List of the Best California Video Production Agencies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine 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

    A third-party health benefits administrator hired Sparkhouse to create animation videos to educate customers. The partnership is ongoing and to date includes 20 videos – from conference reels to interactive presentations to interviews.

    "The response to Sparkhouse’s work has been great, both internally and externally. That’s why we continue to use them. ... They keep things on track. Their communication and adherence to deadlines is good." – Vice President of Marketing, Healthcare Company

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  • 2
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Rip Media Group is an animation and video production company located in Los Angeles. Founded in 2007, they currently have about 15 employees who specialize in video production services for businesses of any size. The team creates 3D motion graphics, 2D animation, and live action videos amongst others for clients in the IT, medical, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Accenture
    Ben & Jerry's
    Black & Decker
    Cisco
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rip Media Group provided full-scale production services for a food services company. After creating a script and storyboard, Rip Media Group directed and edited the animated explainer video for publishing on the client's website. They delivered impressive customer service and tailored content that helped to establish the client's competitive edge. 

    "Throughout the entire project they were extremely responsive and always reachable." — Co-Founder & CEO, Food Services Company

  • 3
    $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 helped a gaming startup with a branding campaign, producing custom videos. VeracityColab provided storyboards, scripting, and editing services for all the videos. Many of the videos created by VeracityColab featured 2D or 3D animations. The client was impressed with the VeracityColab's video production skills. 

    "When it comes to video, they're very strong in everything, from lighting and technology to storytelling. We can tell that they're invested in our success. " - Creative Director, Gaming Startup 

  • 4
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    BX Films is a concept-to-consumer video agency based in Walnut Creek, Calif. founded in 2010. With a team of 12 professionals, they offer assistance in video production to clients from startups to enterprises, with a focus on advertising and marketing. They produce various video types, including commercial videos, brand videos, and explainers.

    Clients
    LARQ
    Stall Mates
    Cystereo
    Cisco Meraki
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A private equity firm commissioned BX Films to produce a video for recruitment purposes aimed at undergrad students. The video ended up being of higher quality than previous projects done by the firm, and it made candidates more interested in the firm than before.

    "From a project management standpoint, their team was awesome. The team at BX Films is organized, collaborative, and flexible. With video production, there are a lot of pieces and people involved. We really appreciated that they were willing to work with everyone’s schedules by getting different teams to participate. They were well-organized throughout the entire process." - VP of Marketing, Private Equity Firm

  • 5
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    ALCHEMYcreative is a San Francisco-based video production company that started in 2010. Equipped with 9 employees, this firm provides video production and content marketing services to mainly mid-market and enterprise companies. They focus on commercial video, corporate video, and documentaries, with skills in 2D animation and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Adobe
    Salesforce
    Google Nest
    Advance Auto Parts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ALCHEMYcreative produced a short video to support branding efforts for an auto part supplier. After collecting the requirements, they led the filming, performed still photography, and led multiple rounds of edits. After being presented internally, the video received great acclaim from the client’s employees and board of directors for its ability to capture the client’s aesthetic.

    “We appreciated that they were down to earth despite their creative talent. Although they listened to our input, they were innovative and were able to create a fantastic product.  We were lucky to connect with them.” – VP of Professional & Product Marketing, Auto Parts Retailer

  • 6
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mission Viejo CA

    Kyro Digital is a production company located in Mission Viejo, California. The company launched in 2015 and features a team of 17 specialists. Kyro Digital is exclusively dedicated to providing their clients with video production services.

    Notable Project

    A storage company needed a production agency's support to get the word out about their services by creating promotional videos. Kyro Digital developed scripts and storyboards and produced a brand video that included an interview with one of the location managers. Based on the excellent results, the client hired Kyro Digital again to create a promotional Christmas video that was very well received.

    "Our Christmas video was a big hit and went viral on social media. We created a special landing page on our website for that video and received the highest traffic we’d ever seen. We got great feedback." — CMO, Storage Company

  • 7
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Slow Clap Productions is a video production company located in San Francisco. It was founded in 2014 and has a team of 10 employees.

    Clients
    Blue Shield of California
    GitHub
    Capital One
    Sony PlayStation
    Notable Project

    Slow Clap Productions has produced more than 10 videos over several years in an ongoing partnership with an insurance company. They also assist the client with messaging, storyboarding, and editing.

    “Their agility, ability to deliver high-quality products quickly, and ability to scale up or down for a reasonable price sets them apart.” – Director of Creative Communications, Insurance Company
     

  • 8
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Nanobot Medical Animation is a video production agency headquartered in San Diego, with additional offices in Kiev, Ukraine and Tallinn, Estonia. Founded in 2007, they have since grown their team to 17 specialists who provide video production and AR/VR development. They work with small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses in the health care industry.
     

    Clients
    Novartis
    Bayer
    Sandoz
    Abbvie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nanobot Medical Animation created a video animation for a health care company. They worked with the client to develop a 2D rendition of the project, and then delivered the 3D final project, taking into account the company’s comments and requests. Internal stakeholders were pleased by the educational animation.

    “We have received a very positive feedback from our stakeholders who thought that the MoA video was educational and helped them to better understand our technology.” – Brand Manager, Health Care Company
     

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Founded in 1994, Binary Pulse Technology Marketing is an interactive marketing firm of nearly 30 employees. Based in Irvine, Calif., this firm specializes in live-action and animated video production for technology clients. 

    Clients
    Amkor
    Apple/Claris
    Ann Taylor
    Epicor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In their role as an ongoing partner, Binary Pulse Technology Marketing produced a video about antibodies for a biotech company. After creating a storyboard based on the script, they proceeded to animate characters to represent different areas of the body where the antibodies work. Industry awareness saw a sharp uptick thanks to the video. 

    "We're still leveraging the same campaign and right now we're number two in unaided awareness." – Creative Director, Biotech Company 

     

     

  • 10
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    King Toledo is a full-service production company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2011, this company has three employees and specializes in video production and broadcast video for businesses of various sizes.

    Clients
    Amgen
    Living Spaces
    Mashable
    GE
    Notable Project

    King Toledo was responsible for creating a video for a biotechnology company. The project involved creating storyboards, conducting interviews, filming the video, and editing the footage. The client reported that the resulting video helped to bring satisfying levels of traffic to their site, exceeding their expectations and getting over 40,000 views.

    "King Toledo's delivery was ALWAYS on time and eloquent in its delivery. From the original treatment to our project plans, communication strategy and production schedule everything was perfectly timed and delivered." Marketing Strategist, Biotechnology Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Fresno CA

    BLARE Media is a video production company based in Fresno, Calif., with additional locations in Glendale, Calif.; San Francisco; San Jose, Calif.; Sacramento, Calif.; San Diego; Las Vegas; Seattle; and Dallas. Founded in 2005, this company has 24 employees. BLARE Media specializes in video production for businesses of various sizes.

    Clients
    Moss Adams
    Cengage Learning
    Clear Channel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BLARE Media produced a full-length feature film for a health services provider. The project involved storyboarding, scripting, filming, and editing. 

    "We don’t have any success metrics at this point, but we know we’ll never work with a different production company. Without question, they dedicate themselves to make sure the work is good so it always exceeds our expectations." - CEO, Health Services Provider

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Diamond Bar CA

    Founded in 2011, FD Productions is a cinematography company located in Diamond Bar, Calif. With a team of fewer than 30 employees, they offer video production services. Their clients primarily include small and midmarket businesses in the consumer products and services, health care and medical, hospitality and leisure, and media industries.

    Clients
    American Chemical Society
    American Eagle Outfitters
    Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel
    NBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    FD Productions created one 30-second and one 90-second product-focused video for an athletic performance company. They completed the project in two days, delivering professional videos. 

    “I’m continually impressed with their creative ability to bring our vision to life.” – CEO, Athletic Performance Company

  • 13
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Promoshin is a Los Angeles based video production company. They were founded in 2011 and have a team of 11 employees who specialize in video production.

    Clients
    McDonalds
    BBB
    Intuit
    Comedy Central
    Notable Project

    Promoshin produced a video for a bioengineering company. The video introduced the client’s company, and was informative in nature.The client was happy with the finished video and regularly used it to introduce their company to others in their industry. 

    “Their positive attitude and unlimited revisions are noteworthy aspects of the collaboration.” – Business Development Director, Bioengineering Company
     

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    Studio B Films Inc. is a creative and video production agency based in Berkeley, Calif. With a team of 20 employees, they have provided video production, broadcast video, and advertising for midmarket and enterprise businesses since 1992. They work with clients in the IT, consumer products, and advertising industries.
     

    Clients
    Adobe
    Salesforce
    Publicis Group
    Grammarly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio B Films Inc. created a video series for a public science center. They created drafts of the project during pre-production, filmed the video, and finished all of the editing and graphics work. Internal stakeholders were pleased with the final project, and the video series has already been used by over a million children across the United States.

    “We got a lot of positive feedback internally from the publisher; they were so happy with the work. We also got a lot of positive feedback from review panels and school districts on the quality of the videos and what they brought to the curriculum. The level of polish and engagement in the videos helped the curriculum stand out and sell as well as it has.” – Senior Producer, Science Center
     

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Clemente CA

    Mane Co. is a digital creative agency based in San Clemente, Calif. The agency, founded in 2016, is a team of less than ten that provides video production services to various companies. 

    Clients
    Apple
    LG
    Nike
    Ladder
    Notable Project

    Mane Co was hired by a Sports Club to produce a series of marketing videos for advertising purposes. The videos, used in the Sports Club's Facebook and Instagram ads, produced good numbers. 

    "Just looking at the work that they do and the quality of their footage alone, you can tell that they offer the whole package." - Head of Production, Sports Club 

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Left Productions is an media production company headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in Paris and London. Left Productions' team of 23 employees offer video production, advertising, and content marketing services. The firm was founded in 2012. 

    Clients
    Snapchat
    Revolut
    Adidas
    Talent.io
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Left Productions produced educational videos to increase brand awareness for a SaaS video company. Left Productions created a variety of videos for the client including testimonials, company overviews, and conference coverage.  Left Productions offered a high level of customer service and responsiveness.

    "Their level of service is great and they’re very responsive. As a B2B startup, their cost effectiveness is very important to us, as is the high level and quality of their customer service." – Product Marketing, SaaS Video Company

  • 17
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Levitate Video is a media production company based in San Francisco with an office in Boca Raton, Fla. Founded in 2009, their team of 33 professionals provide video production, broadcast video, and translation assistance to clients ranging from small startups to large corporations. They produce videos such as explainers, corporate videos, interviews, and others.

    Clients
    Vogue
    Proofpoint
    Yodlee
    Smith System
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Levitate Video was subcontracted by a non-profit organization to explain their platform succinctly. Levitate produced the video, and the template was used by the organization's other branches to brand themselves as well.

    "Our member states love having the video, which is co-branded with their logos. We also love having it as a tool to better describe what we do." – Marketing & Communications Director, Non-Profit Organization

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Novato CA

    Explainly is an animation company headquartered in Novato, Calif. and founded in 2018. The team of fewer than 10 employees provides video production services, with a specific focus on explainer videos. Their clientele is composed of enterprises, midmarket businesses, and small businesses in the advertising and marketing and arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Clients
    Visa
    NBCUniversal
    Ad Council
    AARP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Explainly produced an animated explainer video to generate leads. Their work involved writing the scripts and creating the visual design, and the deliverable led to an increase in both inquiries and revenue.

    "We have had numerous prospective customer and active customers tell us they were interested in evaluating [us] based on the Explainly video." – Sr. Sales Manager, Influencer Marketing Company

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Glendale CA

    GoDRTV is a marketing firm founded in 2007. With more than two employees, they offer video production, media planning and buying, and social media marketing solutions from their office in Glendale, Calif. They work with clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients
    Life Alert
    Nissan
    ATT
    Keller Williams
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GoDRTV provided production nad marketing solutions for an AR/VR company. The company needed a partner for their digital campaigns and video projects. GoDRTV left an impact on the company’s operations.

    “They’re on top of their game.” - CEO, AR/VR Company

  • 20
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Luminoustudios is a production company based in Los Angeles with a second location on the opposite coast in New York City. The agency was founded in 2015 and maintains a team of 4 specialists.  Luminoustudios is entirely dedicated to providing full-service video production.

    Clients
    Polaroid
    StoryCorps
    The Smithsonian Institute
    Fiverr
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A social organization was hosting a summer camp and needed a team to produce a video to show prospective campers the experience in an appealing, compelling way. Luminoustudios storyboarded and scripted the video, then handled the end-to-end production process. Upon completion, they edited the footage and curated the audio to enhance the visual content they'd produced.

    "The students involved in the program and the one we focused on specifically thought the video was really authentic and presented their experience in a compelling way" — Senior Producer, Social Organization

  • 21
    $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 client presentation to help a marketing consultant create a more professional look for a client. They took old content and added B roll into a presentation in the format of a short sizzle reel. The client was satisfied with the look of the final product. 

    "Very effective. It was seamless. Brandefy takes and understands directions well." – Marketing Consultant

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Irvine CA

    The Corporate Film Guys is a video production company based in Lake Forest, Calif. The company, founded in 1990, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to enterprise and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, IT, manufacturing, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Avery Products
    Beckman Coulter
    Coca-Cola
    CoreLogic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An in-flight entertainment company hired The Corporate Film Guys to create internal-use informative videos. As part of the engagement, The Corporate Film Guys create short informative videos to support the company's internal and external customer-facing initiatives. They work closely with the company to assess the current needs and how to address those through these short videos.

    "We like working with them. They’re very turnkey." - Corporate Communications Manager, In-Flight Entertainment Company

  • 23
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Pluck. is a video agency headquartered in Los Angeles, with an additional office in New York City. Their team of around 5 employees provides video production, advertising, and broadcast video services.

    Clients
    CapitalOne
    MassMutual
    Mastercard
    Indiegogo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A transportation company hired Pluck. to create a brand video showcasing its services. They created a storyboard and filmed original content featuring the transportation company's customers. They had full control over the creative direction of the video, and the client appreciated that the video was delivered on time.

    “The quality of the video is excellent, and the feedback we’ve received has been very positive. We’re a small business and the video helps us stand out from our competitors.” - Owner, Transportation Company

  • 24
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

    Working out of Costa Mesa, Calif. 336 Productions' 9-person team spends most of their time on video production efforts, though they also have experience in corporate photography. The types of videos they deliver vary but their most common are corporate, branded, and interview videos. 

    Clients
    Salvation Army
    Thales
    Toshiba
    Sanrio
    Notable Project

    336 Productions wrote, produced, and filmed a corporate video for a fluid components manufacturing company. Lacking an in-house marketing team, the client tasked 336 with complete development of the video, including background research and identification of interview subjects. Both customers and employees responded well to the video, saying it represented the company's values and spirit accurately. 

    "Even though it's almost 10 years old, the story holds strong and it seems fresh each time we watch it." – Director of Sales and Marketing, Fluid Components Manufacturer

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 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

    An independent school hired Lemonlight to produce branding videos to show prospective families.  Lemonlight scripted, produced, and gave feedback on the final, 90-second product. The client was so impressed by the video that they have asked the team at Lemonlight to film and create additional content. The client was impressed with the team at Lemonlight's professionalism. 

    "We were happy they were really easy to work with. The two onsite crew members that came the day of the shoot were fantastic. They were really considerate and thoughtful but also engaged with the people they were shooting. They knew all the right questions to ask which made everything easy and seamless." – Head of School, Independent School

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Emeryville CA

    Crushpix Video Production Company is a video production company based in Emeryville, Calif. Founded in 2005, this company has two employees. Services offered by Crushpix Video Production Company include video production and advertising.

    Clients
    The Clorox Company
    Google
    Paypal
    East Bay Municipal Utility District
    Notable Project

    Crushpix Video Production Company produced a video for a counseling services company. The client reported that the resulting video exceeded their expectations.

    "The team met all deadlines and was open and receptive to thinking outside the box. No one could have asked for more." Forensic Psychologist, Counseling Services Company

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    JMaverick Studios is a video production and social media marketing company located in California. Founded in 2012, JMaverick Studios creates professional, engaging video content and travels around the globe to produce corporate videos and social media content. With an intimate team of fewer than 10 employees, JMaverick Studios eschews the ordinary and embraces artistry. By using insight-driven strategies and ideation processes, JMaverick Studios provides its clients with original ideas for each individual project. JMaverick Studios works collaboratively with its clients to generate options that help them engage with their target audience.

    Clients
    Adobe
    AT&T
    AquaTru
    BitTorrent
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JMaverick Studios worked with a documentary film company to promote its films on social media platforms and gain funding. They managed the client's social media accounts and created video content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    “We ran a successful campaign, and a lot of its success can be attributed to JMaverick Studios’ social media posting.” – Founder, Documentary Film Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    New Evolution Video is a video production company based in San Diego, California. Founded in 2007, their team of around 10 employees provides video production, marketing strategy, broadcast video, and content marketing services.

    Clients
    IBM
    UC San Diego
    SDSU
    Damiler
    Industries
    Notable Project

    New Evolution Video assisted in the rebranding and repositioning efforts of a surface protection manufacturer through a promotional video. They operated with about five different sets, chose the locations, helped pick the actors and actresses, worked on sound, script editing, and workflow. The company's employees internally praised New Evolution's skill and quality video production.

    "They made an excellent job of extracting what our real need was and bringing some creativity to help deliver it." – Global Marketing Director, Surface Protection Manufacturer

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Crystal Pyramid Productions is a video production company founded in 1981. The company is located in San Diego, Calif.  The streamlined team currently includes 2 employees. Crystal Pyramid Productions offers a specialized focus on video production and broadcast services. Clients include highly recognizable global brands from the nonprofit, retail, and entertainment industries.

    Clients
    Comic-con-San Diego
    NetFlix
    Inside Edition
    Pfizer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services firm needed support with producing a new video for their website. Crystal Pyramid Productions took the script and filmed, edited, and produced the four minute promotional video. The overarching goal of this engagement was to improve the firm's online brand visibility. As a result of Crystal Pyramid Productions' work, the financial services firm expanded their web presence.

    "The video received a lot of positive feedback from my clients. Most of my business is word of mouth, and I know the video helps legitimize me for people who don’t know me personally." –Owner, Financial Advisory Firm

  • 30
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Founded in 2004, Highline Studios is a video production company based in Los Angeles. Their team of two employees provides video production, broadcast video, and branding services.

    Clients
    Vanity Fair
    Aecom
    Tutor Perini
    Speedo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Highline Studios produced a video for a construction client. The video has been posted to the company website and Youtube and has received positive feedback from consumers.

    "Everything from the pre-production, filming, editing was handled with strong attention to detail." –Project Manager, Construction Company

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