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Acting agencies help production companies find and hire talent. Each casting company specializes in different talents such as theater, voice, commercial, film, and television. In a business, setting video production agencies often specialize in casting, too, to make it easier to turn your vision into a reality. Whether you're creating an introductory video or a commercial, they help you identify the talent you need and have the processes in place to cast smartly.

That's why we've created this list of the best acting agencies 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 Casting 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
    $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

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

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

    Clients
    The DVI Group has worked with some of the most well-known brands in the world
    across dozens of diverse industries. We work with ambitious brands who know the value of premium quality
    visual content including Revlon
    Home Depot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An airline hired The DVI Group to transform written training manuals into educational videos for pilots. The DVI Group tackled this task by reading the training manuals, interviewing stakeholders such as trainees, and developing a storyline to present to the client. Next, The DVI Group wrote a script and produced about 10 videos.

    "Their ability to digest mass amounts of highly technical information allowed them to have intelligent and productive conversations with us in order to produce effectively engaging and informative video content. It's miraculous how much they were able to learn about our industry." – First Officer, Airline

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

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

    Clients
    Autodesk
    Microsoft
    Boston Pizza
    Intel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Signature Video Group took on a video production project for a home insurance company. The project involved planning shoots, filming, editing, and publishing the final videos. 

    "Their support for our team has had a huge impact on my staff’s stress levels just by being consistent and providing a vendor we can always count on for really high-quality work. They also go out of their way to source really cutting-edge camera technologies for our shoots, which helps make us look incredibly professional." Digital Product Analyst, Home Insurance Company

  • 5
    $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 

  • 6
    $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 

  • 7
    $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

  • 8
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Top Notch Cinema is a video production company based in Astoria, N.Y., with a secondary office in New York. Founded in 2014, this company has eight employees. Top Notch Cinema focuses exclusively on video production services, including scripting, casting, shooting, and editing for businesses of varying sizes.

    Clients
    T-Mobile
    Reese’s
    Dollar Shave Club
    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    Notable Project

    Top Notch Cinema provided full-scale video production services to an insurance agency. They were responsible for creating a video advertisement to support the agency's digital and TV marketing campaigns. The client reported satisfaction with the final product.

    "The completion of the commercial was the best part. We’re happy with how the commercial turned out." - Owner, Insurance Agency

  • 9
    $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
     

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $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

  • 12
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Charlotte NC

    Digital Spark Studios is a full-service video production studio based in Charlotte, N.C. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to mid-market and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, manufacturing, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Atlas Copco
    Hoover
    CTE
    Lexus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An industrial goods company hired Digital Spark Studios to help produce a video that will be the first major step towards a more digital-based marketing efforts. Digital Spark Studios helped with the whole production process from scripting, pre-editing, site selection, production, and editing. The video generated a tenfold increase in website and social media engagement, and has been used by dealers and distributors to promote the company's products.

    "They’ve taken the time to get to know our business rather than just documenting the features and benefits of our products." - VP of Marketing, Industrial Goods Company

  • 13
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Flow Production and Post is a TV commercial and video production company that has offices in New York and Philadelphia. Founded in 1998, this team of fewer than 10 focus primarily on commercials and high-end corporate videos. The team offers a variety of video editing services, including motion graphics, visual effects, color grading, and music editing.

    Clients
    Mercedes Benz
    Denny's
    ESPN
    Comcast
    Notable Project

    Flow Production and Post delivered a series of ads for a well-known publication. The team selected clips from a vast library of raw footage, added music and effects, and completed post-production edits before sending the final product. Their wealth of knowledge, coupled with their creative approach, made for a fruitful engagement.

    "They were well-organized, reliable, and capable of keeping up with our fast-paced production cycle, even if it meant working on weekends. I never felt like I had to push them to stay on task. Everyone on their team possessed solid expertise and was easy to communicate with, and I was impressed by their collaborative nature." – VP of Global Brand Marketing, Leading Publication

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Collinsville IL

    24Frames, Inc. is a video production company based in Collinsville, Ill. Founded in 2014, this company has 15 employees. 24Frames, Inc. specializes in video production services for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    Anheuser-Busch
    American Cancer Society
    YMCA of USA
    Miler-Coors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    24Frames, Inc. created a promotional video for an electronics company. The video was created to market a new product. 24Frames, Inc. was responsible for filming and editing the entire video. The client reported satisfaction with the video and didn't need to request any changes with the final product.

    "I was thoroughly impressed with the quality, the timing and how he was able to generate exactly what we (or better than) envisioned from one short meeting." Marketing Director, Electronics Company

  • 15
    $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

  • 16
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Seattle WA

    Spin Creative is a video production agency headquartered in Seattle, Wash., with additional offices in San Francisco and London. The team of 6 has been specializing in video production since 2009. They work mostly with enterprise and midmarket clients, primarily in the business services and consumer products and services industries. 
     

    Clients
    Amazon
    Wave
    Microsoft
    GAP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spin Creative worked on a promotional video for a manufacturing company. They offered creative guidance while managing all directorial and production responsibilities. The client was impressed with their project management skills. 

    “Their project management was central to the seamless execution; things progressed smoothly but never felt rushed. They communicated very well with us and included us in every decision.” – Senior Training Manager, Manufacturing Company 
     

  • 17
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel

    Blue Monkeys Productions is a production company based in Bnei Brak, Israel. Founded in 2010, this company has 10 employees. Services offered by Blue Monkeys Productions include video production and branding for businesses of all sizes.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Monkeys Productions provided film production services for a bank. The project includes all stages of the film production process from brainstorming to filming and editing. The client reported very positive feedback from the final product.

    "They are able to capture the many voices we need to create a well-made product. Their exceptional level of service and care toward the relationship shows in their work." - Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management, Bank

  • 18
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    دبي United Arab Emirates

    Focused primarily on corporate and commercial video, The Company Films is a 10-member video production firm based in Dubai. Since opening their doors in 2014, they've worked mostly with animation, including both 2D and 3D projects. 

    Clients
    DP World
    GP Engine Oil
    Zulekha Hospital
    Notable Project

    Earlier in 2019, The Company Films was contracted to create an animated brand video for digital marketing/creative agency. Responsible for explaining the client's unique qualities and message, they exceeded all internal expectations. The final product provided users of the client's website with a deeper understanding of how to use the site. 

    "It gave us instant credibility and represented our quality of work." – Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Agency 

  • 19
    $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

  • 20
    $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

  • 21
    $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

  • 22
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Prosper Digital TV is a full-service video production and marketing company of 8 members that's based in Brooklyn. Since 2012, they have provided video production, advertising, and broadcast video for mid-market firms, as well as both small and large businesses. Prosper Digital TV works primarily in the fields of advertising, business services, and education.

    Clients
    Amalgamated Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prosper Digital TV was once tasked by a legal services firm to create a video that showcased their work. The resulting commercial produced by Prosper Digital TV ended up getting over 100,000 views on YouTube, with greatly increased demand for the product in the commercial and more conversions overall.

    "I was very impressed by the caliber of the actors and the crew. Their prices were also very reasonable, and the other companies in our award category paid much more to other agencies." - Vice President of International Digital Marketing, Legal Services Firm

  • 23
    $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

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baltimore MD

    Founded in 1982, Producers is a video production agency. Their team of around 55 employees is based in Baltimore. The team focuses solely on video production.

    Clients
    Advance Business Systems
    Akzonobel
    BGE Home
    Dick's Sporting Goods
    Notable Project

    Producers produced three videos for an independent school. They were responsible for production from the beginning to the end of the process. The videos conveyed what a day in the life of a student at the school is like.

    "Their ability to really listen to all the different constituents at Potomac School and incorporate their own ideas into the final product was their biggest strength." – Director of Admissions, Independent School

  • 25
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Transcendent Enterprise is a corporate video company based in New York City. The company, founded in 2004, is composed of a team of around 10 who provide video production, broadcast video, and AR/VR development services to various companies.

    Clients
    Facebook
    Lincoln Center
    Spotify
    NYU
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Transcendent Enterprise was hired by a Disability Nonprofit to help them produce four videos: two training videos, and internal and external versions of their compliance video and a HIPAA video. Transcendent Enterprise executed everything related to the videos and met their deadlines.  

    "Even when our team took more time to review things, they still stuck to our deadlines." - Video Director, Disability Nonprofit

  • 26
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Jersey City NJ

    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

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Seattle WA

    BigHouse Productions is a video production company based in Seattle. They were founded in 2011 and have a team of 5 employees who specialize in video production. 

    Clients
    Boeing
    Starbucks
    Sprint
    Chevron
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BigHouse Productions created videos for a marketing agency. They created a number of corporate videos and TV spots for the client, who were running a campaign for a client in Washington state. They were very happy with the videos produced.

    “I appreciate how they’re not just tactically aligned with me, but strategically aligned and knowledgeable about the objectives too.” – President, Marketing Agency
     

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Baltimore MD

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

    Notable Project

    Storyfarm produced around 30 different videos for a healthcare company, dealing with informational, marketing, and sales focuses. Storyfarm also provides extensive editing services to the videos they produce. The client has developed a lot of trust in the team at Storyfarm. 

    "The level of trust I have with them doesn’t require me to reach out for RFPs anymore. I can’t put a price tag on the amount of trust I have for the team." – EVP, Sales and Marketing, Healthcare Company 

  • 29
    $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

  • 30
    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

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