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From ideation to creation, the animation production process has many steps, and an animation company can help you get them right. The process begins with storyboarding, then involves a scrip, design, voiceover and music, and animation.

Animation videos help you capture your audience's attention and are best for breaking down complex topics to communicate the main point memorably. Animation production companies transform your video idea into a reality. As video content becomes more popular, investing in a few animated videos is worth it to boost your marketing and sales efforts and communicate about your brand creatively.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top animation production companies in Los Angeles. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Los Angeles Animation Companies

  • 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
    $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 

  • 3
    $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

  • 4
    $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

  • 5
    $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

  • 6
    $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

  • 7
    $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
     

  • 8
    $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

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    Colormatics is a studio founded in 2014 in Jersey City, N.J. with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in video production, advertising, and content marketing services for clients in the fields of consumer products and business services.

    Clients
    Macy's
    Providence
    FTX
    Vanguard
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced TV ads for a freelancer marketplace platform. The platform needed direct response TV ads for their product. So far the metrics are incomplete but the platform is satisfied with Colormatics’ work.

    “I didn’t need to tell Colormatics exactly what we needed; they already had a basic understanding of our product and our objectives.” - Director of Brand, Freelancer Marketplace Platform

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $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

  • 12
    $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

  • 13
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

    Column Five is a creative agency founded in 2009. They are based in Irvine, Calif., and have an office in Brooklyn, N.Y. Their 57-person team provides content marketing, public relations, and video production services to their clients in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Zendesk
    Dropbox
    Dialpad
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Column Five designed a full-service campaign to market an update for a popular web browser. They build a site and carried out SEM, email marketing, and social media marketing to drive awareness for the campaign. Their efforts brought positive impressions for the commonly ridiculed browser, which earn laud from the client. 

    "One of the things that makes them so strong as an agency is the fact that they pride themselves on being client-led. They are an extension of your team. There is no ego and no attitude to the way that they work." – Creative Technologist, Web Browswer

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Merit/Andrew is a creative agency headquartered in Irvine, Calif. Their team of over 10 serves businesses of all sizes in the advertising and marketing industries, as well as arts, entertainment, and media. Services include video production and broadcast video. They were founded in 2002.

    Clients
    Scheifer Media
    Toshiba
    Yokohama
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Merit/Andrew produced a commercial for a media company's client. Salvaging the project from another vendor, the team took over storyboarding and production. The client was thrilled with the final product.

    "Merit/Andrew’s work really delighted the client and made us look like heroes. We couldn’t be happier." — Former Director of Digital Advertising, Media Company

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Ana CA

    Phase 3 Studios is a video production agency founded in 1987. Their small team is headquartered in Santa Ana, California and provides video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Phase 3 Studios produced a video and created a cut-down and a Mandarin version for an automotive software company. The video was meant to showcase the technology and benefits of a motor for electrical vehicles.

    "The best part was that they drove us as much as we drove them."

  • 16
    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

  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    CRFT Video is a design-driven animation production company based in New York, New York. Founded in 2017 with additional offices in Moscow, Russia, and Melbourne, Australia, their team specializes in animation, video production, explainer videos, 3D animation, commercials, and graphic design. They work with companies of all sizes in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, and around the globe.

    Clients
    Visa
    Liebherr
    Grohe
    Ebay
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CRFT Video provided video production services for a luxury resort and real estate company. They used visualization, 3D modeling, and 3D animation to create content that showcases the resort apartments.

    "CRFT Video performed well during the engagement. They were able to make the complex project simple by using the right tools, remaining organized and communicative, and providing regular progress updates." – Head of Marketing, Hospitality Company

  • 18
    $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

  • 19
    $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

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    Noble Digital is a creative growth agency that was founded in 2012. They have three employs working out of Santa Monica, Calif., where they provide brand strategy and planning, digital campaigning, video production, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket and global companies, primarily in e-commerce, business services, consumer products, and finance.

    Clients
    Mutual of Omaha
    New Balance
    Plated
    Biohm Probiotics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Noble Digital produced a series of videos for an insurance company. They also created an advertising campaign. Their videos and advertisements increased ad-to-landing page conversions for the client.

    “Several months after the campaign started, Noble reviewed our media data and recommended changes to optimize the efficacy of the campaign. These changes resulted in increased ad-to-landing page conversions.” – Director of Advisor Marketing & Operations, Insurance Company

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    7 Wonders Cinema is a digital video partner founded in 2015 in Ardmore, Pa., with a secondary location in West Hollywood, Calif. With nearly 10 team members on board, they mainly offer video production services but also content marketing, advertising, corporate photography, and more. Their main clients consist of medium-sized businesses across healthcare, IT, and advertising industries, among others.

    Clients
    Comcast
    Mercedes-Benz
    Mastercard
    Expedia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    7 Wonders Cinema produced several graphics and video clips for a wellness company that needed ads for TV and more. Through a smooth process and several rounds of drafts, the team delivered ads that performed really well for the client. Their communication and organization stood out.

    "The final product came out exactly as we hoped - actually, it came out better." – CEO, Wellness Company

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Huntington Beach CA

    Rocket Farm is a multidisciplinary digital marketing agency founded in 2014 and located in Huntington Beach, Calif. With nearly 10 employees on board, they offer an array of services the main ones being content marketing, advertising, branding, digital strategy, and web design. Their clients consist of mainly small businesses in various industries. 

    Clients
    American Express
    DaVita
    Guardian Bikes
    DISC Sport & Spine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rocket Farm provided video production as well as photography for a kidney dialysis company. Their work involved interviewing patients as well as post-production. Ultimately, the results satisfied all stakeholders, and their project management style stood out.

    "They’re 100% invested in our projects." – Marketing Manager, Kidney Dialysis Company

  • 23
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Orange CA

    JSP Creative is a boutique digital media production company based in Orange, Calif. The company, founded in 1998, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to small companies, organizations, and institutions in the automotive, education, financial services, consumer products & services, health care & medical, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients
    Lexus
    Toyota
    Toyota Financial
    CPK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car company hired JSP Creative to provide various video production services for for functions like events, training, and information drives for dealers. JSP Creative did all of the scripting, sound, editing, mixing, and the final product. The resulting videos received positive feedback from the various audiences they were presented to. 

    "They were able to take a lot of feedback and make adjustments to whatever is needed." -  Former VP, Car Company

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

    Rightlane Productions is a creative media agency based in Burbank, Calif., with an office in Kings Cross, UK. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides video production and content marketing services to various companies and institutions.  

    Clients
    Under Armour
    Children's Institute
    Mario Lopez
    Will Smith
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A business acceleration platform hired Rightlane Productions to provide videography and photography services of an event the former is hosting. While the outcomes of the event and the photography and videography services have yet to be determined, Rightlane Productions went the extra mile in producing an additional video to honor the late founder of the platform who passed away shortly after the event.

    "It didn't feel like it was between 'their team' and 'ours.' It felt like we were one team working together on the same dream." - Executive Producer & VP, business acceleration platform

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Irvine CA

    212 Degrees Fahrenheit is a full-service video production agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2008. Their team of five employees offers video production and broadcast video services.

    Clients
    MetLife
    Travelocity
    USAA
    SharkNinja
    Notable Project

    212 Degrees Fahrenheit produced multiple video campaigns for a direct marketing agency. Their team created promotional campaigns with video advertisements, supplied scriptwriting, fashioned storyboards, developed live-action content, and animated graphics.

    "With 212 Degrees’ help, we greatly exceeded the established target and their marketing director was absolutely thrilled." – Co-Owner, Direct Marketing Agency

  • 26
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mission Viejo CA

    Founded in 2000, Global Media Desk is a full-service video production company. The agency provides video production services for corporate videos, interviews / testimonials, branded videos, commercial videos, educational / training videos & explainer videos. The agency is located in Mission Viejo, CA

    Clients
    Disney
    Nielsen
    Visa
    Uber
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A university hired Global Media Desk to provide video production services. This platform was expected to educate students about life in Latin America during the 16th century. 

    "Global Media Desk thought of everything and provided exceptional services."

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

    Mana Animation Studio is a studio based in Los Angeles with more than two experts. They have offered video production solutions to clients in the field of marketing and more since their founding in 2015.

    Clients
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    Kiehl's
    Top Employer's Institute
    Cambridge University Press
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mana Animation Studio produced explainer videos for a digital marketing company. The videos were explainers that tackled complicated topics. Mana Animation Studio was able to produce a solution within the client’s budget.

    “The actual visual of their work is outstanding, and they did a great job of taking complex ideas and subjects and making stories out of them.” - CEO, Digital Marketing Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    IdeaMACHINE Studio is a small video production company headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. Their services include video production.

    Clients
    Google
    Amazon
    Facebook
    Pfizer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An independent consultant was looking for a creative way to communicate with their clients, and their employees, so they engaged with Whiteboard Animation.Com for their animation video production services.

    "They have the expertise, creativity, and accuracy to deliver exactly what I’m looking for."

  • 29
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Since 2019, The Blue Agency has served as the formal business of its owner, Louis Anastas and his wealth of video production, content marketing, and web design experience. His team of around 2–10 is based out of headquarters in Los Angeles, California, and largely focuses on the aerospace and tech industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Blue Agency team provided video consultation and production services to a contracting company, helping them to write, storyboard, and manage the shoots of various informational and promotional videos. The relationship is almost completely seamless, and the client has been consistently satisfied with the results of the projects.

    "Louis is even able to put our executive team at ease and is able to get great material out of just a regular conversation with a person. I’ve gotten an incredible number of compliments from people who love working with him." — Creative Director, Contracting Company

  • 30
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Torrance CA

    Pencil Media Production, LLC is a Torrance, California-based video production agency. The firm offers video production and is small.The firm was established in 2021.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pencil Media Production, LLC created three videos for a solar company, including a documentary about the firm. They also wrote all the scripts and handled the overall production of the videos for the client. 

    "They were very professional and had all the gear required to complete all the tasks."

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