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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    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

    • J.P. Morgan
    • European Commission
    • BBC Studioworks
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Shoot You provided video production services for an iOS tech company, overseeing the entire pre- and post-production process. They worked with the client on everything from color to sound. 

    "They were able to catch on quickly and complete their tasks because of their openness and effective communication."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Inglewood, CA

    Lemonlight is a video productions agency headquartered in Marina Del Ray, Calif. It also has offices in Miami, New York City, Chicago, San Diego, and Austin, Texas. Its team of 39 employees specializes in video production, content marketing, and broadcast video. It was founded in 2010 and works mostly with mid-market firms. 

    Clients

    • Lemonlight works with brands of all sizes. Notable clients include Hyatt
    • Audi
    • Accenture
    • Uber

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lemonlight produced a B2B SaaS startup’s promotional video. They first facilitated a discovery meeting to discuss the project. Afterward, they created the script, shot the video, and edited the final output. 

    "Their timeliness was impeccable, which I loved."

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  • 7
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    BluBlu Studios is a design-driven, award-winning animation production company that was founded in 2014. Their team of 30 specializes in animation, video production, commercials and explainer videos. They work with companies of all sizes in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe and Australia. Headquarted in Warsaw, Poland. Represented in the UK, Scandinavia, Japan, Germany, Austria, and Singapore.

    Clients

    • The New York Times
    • Singapore Airlines
    • Twitter
    • Amex

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BluBlu Studios produced five sets of animations for a daily newspaper. The videos were created in two aspect ratios to work on both desktop and mobile browsers.

    "They were very professional and were able to accommodate everything that was asked."

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kraków, Poland

    Studio Pigeon is a full-service animation studio founded in 2012. The company has locations in both Krakow and Warsaw, Poland. Between these two offices, they employ a team of 23 that provides video production and graphic design services to mostly mid-size companies.

    Clients

    • Ikea
    • Aviva
    • UBS
    • T-Mobile

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A brand experience agency hired PIGEON STUDIO to create a dog cartoon for their customer's campaign. The team created several sketches for the character and delivered open files of the final version.

    "Pigeon really listened to our and our client's needs. They stayed open for discussion all the time."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Lake Forest, CA

    Sparkhouse produces marketing and advertising videos from its headquarters in Irvine, Calif. – just outside Los Angeles – and a second office in Del Mar, Calif. The 13-person team uses its video production expertise to design and develop videos for products, branding, websites, television, and social media. They were founded in 2009.

    Clients

    • First American Title
    • Nekter Juice Bar
    • Jacuzzi Inc.
    • Youtube

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sparkhouse provided video production services for an OEM manufacturer. They were tasked with helping the client produce marketing and informational materials for their devices.

    "They turned all of my ideas to reality."

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  • 10
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Atlanta, GA

    The DVI Group is a strategic video communications agency that has been in business for over 21 years. Company capabilities include live-action filming, 2D/3D animation, motion graphics, instructional design, static banners, and print campaigns. The DVI Group also uses the latest technologies and new insights to re-imagine what business video looks like. This means they can also offer interactive video, personalized video, sales enablement, and all production and post-production services critical to every type of content required.

    Clients

    • Home Depot
    • AT&T
    • Mercedes-Benz USA
    • APTOS

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An Air Force command was looking to upgrade their outdated technology and produce current training videos, so they hired The DVI Group for their video production and web development and design services.

    "The DVI Group was outstanding to work with from beginning to end."

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  • 11
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Signature Video Group is a video production company and content agency based in Toronto, Canada. This company was founded in 2009 and has three employees. Services provided by Signature Video Group include video production and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Autodesk
    • Microsoft
    • Boston Pizza
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A tourism agency hired Signature Video Group to provide video production. They created a series of videos to demonstrate available career opportunities within the hospitality and tourism industry as a whole.

    "They were communicative throughout the process and were on the ball with everything they did."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Castle Rock, CO

    Snowy Peak Entertainment is a Colorado-based video production company. They were founded in 2009 and have a team of 5 employees that specializes in video production for clients of all sizes in the media, entertainment, and IT industries.

    Clients

    • Oracle
    • MasterCard
    • Symantec
    • TuffShed

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Snowy Peak produces many videos for a consulting agency. These projects include short-form promotional videos and long-form marketing videos for a variety of end clients.

    "They have an extremely creative team that can push the visuals to exceptional levels."

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  • 13
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Simple Story Videos is a video design agency located in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2011, Simple Story Videos' team of approximately 10 employees offers video production, marketing strategy, and broadcast video services. Simple Story Videos works with clients of all sizes from the business services, advertising, and information technology industries. 

    Clients

    • Walmart
    • Pitney Bowes
    • Bell Canada
    • Interac

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Simple Story Video created 5 how-to videos for a marine navigation app. The videos were between 30–90 seconds in length and the process they lead was background and education, copy, style board, and animation.

    "It's clear everyone cares."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Seattle, WA

    Webdew is a video production agency headquartered in Seattle with additional offices in London and Mohali, India. They were founded in 2016, and have since expanded their team to 49 specialists. They provide video production services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.
     

    Clients

    • UBER
    • Microsoft
    • T-Mobile
    • Hero Calendar Due

    Industries

    Notable Project

    webdew produced a food supplement company’s product launch video. The videos featured 2D and 3D animation. 

    "The project was very successful."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Santa Monica, CA

    Brandefy is a video production firm in Santa Monica, Calif. Founded in 2010, the team of less than 10 also provides content marketing and broadcast video services for its small business, midmarket, and enterprise clients. 

    Clients

    • Health Magazine
    • Takeya
    • City of Los Angeles
    • City of Austin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brandefy produced a video for a plumbing company’s targeted ad campaign. The client answered questions to inform the scriptwriting, and once it was finalized, Brandefy created several iterations of the video.

    “He's a very easy person to work with, listened well, and produced a video that exceeded all of our expectations.”

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  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Frontiers Animation is an animated video production studio based in Washington, D.C. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to small and midmarket companies and institutions in the health care & medical, nonprofit, and education industries.

    Clients

    • Aloha Foundation
    • Stanford University
    • Last Mile Health
    • Pepsi

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Frontiers Animation created seven animated videos for a public health engagement alliance. They wrote dialogue, helped hone wording in scripts, and delivered additional audio files and comics.

    “I found their quality, professionalism, timeliness, and benefit-cost ratio impressive.”

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  • 17
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Madison, NJ

    Awakened Films - New Jersey Video Production is a video production company founded in 2008. They are located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and have a small team. The company provides video production, digital strategy, and social media marketing.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An advertising agency hired Awakened Films - New Jersey Video Production to produce a video for a new surface cleaning product. The team handled preproduction components and the actual filming of the video. 

    "The workflow between our team felt extremely communal and stress-free."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Established in 2017, AdSide Media is a mobile & app marketing and video production agency. Their midsize team is located in New York, New York, and offers mobile & app marketing and video production.

    Clients

    • Playrix
    • King
    • Rovio
    • Nekki

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AdSide Media created and implemented 10 video creatives for a game development company. These platforms focused on improving the performance of the client's top performers.

    "The main thing for us was their work surpassed our benchmark, and the task was a success."

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Fitzroy, Australia

    Vidico is a video production agency based in Melbourne, Australia, with an office in Sydney. The agency, founded in 2015, has a team of more than 20 that provides video production and other digital marketing services to various clients and companies.

    Clients

    • Square
    • Spotify
    • Airtable
    • Digital Ocean

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Vidico produced a clear and concise explainer video for a fintech company. They used animations to highlight the client's sustainability message and added the actual product dashboard to present its features.

    "The project steps and all stages of production were so clear and concise, and we felt we continually moved forward."

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Lambda Films is a video production and animation agency with bases in London, Cambridge & Norwich.

    Founded in 2009, the company is a full-service production company, with an in-house team providing ideation, scripting, video and animation production and editing services. Lambda serves mid to high-level clients and brands across all sectors, producing promotional videos, brand films, documentaries and explainer animations. 

    Clients

    • Nintendo
    • Woolmark
    • Lotus
    • Gemfields

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lambda Films produced three explainer videos for an aromatherapy manufacturer. They handled all aspects of production, from scripting to editing. They used animation and live-action interviews for the videos.

    "Lambda was on the ball and had clever ideas. They produced top-quality work which we are happy to use and share."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Kasra Design is an animation company that is located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Founded in 2011, Kasra Design has about 16 employees that specialize in video production and broadcast video. The company has created more than 700 commercial videos such as animated explainer, corporate, 2D, and 3D videos and motion graphics. They work with a range of clients in a variety of industries.  

    Clients

    • Commonwealth Bank
    • Maybank
    • Hong Leong Bank
    • Wolters Kluwer

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kasra Design produced a promotional video for an e-commerce solutions provider's product. They worked with the client to develop the script and storyboard and handle the voiceover, music, and animation.

    "The most impressive thing was the experience and creativity Kasra brought to the project."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Bottle Rocket Media is a video content agency headquartered in Chicago. They were founded in 2011, and their team of 9 employees provide video production and AR/VR development to their small, mid market, and enterprise clients.
     

    Clients

    • Basis Technologies
    • United Airlines
    • Kenmore
    • Kimberly Clark

    Notable Project

    Bottle Rocket Media produced five product videos for a healthcare software company. They used the client’s script while handling the animation, editing, and voice-over. 

    "Their team took our in-house concepts and pushed them in more engaging directions."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pittsburgh, PA

    Covalent is a video production company located in Pittsburgh and Berlin. Founded in 2012, they have between two and nine employees specializing in creating unique and impactful stories for small, midmarket, and global companies, usually in education, finance, and healthcare. Services include video production, experiential marketing, VR, and drones.

    Clients

    • Rosetta Stone
    • GoDaddy
    • TechStars
    • 412 Food Rescue

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Covalent came on during pre-production and concepting for the on-location shoot of a documentary-style video and shorter 60-second long social media clips. They also handled all editing and post-production. 

    "Covalent was able to take my concept and run with it while also staying true to my creative vision." 

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Baltimore, MD

    Storyfarm is a motion pictures and film production company that is located in Baltimore. Founded in 2009, Storyfarm's team of 15 employees has nearly a decade of experience in video production. The firm primarily works with small, midsize, and enterprise B2C and B2B businesses.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Storyfarm provides video production services for a commercial bakery. Their team has produced three commercials featuring the partner's cake bite brand for social media, television, and online viewership.

    “Storyfarm is very easy and fun to work with.”

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Paris, France

    WeeDesign is a 2D/3D motion design and animation studio headquartered in Paris. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of 8 people. Their team solely does video production; they mostly work with small and mid-market businesses, and some enterprise businesses. The clients they partner with are primarily in the advertising & marketing and media industries. 
     

    Clients

    • Zurich
    • United Film House
    • Iron Horse
    • Office français de la biodiversité

    Industries

    Notable Project

    WeeDesign created an AR app for a biodiversity agency. This platform was expected to visualize the client's models.

    "They were good at interpersonal skills."

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  • 26
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Walnut, CA

    VeracityColab is a video agency located in Newport Beach, Calif. Founded in 2008, VeracityColab's team has over a decade of experience in video strategy and execution. The firm primarily works with mid-market and enterprise clients from the consumer products, business services, and healthcare industries.

    Clients

    • simplehuman
    • Intuit
    • Microsoft
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Industries

    Notable Project

    VeracityColab developed a telemedicine company’s video, making it simple for potential customers to understand. Their efforts included creating a script and storyboard for the video.

    ''I was very happy with the product.''

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  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Severna Park, MD

    Founded in 2012, Early Light Media is a media production company that offers video production services to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the advertising and marketing industry. Their 10 employees are based out of Baltimore, Md.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Amazon
    • Johns Hopkins
    • D.C. United

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Early Light Media produced two videos featuring a report on e-cigarettes and tobacco-related disparities for a public health school. The goal was to present the research in a more visually appealing format.

    "They were open-minded, professional, and willing to work on a tight timeline."

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  • 28
    • $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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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Warrington, United Kingdom

    IAM Productions is a small video production company. Founded in 2019, the firm is located in Warrington, United Kingdom. Their services include video production.

    Clients

    • ScoreApp
    • Payaca
    • NHS
    • Stage Smarts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Describe Productions produced an explainer video for a car supermarket company. Following a project goal discussion, they helped refine a script and made various alterations to keep the concept on brand.

    "IAM Productions understood the concept I wanted and achieved it very quickly."

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  • 30
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    STYLE-VIDEO.COM is a video production agency founded in 2015. The small team specializes in video production. The company is headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine.

    Clients

    • KLO
    • NLC
    • Kite
    • MegaPolis

    Industries

    Notable Project

    STYLE-VIDEO.COM Animation Studio produced animated videos for an ophthalmology clinic. The team managed the graphics, animated banners, scripts, storyboards, and voice-over. 

    "The team always listened to our comments and did quality work."

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