The Best Documentary Production Services in Sydney

Looking for a top documentary video production company in Sydney?

The main benefits of hiring a documentary filmmaker are expertise and resources. A documentary company will have the equipment and trained video producers to create a stellar documentary. They also will have knowledge and experience of documentary storyboarding and production. Some documentary production companies even help you market your documentary using their connections in the industry.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top documentary companies in Sydney. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Sydney Documentary Production Services

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    Why Documentaries

    Why Documentaries is an independent video production house based out of West Wollongong, Australia. Founded in 2000 and with a team of about 10 employees, they provide multicultural marketing through video content for small businesses across government, education, and other sectors. Their main services include video production, digital strategy, and transcription services.

    Notable Project

    Why Documentaries produced 8 short videos as part of a series for an education management organization that had the goal of showcasing the benefits of their school program. They took charge of selecting students and staff to interview and helped to create a storyline, resulting in a series of 3-minute videos that sparked positive comments across all shareholders. 

    "Communication was very effective." –Former Senior Policy Officer, Education Department

    Former clients
    NSW Government - Department of Education
    NSW Office of Gaming and Liquor
    National Ageing Research Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place West Wollongong, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Screen Producers Australia Awards: Finalist, Feature Documentary Production (2015) , Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards: Winner, Small Business Award (2016)

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    CHUCK. Media

    CHUCK. Media is a studio based in Waterloo, Australia, and founded in 2018. With a team of no more than 10, they solely offer video production solutions to mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the industries of healthcare, advertising, and arts.

    Notable Project

    CHUCK. Media ran PR campaigns for a sports organization. The campaigns showcased powerful stories in the community. The first campaign ended up reaching almost one million people worldwide.

    “They go the extra mile and put in effort to understand the full context of a story, which helps our people feel relax and know they are in safe hands.” - Media Advisor, Sports Organization

    Former clients
    Rugby AU
    Westfield
    Pfizer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Waterloo, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Panedia

    Panedia is a production and development firm based in Sydney. Since 2008, their small team of 5 have been specializing in video production, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting for clients in the healthcare, education, and hospitality fields. 

    Notable Project

    Panedia developed a 360-degree virtual reality simulation for pilots that fly in high-risk environments. The simulation worked as a training exercise, and its success led the airport management company to expand the program to nearly its entire suite of airport properties. 

    "We’ve taken the training tool to around 50 airports in Australia, and the feedback is always overwhelmingly fantastic. Anyone who uses it loves it, which is exciting. They developed something relatively inexpensive that we use on a daily basis to safely train our employees." – Senior Airports Manager, Airport Management Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Samsung
    Olympus
    Princess Cruises
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Sydney Design Awards (2016)

  • 4

    Story Machine

    SIXTYFOUR FILMS is a video production company in Sydney. Founded in 2012, they have less than 10 employees who serve clients in the advertising and arts and entertainment industries. 

    Notable Project

    SIXTYFOUR FILMS produced videos for event promotion and TV advertising for a publishing house. They also included collateral services such as casting, scriptwriting, and photography. One of their commercials remained current four years after airing. Their collaborative team offers valuable suggestions and a proactive approach. 

    "They take feedback, and they're happy to share ideas that might be better than ours." – Senior Marketing Manager, Magazine Publishing House

    Former clients
    Nimble
    Bumble
    Visit Victoria
    Tag Heuer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    AdNews: Top 4 Production Companies in Australia (2017)

  • 5

    Global Pictures

    Global Pictures is a creative production agency headquartered in Surry Hills, Australia. Founded in 2007, it has 7 employees and specializes in video production.

    Notable Project

    Global Pictures produced an internal corporate video for a law firm that explains their performance review process. The team wrote the brief, determined the target audience, and created the video. The client received positive feedback and saw an increase in staff participation. 

    “There was really positive internal feedback regarding how professional and engaging the video was, and significantly more staff members are using the review process now. We’ll definitely use Global Pictures again and recommend them to others.” –Learning and Development Advisor, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Toyota
    Lowes Menswear
    NSW Government
    TAFE
    Mortgage House
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Surry Hills, Australia
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Diet Coke Short Film Fest: Best Editor (2007) , Short Sited Film Fest: Best Film (2009) , AVPA Awards: Best Commercial Showreel (2016) , AVPA Awards: TVC Under $5,000 (2016) , TROPFEST: Tropfest Holden 7-Second Film Challenge (2018)

  • 6

    Tiny Giants Co

    Tiny Giants Co is a creative branding company based in Los Angeles with offices in Baulkham Hills, Australia, and in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company, founded in 2006, has a team of around ten that provides, among others, branding, video production, and digital strategy services to small and midmarket companies and institutions.

    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired Tiny Giants Co to create compelling digital assets -- a three-minute video and a two-minute 2D animated video -- that tell patients' stories and how the company is patient-centric. Tiny Giants Co delivered the digital assets within three-week timeframe and exceeded the company's expectations in terms of the quality.

    "They are always highly creative, very organized, respond well to the brief and are empathetic and caring when working with patients and their families." - External Relations Manager, Pharmaceutical Company 

    Former clients
    Hillsong
    AACO
    Baxter Health Care
    87 North
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Baulkham Hills NSW, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    QUIET/CONQUEROR

    QUIET/CONQUEROR is a creative powerhouse founded in 2019 with fewer than 10 people. Based in Sydney, Australia, they offer their services in video production, social media marketing, and content marketing for clients ranging from small firms to enterprises.

    Notable Project

    QUIET/CONQUEROR produced a video for a nonprofit organization. The video featured several case studies that interviewed stories of various businesses. The video series ended up increasing traffic on the organization’s social media outlets.

    “Wonderful — they are a pleasure to work with. Two very creative individuals!”  - Marketing Manager, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    Tourism Tasmania
    Bumble Bizz
    DiDi
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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