The Best Documentary Production Services in the UK

Looking for a top documentary video production company in the United Kingdom?

The main benefits of hiring a documentary filmmaker are expertise and resources. A documentary company will have the equipment and trained video producers to create a stellar documentary. They also will have knowledge and experience of documentary storyboarding and production. Some documentary production companies even help you market your documentary using their connections in the industry.

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

List of the Best United Kingdom Documentary Production Services

  • 1

    Northern Visuals

    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. 

    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 

    Former clients
    Silo Studio
    LGBT50
    Paragon Arcade
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Hull, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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  • 2

    Open House Pictures

    Open House Pictures is a video production agency based in Sheffield, U.K. They were founded in 2018 and work with businesses of all sizes from a variety of industries. 

    Notable Project

    Open House Pictures was hired by an outdoor floor cleaning company, and they produced a video advertisement for Facebook Ads. Their work resulted in new customers. 

    "The service they provided was very personal." – Director, Cleaning Company

    Former clients
    University of Sheffield
    Volvo
    Stoneacre Motorgroup
    Tramlines Music Festival
    National Video Game Museum
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sheffield, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    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
  • 4

    Lost Clock Productions

    Lost Clock Productions is a film production company based in Glasgow, United Kingdom founded in 2018. Their team of 1 assists clients ranging from small startups to enterprises with their video production and corporate photography needs. They make videos such as documentaries, corporate videos, and branded videos, among others. 

    Notable Project

    Lost Clock Productions was subcontracted by an arts organization to produce a film featuring a school-based music project. Lost Clock Productions worked with the project musicians and schools to interview the children. The stakeholders were pleased with the resulting documentary.

    "They understood what we were looking for and achieved this without any fuss. The team were really good to work with, nothing was a bother and they kept us in the loop with progress. They gave us options and advice and were happy to explain and go over things with us. They were professional and approachable." - Education Manager, Arts Organization

    Former clients
    Royal Bank of Scotland
    Stripe Communications
    Celtic Connections
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Glasgow, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    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
  • 6

    Voquent

    Voquent is an end-to-end production services provider founded in 2018 in London. With over 50 employees on board, they specialize in video production and translation services for small and mid-sized companies in the advertising, education, and gaming industries.

    Notable Project

    Voquent helped a global gaming company with creating more brand awareness. They took over script translation and the voicing of five films into five different languages. The teams for each local market were very impressed with the films and looked forward to their launch. Other highlights include their attentiveness and responsive communication.

    "...they also dealt with any minor headaches in a very professional way." – Senior Creative & Copywriter, Global Gaming Brand

    Former clients
    Accenture
    BBC
    Coca Cola
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.7
    4.7
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    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
  • 8

    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
  • 9

    mYPulse Ads and Media

    mYPulse Ads and Media is a media agency based in London and founded in 2020 with over 10 members. They are experts in social media marketing, email marketing, and SEO solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Notable Project

    mYPulse Ads and Media provided UX and UI design solutions for a home-based linens manufacturer. The manufacturer owned an old website with a basic code that was in due need of an upgrade. The manufacturer is happy with the improvements.

    “I am happy to work with them again in near future.” - Director, Home-based Linens Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Karur Home Textikes
    Tchoudi Clean Ltd
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Croydon, London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    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
    4 Clutch reviews
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