Case Studies

Creative East is proud to be supporting a wide variety of businesses across Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire.

Our mission is to connect creative businesses with the resources, experts, and knowledge they need to grow. The Create Growth Programme facilitates a community for local business leaders while offering free workshops to help you explore the different growth options available to you.

Browse our case studies to hear how our programme has helped different businesses to grow.

Film, TV & Audio

Josh Trett is the Managing Director of Trett Films – a video production company based in Norwich. Read about how Creative East is helping Josh to develop his first feature film.

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Luke Billing is the Founder of Meantime Media Ltd – a creative video production studio company based in Norwich. Read about how Creative East gave Luke the confidence to know that they have the right set up to go forward.

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Rachel Prendergast is one of the Co-Founders of SubMotion Productions, a film and content production company based in Norfolk. Read about how Creative East helped Luke put together a considered pitch for investment in SubMotion.

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Rob Lawrence is the Co-Director of Podcast Plus, a team of qualified audio producers, podcasters and certified strategic coaches in Norwich. Read about how Rob gained a new perspective on his business for ideas and insights on how to scale or grow in the future.

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Phil Coles is the Founder of Blue Pigeon Productions – a production company based in Norwich. Read about how Creative East helped Phil to make decisions on structuring his company and producing his first professional business proposal to secure funding. 

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Gaming, Software & IT

Robin Milton is the Founder of Fairer Games – a small games development studio based in Norwich. Read more about how Creative East helped Robin seriously consider investment for her business. 

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Mark Backlar is the Founder and Creative Director of Sketchbook Games – an award-winning game development company. Read about how Creative East helped Mark with the first steps to seeking investment for their second video game project.

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Marketing & Advertising

Sam Edwards is the Founder and Managing Director of Yawn Marketing – a marketing agency and consultancy based in Norwich. Read about how Creative East helped Sam to make a future plan for his agency.

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Design

Mat Finch is the Founder and Creative Director of Finch Design Co – A creative design team based in Norfolk that helps businesses grow through design, web development and digital marketing. Read about how Creative East helped Mat to build a solid roadmap for the next five years and how to achieve it.

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Funders

Fully funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

Delivered and managed by:

  • Anglia Ruskin University Peterborough
  • Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority
  • Innovate UK
  • New Anglia - Local Enterprise PArtnership for Norfolk and Suffolk
  • Norfolk County Council
  • Suffolk County Council
  • University of East Anglia Innovation Funding
  • University of Suffolk