Looking for a top visual effect studio in Toronto?

If you've ever watched a Jurassic Park movie and wondered at how real the dinosaurs appeared or cringed as a dragon flew and breathed fire in Game of Thrones, then you've experience stellar visual effects (VFX). This computer-generated imagery (CGI) takes a scene in a video and adjusts the image to create an alternate reality. It's how actors can stand in front of a blank, green screen to record but the audience sees them in a spectacular location.

If your next video project requires VFX and you need more than out-of-the box animation and compositing software, find a visual effects studio on The Manifest.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top visual effect companies in Toronto. 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 Toronto Visual Effect Studios

  • 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

    Signature Video Group took on a video production project for a home insurance company. The project involved planning shoots, filming, editing, and publishing the final videos. 

    "Their support for our team has had a huge impact on my staff’s stress levels just by being consistent and providing a vendor we can always count on for really high-quality work. They also go out of their way to source really cutting-edge camera technologies for our shoots, which helps make us look incredibly professional." Digital Product Analyst, Home Insurance Company

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto 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 

  • 3
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Origin Films is a video and photo production company headquartered in Toronto. Founded in 2017, they currently have about 9 team members. They specialize in video production services. 

    Clients
    Doritos
    Samsung
    City of Toronto
    K-Swiss
    Notable Project

    Origin Films provided full scale production services to create a promotional video for a mobile gym. They filmed on location and captured footage from three different areas to highlight the brand mission. The video increased the client's visibility and secured new clientele. 

    "Their team is always early when delivering work." — Owner, Mobile Gym

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Minifridge Media is a video production company based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2016, this company has three employees. Services provided by Minifridge Media include video production and branding for small and medium businesses.

    Clients
    Coffee Culture
    EY
    Aviva
    Chuck's Roadhouse Grill
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Minifridge Media created a promotional video for a garment care manufacturer. They were responsible for all stages of the video production process, including hiring actors, researching the project, locating a set, filming, and editing. The client reported very positive internal and external feedback in response to the video.

    "The video ended up being one of our best yet. The production value, overall entertainment and feedback were all positive (internal and external)." Marketing Manager, Garment Care Manufacturer

  • 5
    $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 

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

    Small video production company K&F Video Productions, is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. They focus on video production and were established in 2012.

    Notable Project

    K&F produced an anniversary party video for a digital marketing agency's client. The team scouted the venue and identified possible shots and angles for good scenes.

    "Looking forward to working further together."

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

    Black Hawk is a creative production company based in Mississauga, Canada, and founded in 2014. With no more than 10 members they specialize in video production, social media marketing, and content marketing services for small and mid-market firms alike.

    Clients
    The United Nations
    VICE
    BBC
    CBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Black Hawk developed a branding and web solution for a cannabis retailer. The retailer needed assistance in growing and managing their online presence. Black Hawk met the expectations of the retailer, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    “Their independence is most impressive.” - VP Growth, Cannabis Retailer

  • 8
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Toronto Canada

    ArtClip is a freelance media agency based in Toronto and founded in 2019. They provide video production and corporate photography solutions to small businesses in the fields of advertising, arts, and business services.

    Clients
    Tools 420
    AT Institute
    Skona
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ArtClip produced videos for an e-commerce vaporizer company. The videos were uploaded onto the company’s YouTube channel. The videos were able to reach out to the company’s target demographics.

    “Their flexibility and project management were key— especially for a small, growing company.” - Owner, E-Commerce Vaporizer Company

  • 9
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Dkvisualsx is a Toronto, Canada-based video production company. The small company was founded in 2017. Their services include video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An e-commerce site hired Dkvisualsx to provide video production. They made photoshoots, filmed commercials, and ran the client's social network and Google Ads for them.

    "They always had a smile on their faces."

  • 10
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Located in Toronto, Grid Communications is a creative agency established in 2016. The team of under 10 primarily offers social media marketing, graphic design, and video production services within the advertising and marketing space.

    Clients
    CarLoans411.ca
    Lloyd's Handcrafted Leather Goods
    Pur&Simple
    Gladiator Burger
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Grid Communications provided a range of branding social media marketing services for a marketing company. They also developed websites as specified. The team was professional and consistently delivered on time.

    "Many people assisted on numerous projects." – VP, Marketing Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Simply Stated Solutions Inc., a web design agency, is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and Mississauga, Canada. They offer web design, branding, graphic design, print design, and more and were established in 2016.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simply Stated Solutions Inc. developed a website for a youth survey, including a comprehensive brand identity. They implemented this visual scheme, managed social media accounts, and edited and posted video.

    "Whenever additional effort is needed, they participate in creative and collaborative brainstorming." 

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto 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. provided marketing solutions for a realtor. The realtor’s goal was to improve brand awareness in their area and generate leads. smart collective inc.’s social media campaign for the realtor garnered a total of 200,000 views and 350,000 impressions.

    “They are willing to take risks that will make you stand out and can translate a consistent message while being innovative.” - Owner & Broker of Record, Realtor

  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vaughan Canada

    Bold x Collective is a marketing strategy company established in 2018. The small team focuses on marketing strategy, digital strategy, branding, social media marketing, and more. The firm is based in Mississauga, Canada.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bold x Collective provided design services for a direct retail website. The client aimed to increase the site's accessibility and improve the UI/UX.

    "They have excellent technical and communication skills."

  • 14
    $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

  • 15
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mississauga Canada

    Candybox Marketing is a digital strategy company headquartered in Mississauga, Canada. They offer digital strategy, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and web design and were launched in 2008.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An ERP financial systems consulting firm collaborated with Candybox Marketing for website development. The team provided the designs, style, and content to create a responsive and SEO-friendly interface. 

    "I liked their design skills at an affordable price and quick turnaround."

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Hamilton Canada

    Broadcast video company MJM Media was launched in 1982. They are headquartered in Hamilton, Canada and have a small team. Their services include broadcast video, voice services, and video production.

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

    Zink is a branding company. Founded in 2004, the team offers branding, broadcast video, graphic design, video production, and more. Their small agency is in Toronto, Canada.

  • 19
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    The Mark is a video production agency. The small Toronto, Canada-based team specializes in video production, advertising, marketing strategy, social media marketing, and more. The agency was established in 2013.

    Industries
  • 20
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    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Oakville Canada

    Toronto Cameraman is an Oakville, Canada-based broadcast video and video production company. The small team provides broadcast video and video production. The firm was launched in 1992.

    Industries
  • 21
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mississauga Canada

    Established in 2015, MISSISSAUGA SEO GUY is a SEO agency. The firm focuses on search engine optimization, social media marketing, video production, and web design and has a small team. The firm is in Mississauga, Canada.

  • 22
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    DayJob is a branding company located in Toronto, Canada and Vancouver, Canada. The small firm was founded in 2019. Their services include branding, content marketing, product design, video production, and more.

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Based in Toronto, Canada, Weekendo is a social media marketing company. The company offers social media marketing, pay per click, marketing strategy, video production, and more and is small.The company was established in 2018.

    Industries
  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Skyrex Productions is a video production agency and broadcast video company. The small team specializes in video production and broadcast video and was founded in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value].

    Industries
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