The Best Production Agencies for Directing in London

Looking for a top production agency for directing in London?

As you look for a video production company to help create your next video, think about the skills and experience the production company needs to be successful for your project. Ask yourself – do I have a vision? Do I know who will be featured? Do I need animation?

Video production companies with directing experience handle the creative side of your video. This means you should have a goal for the video, but you don't necessarily need the vision for what to include and how to execute.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top production services for directing in London. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best London Production Agencies for Directing

  • 1

    Spin Creative

    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. 
     

    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 
     

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    GAP
    Amazon
    Wave
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    15 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Theory Films

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Jeep
    Heineken
    Google
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2 Webby Awards, 2 New York Film and TV Awards.

  • 3

    mhf creative

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    NuBreed Events
    Egencia
    Expedia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Luton, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    TopLine Film

    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.

    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 

     

    Former clients
    American Express
    BAFTA
    Trustpilot
    AutoTrader
    University of Cambridge
    Gatwick Airport
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    SGK

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Notable Project

    A food & beverage company hired SGK to do packaging architecture and design work. SGK did prototyping, provided strategies and insights, and designed concepts. They also worked with the company's internal teams to explore different packaging ideas that would excite consumers and enhance consumer experience. SGK has been meeting the company's expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’re very transparent regarding delivery time and have never gone past a deadline." - Innovation Manager, Food & Beverage Company

    Former clients
    Nike
    Unilever
    Coca-Cola
    P&G
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Kartoffel Films

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Kings College London
    Macmillan Cancer Support
    GFK
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    2020 Media International

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Callaway
    CGI
    DHL
    Lenovo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    London Video Stories

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Centaur Media
    Oxford Instruments
    Econsultancy
    The European Commission
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    LTHL WPN.

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Right Guard
    Uber
    ASOS
    Sook
    Stand Up To Cancer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    JAM

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Links of London
    Nike
    Beats by Dre
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Toast

     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.

    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 

    Former clients
    Morgan Stanley
    Ancestry.com
    Cancer Research UK
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Geronimo Boy Film

    Geronimo Boy Film is a London-based studio founded in 2017 with fewer than 10 members. They specialize in video production solutions for small businesses in the fields of advertising, arts, and health care.

    Notable Project

    Geronimo Boy Film provided advertising and marketing services for a production company. The company works with Geronimo Boy Film to provide support for the company’s various clients. Geronimo Boy Film’s projects have been well-received by clients so far.

    “Frictionless and easy.” - Producer, Production Company

    Former clients
    Toyota
    Johnson's
    Samsung
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    The Little Wild Ones

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Tiger Heart
    BlueStacks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    harris&wilde

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Lexis Nexis
    Roka Construction
    Six Star Global
    SPB UK & Ireland Teatulia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Loftworks

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Colgate
    Kraft Heinz
    Virgin Atlantic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place LONDON, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    Small Films

    Small Films is a specialist marketing agency based in London with over two members. They have offered video production and social media marketing solutions since their founding in 2006. They work with clients ranging from startups to large firms.

    Notable Project

    Small Films produced a video for a private school. The video toured the viewer around the school’s premises. The video ended up being heavily viewed on the school’s site.

    “They understood the brief from the get-go and performed the project to a high standard in record time.” - Marketing Manager, Private School

    Former clients
    Tilda Rice
    Mackie's Icecream
    Everhot Cookers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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