and to the wider Cardiff economy itself.

“While this year’s awards have taken place in a very difficult environment for business, we have been delighted with the range and quality of the applications.  Amongst the winners, there are well established businesses in the city and a new generation of technology companies who will be making their mark in the economy over the years ahead. As a Council we look forward to working with all the businesses and helping them to grow and prosper in our capital city.”

Huw Thomas, Leader of Cardiff Council

The Cardiff Business Awards were supported by headline sponsors Cardiff Council, with other sponsors including; AMPLYFI, Bluegg, Box UK, Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cleartech Live, CPS Group (UK), Development Bank of Wales, Dragon Taxis, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Towergate Insurance Brokers and United Purpose.

“Although we couldn’t get to celebrate in person with everyone I am so pleased we were still able to recognise the amazing depth of talent that Cardiff has. Even in a pandemic we had a record number of entries and it was humbling to hear from so many amazing companies who are achieving great things despite tough times and I congratulate all of them on their achievements”.

Liz Brookes co-founder of the awards and director of Grapevine Event Management

The nominated charity partner for the awards was Cancer Research Wales, which is dedicated to developing life-changing treatments, diagnostic techniques, and research for people with cancer.

Find out more about Gorilla TV at: gorillagroup.tv

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