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Top 100 Animation Production Companies in the United Kingdom

January 2023

Looking for a top animation company in the United Kingdom?

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. 

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List of the Best United Kingdom Animation Companies

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Surrey, United Kingdom

    A video animation and production company based in London, Shoot You Video & Animation Production was founded in 2000. Their team of over 50 employees operates out of additional offices in New York City and Amsterdam, serving primarily midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Additional services include digital marketing and content marketing.

    Clients

    • J.P. Morgan
    • European Commission
    • BBC Studioworks
    • Intel

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    Notable Project

    Shoot You is the ongoing video animation partner for a full-service marketing agency. The team collaborates on storyboards, style, and content before creating videos for the agency’s clients.

    "Shoot You is great at taking a brief and running with it."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Blue Carrot is an animation production studio based in Lviv, Ukraine, founded in 2014. Its 6 employees provide video production for small business clients in the advertising & marketing and A&E industries. 

    Clients

    • Takeda
    • United Nations
    • Kampgrounds of America
    • DNB

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blue Carrot produced a 2D animated video for a video production agency. After a kick-off meeting, they helped the client design the storyboard and animate the video.

    "There was always room for our feedback. Overall, everything went very smoothly and as expected!"

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Norwich, United Kingdom

    Curveball Media is a video production agency established in 2011. Their small team is based in Norwich, United Kingdom. The agency offers video production.

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    Notable Project

    Curveball develops animated video content for a nonprofit organization. They've produced a number of explainer and promotional videos featuring the client's services and explaining complex technical subjects.

    “Curveball has a unique way of looking at a problem that we're trying to solve.”

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Quite Frankly Productions is a small video production company. Founded in 2007, the team provides video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. The company is in London, United Kingdom; New York, New York and Bengaluru, India.

    Clients

    • Omega
    • Tabasco
    • Unilever
    • Diageo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A communications consultancy hired Quite Frankly Productions to create a video. They wrote a brief, added new ideas, and managed the editing process.

    "This particular project was hugely impactful and supported a transformational change in the organization."

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    RD Content, a video production agency, is headquartered in London, United Kingdom; Downtown Core, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. They provide video production, digital strategy, and marketing strategy and were launched in 2009.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To improve fan interest and bolster their partnership with an airline, a football club engaged with RD Content to produce a campaign video.

    "We were impressed with their creative vision and ability to pull off unthinkably difficult shoots."

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  • 6
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Plymouth, United Kingdom

    Stormy Studio is an animation studio based in Plymouth, United Kingdom. This company was founded in 2013 and has three employees. Services offered by Stormy Studio include video production, broadcast video, and social media marketing for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Moodys
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • Western Power Distribution
    • Thermo Fisher

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Stormy Studio made an explainer video. They mixed animated sequences with real footage to explain why women avoid preventive malaria treatment during pregnancy. The video needed to speak to diverse audiences.

    "We developed a one-to-one relationship, as their response time was excellent and they were very supportive."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Lambda Films is a video production and animation agency with bases in London, Cambridge & Norwich.

    Founded in 2009, the company is a full-service production company, with an in-house team providing ideation, scripting, video and animation production and editing services. Lambda serves mid to high-level clients and brands across all sectors, producing promotional videos, brand films, documentaries and explainer animations. 

    Clients

    • Nintendo
    • Woolmark
    • Lotus
    • Gemfields

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A healthcare provider hired Lambda Films to provide animated video production. They created four animated videos, including voiceover work, subtitles, sound design, and other technical skills.

    ''They exceeded our expectations in delivering the idea we had in mind, achieving every aspect of what we wanted.''

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  • 8
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Theory Films is a video production company based in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2009, this company has two employees. Services offered by Theory Films include video production and broadcast video.

    Clients

    • Heineken
    • Jeep
    • Google
    • Maisto Toys

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Theory Films produced an animated explainer film to promote an online jewelry company. The client provided the storyboard, and Theory Films expanded on the idea.

    "They gave us some really good ideas that we wouldn’t have come up with ourselves. Their creativity is second to none!"

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.3
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brighton, United Kingdom

    Morever, a video production agency, was established in 2014. They are located in Brighton, United Kingdom and have a small team. Their services include video production, graphic design, print design, broadcast video, and more.

    Notable Project

    Morever produced a charity organization's videos and photos for use on social media, digital, and print channels. They worked through an iterative process, taking care of every stage of the process.

    "They manage expectations very well, and deliver according to the schedule outlined at the beginning of the project."

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  • 10
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2014, Slate and Mortar Ltd is a small video production agency. Their services include video production, broadcast video, and social media marketing. The company is in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

    Clients

    • FBS Trading
    • Leicester City Football Club
    • University of Warwick
    • Tourism Authority of Thailand

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Slate and Mortar Ltd helped a university produce two videos to support their WP student network. The project included filming on various locations within campus and handling post-production.

    “Slate and Mortar’s communication and professionalism were their most impressive qualities.”

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2008, COAL is headquartered in London with another office in Birmingham, UK. Their team of 20 offers web development, social media marketing, email marketing, lead generation, and SEO strategy.

    Clients

    • Porsche
    • Subaru
    • World Wildlife Foundation
    • Nielsen

    Industries

    Notable Project

    COAL provides consulting services in several business areas including PR and finance. They've also assisted with SEO and PPC, as well as social media marketing on Instagram and Facebook. 

    "I value them because they produce high-quality work in a timely manner."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    TopLine Film is London-based video company of 33 employees. Founded in 2008, they deliver diverse types of videos including corporate, branding, training, and explainer. The company has an animation focus in 2D animation, motion graphics, 3D animation, and green screen animation segments.

    Clients

    • Admiral Insurance
    • American Express
    • AutoTrader
    • Trustpilot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TopLine Film provides ongoing video production services for a fintech company. Using rough scripts and mockups, the team led the process end to end, from refining the script to filming to edits.

    "The team is reliable, always on schedule, fairly priced and most importantly always delivering to the brief."

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  • 13
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Warrington, United Kingdom

    IAM Productions is a small video production company. Founded in 2019, the firm is located in Warrington, United Kingdom. Their services include video production.

    Clients

    • ScoreApp
    • Payaca
    • NHS
    • Stage Smarts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    IAM Productions produced an animated explainer video for a SaaS firm. The team was also responsible for creating the storyboard, scriptwriting, implementing revisions, and conceptualizing images.

    "The quality of the video means we will benefit from this for several years."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Pixated is a marketing agency in London, England. Founded in 2018, they have about 2 employees that serve small-business and midmarket clients in the gaming, e-commerce, and advertising industries. Services include social media marketing, mobile app marketing, and PPC.

    Clients

    • Tesco
    • Wicked Gummy Co
    • Millionaire Beauty
    • Vitamasques

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pixated handles digital marketing services for a cosmetics company. In efforts to increase the brand's online presence, their team provides advertising and SEO efforts as well as makes website tweaks as needed.

    “They deliver on their promises.”

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  • 15
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ash, United Kingdom

    Video production company Avo Pictures is in Sofia, Bulgaria; Amsterdam, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany. They offer video production and were founded in 2016.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A digital marketing agency partnered with Avo Pictures to develop videos for a sushi instruction project. The team helps write scripts, films, edits, and guides post-production activities. 

    "I like that they are paying to all the small details."

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Noise Media, a social media marketing company, was established in 2018. The small London, United Kingdom-based team offers social media marketing, pay per click, content marketing, and video production.

    Clients

    • TaskRabbit
    • Just Eat
    • Koru Kids
    • Public Health England

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Noise Media has provided social media marketing services for a task service platform. The team is tasked with creating ad campaigns and content. 

    "I have been impressed by the level of energy and excitement they have given to our company."

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  • 17
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Tailwind Group is a media group in London. Founded in 2008, they have about 12 employees that provide video production, graphic design, broadcast video services for enterprise and mid-market clients.  

    Clients

    • Tesco
    • British Gas / Centrica
    • Philips UK & Ireland
    • Kelloggs

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tailwind Group creates advanced employee training videos. They film expert-level skill seminars and edit the footage into digestible online content. They continually attend presentations to produce material.

    “They’re a genuinely nice group of people, and it’s a joy to work with them.”

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  • 18
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Mighty Giant, a SEO services firm, was launched in 2010. Their small team is in Manchester , United Kingdom and focuses on search engine optimization, web design, advertising, ux/ui design, and more.

    Clients

    • BBC
    • Shelter
    • TalkTalk
    • Chester Zoo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mighty Giant produced seven two-minute educational videos for an ad agency’s customer. They used CGI and 2D graphics to bring the client’s ideas to life. They handled the voiceover, music, and sound effects.

    "They made the process easy, and they were very helpful throughout our partnership."

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    SIGNAL2NOISE is a small video production agency. Based in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, the firm was founded in 2011. Their services include video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An engineering company wanted to rebrand and hired Signal to produce 12 short films. The videos aimed to communicate the company's key services, people, and geographic locations around the world.

    "Their creativity and commitment to ensuring a highly polished product were very impressive."

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Video production agency Catch Creative was founded in 2012. They are based in London, United Kingdom and have a small team. Their services include video production.

    Notable Project

    Catch Creative provided animated video development for three projects. They were provided with scripts and worked through several rounds of feedback.

    "It’s easy to communicate with them, and you feel like you’re in the capable hands of experts."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    JAM is a content production studio based in London. Founded in 2010, their team of approximately 6–7 teammates provides video production for clients of all sizes. Their specialties include branded videos, commercials, and documentaries. They also have a robust proficiency in animation.

    Clients

    • Links of London
    • Nike
    • Beats by Dre

    Industries

    Notable Project

    JAM provided video production services for an international jewelry brand. Their team handled all pre- to post-production stages as well as filmed lifestyle content of the partner's photoshoots.

    “They always went over and above what was asked.”

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Luton, United Kingdom

    mhf creative is a video production company founded in 2013. Based in Luton, England, their team of fewer than 10 offer solutions in video production and corporate photography for small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of advertising, financial services, and business services.

    Clients

    • Egencia
    • Expedia
    • Hyve Group
    • Nubreed Events

    Industries

    Notable Project

    mhf creative provides ongoing video production services for multiple projects relating to tradeshows and fashion. They helped with both concept and execution. 

    "They’re good at communication and hitting deadlines."

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  • 23
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    2020 Media International is an integrated project production and consultancy agency based in Leicester, U.K., with offices in London and Venice, Calif. The agency, founded in 1991, has a team of more than ten that provides video production services to midmarket and small companies in various industries, including advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and consumer products & services.

    Clients

    • Callaway
    • CGI
    • DHL
    • Lenovo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    2020 Media International created a video that depicted a design firm's recent high-profile museum client. The film captured the essence of the visitor experience as well as the firm's creative process.

    "Their flexibility and the quality of the final product were impressive."

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  • 24
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Complex Creative (Formerly London Creative Designs) is a digital agency that was founded in 2013. Headquartered in London, their small team of 8 specializes in web development, branding, graphic design, and more. 

    Clients

    • Pirelli
    • Ministry of Defence
    • UNICEF
    • Britain's Next Top Model

    Industries

    Notable Project

    London Creative Designs created a press kit for a new TV show. Designed in line with brand guidelines, it showcases promotional photography and the show’s 'key art.’ Multiple translated versions were also created for global markets.

    “I’ve been consistently impressed with London Creative Design’s creative approach to all our briefs.”

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  • 25
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London , United Kingdom

    London Video Stories is a video production studio based in London with a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Founded in 2012, the studio lends their expertise in video production and broadcast video services for midmarket firms in various industries, such as advertising, business services, and education.

    Clients

    • Centaur Media
    • Econsultancy
    • Barclays
    • The European Commission

    Industries

    Notable Project

    London Video Stories has been an ongoing partner in this video production engagement. They’ve created videos for e-learning courses using both animation and green-screens. 

    "Not only are they always available, but they also provide a very personalized service."

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Leeds, United Kingdom

    Tungsten Media is a media agency based in Leeds, England, and founded in 2019. With no more than 10 professionals, they offer video production, corporate photography, and web design solutions to small and medium-sized companies.

    Clients

    • Pilgrims Choice
    • Kerrygold
    • Amazon UK
    • Morrisons

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tungsten Media produced multiple videos featuring the food and beverage company's product launching. Each production was used on different social platforms with the aim of increasing the client's online sales.

    "We've never had branding work quite like it before!"

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  • 27
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Belfast, United Kingdom

    Small video production company Screenbreak Motion Design & Animation, is headquartered in Belfast, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland. They specialize in video production and broadcast video and were founded in 2015.

    Clients

    • Manchester City Football Club
    • BBC
    • UNICEF
    • English Premier League

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Screenbreak Motion Design & Animation produced a video for an interior architecture firm's client. The video explained the function and features of an app that would help patients and health care workers.

    "They are open-minded and flexible, and they find it easy to jump into any project no matter the context or industry."

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Urmston, United Kingdom

    Kilogramme, an advertising company, is in Urmston, United Kingdom. The small team focuses on advertising, video production, broadcast video, and other design and was launched in 2005.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kilogramme produced a five-minute animated video about integrated pest management for a nonprofit organization. They also worked on the transcripts, voiceovers, subtitles, soundtrack, and more.

    "They always responded very quickly and brought the project to completion on time and within our budget."

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  • 29
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Vivid Colour Studios is a video production company based in Birmingham, England that's run by a team of two experts. Founded in 2015, they provide video production services to both small and mid-market firms from various industries, such as advertising & marketing, business services, and consumer products & services.

    Clients

    • Ewemove
    • YuMOVE
    • Limegreen Communications
    • Brewhouse & Kitchen

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cineworkz (formerly Vivid Colour Studios) produced a series of videos for a graphic design agency. The team is responsible for both pre- and post-production of the short promotional videos.

    "Everything ran smoothly and what could have been stressful was made really enjoyable."

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Abbott's Hill, United Kingdom

    YourFilm was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Their team consists of less than 10 employees who focus on video production projects.

    Clients

    • Nissan
    • Kwik Tan
    • Fathom
    • Tombola

    Notable Project

    To support their learning and development programs, a management and solutions company hired YourFilm to develop and produce their e-learning videos.

    "YourFilm was able to understand the context within so they put time and effort to get to know our business."

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