Flying Duck Studio Lab wins GBEA Award for Creative Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 in the North East

Member News  |  20 December 2023

The studio celebrated its recent triumph at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards (GBEA) as the Creative Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 in the North East region.

Recognised annually as one of the most prestigious accolades in the entrepreneurial world, The Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards received over 5,000 applications this year alone. The accolade recognised the studio’s exceptional creativity, innovation, and impactful contributions to ethical, sustainable and inclusive values in the industry.

The GBEA is a renowned platform that celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship, honouring businesses and individuals who demonstrate exceptional vision and resilience. With a rigorous judging process and a reputation for recognising the best in the industry, the awards are a testament to the commitment and excellence of entrepreneurs across various sectors.

Flying Duck Lab’s exceptional commitment to business values and their dedication to social impact is impressive. The judges acknowledged Alixe’s extensive experience in the industry and praised the company’s strong ethos. They particularly applauded the business for its unwavering commitment to purpose and social impact.

Judges of GBEA

Flying Duck Studio Lab’s journey in 2023 has been nothing short of remarkable. Founded on principles of innovation, collaboration, and artistic excellence, the studio has consistently pushed boundaries in animation, filmmaking, and storytelling. As a new business, Flying Duck Studio Lab takes pride in its journey so far, including the festivals it has been selected for, its pending B Corp status, and the myriad of projects it has been blessed with.

Throughout the year, Flying Duck Studio Lab has not only demonstrated artistic prowess in projects like “#Freethepits”, but has also been actively involved in community initiatives, supporting local causes, and fostering creativity in the region. This award stands as a testament to the dedication and passion of the entire team, as well as, the studio’s commitment to fostering innovation and making a positive impact on the creative landscape and business mode

Winning the GBEA Creative Entrepreneur of the Year in the North East is a tremendous honour. It reflects the hard work, creativity, and collaborative spirit that define Flying Duck Studio Lab. We are proud of what we’ve achieved and excited about the creative journey that lies ahead.

Alixe Lobato, Founder and Creative Director of Flying Duck Studio Lab