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Top 90 Visual Effect Companies in London

June 2022

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If you've ever watched a Jurassic Park movie and wondered at how real the dinosaurs appeared or cringed as a dragon flew and breathed fire in Game of Thrones, then you've experience stellar visual effects (VFX). This computer-generated imagery (CGI) takes a scene in a video and adjusts the image to create an alternate reality. 

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List of the Best London Visual Effect Studios

  • 1
    • $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

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    Notable Project

    Theory Films has provided video production services for numerous projects, ranging from product help videos and marketing shorts to interviews with key internal stakeholders. They've also supported VR videos.

    "The Theory Films team really listens and seems to understand intuitively exactly what we are looking for each time."

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  • 2
    • $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

    Quite Frankly Productions delivered an animated video that introduced topics of discussion for a board of directors meeting. They handled storyboarding, scriptwriting, and all other aspects of production. 

    "They were also excellent at responding to our priorities in a genuine way."

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  • 3
    • 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

    A professional services firm partnered with RD Content in order to develop strategies and craft a compelling narrative about the value of their services to a global audience.

    "The culture is great."

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  • 4
    • 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

    A real estate company data company approached TopLine Film to create an explainer demo that showcased the features and benefits of using an existing app to support the internal team's lead generation efforts.

    "I felt well informed, confident about delivery and in good hands!"

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  • 5
    • $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 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

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  • 6
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 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

    Notable Project

    A board game festival hired Complex Creative to develop a site with a booking system for the client's tournaments. The goal was to develop an attractive and engaging site for new customers.

    "Their creative approach and design sensibility were impressive."

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  • 7
    • $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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  • 8
    • 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 handles digital marketing efforts for an online housing platform that caters to students. They currently conduct SMM efforts, with the goal of improving brand awareness and lead acquisition.

    "We're impressed with their ability to be creative, think outside the norm, and deliver."

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  • 9
    • $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
    • GSK
    • Bayer

    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

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • 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 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

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  • 11
    • $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

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

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

    Favoured is a performance marketing agency founded in 2017 run by a team of fewer than 10. Headquartered in London with an office in the same city, they lend their services in mobile & app marketing, advertising, and digital strategy to small businesses from various industries, including healthcare, e-commerce, and advertising, among others.

    Clients

    • Durex
    • Kodak
    • Elvie
    • The Run To

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Favoured managed the client's paid channels efforts including Facebook and Google. They also handled the client's middle of the funnel (MoFu) analytics. In addition, the team also redesigned an app.

    "The team has talented and collaborative designers."

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

    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.

    Clients

    • Toyota
    • Shiseido
    • Johnson's
    • Cath Kidson

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Geronimo Boy Film supports film production for third-party music and commercial clients. This has involved talent networking and crew building in projects ranging from a music video to an orchestra commercial.

    "I'm impressed by their original and bold approach to creative work and their cost-saving ability."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $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
    • Sanofi
    • Wayfair Furniture
    • Busuu Language Learning App

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Toast facilitated a webinar and provided promotional videos. They collaborated on all aspects of the project, managing attendees, working with internal and external speakers, and scripting video content. 

    "They went above and beyond to help us and to make the project work however they could." 

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  • 15
    • $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

    • Stanford University
    • Churchill Cost Consultants
    • Immerss
    • Just AI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Collby Graphics produced a brand video for an AI solutions company. After a discovery meeting regarding the company’s vision, mission, and values, the team initially started working and fulfilling tasks. 

    "They were bright and cheerful people who easily grasped even the vaguest idea and created something exquisite."

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  • 16
    • $1,000+
    • 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

    Stoke & Dagger provides design services for a sports betting firm. The vendor is in charge of designing content for the client's social media platforms. They also create motion graphic videos when needed.

    "I'm always blown away by the quality of their output and turnaround time."

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  • 17
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Video production agency Right Things Films was founded in 2016. The firm provides video production and broadcast video and has a small team. The firm is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An online travel company was looking to creatively present their business and increase their online visibility, so they hired Right Thing Films for their video production and digital marketing services.

    "They communicated well, responded quickly, and were consistently professional."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

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

    WindStudio is a video production agency. The London, United Kingdom-based firm was launched in 2016. The small team offers video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    WindStudio produced a two-minute animated video for a digital creative agency’s client. The video showcased their services. The team worked with an already defined storyboard and a reduced timeframe.

    “Their team was responsive, caring, and hit the deadlines without any troubles.”

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  • 19
    • $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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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Doublesided is a web design company established in 2004. Their small team is in London, United Kingdom. The agency focuses on web design and video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A management consultancy tapped Doublesided to redesign their logo and website. The team created a modern and sophisticated corporate style to distinguish the client from other offices across Europe.

    "Across all of the work that they had done for us, they were very focused and extremely responsive."

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  • 21
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Creature Productions is a small advertising and video production company. Established in 2009, the company is located in London, United Kingdom. Their services include advertising and video production.

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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."

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  • 23
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Born + Raised is an advertising company. Their small team is located in Sheffield, United Kingdom and London, United Kingdom. Their services include advertising, marketing strategy, ux/ui design, branding, and more.

    Industries

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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 provides ongoing design and video editing services for a presentations agency. The team handles motion graphics, camera work, and video editing.

    "Loftwork's quality of work is very good from a creative point of view."

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

    Fourth Estate Creative is a content creation company that was founded in 2017. Their 4-person team is based in Bromley, England, and supplies marketing strategy, web design, print design, and video production to small businesses.

    Clients

    • Chartered Trading Standards Institute
    • Office for Product Safety and Standards
    • Dept for Business
    • Energy & Industrial Strategy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fourth Estate Creative rethought the strategy for a professional organization's internal publications. They later handled all design work for the client's magazine, gathering content, assembling the materials, and redesigning artwork. The magazine received positive feedback from readers according to surveys.

    "They’re an open team that communicates proactively." – Communications and Press Officer, Professional Organization

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hatfield, United Kingdom

    Launched in 2010, GarageFarm is a video production company. Their small team is located in Hatfield, United Kingdom. Their team focuses on video production.

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  • 27
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Digital Beauty Work is a video production company founded in 2018. The small London, United Kingdom-based team offers video production and other design.

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Carshalton, United Kingdom

    Shake Studios is a small video production agency. Located in Carshalton, United Kingdom, the agency was launched in 2001. Their team offers video production, graphic design, other design, and social media marketing.

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  • 29
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Golden Wolf is an advertising and video production agency. Established in 2013, the team offers advertising and video production. Their small firm is London, United Kingdom-based.

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  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    AR/VR development and video production company Beem is based in London, United Kingdom. The small company was founded in 2017. Their team focuses on AR/VR development and video production.

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