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

  • 31
    $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.

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  • 32
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2019, Hocus Pocus Studios Ltd is a video production and animation studio based in London. They primarily work with enterprise clients from a variety of industries, including gaming and financial services. 

    Clients
    3M
    BNY Mellon
    Heineken
    KING
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hocus Pocus Studios Ltd worked with a PR firm on a project for a healthcare client. They provided social media assets, including animations, motion graphics, and video content. 

    "They have a breadth of capabilities that allow them to be a one-stop-shop." – Account Director, PR Firm

  • 33
    $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.

    Clients
    Betfair
    Sky
    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."

  • 34
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Movult, a video production agency, was founded in 2010. The firm offers video production and graphic design and has a small team. The firm is based in London, United Kingdom.

    Notable Project

    Movult provides motion graphic design services for a content agency. They create illustrations, animations, and graphics for a variety of projects like live-action, mixed media, and fully animated content.

    “Their work is always excellent and executed perfectly.”

  • 35
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    LTHL WPN. is a media production company founded in 2018. They are based in London and they have a team of around 5 employees. Their services mainly include advertising, video production, and broadcast video for primarily small and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients
    Right Guard
    Uber
    ASOS
    Sook
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LTHL WPN. created an explainer video for a digital retail solution. They collaborated on the script, arranged voiceovers, and managed pre- and post-production needs. The final product has proven crucial for the client and can be used for investment purposes. 

    "They were able to drive our idea and remind me of what we were trying to achieve." – COO, Digital Retail Solution

  • 36
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Newton Abbot United Kingdom

    Prospekt Agency is a digital marketing agency founded in 2012 in Newton Abbot, U.K. With secondary locations in Bristol, U.K. and Los Angeles, their team of nearly 10 members provides video production, advertising, and graphic design solutions to enterprise and mid-sized clients in consumer products and automotive industries, among others.

    Clients
    Schwarzkopf Professional
    Tangle Teezer
    Chambord
    Fords Gin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prospekt Agency was tasked with creating a social media presence for a company's olive oil brand. Their focus was on content creation and their suggestions and attention to detail produced a positive collaboration with the client. Their speed and flexibility also impressed.

    "The content is amazing, and I really look forward to pushing it on social media." – Founder, Olive Oil Brand

     

  • 37
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Napoleon Creative is a video production and animation studio based in London. The studio, founded in 2006, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the consumer products & services, business services, IT, and financial services industries.

    Clients
    Capgemini
    Natural History Museum
    Cawston Press
    Infosys
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired Napoleon Creative to edit two patient video stories that discuss stroke and rehabilitation treatment. Napoleon Creative edited the videos to follow the storyboards and focus on key emotional elements as required by the organization. They completed the editing and now the videos are used on their website and in communications to encourage regular donations.

    "Gavin takes time to talk through the project in detail and really 'gets' the brief. He also brings some great suggestions and improvements to the brief to get the most from the edit." - Communications Lead, Nonprofit Organization

  • 38
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Bold Content is a video production agency. The small team is in London, United Kingdom. Their services include video production.

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    Notable Project

    A business communications company hired Bold Content for video production needs. The video must showcase their project's objectives and benefits professionally.

    "I appreciated their attention to detail and flexibility."

  • 39
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sutton Coldfield 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
    Visible PR
    YuMOVE
    Limegreen Communications
    Brewhouse & Kitchen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vivid Colour Studios was subcontracted by a sports clinic to produce a short promotional video. The video would be used to market the clinic through various platforms, including their company website's homepage. The video itself was sent fully completed in a matter of weeks, and the clinic is satisfied with the quality of the product.

    "...Vivid Colour Studios have a real passion for creating branding films for small businesses. As a small business themselves, I felt confident putting my trust in them, that they would look after my brand well." - Owner, Sports Clinic

  • 40
    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.

    Notable Project

     A logistics and supply chain company hired Signal to provide video production services. The team is responsible for creating a series of films that presents the client's production process.

    "Signal is a very easy and flexible organization to work with."

  • 41
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom

    Box Animation Studio is a video production company. Founded in 2012, the small firm is headquartered in Brighton , United Kingdom. Their team provides video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Box Animation Studio worked with a brand design agency for a third-party client’s new product. The team’s task revolved around video production; they wrote a script, created a storyboard, and produced a video. 

    “They went beyond the norms by putting out all the stops to make things happen.”

  • 42
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Little Wild Ones is a London-based animation and motion design studio founded in 2019 with more than two employees. They specialize in content marketing, social media marketing, and video production for small businesses.

    Clients
    Tiger Heart
    BlueStacks
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Little Wild Ones provided virtual reality services for an innovation agency. The agency had a client that needed a VR solution. The Little Wild Ones provided a solution for the project and the agency enjoyed working together on it.

    “They’re very clear and don’t use a lot of jargon. We always know where we stand and how to move forward.” - Founder, Innovation Agency

  • 43
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Explainer Mojo is a studio based in London with over two experts. They have offered video production solutions since their founding in 2014. They mainly work with clients in the fields of advertising, business services, and financial services.

    Clients
    Medyca
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Explainer Mojo produced an animated explainer video for a healthcare connection program. The video was to be uploaded on the program’s landing page. The video has been well-received internally.

    “We communicated through email, which made things easy to keep track of.” - Founder, Healthcare Connection Program

  • 44
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Stockport United Kingdom

    Sound & Colour Films is a video production agency. Based in Stockport, United Kingdom, their small team specializes in video production and broadcast video. The firm was founded in 2016.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sound & Colour Films created a video for a recruitment company. They provided extensive support from conceptualization to the final edit and launch of an innovative company video.

    "They offered an approachable, reliable, and professional service."

  • 45
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Birmingham United Kingdom

    Pulse Pixel is an animated explainer video studio headquartered in Birmingham, U.K. The company was founded in 2017, and has 4 people. They specialize in video production, and execute branding and digital strategy for their clients.
     

    Clients
    Roche
    One Firefly
    Interset
    Blockbid
    Notable Project

    Pulse Pixel created explainer videos for a cybersecurity firm. The client needed a video explaining their value proposition that they could use for conferences and on their digital platforms. They also wanted to increase sales and awareness for the firm. Pulse Pixel and the client worked closely together; they shared ideas, sketches, screenshots, and feedback before developing the final videos. The client was happy with the videos, and still uses them as marketing material. 

    “After almost 2 years, these videos continue to be used by the sales and marketing to team to help explain what the company value prop and products do - even after an acquisition.”

    — VP of Marketing, Cybersecurity Firm
     

  • 46
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Nailsea United Kingdom

    Video production agency Shy Guys Studios is based in Nailsea, United Kingdom and Paignton, United Kingdom. The small company was launched in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value]. Their services include video production, broadcast video, and other design.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shy Guys Studios was hired by an employee engagement company to produce an explainer video showing their products in depth. The team also assisted in creating the script and storyboard.

    "All of their suggestions and ideas were excellent and really helped to elevate the look and feel of the video."

  • 47
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Elgol United Kingdom

    The Cuillin Collective Ltd is a video production company established in 2009. The agency specializes in video production and has a small team.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Over the years, The Cuillin Collective Ltd has provided 2D animation services for a video production studio. Their most recent project was the production of animated explainer videos for several tech companies.

    "Whether it's creating illustrations, animating, or making revisions, they're always willing to go the extra mile."

  • 48
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chester United Kingdom

    Video production company Tricks Studio was established in 2018. Their small team is in Chester, United Kingdom. Tricks Studio offers video production, advertising, and graphic design.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tricks Studio produces motion graphics projects for a communications agency's end clients. The team follow a standard process of briefing, storyboarding, and production while meeting the client's guidelines.

    "Tricks are always willing to go the extra mile, often at ridiculously short notice, to deliver."

  • 49
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    In London, United Kingdom, Finance Shoots is a video production agency. The small company was founded in 2018. Their services include video production, event marketing & planning, logo, and corporate photography.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marine insurance club hired Finance Shoots to plan and organize a virtual event. This involves pre-recorded video talks and live Q&A sessions with all the speakers.

    "The team was very approachable."

  • 50
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Uni Shoots is a video production company. They are located in London, United Kingdom and New York, New York and have a small team. Their team provides video production and corporate photography.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    To attract more applicants, an educational startup hired Uni Shoots to edit their recruitment videos. The team is tasked with editing videos that are less than 10 minutes long.

    "They're always so friendly."

  • 51
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Toastie Animation LTD is a video production company. They focus on video production, social media marketing, advertising, and logo and were established in 2020. Their small team is Manchester, United Kingdom-based.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Toastie Animation LTD produced an animated video clip for a virtual business card company. The team made the storyboards and scripts.

    "The content is very high quality, and encapsulated some great creativity as well as the expert execution."

  • 52
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    AR/VR development company CIRCUS is in London, United Kingdom. The agency offers AR/VR development, video production, web design, ux/ui design, and more and is small.The agency was launched in 2010.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    CIRCUS has provided AR development services for an entertainment company. The team is tasked with creating a virtual guide tour to engage customers. 

    "Circus is always available to answer any queries or concerns."

  • 53
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Calow United Kingdom

    David Harris Film, a video production company, was established in 2019. Their small team is in Calow, United Kingdom. Their services include video production.

    Notable Project

    David Harris Film produced a teaser video for a fraud management solutions provider. The objective of the project was to create an engaging and striking teaser to generate interest for a webinar.

    "Their clarity in terms of communicating why things were done a certain way was unique."

  • 54
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Taunton United Kingdom

    Aurora Media is a digital marketing firm founded in 2008 and based in Taunton, England. With fewer than 10 employees, they offer video production, content marketing, and advertising solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in various fields.

    Clients
    Esso
    Walkers
    FGW
    National Trust
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Aurora Media provided social media marketing and video solutions for an agricultural arborist. The arborist needed PPC and social media campaigns for their business. The campaigns have resulted in an increased frequency of inquiries and calls.

    “There was constant communication with weekly reports and sales targets.” - Owner, Agricultural Arborist

  • 55
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Based in Bondi Beach, Australia, Köllectve is a media production agency that mainly supports clients in the consumer products industry. Since 2018, the small team has been specializing in video production, content marketing, and digital strategy. 

    Clients
    Domain Australia
    Audi
    GQ
    Vogue
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An integrated marketing & experience agency hired Köllectve to assist with several content and video projects. Their team helps with the agency's internal and external projects. All of their work over the years has been strong. 

    "I want to see how they grow and expand their reach." –Partner, Marketing Agency

  • 56
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cambridge United Kingdom

    Raft content, a video production agency, was established in 2018. Located in Cambridge, United Kingdom, their small team specializes in video production.

    Notable Project

    A change management consultancy hired Raft content to produce a video about what the future of work would be like. The team was in charge of developing the script and storyboard, filming footage, and more.

    "They felt like a part of our team."

  • 57
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    LONDON United Kingdom

    Loftworks is a studio founded in London in 2013 with no more than 10 members. They specialize in video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography services for clients in the industries of business services, advertising, and arts.

    Clients
    Colgate
    Kraft Heinz
    Virgin Atlantic
    Warner Music
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Loftworks offered design and video editing solutions to a presentations agency. Loftworks is in charge of various elements of the agency, including motion graphics and editing. The agency is impressed with Loftworks’ creative capabilities.

    “Loftworks’ ability to get things done quickly and their flexibility are impressive.” - Managing Director, Presentations Agency

  • 58
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    °Small World, an advertising company, is in London, United Kingdom. Launched in 2020, the small team focuses on advertising, branding, marketing strategy, digital strategy, and more.

    Notable Project

    A consumer goods company partnered with °Small World for advertising design services. The team led the project and created the campaigns based on the client's requirements.

    "They've achieved so much in such a short time, and it was so easy to work with them."

  • 59
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Fleet United Kingdom

    DrakonFX is a video production studio based in Fleet, England with more than two members. Since their founding in 2019, they have provided video production solutions for clients that work in the fields of advertising, consumer products, and business services.

    Clients
    Wargaming
    Greene King
    TecnaUK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DrakonFX produced a video for a creative marketing agency. The agency needed a video for a client that wanted to showcase a manufacturing facility. The agency was impressed by DrakonFX’s quality of work.

    “They made our client feel at ease, took control of the shoot and produced a great video.” - Sales & Operations Director, Creative Marketing Agency

  • 60
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    harris&wilde is a video advertising agency in London, England. Founded in 2018, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve mostly enterprise and midmarket clients in the business, financial, and IT sectors. Services include advertising, social media marketing, and video production.

    Clients
    NHS
    Blue Prism Cloud
    Six Star Global
    Roka Construction
    Industries
    Notable Project

    harris&wilde designed a website for a construction company. Their team provided branding services in efforts to help the client create a new brand identity. Their work has received positive feedback from the client’s customers and suppliers.

    “We were most impressed with their attention to detail and commitment throughout the project. When we had queries, they were answered quickly with no hesitation. We were also extremely impressed with the finished product.” – Managing Director, Construction Company

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