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.

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 United Kingdom. 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 United Kingdom Animation Companies

  • 1
    $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

    An interior design company partnered with RD Content in order to produce a video that showcased who they were as well as their services on offer.

    "The on the spot engagement was very impressive and we were made to feel very relaxed when interviewing."

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  • 2
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 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
    BBC
    European Commission
    J.P. Morgan
    Aggreko
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shoot You Video & Animation Production provides video animation services for a marketing agency's clients. The team collaborates on storyboards, scripts, and content, handling each aspect of production. They provide consistent, high-quality work.

    "There’s nothing we could ask them that we wouldn’t be confident they can do. They’re a talented team." — Senior Creative, Marketing Agency

     

  • 3
    $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
    American Express
    BAFTA
    Trustpilot
    AutoTrader
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In working for an insurance company, Topline Film developed a global recruitment video that involved working on-location in the client's city and office. The highlight of the project was the freeform interviews Topline created to foster a relaxed and non-scripted feel. Various internal leads (including the CEO) reacted positively to the video and praised Topline for their approachability. 

    "I’ve always been pleased working with them. They’ve always been happy to run with whatever brief we gave them." – Marketing Manager, Insurance Company 

     

  • 4
    $5,000+
    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
    Western Power Distribution
    Moodys
    Rapid Marine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stormy Studio undertook design work for a marine business park. The project involved the production of design mock-ups to help stakeholders visualize a project.

    "Visuals and graphics were superb, just what we needed. The project was completed on time and on budget." - Owner, Marine Business Park

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Spin Creative is a video production agency headquartered in Seattle, Wash., with additional offices in San Francisco and London. The team of 6 has been specializing in video production since 2009. They work mostly with enterprise and midmarket clients, primarily in the business services and consumer products and services industries. 
     

    Clients
    Microsoft
    GAP
    Amazon
    Wave
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spin Creative worked on a promotional video for a manufacturing company. They offered creative guidance while managing all directorial and production responsibilities. The client was impressed with their project management skills. 

    “Their project management was central to the seamless execution; things progressed smoothly but never felt rushed. They communicated very well with us and included us in every decision.” – Senior Training Manager, Manufacturing Company 
     

  • 6
    $1,000+
    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 produced a video to promote a new dating app on social media. They handled everything from storyboarding to post-production editing and producing versions of the video for different social media. 

    "Overall, I was impressed with an outstanding team who took every effort to ensure the end result was sound."

  • 7
    $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
    Jeep
    Heineken
    Google
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Theory Films produced an animated explainer video for an online jewelry company. They were responsible for expanding on the client's initial storyboards in order to develop a promotional video. The client reported an increase in site traffic, sales, and social media engagement since the video's publication. 

    "We saw an increase in social media interactions aswell as website visits. Our sales have increased since the video was put live" - Marketing Manager, Online Jewelry Company

  • 8
    $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
    NuBreed Events
    Egencia
    Expedia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    mhf creative produces videos for an events agency. The agency needs live newsrooms, interview videos, and webcasting for their events, and has constantly partnered with mhf creative for their assistance. One of mhf creative's contributions helped turn a 2020 conference fully sold-out.

    "(mhf creative) are professional and engaging. We would not have them as our number 1 go to for event video production, live recording and photography otherwise." - CEO, Events Agency

  • 9
    $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

    The team wrote a script and built the creative framework for a TV advertisement promoting a family-run cheese manufacturing business. While they did not need to collect new footage, they sourced stills and historical footage to produce the final video within a five-week timeline.

    "The engagement was very efficient, and they worked well under pressure." -Co-Owner & Managing Director, Chesse Manufacturing Company

  • 10
    $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

    An independent cinema and art centre hired 2020 Media International to produce a promotional video that could help raise funds for the expansion of the centre's facilities that include two new cinema screens and an art gallery. 2020 Media International was involved in all the details including creating the script and storyboard, managing six separate shoots, and working with the centre's team to recruit volunteers for scenes featuring customers. They produced the film and soundtrack, which, following a couple of minor reviews, was completed on time and budget.

    "The project exceeded expectations." - Marketing Manager, Independent Cinema and Art Centre

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Kartoffel Films is a video and animation agency run by a team of less than 50 founded in 2012. Based in London, the company provides video production services for clients that work in the fields of education, health care, and non-profit, creating videos such as interviews, training videos, commercials, and more.

    Clients
    Kings College London
    Macmillan Cancer Support
    GFK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kartoffel Films once worked with a business school to develop animations and videos for their alumni. The school had limited staff for projects of this nature, and thus had to outsource from Kartoffel Films for assistance. The videos made by Kartoffel Films are meant to showcase the winners of the annual alumni awards of the business school.

    "Even within the last 2–3 years, we can really see a difference in the quality of our videos and animations. We’re internally aware that they’ve set that bar for us. Our team has noticed a huge quality difference on our social channels, which have grown substantially. We can’t attribute all of that to their work, but they’re definitely a part of the recipe that’s helping to grow our success. " - Creative Director, University Business School

  • 12
    $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
    Oxford Instruments
    Econsultancy
    The European Commission
    Industries
    Notable Project

    London Video Stories once worked with a leadership expert to help produce corporate educational videos. The target audience was deemed hard to engage, but with the help of London Video Stories' efforts, the client of the leadership expert considered the project as "the best video series we have ever seen".

    "They bring a fabulous can-do attitude and creativity to their editing. on time delivery, high quality of work, 100% reliability" - Marketing Leadership Expert

  • 13
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

     Toast is a TV advertising and visual production agency based in London. Founded in 2002, the team of 11 specializes in advertising, video production, and media planning & buying.

    Clients
    Morgan Stanley
    Ancestry.com
    Cancer Research UK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toast provided a software company with their video production services. They produced 5 animated videos used online and at events and arranged facility availability, royalty acquisition, and voice talent. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “We’ve received very high praise from people that we value. Investors and attendees at conferences have remarked about the quality of the videos. Our sales team expects top quality, and they have said that they are proud to stand in front of these videos.” – Head of Marketing and Communications, Software Company 

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Shot Blast Media is an industrial video production studio based in Leeds, U.K. The studio, founded in 2012, has a team of less than ten that provides video production, digital strategy, and graphic design services to midmarket and other-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Gentex
    Ardagh
    Omya
    Engie
    Notable Project

    An industrial boiler manufacturer hired Shot Blast Media to produce videos like testimonials that would help convert leads into customers, and create a compelling corporate storytelling. Shot Blast Media worked with the manufacturer on the planning, filming, directing, and post-production. The video had 5,500 views on YouTube and was so successful that a competitor tried to imitate it.

    "The video has been a huge success with [our] sales engineers describing it as an invaluable tool in winning over customers." - Marketing Executive, Industrial Boiler Manufacturer

  • 15
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Polegate United Kingdom

    CRFT Video is a design-driven animation production company based in New York, New York. Founded in 2017 with additional offices in Moscow, Russia, and Melbourne, Australia, their team specializes in animation, video production, explainer videos, 3D animation, commercials, and graphic design. They work with companies of all sizes in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, and around the globe.

    Clients
    Deloitte
    Kaspersky Lab
    Lays
    Ebay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CRFT Video provided video production services for a luxury resort and real estate company. They used visualization, 3D modeling, and 3D animation to create content that showcases the resort apartments.

    "CRFT Video performed well during the engagement. They were able to make the complex project simple by using the right tools, remaining organized and communicative, and providing regular progress updates." – Head of Marketing, Hospitality Company

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    JSP Media Group is a studio based in London and founded in 2009. With over 10 members, they provide video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography solutions to clients that range from small businesses to large enterprises.

    Clients
    Dentinal Tubules
    Avery Healthcare
    Henry Schein
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JSP Media Group produced videos for a dental education organization. The organization needed online content for their lectures. The resulting videos rack up many views, and are of high quality.

    “The team at JSP Media Group is brilliant. They’ve met every single project deadline set for them.” - Founder & CEO, Dental Education Organization

  • 17
    $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 for a sports training event featuring sponsorship by major companies. Their team spearheaded all aspects of production and were particularly involved with onset shooting. Their work has been enthusiastically received and has led them to secure future engagements with their client.

    "The turnaround and quality of their work have both been excellent. They’re especially reliable when we’re on a tight timeline." — Director, Sports Training Company

  • 18
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Saltney United Kingdom

    What a Story is a visual branding agency founded in 2015. Based in Hyderabad, India, the team of 19 specializes in video production and branding. They serve a range of clients, primarily in the entertainment, healthcare, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients
    Canon
    Kellogg's
    Uber
    Standard Chartered
    Industries
    Notable Project

    What a Story helped a studio by coordinating all post-production tasks for a 2-minute marketing case study video for a third party. The video featured motion graphic animation and relevant statistics. The final video resulted in a successful engagement.

    "I was impressed by their diligence. Their team made sure we were always updated on their progress. They were readily available to hear our ideas or concerns." – CEO, Studio

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Shirley United Kingdom

    GG Media is a sustainable film production company from Shirley, U.K. founded in 2014. Their team of about 5 employees mostly cater to small businesses in a range of industries offering video production and content marketing services. 

    Clients
    West Midlands Trains
    Oracle Netsuite
    Glide
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GG Media provided video production support to a regional police force that needed to boost their efforts. They worked on two projects, gathering equipment and doing camera work while adhering to all requirements. Their efforts guaranteed the time delivery of the production. 

    "They’ve helped us ensure the excellence of our output." – Marketing Head, Regional Police Force 

  • 20
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    YOYOPOP is a studio based in London and founded in 2010. With more than two members, they specialize in video production, broadcast video, and out of home design for small businesses in industries such as business services, advertising, and media.

    Clients
    The Crocodile
    WeAreWaterloo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    YOYOPOP provided 3D animation assistance for a customer experience agency. The agency had animation experts but didn’t have anyone experienced with 3D animation. The agency’s client was satisfied with YOYOPOP’s work.

    “I was totally impressed by the look they achieved.” - Digital Art Director, Customer Experience Agency

  • 21
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Clients
    Starbucks
    Bacardi
    Coca Cola
    Tetra Pak
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appetite Creative Solutions developed a marketing campaign for a digital sales company to increase exposure. They created mockups, high-impact ads, and eye-catching marketing games. The clients' were pleased with the innovative designs.

    "They’re hands-on, accommodating, and creative." – Marketing & Advertising Professional, Digital Sales Company

  • 22
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Bearded Fellows is a video and animation agency based in Manchester, United Kingdom. Founded in 2014, this company has nine employees. Bearded Fellows specializes in video production and advertising for companies of all sizes.

    Clients
    Zen Internet
    Royal Mail
    Remington
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bearded Fellows created video content for a marketing company. The project involved creating storyboards, consulting on the video content, and producing the video. The client has reported significant increases in ROI as a result of this promotional video material.

    "They are professional, friendly, great to work with and the quality of their work is superb." - Managing Director, Marketing Company

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

    Founded in 2015, Collby Graphics is a video production agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in Izhevsk, Russia. The team focuses on video production, product design, and graphic design.

    Clients
    Sberbank
    Croc
    Adidem
    Lexand
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Collby Graphics produced a video for an AR/VR development company. They created an animated video for the client to display at exhibitions.

    "They always understand in detail the upcoming project. They work hard and show themselves well from the technical and professional side." – CEO, AR/VR Development Company

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Hull United Kingdom

    Northern Visuals is a video production agency founded in 2015. Based in Kingston upon Hull, the company has a team of 2 employees. They specialize in video production and broadcast video. 

    Clients
    Silo Studio
    LGBT50
    Paragon Arcade
    Notable Project

    Northern Visuals served an entertainment company by filming and editing 35-45 videos over the course of a year. The scope included promotional content, interviews and interactive graphics. The team’s level of organization and openness to advice made them an ideal partner for long-term engagements.

    "They were organized, quick to ask questions, and always delivered projects on time. If things were running behind schedule, they put in extra time to make sure things were complete for us." –  Visual Coordinator, Entertainment Comapny 

  • 25
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Stockport United Kingdom
    Based in Stockport, United Kingdom and Montevideo, Uruguay, Enso Animation Studio is a small video production agency. The team focuses on video production.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Enso Animation Studio was hired to produce two sets of animation. The client wanted them for sales and a documentary about the business and the founders of their company. They aimed for 15 minutes of animation.

    "One of the best things for me was they executed my crazy ideas and turn them into something so effective and creative."

  • 26
    $1,000+
    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
    M&S
    Pepsi Co
    Mappin & Webb
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tungsten Media produced a launch video for an ice cream food production company. The company was looking to stand out with a creative video. The video has since garnered thousands of views online.

    “We knew the video would be amazing due to their highlight reel but we were still blown away by the final version of the video.” - Head of Social Media, Ice Cream Food Production Company

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Canterbury United Kingdom

    Cartoon Media is a digital production company that has been offering video production, advertising, and broadcast production to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the marketing and advertising, education and financial services industries since 2012. Their 10 employees are based out of Canterbury, UK.

     

    Clients
    Siemens
    Allianz
    Hilton
    Notable Project

    Cartoon Media recently worked on video production for an electrical company. They created a marketing video with cartoon animations and live video showing a product in use for that client.

    “[Cartoon Media’s] workflow was exceptional on their behalf. Their communication skills set them apart. ” - Employee, Electrical Company

     

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Stoke & Dagger is a video production company launched in 2011. Their small team is based in London, United Kingdom. Their services include video production, advertising, and content marketing.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    To maximize their activity and engagement on their digital channels, a telecommunications network hired Stoke & Dagger for their video production services. They created videos for the client's digital channels.

    "One thing that distinguishes Stoke & Dagger from other providers is their quick response time."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    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.

    Industries
  • 30
    $250,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    Founded in 2005, South West Film is headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom with other locations in Exeter, London, Taunton, Plymouth, and Birmingham. With nearly ten employees, they provide video production and broadcast video services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Clients
    Saudia
    Walkers
    First Great Western
    Legoland
    Industries
    Notable Project

    South West Film produced a promotional video for a tree surgeon. The team helped with the scriptwriting, production, and post-production of the video, which highlighted the client's garden services. The video has been an excellent marketing tool and there has been positive feedback.

    "The video has been a great marketing tool for us and we have had very positive feedback from our clients." –MD, Tree Surgeon

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