Looking for a top branded video production service?

Branded videos are marketing content, sponsored by a company, that share a message or promote a product or service naturally instead of as an advertisement. Branded video production is the process of creating these native videos. For example, testimonial videos to share with potential clients are branded video production.

Thousands of branded video production services exist to help companies create targeted video content. The main benefit of hiring an expert is their guaranteed polished product. While any employee can create a video on a smartphone, branded videos may be a potential client's first interaction with your brand, and therefore, they are worth the investment.

That's why we've created this list of the best branded video production companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Branded Video Production Agencies

  • 1
    $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 partnered with a retailer where they helped to produce an explainer video for a new product. They helped write the script and animate the video. The project resulted in an increase in the level of customer sign-ups on the website. 

    "Since we uploaded this new feature, we’ve seen a notable increase in the number of signups we receive from our site." – CEO, Retailer

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  • 2
    $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

  • 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
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Blue Chalk Media is a New York-based production company. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of 48 employees who specialize in video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. 

    Clients
    Pearson
    Food Network
    Blue State Digital
    Oregon School Board Associations
    Notable Project

    Blue Chalk Media created 4 videos for a medical charity foundation. They filmed, edited, and produced documentaries detailing the process of caring for different medical issues in a developing country. The client reported that the videos have been extremely successful at raising awareness of their organization’s efforts and that one of the videos has more than 21 million views.

    “They brought a tremendous amount of awareness to our organization. Viewers noted that the videos were impactful, emotional, and beautifully filmed.” – Former Director of Strategic Projects, Medical Charity Foundation
     

  • 5
    $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
     

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Lehi UT

    Chamber Media, a content marketing company, was founded in 2014. The company specializes in content marketing, marketing strategy, public relations, social media marketing, and more and has a small team.

    Clients
    Nordic Track
    Mr. Cool
    Fabletics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chamber Media was hired by an HVAC manufacturing company to provide video and digital marketing services. This involves the production of the material and running digital campaigns through several social media.

    ‘‘I attribute to them a large part of that success.’’

  • 7
    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 recently worked on video production for an internet marketplace. They created short-form reputational videos for that client.

    “We've gotten great feedback, as far as it being well produced and professional looking. It was very good movie-grade material and very compelling with how it all came together.” — Senior Content Creator, Internet Marketplace

  • 8
    $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

  • 9
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Demo Duck is an animated explainer video company based in Chicago. Founded in 2011, Demo Duck's team of 16 employees offer video production services for clients from the advertising, education, and media industries. 

    Clients
    GEICO
    Canon
    Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
    Netflix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Demo Duck partnered with a clinical pathology organization, producing various educational and promotional videos. Stakeholders consistently give positive feedback on Demo Duck's videos. The client was impressed by Demo Duck's ability to produce quality and unique work despite multitasking or difficult circumstances. 

    "Everybody really loves their videos, especially the editing, the production, and how they convey emotion. I’ve heard nothing but positive feedback." - Senior Manager, Clinical Pathology Organization 

  • 10
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Umault is a video production company based in Chicago. Founded in 2010, this company has six employees. Umault exclusively specializes in video production services for small, mid-sized, and larger businesses.

    Clients
    Dell Technologies
    MassMutual
    Fresenius Kabi
    James Hardie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Umault produced an 8-part video series for a management consulting firm. The project involve pre and post-production processes, including the creation of teaser trailers. The final videos were viewed hundreds of thousands of times, triggering a great increase in site views and inquiries for the client as well.

    "They created a masterpiece that I’m personally proud of. More importantly, it’s had a dramatic impact on our audiences, substantially more views than the platform we launched it on usually sees." - Research Director, Management Consulting Firm

  • 11
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Alexandria VA

    Alconost Inc is an information technology agency based in Alexandria, Va., with another office in Belarus, that was founded in 2003. Their team of nearly 35 employees specializes in video production, translation, and advertising for small businesses.  

    Clients
    Kaspersky
    Bitrix24
    GitHub
    SEMrush
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alconost Inc created a short promotional video for a brain training app. While the app hasn't launched yet, the client is happy with the results. 

    "Alconost delivered the work on time, and the budget was what we agreed on. Whenever I requested a change, it was done quickly." —Head of Marketing, Education App

  • 12
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sofia Bulgaria

    HandPlayed Productions is a Bulgaria-based production company that specializes in pre-production, production, post-production, commercials, films, music videos, creative direction, concept development, and casting. Founded in 2015 and with a team of fewer than 10 employees, HandPlayed Productions helps clients tell meaningful stories that attract customers, drive sales, and generate traffic. 

    Clients
    LIDL
    Devin
    WWF
    Telenor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    handplayed provided video production services for a grocery store retailer. Their team produced six videos featuring a luxury beef meat. The videos were a huge success, and handplayed's passion comes across their work.

    "They think outside the brief and try to bring additional value to the work." –Marketing Consultant, Lidl

  • 13
    $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 Video & Animation Production provides video animation services for a marketing agency's clients. The team collaborates on storyboards, scripts, and content, handling each aspect of production. They provide consistent, high-quality work.

    "There’s nothing we could ask them that we wouldn’t be confident they can do. They’re a talented team." — Senior Creative, Marketing Agency

     

  • 14
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Poznań Poland

    Tato Studio is a small creative studio based in Poznan, Poland. Founded in 2012, the 5-person team specializes in graphic design, video production, and branding.

    Clients
    Abriga
    Niche Skin Labs
    Orphica
    Halier
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tato Studio created a new logotype and unique typeface as part of a rebrand that would help communicate the company's values, services, and philosophy. The client was excited about the direction that the team took and admired their creative process.

    “Tato Studio is capable of solving complex visual problems and developing conceptual solutions. They shape the look, mission, and brand of a company by putting in serious thinking before they put a pencil to paper.” –Partner & Creative Director, Creative Production Company

  • 15
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Manifesto Agency is a branding company that also provides marketing strategy and advertising services. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Milwaukee, they work primarily with enterprise and midmarket businesses in the consumer products, healthcare, and IT industries. Founded in 2011, they have just over 10 employees.

    Clients
    Intel
    Amazon
    Cisco
    Quest Diagnostics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Manifesto Agency developed an employee-led brand reinvigoration campaign for a semiconductor manufacturer. The team created marketing assets that sharpened the brand strategy and helped realign employees. All of their work was well-received. A massive project, the team worked efficiently to unify teams across the globe.  

    “They have high integrity, are really creative, and love what they do, which shows in all the work they present.” – Global Brand Strategist, Semiconductor Manufacturer

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sofia Bulgaria

    Chase A Cloud is an animation and video production company based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Founded in 2008, this company has 30+ employees. Services offered by Chase A Cloud include video production and broadcast video for companies of all sizes.

    Clients
    National Geographic
    Nat Geo Kids
    Mattel
    Johnson&Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chase A Cloud provides ongoing full-cycle video production services for a creative platform. They created both live action and animated videos. Some of their videos have attracted tens of millions of views and high levels of engagement.

    "The reason we have worked with them over and over again is that they're very dependable, they put everything into the project, always meet deadlines, and are very responsive to feedback." Executive Producer, Creative Platform

  • 17
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Birmingham United Kingdom

    Vermillion Films is a video production and digital strategy firm based in Birmingham, UK. Founded in 2011, their team of 8 serves clients in the transportation and automotive sectors. Services include branded, commercial, and explainer videos.

    Clients
    AGCO
    JCB
    Polar
    Jaguar Land Rover
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vermillion Films created videos for a utility company’s B2C campaigns. Each video had a script and accompanying animation. One of the videos has over 1 million views, and the campaign was overall very successful.

    “They’re always really clear. Having worked with them for the third year, they understand us, how we work, and what we want. “ – Marketing Manager, Utilities Company

  • 18
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    Founded in 2010, Darvideo Animation studio is a production company that specializes in video production, advertising, and broadcast video. Headquartered in Kiev, Ukraine, the team of 250 works with midmarket and small businesses in the media, advertising & marketing, and entertainment industries. 

    Clients
    Pioneer
    Samsung
    PZU
    ABBYY
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Darvideo Animation Studio worked with a search firm to create an explainer video to create awareness and increase brand engagement. The client was impressed by Darvideo’s professionalism. 

    “They are very skilled in transforming sketches and conceptual information into the professionally crafted video. “ – Managing Director, Search Firm
     

  • 19
    $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

    An interior design company partnered with RD Content in order to produce a video that showcased who they were as well as their services on offer.

    "The on the spot engagement was very impressive and we were made to feel very relaxed when interviewing."

  • 20
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

    Founded in 2003, BLVR is a branding company located in San Diego. The team of 20-plus members specializes in branding, digital strategy, web design and development, and UX/UI design. The agency works with a variety of clients in different industries.

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

    BLVR created a vibrant brand for a nonprofit. Along with brand strategy, the agency helped create several digital products including websites, print materials, and logos. Since the work began, the client has seen more traffic to its website. The client feels that BLVR is very responsive and creative.

    "With BLVR, the work is so good, and it gets better every time. I don't even know how to explain it. They’re current on what’s current, yet while maintaining a timeless, classic brand."- CEO of Nonprofit  

  • 21
    $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
    Google
    United Airlines
    Kenmore
    Digitas
    Notable Project

    Bottle Rocket Media produced video testimonials for an advertising software agency. They met with the client before filming to discuss goals and strategy, and then delivered a complete project on-time and on-budget. The finished project was well-received by viewers and provides credibility for the client.

    “The Bottle Rocket team was very quick to respond, thorough, and a pleasure to work with. Scheduling was easy and flexible.” – Product Marketing Manager, Advertising Software Agency
     

  • 22
    $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
     

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Loganholme Australia

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

  • 24
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 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 gaming company needed help developing interactive stories for a children's app. Studio Pigeon created the GUI, illustrations, and promotional trailers for the iOS app.

    "We developed a great relationship with their team. The company’s approach to our partnership improved the quality of their service...We will work with them in the future for sure." — CEO, Gaming Company

  • 25
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    BKDSN is a visual content agency that was founded in 2007 and is based in Montreal, Canada. They have two employees experienced in video production, web development, and print design for various small, mid-size and large companies, primarily in advertising and marketing. Services include product visualization, computer-generated imagery, 3D modelling, compositing, and color grading.

    Clients
    Audi
    Brother
    Reebok
    CCM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BKDSN rendered 3D and CGI content for interactive promotional purposes for an automotive company. They also supported the client with web development and management. The videos created by BKDSN increased revenue, social media engagement, and product awareness and were used in sales pitches.

    “The videos for our 2012 product launches made a significant impact at a major trade show. During the event, the videos achieved impressive industry attention and helped us secure $10 million in new business. Our sales team continues to leverage those videos, which are currently earning tens of thousands of hits on YouTube.” – Marketing Director, Automotive Company

  • 26
    $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 produced two animated videos for a third-party client of an advertising and marketing company. They prioritized clarity and storytelling in their work to convey the value of a new healthcare brand. Working closely with their partner on revisions, they demonstrated a commitment to quality and a strong understanding of the end client’s needs.

    “In the world of technology, one of their greatest strengths is their people skills. They’re honest and willing to have hard talks with us without hiding information. The team is full of engaging artists, always thinking about the process, not the product.” – Owner & Chief Creative Officer, Advertising & Marketing Company

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Next Day Animations is an animation company based in Baltimore, with additional offices in Minneapolis; Bend, Ore.; Bracebridge, Canada; and Madison, Wis. Next Day Animations was founded in 2012 and has 18 employees. Services provided by this company include video production, marketing strategy, and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Johnson & Johnson
    IHG/Holiday Inn
    Dannon
    SalesForce
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Next Day Animations created a three-minute animation video for a youth non-profit organization. The project involved writing a script, incorporating a voiceover, and creating the video's animated content. The client has reported a lot of positive feedback in response to the video.

    "Direct feedback was very effective and helpful, making this collaboration go smoothly." Development Director, Youth Non-Profit

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Huntersville NC

    360 Visuals is a media production company based in Huntersville. N.C. Founded in 2002, this company has four employees. Services offered by 360 Visuals include broadcast video, video production, and corporate philosophy consulting for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    Verizon
    Chrysler
    Family Dollar
    TIAA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    360 Visuals produced multiple videos and organized several photoshoots for a mortgage lending company. The client reported that the resulting content was successful and received positive feedback in internal testing. 

    "I would highly recommend them to anyone that is looking to enhance their brand!" President, Mortgage Lending Company

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Five to Sixty is a video production company with a team of 5 professionals based in New York, with offices in Los Angeles, New Orleans, as well as in Grasonville, Md. and Bethesda, Md. Since 2015, they've provided video production, corporate photography, and broadcast video services primarily to enterprises and midmarket businesses. They've worked in industries such as advertising & marketing, consumer products & services, and arts, entertainment & music.

    Clients
    Pepsi Co
    Unilever
    Spotify
    Coca Cola
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A creative agency hired Five to Sixty to help produce three of their campaigns for one of their clients. Everything from pre-production to post-production was handled by Five to Sixty, including hiring, directing, and editing. The agency's client was impressed by the results.

    "The production value they brought was strong. Their vision throughout the collaboration made them a great creative partner. From the creative to the edits, we were happy. Their team used top-notch equipment, which was an added bonus for our team." - Senior Producer, Creative Agency

  • 30
    $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

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