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Top 100 Documentary Companies in Canada

May 2022

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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. 

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List of the Best Canada Documentary Production Services

  • 1
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Signature Video Group is a video production company and content agency based in Toronto, Canada. This company was founded in 2009 and has three employees. Services provided by Signature Video Group include video production and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Autodesk
    • Microsoft
    • Boston Pizza
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A tourism agency hired Signature Video Group to provide video production. They created a series of videos to demonstrate available career opportunities within the hospitality and tourism industry as a whole.

    "They were communicative throughout the process and were on the ball with everything they did."

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  • 2
    • $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 Video created 5 how-to videos for a marine navigation app. The videos were between 30–90 seconds in length and the process they lead was background and education, copy, style board, and animation.

    "It's clear everyone cares."

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  • 3
    • $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
    • Microsoft
    • Unilever
    • Coors Organic

    Notable Project

    Ajax Creative managed full-scale production of six videos to promote a campaign for a nonprofit organization. They produced three videos in English and three in French and integrated accessibility measures.

    "Ajax Creative's energy and passion most impressed our team."

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $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 produced a video for a brewery chain. The team created storyboards, cleaned these up dramatically, and illustrated video frames (animatic, line work, animating, coloring).

    "They were super speedy and were able to deliver such a high-quality video."

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  • 5
    • $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 

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  • 6
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Route Eleven is a film production company based in Toronto. Run by fewer than 10 people, they have offered their video production solutions primarily to mid-market clients since 2016. They work with businesses in the fields of advertising, arts, and nonprofit.

    Clients

    • REMAX
    • Armstrong Cheese
    • Pusateris
    • Cattelli

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Route Eleven provides music video production support for a music label. They support the full production effort, including handling logistics, filming, editing, and delivering the final files. 

    "They are a crucial part of building the brand of the artists we work with and our music label as a whole."

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  • 7
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Founded in 2013, Great Things Studio is a Canadian video production agency that works with small, mid market, and enterprise companies in the business services, education, health care, manufacturing, advertising, marketing, financial services, information technology, and retail industries. Headquartered in Montreal, the team of 10 provide video production, digital strategy, social media marketing, and email marketing services to client.

    Clients

    • Amcor
    • McGill University
    • Montreal General Hospital
    • GLEN CiMa

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A wine product manufacturer enlisted Great Things Studios to film and edit a series of customer testimonials for the company. The impressions of the social channels the videos are posted on have a positive correlation.

    “Video production is their passion, and it is visible in the work they do. It is work that has been done with passion. They care about every single detail. I've never felt any unnecessary pressure from their side on the number of comments or feedback, they've always been extremely helpful.”– Communications & Trade Marketing Manager, Manufacturer

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  • 8
    • $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. created promotional video content for a residential and commercial real estate firm's opening. They now develop designs for the client's advertising materials, both print and digital media. 

    "Everything they’re doing is great and we’ve never had any hiccups."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    HELPY Media is a video production company. The small Montréal, Canada-based company was established in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their team focuses on video production, content marketing, broadcast video, and corporate photography.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    HELPY Media provides social media management services to boost a flooring company's online presence. Their work is primarily on Facebook. The team has also designed the client's logo and produced video content.

    "HELPY Media does precisely what they say they're going to do, which is very rare nowadays."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Markham, Canada

    FEAST is a creative agency located in Markham, Canada. Founded in 2010, FEAST's team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in social media marketing, advertising, video production, and content marketing. FEAST primarily works with small business and mid-market clients from the consumer products & services, retail, and automotive industries. 

    Clients

    • CAA
    • Canadian Tire
    • T-fal
    • SYLVANIA

    Industries

    Notable Project

    FEAST conducted market research and developed an advertising strategy prior to a product launch. They created promotional videos, held a photo shoot for social media marketing, and designed web banner ads.

    "They're a smaller agency that is still able to produce high-quality content."

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Montreal, Canada

    Toast Studio is a digital strategy agency that is headquartered in Montreal with a second location in Toronto. They were founded in 2001 and their team of 30 specializes in content marketing, social media marketing, and video production. 

     

    Clients

    • L'oreal
    • National Bank of Canada
    • Air Transat
    • Radio-Canada

    Notable Project

    A public media broadcaster hired Toast Studio to develop and produce a reality TV-inspired web series. The team was in charge of storytelling, budget management, language translation, and video post-production.

    "They had strong expertise when it came to storytelling, conceptualizing, and budget management."

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

    Black Box Productions Ltd. is a full service commercial production company based in Montreal, Canada, and founded in 2008. Their team of four employees specializes in video production, advertising, and market strategy.

    Clients

    • AirMiles
    • Banque Nationale
    • Bell Media
    • Baileys

    Notable Project

    Black Box Productions worked on several videos for a toy company. They produced each of the videos in stages, incorporating feedback from the client at each point and then modifying their approach as necessary. The client was impressed with the videos and the quality of their work.

    “Black Box Productions prioritizes taking care of the customer. They’re easy to work with and are dedicated to delivering the best possible work” – Manager of Creative Studios, Toy Company
     

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.5
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Independant Studios inc was founded in 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Their team of about 5 focuses solely on providing video production services to their clients. 

    Clients

    • Bud Light Canada
    • Labatt Breweries
    • Maille Mustards
    • Brickworks Ciderhouse

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Independant Studios inc team delivered a social media video campaign for a specialty foods producer, handling the scripting, filming, and post-production process before posting the final product online. 

    "We really appreciated the energy and excitement they brought to the project. They are all pretty young, so we were confident they would be able to tap into social media audiences with the content that they created for us." — Brand Manager, Specialty Foods Producer

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  • 14
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Vancouver, Canada

    Founded in 2012, Noravera Visuals is a video production company. Their small team is located in Vancouver, Canada. Their services include video production.

    Clients

    • Pinterest
    • Best Buy
    • Evo
    • BCAA
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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $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

    A public school hired BuzzMasters to improve their organization's profile and strategic position in the marketplace. They also developed their branding and help promote their events in the community.

    "You just know that the leaders and principals are highly-engaged in the work."

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  • 16
    • $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

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  • 17
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Mount Albert, Canada

    A.W. Media is a video production company and agency based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2008, the team of 3 specializes in video production.

    Clients

    • Google Canada
    • The Running Room
    • Freeman Audio Visual Canada
    • Interaxon

    Notable Project

    A retail store hired A.W. Media for video production. Over a number of years, they worked on three videos and a short film. They filmed, edited, and produced deliverables in both French and English. The client was impressed with the increase in signups that resulted from the project.

    “Our numbers are absolutely fantastic in terms of signups and we’ve put close to 1,000 people through the program over the last two years. We attribute some of that success to their videos.” – Director of Marketing, Retail Store

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  • 18
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Mission + Theory is a video production company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2019, their team of approximately 5 employees serves small and midmarket clients across a variety of industries. They offer branding videos, documentary-style films, commercial videos, and explainer videos.

    Clients

    • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
    • SoGal Foundation
    • Boutique DDD
    • Claudia Salguero Studio & Gallery

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mission + Theory produced a video campaign for a community-focused muralist. They shot footage of their client working on a large art piece over a three-week period. Their work was received exceptionally well by the client, who was able to promote her GoFundMe campaign.

    "The video has already succeeded in generating significant funds for my project." — Community Muralist

     

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Burnaby, Canada

    Jayme Cowley Media Co. is a video production company based in Burnaby, Canada. The company, founded in 2018, is the freelance enterprise of Jayme Cowley who provides video production and broadcast video services to mid-market and small companies and organizations in the advertising & marketing, education, and nonprofit sectors.

    Clients

    • Vancouver Symphony
    • Orchestra TWU
    • Fast + Epp

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An alcoholic beverages agency hired Jayme Cowley Media Co. to produce two cocktail tutorial videos. The client set the filming date and location while the team took charge of pre- and postproduction.

    "The one thing that sets Jayme apart is his professionalism."

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  • 20
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Gardner Productions is a video production company. Their small team is located in Toronto, Canada. The agency specializes in video production. The agency was established in 1995.

    Notable Project

    A content marketing agency partnered with Gardner Productions in order to increase awareness and promote mobile app free trials. The team produced a whole animation video campaign within the provided budget. 

    "Working with Gardner Productions enabled all parties involved in this project to achieve success."

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  • 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

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    Erik Johnson Film is a video production company. The small Calgary, Canada-based team focuses on video production. The firm was launched in 2018.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Erik Johnson Film has created a video for a youth organization’s fundraising banquet. They’ve interviewed various members and participants in the group to introduce the nonprofit’s value to the community. 

    “Erik is personable, trustworthy, and competent.”

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  • 23
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Calgary, Canada

    Launched in 2017, Community Productions is a video production agency. They are in Calgary, Canada and have a small team. Their services include video production and corporate photography.

    Clients

    • Pursuit Banff
    • Enbridge Tour Alberta for Cancer
    • Bison Transport
    • Cask Canning

    Industries

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  • 24
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Launched in 2020, Masse Digital is a web design agency. The small Montréal, Canada-based team provides web design, advertising, branding, graphic design, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Masse Digital was hired by a creative agency to create a pair of websites from scratch. Each site was expected to be fast, user-friendly, and consistent with the client's vision.

    "What I found most impressive was Masse Digital's ability to turn my ideas into reality with a limited budget."

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  • 25
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dartmouth, Canada

    Clerisy Entertainment is a video production company established in 2008. The small team provides video production. The company is in Dartmouth, Canada.

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  • 26
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Halifax, Canada

    Tell Tale Productions Inc. Is a video production agency launched in 2003. Their small team is located in Halifax, Canada. Their services include video production.

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  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Halifax, Canada

    Launched in 2011, 902 Post Inc. Is a video production company. Their small team is in Halifax, Canada and provides video production.

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  • 28
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Markham, Canada

    smart collective inc. is a marketing firm founded in North York, Canada. With no more than 10 employees, they excel in social media marketing, advertising, and content marketing solutions for various clients.

    Clients

    • RE/MAX Rouge Kabani Realty
    • The Annex Hotel

    Notable Project

    smart collective inc. provides continuing web and marketing support for a driving education company. Their tasks include designing a logo for the company, marketing on social media, and maintaining the website. 

    "The team didn’t just do the bare minimum; they went above and beyond."

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  • 29
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Bizbird is a marketing agency founded in 2020 and based in Toronto. With fewer than 10 members, they offer SEO services, web design, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from startups to enterprises in the fields of advertising, arts, and business services.

    Clients

    • Cartier Capital
    • Wellhom
    • Buy Made Easy
    • BME Care

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bizbird provided branding and digital marketing assistance for an English learning platform. The platform needed a website that had its own image and brand, along with accompanying SEO work. Bizbird’s efforts have resulted in the growth of the platform’s social media accounts.

    “Overall, I was quite impressed with how quickly the Bizbird team was able to crank out content and deliver results.” - Co-Founder, English Learning Platform

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Taylor Reid Creative Agency is a video production company in Toronto, Canada. The small company was established in 2018. Their services include video production.

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