The Best Branded Video Production Companies in The Bay Area

Looking for a top branded video production agency in San Francisco?

Branded video production is creating a video for your brand that shares your message, values, and products but is not an advertisement. With about 2 billion YouTube users worldwide and the rise of TikTok and popularity of Instagram Stories, video is the must-have content medium for B2C (and even B2B) brands.

Branded videos are non-disruptive, narrative-driven, and shareable. They're one tool in your company's marketing toolkit. A branded video production company can help you create just one or a portfolio of branded videos to incorporate in your marketing strategy.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top branded video production services in San Francisco. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best San Francisco Branded Video Production Companies

  • 1

    ALCHEMYcreative

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Adobe
    PayPal
    Seagate
    Advance Auto Parts
    LinkedIn
    Salesforce
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Slow Clap Productions

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

    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
     

    Former clients
    Sony Playstation
    Capital One
    Notion
    Blue Shield of California
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    15 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Casual Films

    Casual Films is a video production company that was founded in 2006. They are headquartered in London with additional offices in New York and Oakland, Calif. Their team of 47 specializes in video production, content marketing, and social media marketing. They primarily work with enterprise level clients.

    Notable Project

    Casual Films partnered with a non-profit organization where they helped create promotional videos. Their goal was to help their client become more digitally focused and appealing to their audience. The client was very impressed with Casual Films' team.

    "Casual Films’ team is highly creative and work to understand their assignment. They’re a strong creative agency. Equally, working with them is excellent." – Marketing Manger, Non-Profit Organization

    Former clients
    Adobe
    LinkedIn
    Autodesk
    Facebook
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    28 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Levitate Video

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Vogue
    nVision
    Sweetrush
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    64 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Capitola Media

    Founded in 2008, Capitola Media is a video production agency based in San Francisco, Calif. They work with midmarket and enterprise businesses primarily in the advertising and marketing industry. 

    Notable Project

    Capitola Media produced an introductory video for a university ethics center. They delivered on time, and the internal team was pleased with the final product.

    "The quality of the end product was much better than in past experiences." – Associate Director, University

    Former clients
    HP
    Disney
    Microsoft
    Samsung
    Visa
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Production M

    Production M is a Los Angeles based video production company. They were founded in 2018 and have a team of four employees. They specialize in video production.

    Notable Project

    Production M made a short form show for a children’s media company. They produced the show to be aired on Facebook Watch. They provided the materials and talent, filmed the show, and edited it for the client. The client was impressed with the quality of their service.

    “The series has more than a million views. We were quite happy with that and our Facebook marketing efforts.” – Marketing Director, Children’s Media Company
     

    Former clients
    Trophy Smack
    Soul Pancake
    Firework
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Mountain View, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Prolific Studio

    Prolific Studio is a marketing firm based in Palo Alto, Calif. with over 50 members. Founded in 2018, they specialize in social media marketing, email marketing, and SEO solutions for clients that work in various industries, including real estate, arts, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Prolific Studio worked on multiple design projects with a digital marketing company. Prolific Studio provided the company’s clients with logo services, web development, and more. The clients are very satisfied with Prolific Studio’s work.

    “So far, my experience has been terrific with them.” - Owner, Digital Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Toyota
    Techcrunch
    Suzuki
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Palo Alto, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Cut Canvas Creative

    Cut Canvas Creative is a creative agency based in San Francisco. The agency, founded in 2012, has a team of less than ten that provides video production, digital strategy, social media marketing, and content marketing services. Cut Canvass Creative serves small and larger-sized companies in various industries that include health care & medical, business services, and consumer products & services. 

    Notable Project

    A yoga studio hired Cut Canvas Creative to produce a short video about the studio's main teacher, her teaching approach, and her personal story. The engagement was later expanded to producing virtual courses and promo videos for albums and events. In all of these, Cut Canvas Creative met all of the studio's expectations.

    "We were most impressed by the quality of the footage and the creative editing." - Events and Training Coordinator, Yoga Studio

    Former clients
    TEDx
    Rodan and Fields
    Juventus
    Aspen Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Wild Road Films

    Wild Road Films is a studio based in Berkeley, Calif. with more than two members. Since 2011, they have provided video production and corporate photography solutions for clients in various industries, including arts, IT services, and hospitality.

    Notable Project

    Wild Road Films provided various video services for a sales training firm. These services included graphic design, animation, video editing, and more for a client. The firm’s client was satisfied with the results.

    “The client was extremely happy with the outcome.” - Sales Training Firm

    Former clients
    Nama Fiji
    Google
    Facebook
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Berkeley, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Ursa Major

    Ursa Major is a creative video production company founded in Alameda, Calif. in 2018 with fewer than 10 members. They specialize in video production solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Ursa Major produced a mission video for a nonprofit organization. The mission video served as an explainer for the organization’s goals. The organization is satisfied with the outcome of the project.

    “I have nothing but positive things to say about Ursa Major.” - CEO, Nonprofit Organization

    Former clients
    Ethos Life
    Newfront Insurance
    Project HEAL
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Alameda, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Gold Front

    Gold Front is a brand studio based in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, their team of fewer than 10 employees provides web design, marketing strategy, advertising, branding, and video production services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.

    Notable Project

    Gold Front sharpened the client's brand and positioning. They worked on creating a new landing page, exploring brand position statements, designing a new logo, fonts, sales pitch decks, and other website elements. The client's brand video received more shares than anything else it had ever posted.

    "They are more than designers; they guide you through how you should think about a brand or positioning problem, and then deliver above expectations." – Marketing Department, Instructional Content Platform

    Former clients
    Uber
    Slack
    Google
    Jawbone
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Siege Inc.

    Siege Inc. is a creative agency based in San Francisco and founded in 2019 with over two members. They offer video production and social media marketing solutions to clients in the industries of arts, entertainment, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    Siege Inc. produced videos for a sports firm. The firm worked with Siege Inc. on various video-related projects. Internal stakeholders are so far pleased with the results provided by Siege Inc.

    “Very smooth and efficient. They are always available via email, phone or text.” - Athletic Director, Sports Firm

    Former clients
    Union Bank
    Yelp
    YMCA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Viewstream

    Viewstream is a creative digital agency with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin, Texas. Founded in 2000, they have just under 30 employees on their team. Their services include advertising, video production, and branding, and they primarily serve enterprise clients.

    Notable Project

    Viewstream provided branding services for an eSports and gaming platform. Their responsibilities included brand creative and positioning, presentations, design, web development, and video production. The project multiplied traffic and overall feedback on the project was positive. Their talented team brought the brand to life. They were organized and their workflow was seamless.

    “I would say the combination of service and creativity is unmatched in any agency that we have worked with.” – CEO, eSports Gaming Platform

    Former clients
    Accenture
    Adobe
    Amazon
    Coca Cola
    PayPal
    UPS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Telly Awards , Hermes Awards , San Francisco State University , Sony Electronics , QuickTime Film Festival , ResFest Film Festival , International Film Festival Rotterdam

  • 14

    Clutch Creative House

    Founded in 2006, Clutch Creative House is a video production and graphic design agency based in New York, New York. They also provide web design, advertising, branding, and UX/UI design services. 

    Notable Project

    Clutch Creative House produced a promotional video for a gaming company to promote a new product. The client was pleased with the end result. 

    "We were very pleased with how professional they were." – Creative Manager, Gaming Company

     

    Former clients
    Be All
    ERVE
    eToro
    Bancor
    hereO
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    LV Production

    LV Production is a freelance video service provider based in Emeryville, Calif founded in 2015. They specialize in video production for clients ranging from small firms to large enterprises in the fields of business services, advertising, and arts.

    Notable Project

    LV Production produced videos for a law firm. LV Production not only produced a series of videos for the firm but also helped with the marketing strategy for Facebook ads. The firm is excited and positive about the project’s results.

    “They delivered incredibly high-quality work very rapidly, which was really impressive.” - Marketing Manager, Law Firm

    Former clients
    Lamborghini
    Forgerock
    Black Serum Tattoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Emeryville, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    School of Thought

    School of Thought is an advertising firm based in San Francisco. Founded in 2008, their team of 25 serves clients in the nonprofit sector. Services include marketing strategy and SMM.

    Notable Project

    School of Thought executed a multi-channel campaign for an anti-pollution nonprofit. The team delivered high-quality work. Their research skills were a highlight of the engagement.

    “Their creativity and stakeholder management stands out.” – Director, Anti-Pollution Nonprofit

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    WKND Digital

    WKND Digital is a digital agency based in Sacramento, Calif. in 2018. Their team of over 50 specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and email marketing solutions for clients ranging from small startups to large businesses.

    Notable Project

    WKND Digital provided social media marketing solutions for a logistics company. The solutions were carried out on Facebook and Instagram. This has resulted in a number of appointments being set for the company.

    “Their turnaround time for questions is faster than we have seen with any other digital marketing company. It is usually less than 1 hour.” - Owner, Logistics Company

    Former clients
    Coca-Cola
    Disney
    Nickelodeon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Idea2Form

    Idea2Form is a full-service collaborative design studio founded in 2018 and based in Oakland, Calif. Their team of more than 10 offers branding, social media marketing, and web design solutions to clients that work in industries such as nonprofit, education, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Idea2Form provided branding solutions for an entrepreneur social organization. The organization tasked Idea2Form with developing a design and communications strategy for their brand. Idea2Form helped secure funding for the organization for multiple years.

    “Idea2Form appears a values-driven firm that delivers fresh work for contemporary initiatives.” - Director of Partnership Mnagement, Entrepreneur Social Organization

    Former clients
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    California Community Foundation
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Syiree International

     

    Syiree International is a design company based in Mumbai, India, with an office in San Jose, Calif. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, interior design, and brandin services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the e-commerce, advertising & marketing, arts & music, and business services industries. 

    Notable Project

    Syiree International was hired by a video game developer to update and improve its website to increase website traffic and game downloads. The resulting website was optimized and easy to maintain and update by the developer's team.  

    "Their team also went the extra mile to accommodate some last-minute changes as well." - Partner, Video Game Developer

    Former clients
    TVH
    Alcor Enabling Cloud
    ICICI Direct
    M-Educate Liberalize Learning
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Duvera

    Duvera is a media production company based in San Jose, Calif. Their team was founded in 2018. They offer video production, marketing and digital strategy, and content marketing to midmarket businesses in industries like advertising and business services.

    Notable Project

    Duvera created a video for an event for a real estate company. They captured the event using a camera and B-roll footage and editing the video over five days. The final video met the client's specifications. 

    "They were always quick to implement any edits we had." – Associate, Real Estate Company

    Former clients
    Calvin Klein
    Burger King
    Harley Davidson
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Jose, CA
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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