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From ideation to creation, the animation production process has many steps, and an animation company can help you get them right. The process begins with storyboarding, then involves a scrip, design, voiceover and music, and animation.

Animation videos help you capture your audience's attention and are best for breaking down complex topics to communicate the main point memorably. Animation production companies transform your video idea into a reality. As video content becomes more popular, investing in a few animated videos is worth it to boost your marketing and sales efforts and communicate about your brand creatively.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top animation production companies in Canada. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Canada Animation Companies

  • 1
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vallée-Jonction Canada

    Oranje is a video production firm that is located in Vallee-Jonction, Canada, and founded in 2011. Its team of 17 employees specializes in video production, digital strategy, and content marketing services to its clients. Oranje primarily works with mid-market sized clients from the manufacturing industry.  

    Clients
    Agropur
    Air Canada
    Boa Franc
    Maisons Bonneville
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A chemical cleaning product company has hired Oranje to develop videos for 3 different marketing campaigns. The videos included animation, storyboards, and motion design features. Oranje also provided marketing strategy advice for producing and promoting their videos. The client was very impressed with the videos produced by the team at Oranje. 

    "They did a great job of understanding our message and translating it into the videos in a way that’s interesting and informative. They were very succinct in their messaging, the animations were on point, the motion design was well executed, their music selections were great, and they incorporated our feedback very effectively. "  –Product Manager, Chemical Cleaning Company 

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Port Coquitlam Canada

    Explainify is a video production company located in Fayetteville, Ark. Its team of 5 employees has been specializing in video production and marketing strategy since its founding in 2012.  

    Clients
    General Electric
    PerkinElmer
    Panasonic
    Tyson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A methodologies firm hired Explainify to produce videos to use during employee and client interviews. Explainify produced a 30-second animated explainer video and a broader client-facing video. They also provided backend development, lighting, music, and camera makeup. The client was impressed with Explainify's flexibility. 

    "They allowed us to have more creative license than other firms. Some firms like to control the creative process and script. While they helped write it and laid things out, they didn't put a lot of pressure on us to acquiesce to what they were trying to do." –Founder, Methodologies Firm 

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Cloud in the Sky Studios is a media production firm located in Ottowa, Canada. Founded in 2010, Cloud in the Sky Studios' small team of 4 employees specializes in video production. 

    Clients
    NBA Canada
    BlackBerry QNX
    NAV CANADA
    Global Centre for Pluralism
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cloud in the Sky Studios was hired by a computer software company to produce a series of videos for the organization. They provided storyboard, creative, and production services for each video. The videos featured live action and animation shots that client uses for both trade shows and features on its website and social channels. The client was impressed with the team at Cloud in the Sky Studios flexibility and ability to meet complex deadlines. 

    "We have challenging deadlines and a rigorous approval process. Cloud in the Sky has been very flexible and adaptive to our process and timeline. I'll let them know when I need something for review and approval, and they’re always able to work within those confines." – Marketing and Communications Manager, Computer Software Company 

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Simple Story Videos is a video design agency located in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2011, Simple Story Videos' team of approximately 10 employees offers video production, marketing strategy, and broadcast video services. Simple Story Videos works with clients of all sizes from the business services, advertising, and information technology industries. 

    Clients
    Walmart
    Pitney Bowes
    Bell Canada
    Interac
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simple Story Videos created two explanatory videos for a medical device company. Both of the videos featured animation. Since launch, both videos have received hundreds of views and have been prominently featured in the client's digital campaigns. The client was impressed with Simple Story Videos' organization and project management skills. 

    "They did a very good job with project management. That’s one of the things they have done best. They have a good understanding of how to lead companies and customers through the process in order to get what they need." - VP Sales, Medical Device Company 

  • 5
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Six Degrees Productions is a full-service media production agency headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and with a second location in Bryanston, South Africa. Founded in 2005, their team of fewer than 10 employees offers video production, social media content creation, video ads, graphic design, and more mainly to mid-market clients across various industries.   

    Clients
    Bananatag
    Sporting Life
    Standard Bank
    Rand Merchant Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Six Degrees Productions worked on creating marketing and social media videos for boosting a new boutique fitness studio's recognition. Their team produced short video clips of the studio's opening event as well as workout sessions which helped the client gain more exposure. High-quality outputs and quick turnaround time are highlights of the collaboration.  

    "Their videos and interviews were extremely high-quality, clear, and professionally done." – Owner, Boutique Fitness Studio

  • 6
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Founded in 2014, Cat Around Films is a video production agency. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Montreal. The team focuses on video production and broadcast video.

    Clients
    Sephora
    3M
    AltusGroup
    Epitaph Records
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cat Around Films produced multiple videos for a real estate forum. They were responsible for both scripting, filming, and editing the videos. The team also advised forum speakers on their lines.

    "The company received a lot of new leads, a noticeable amount of new job applications came in for our recruiting, we became a favorable company in the bidding process." – Director of Business Development, Real Estate Forum

  • 7
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Intangible is a video production and marketing agency founded in 2013. Their team of 6 employees is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. They provide video production and digital strategy.

    Clients
    Coke
    Volkswagen
    Samsung
    BEworks
    Notable Project

    Intangible created a video for a behavioral economics firm. This personalized video shared the client’s vision and expertise with new parent and sister companies. They created a detailed scope of work and asked for feedback, keeping the client involved. The client was pleased with their easy and satisfying process.

    “Not only were they extremely efficient and a pleasure to work with, but they seemed to truly care about us achieving our goals.” – VP of Client Strategy, Behavioral Economics Firm
     

  • 8
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Creamy Animation is a video production company based in Vancouver, Canada, and founded in 2012. Their team of 6 employees specializes in video production for enterprise and midmarket clients in the IT and business services industries.

    Clients
    Goldcorp
    RBC
    Mostardi Platt
    Impark
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Creamy Animation created a series of videos for an immigration services company. They produced a series of videos that explained what services the client provides and why they’re useful. The client loved the videos and said that they now use them as their go-to way to introduce new people to their business.

    “They're very fast and easy to work with. We've enjoyed the whole process.” – COO, Immigration Services Company
     

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Ajax Creative is a video production firm in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2016, the team of around 10 also has an office in Toronto and creates a variety of video and graphics and provides marketing strategy services for their midmarket, small business, and enterprise clients. 

     

    Clients
    Air Canada
    Cactus Club Cafe
    Ruckify
    Notable Project

    Ajax Creative created a commercial for a peer-to-peer rental marketplace. The commercial had a humorous tone and effectively explained the client's concept to a millennial audience. The client was impressed with the final product. 

    "We were presented with the final video and got to play it for the entire company who all loved it." – Brand Director, Rental Marketplace

  • 10
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Delta Canada

    A video production company based in San Francisco, Rocketwheel was founded in 2007. Their team of fewer than 10 employees primarily services enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as health care and medical, advertising and marketing, and business services.

    Clients
    Amazon
    Salesforce
    Bloomberg
    Dell
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rocketwheel created an animated explainer video for a financial services company’s newest product. The video served to educate customers on the benefits and uses of the product. The team’s final product was visually appealing and effective.

    “The videos were extremely successful in the launch of our product. They allowed for much faster and greater adoption and were used extensively during the sales and implementation processes.” — Vice President of Marketing, Financial Services Company

  • 11
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    By The Booth is a video design agency based in Toronto, Canada. With a small team of 5 members, they specialize in video production and primarily serve clients in the advertising and marketing, consumer products & services and healthcare and medical industries. 

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Samsung
    Uber
    Onlia Insurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    By the Booth assisted a brand design firm by producing a programming video, including content aggregation and storyboards. They also created animated graphics for on-stage digital backdrops. The team's work was a success and they contributed innovative ideas for improvement.

    "They're seamless collaborators who are simultaneously inventive and fully open to taking direction." – Managing Director, Brand Design Firm 

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    BKDSN is a visual content agency that was founded in 2007 and is based in Montreal, Canada. They have two employees experienced in video production, web development, and print design for various small, mid-size and large companies, primarily in advertising and marketing. Services include product visualization, computer-generated imagery, 3D modelling, compositing, and color grading.

    Clients
    Audi
    Brother
    Reebok
    CCM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BKDSN rendered 3D and CGI content for interactive promotional purposes for an automotive company. They also supported the client with web development and management. The videos created by BKDSN increased revenue, social media engagement, and product awareness and were used in sales pitches.

    “The videos for our 2012 product launches made a significant impact at a major trade show. During the event, the videos achieved impressive industry attention and helped us secure $10 million in new business. Our sales team continues to leverage those videos, which are currently earning tens of thousands of hits on YouTube.” – Marketing Director, Automotive Company

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    REBL HOUSE INC. is a studio based in Montreal, Canada, and founded in 2016. With over 10 experts, they offer video production and video strategy solutions to clients in the fields of advertising, arts, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Toys "R" Us
    Babies "R" Us
    PK Subban
    Goli
    Industries
    Notable Project

    REBL HOUSE INC. produces videos and photos for a footwear retailer. The retailer needed content to fill the large digital screens that appear in their stores. The retailer is satisfied with the content produced by REBL HOUSE INC.

    “They're creative with amazing ideas — on top of other things and they're always here to please.” - Sr. Marketing Manager, Footwear Retailer

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    IND Films is a creative studio based in Montreal, Canada, and founded in 1999. Their team of more than two offers video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography solutions for clients in the fields of advertising, nonprofit, and IT services.

    Clients
    McLaren Montreal
    Lightspeed
    Bombardier
    Ipsen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IND Films produced a demo for a live entertainment company. The company needed a demo to pitch to potential clients. Nine out of ten people that were sent the demo loved it.

    “I’ve worked with a lot of video production companies and they all want your first-born child to do it. They charge for every change you make. IND Films wasn’t like that at all.” - CEO, Live Entertainment Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Maven Media Group is a fully integrated marketing company based in Calgary, Canada. Founded in 2018, their modest team of 4 employees provide advertising, social media marketing, and content marketing services to their midmarket business clients.
     

    Clients
    Qualico
    Hockey Canada
    IBM
    RBC Royal Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Maven Media Group built an engaging online community for a land development firm. They shot 2 videos that explained a home buying process in a new community. They also took over management of the company’s social media and content marketing. The client was happy with the videos that were produced.

    “They're a very collaborative agency. I've worked with multiple companies, and often creative directors try to pitch their own vision to clients.” – Director of Marketing, Land Development Firm
     

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Collingwood Canada

    Switch Video is a video marketing company founded in 2007. Based in Collingwood, Canada, they have a team of 19 members. They specialize in video production and other digital marketing services for mainly midmarket-level businesses.

    Clients
    HP
    LinkedIn
    Amazon
    Microsoft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Switch Video helped an IT solutions provider by creating a series of animated explainer videos to aid in brand awareness efforts. They based the project on multiple rounds of review and collaborative storyboarding and scriptwriting. The videos the team produced have received positive feedback, and they are currently in the process of creating more. 

    "They’ve been very good at reaching out with questions, coming up with scripts and visual concepts, and letting my team focus on our responsibilities." – Senior Solution Support Manager, IT Solultions Provider 

     

  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Moveo Productions is a studio founded in 2020 and based in St-Hubert, Canada. With no more than 10 members, they specialize in video production, marketing strategy, and content marketing services for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and hospitality.

    Clients
    SIR Solutions
    Velec
    Couche-Tard
    Civalgo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Moveo Productions produced a video for a crossfit gym. The gym needed a 1-minute video to promote their establishment. The video boosted the gym’s interaction on Facebook.

    “Very professional.” - Head Coach, CrossFit Gym

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Picture This Productions is a video production company, founded in 1996 and based in Montreal, Canada. They have 11 employees experienced with creating corporate videos, documentaries, and fictional films for small, midmarket, and global companies. Services include concept development, scriptwriting, video production, film crew, and filming equipment.

    Clients
    Concordia University
    Rogers Communications
    NVIDIA
    MedPlan Communications
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Picture This Productions created an animated video with bilingual voice-overs for an education company. Their video provided step-by-step instructions for teachers and students in emergency situations. The video was of a high quality and provided clear instructions that were helpful to teachers.

    “I’m really happy with the final product and the teachers have really appreciated it. The graphics and designs they incorporated stand out as high quality. Overall, Picture this Production was very creative and I am very pleased with the material that they created.” – Coordinator of Emergency Preparedness, Education Company

  • 20
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Founded in 1989, Key West Video Inc. is a corporate video production company located in Toronto, Canada. The team of about 15 individuals offers video production and branding services. Their clients include small and midmarket businesses in the business services, financial services, and government industries.

    Clients
    TransCanada
    CIBC
    Sheetz
    TD Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Key West Video Inc. produced 10 videos and B-roll in honor of the retiring partners at a professional services firm. Their work also involved doing interviews. The team was dependable, and they delivered strong videos that were well-received. 

    “The videos turned out fantastic, and we had great feedback from both our retiring Partners, and others who attended the event where the videos were shown.” – Manager of Internal Communications, Professional Services Firm

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Timelapse Film Media House Inc. is a production company based in Vancouver. They have a team of around 10 employees and were founded in 2015. They provide video production and branding services.  

    Clients
    Central 1 Credit Union
    BC Hydro
    Telus World of Science
    Aurora Cannabis
    Notable Project

    Timelapse Film Media House Inc. created a high-level marketing and sales video for a digital banking company. They used an existing script, filmed and edited the video, and delivered a completed video. The final video was well-received by the internal team and attendees at an annual conference. 

    "The Timelapse team was also very responsive by email or phone, and open to our creative team working alongside them when needed to be efficient." – Project Team Lead, Digital Banking Company

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    Headquartered in Calgary, Canada and founded in 2014, Symbol Syndication is a 5 member video production company that also provides SEO to their clients. 

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Nissan Canada
    Panasonic
    HP
    Notable Project

    Symbol Syndication partnered with a business broker company to create videos that show more insight into the clients pipelines and segments of their company. They provided the client with the creative undertaking, video production, editing, and writing of the videos. 

    “Since working with their team, it makes complete sense that they work with such impressive, large clients and accounts. They made the process extremely smooth and were receptive to our needs for the final products.” –– Owner, Business Broker Company 

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    North Vancouver Canada

    Blue Chip Productions Inc. is a video production agency in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2012, they have about 6 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the media, advertising, and marketing industries. Their services are specialized in video production.

    Clients
    SAP
    PounD & Grain
    Unboun
    Stonz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Chip Productions Inc. provided video production services for a glamping company. They filmed and produced eight videos in the rainforest and on the beach. The videos were well-received on social media and gave the partner credibility. 

    "Blue Chip Productions had amazing ideas and really good energy." –Owner, Glamping Company

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Bay Canada

    BuzzMasters is a video production agency in North Bay, Canada. Founded in 2017, they have about 4 employees that serve mostly midmarket clients in the advertising, manufacturing, and natural resources industries. Services include video production, corporate photography, and graphic design. 

    Clients
    Javelin Horse
    Hillcrest Cabinets
    Cheapskates
    Cecil's Brewhouse & Kitchen Best
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BuzzMasters provided video production services for a nonprofit organization. Their team handled photography and produced a promo video for a golf tournament. The videos increased user engagement as well as have a professional look and feel. 

    "BuzzMasters really understood our brand and was very accommodating." –VP of Philanthropy, Marketing & Communications, Nonprofit

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    func.media is a full-service marketing firm based in Toronto. The firm, founded in 2016, has a team of around 20 that provides a wide range of services that include video production, social media marketing, digital strategy, and web design. func.media serves mid-market and other-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, financial services, business services, legal cannabis, real estate, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Ikea
    Deliverr
    IHG
    Huawei
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An apparel company hired func.media to provide video production and image production services in an ongoing engagement. For each video, the company would provide a basic storyline on which func.media would formulate the strategy and the actual production. To date, func.media was able to present the company's brand identity and has been exceeding expectations with their work.

    "We loved all the videos and contents they've delivered, top-notch service and quality, delivered on time and exceeded our expectations." - CEO, Apparel Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    Momentumm Digital is video and marketing agency located in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2018, they have two employees experienced with web design and development, animation, SEO, SMM, digital advertising, and video production. They work with small and midmarket businesses in a range of industries.

    Clients
    JAMP Pharma
    MicroAge
    CERC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Momentumm Digital redesigned a website for a healthcare institute. They integrated new pictures and videos that they produced and also created social media ads and improved SEO. Thanks to Momentumm Digital, traffic to the client’s site has increased and the institute is seeing more engagement on social media.

    “Before working with them, we were averaging 10 shares on Facebook, but now our content is shared 30 to 50 times. We can clearly see the impact they’re having on our business. The photos and videos are professionally done and look great.” – Director of Rehabilitation Services, Healthcare Institute

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    St. Jacobs Canada

    Skylight Productions is a studio based in St. Jacobs, Canada with fewer than 10 employees. Since 2007, they have provided video production and broadcast video solutions for clients that work in industries such as advertising, education, and nonprofit.

    Clients
    eBay
    Purolator
    Grain Farmers of Ontario
    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Skylight Productions partnered with a marketing agency. The agency works with Skylight Productions whenever they need to produce videos for their clients. The agency is impressed with Skylight Productions’ good marketing perspective that they have during projects.

    “The number one element that makes their work a notch above the rest is just the soul that they put into it, and the level of personalized service.” - CSO, Marketing Agency

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mississauga Canada

    VCM Interactive is a video production company. They are in Mississauga, Canada; Vaughan, Canada and Toronto, Canada and have a small team that focuses on video production, branding, and broadcast video. The agency was established in 2007.

    Clients
    Mpac Group
    Giraffe Foods
    ChoiceHotels
    Sensors & Software
    Notable Project

    VCM Interactive produced a video for a nutritional product company. The team was responsible for the script, music, composition, editing, and graphics for the video.

    "Their customer service is impressive."

  • 29
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Dancing Line Productions is a 2D animation studio based in Vancouver, Canada, and founded in 2008. Their team of 4 employees specializes in broadcast video and video production. 

    Clients
    Tim Horton's
    Canada Protection Plan
    Select Health of South Carolina
    The Government of British Columbia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dancing Line Productions created videos for a life insurance provider. They created four different animations for the client, ranging from 15 seconds to a minute, in English as well as French. The client reported that the videos have done a great job of increasing awareness about their company. 

    “Their work ethic and talent were valuable to us—we knew the project was in good hands.” – Director of Marketing, Life Insurance Provider
     

  • 30
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Savian is a digital marketing agency based in Edmonton, Canada. Since 2017, the team of fewer than 10 has provided web design and development, video production, UX/UI design, and more for mainly mid-sized clients.

    Clients
    Mobiltex
    The Alberta Retired Teachers' Association
    Ford Canada
    The University of Alberta
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savian redesigned a website for an IT company. The team also helped with social media marketing and provided production assistance for a series of animated videos. The client prides Savian on their ability to balance business and creativity

    "Their team is intricately connected to our company and they respond with so much enthusiasm that they feel like part of our staff."–Marketing Supervisor, IT Company

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