Looking for a top production agency for directing in Boston?

As you look for a video production company to help create your next video, think about the skills and experience the production company needs to be successful for your project. Ask yourself – do I have a vision? Do I know who will be featured? Do I need animation?

Video production companies with directing experience handle the creative side of your video. This means you should have a goal for the video, but you don't necessarily need the vision for what to include and how to execute.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top production services for directing in Boston. 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 Boston Production Agencies for Directing

  • 1
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Founded in 2008, Nash Pictures LLC is a full service production company based in Allston, Mass. with a team of 3 who provide video production, corporate photography, and broadcast video services. Nash Pictures primarily works with small and mid market companies in the advertising and marketing industries. 

    Clients
    Showtime Network
    Netflix
    Boston Celtics
    STX Entertainment
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nash Pictures provided video production for a software intelligence company. They executed the short videos for corporate use and for general branding collateral to spread awareness. 

    "They're incredibly thorough and careful with logistics. I'm not that thorough, which is one reason I like working with them. They provide structure and are a good counter to my crazier creative aspects. They foresee potential problems, make sure our shoot list is manageable, and check our locations." –– Director of Brand, Soft Intelligence Company 

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    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

  • 3
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cambridge MA

    Planet Nutshell, Inc. is a full-service animation studio based in Boston, Mass. Founded in 2008, this company has five employees. Planet Nutshell, Inc. offers video production services for businesses of all sizes from startups to global brands.

    Clients
    Google
    Microsoft
    Harvard Business Review
    Foundation Medicine
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Planet Nutshell, Inc. provided video production services for a social non-profit organization. The project involved the creation of two explainer videos, involving writing the scripts, creating the storylines, making animations, and editing the final video products.

    "Planet Nutshell, Inc. turned out to be great partners for this project. People have loved our videos—they find them interesting and respectful to the populations we help." Director of Strategy and External Affairs, Social Non-profit

  • 4
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Cintri is a media and production agency based in Jamaica Plain, Mass. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of around ten that provides video production, branding, social media marketing, and content marketing services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the arts & entertainment, IT, automotive, and other industries.

    Clients
    Red Bull
    Boston Beer Company
    PGA of America
    TimeSeries Technology and many more
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A machine design software company hired Cintri to produce a promotional video that will be sent to customers and featured on the front page of the company's website. Cintri handled storyboarding, all of the filming, post-production editing, and adding the animations to create the final product. All throughout the production process, the company's internal team had previews. A total of 16 versions of the video were submitted, varying in length, orientation, and language.

    "Everyone we sent the video to is very impressed. It’s very cool and very futuristic." - Founder, Machine Design Software Company 

  • 5
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    Based in Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Winter Park, Florida and Los Angeles, California, High Arc Media Inc. Is a video production agency. The small firm was launched in 2019. Their services include video production and marketing strategy.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    High Arc Media delivered a video for a company that invests in short-term property rentals. The team worked within a time crunch and budget constraints to shoot a piece that could be used for future marketing.

    “My needs were met with superb results.”

  • 6
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Video production agency SkoVenture Media was established in 2017. The small Boston, Massachusetts-based team offers video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An organic farm hired SkoVenture to provide branding videos. They produce content for a YouTube video series that highlights the evolution of the client's company industry.

    "The quality of their work and their level of enthusiasm in working with us are what stand out the most about them."

  • 7
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Chris Costa Media is a media agency founded in 2014 in Boston with no more than 10 members. They are experts in video production, marketing strategy, and content marketing solutions for clients in the industries of advertising, media, and arts.

    Clients
    Rocketfarm Studios
    Full Cortex
    Winebars
    Sqrrl
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chris Costa Media provided video production support for an IT firm. The firm needed video production in the form of animations and storyboards, among others. The videos produced by Chris Costa Media have so far been successful.

    “We can see that they are gaining more skills in animation and video production and we trust that they’re only going to get better.” - Founder & CEO, IT Firm

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cambridge MA
    Established in 2021, Schema Cambridge is a small video production company. Their services include video production. The company is in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Industries
  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chelsea MA
    JJ Miller Productions is a video production company headquartered in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The agency offers video production and has a small team.The agency was founded in 2008.
    Industries
  • 10
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    Established in 2007, Bear Fruit is a video production agency. They are based in Medford, Massachusetts and have a small team. Their services include video production.
    Industries
  • 11
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Boston MA
    APS Group is a print design company. They are based in Stockport, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Zaandam, Netherlands and have a midsize team. Their services include print design, direct marketing, advertising, branding, and more. The company was founded in 1961.
    Industries
  • 12
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Waltham MA
    Founded in 2009, Hero4Hire Creative is a small video production agency located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Their services include video production.
    Clients
    Sesame Workshop
    Cartoon Network
    PBS Kids
    Nickelodeon
    Industries
  • 13
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA
    WhatStudios, a broadcast video and video production company, is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2020, the small team specializes in broadcast video and video production.
    Industries
  • 14
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    North Andover MA
    Advertising company TR Design was launched in 1986. They are located in North Andover, Massachusetts and have a small team. TR Design specializes in advertising, branding, print design, search engine optimization, and more.
  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cumberland RI

    Reel Big Media is a creative agency founded in 2007 with no more than 10 members. They offer video production solutions from their office in Albion, R.I. They work with clients ranging from small companies to large firms in the fields of healthcare, retail, and government services.

    Clients
    Doble Engineering
    Gilbane Building Company
    LafargeHolcim Ltd
    State of Rhode Island
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Reel Big Media provided videography and photography solutions for an electrical engineering firm. The firm was looking to share content through photos and videos to the public. Reel Big Media’s work helped drive interaction in the firm’s social media channels.

    “We’ve been very happy with his work so I have nothing negative to say.” - Sr. Marketing Manager, Electrical Engineering Firm

  • 16
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lowell MA
    Image Lucidity is a small Lowell, Massachusetts-based graphic design company. They offer graphic design, pay per click, search engine optimization, video production, and more and were launched in 2010.
  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Worcester MA

    Votary Films is a studio founded in Worcester, Mass. in 2007 with no more than 50 professionals. They specialize in video production and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market agencies in the fields of business services, nonprofit, and education.

    Clients
    US Army
    MIT
    Fidelity Investments
    Tufts University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Votary Films produced a video for a carpentry shop. The video was a testimonial that was designed to gain the trust of potential customers. The video has made a positive impact on the overall business.

    “They traveled a lot as a team, and it showed in their relationship dynamic.” - Owner, Carpentry Shop

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newburyport MA
    Carbon is a digital strategy company. They provide digital strategy, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and more and were established in 2015. Their small team is based in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
    Industries
  • 19
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nashua NH
    MarketReach, Inc. Is a graphic design agency founded in 1994. Their small team is located in Nashua, New Hampshire. The firm offers graphic design, content marketing, marketing strategy, video production, and more.
    Industries
  • 20
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    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Providence RI
    High Output Rhode Island is a midsize video production company. They offer video production, lighting design, and event marketing & planning and were established in 1986. The company is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Epping NH

    Brandartica is a creative house based in Epping, N.H. The creative house, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides advertising, branding, graphic design, web development, social media marketing, and video production services. Brandartica serves small and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, health care & medical, energy & natural resources, utilities, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Disney
    Intel
    Denon
    Boston Acoustics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired Brandartica to provide services that involve website development and maintenance, and communications management. To date, Brandartica is working closely with the organization in branding the latter's events and building the landing pages of the new programs they are developing. Brandartica is also exploring ways of marketing and doing PR for new and old programs, while working with the organization's social media specialist in creating templates for content that will be posted. Brandartica has been meeting the organization's expectations with their work in this currently ongoing engagement.

    "We’re in the early stages and are still figuring everything out, and so far Brandartica has been doing a good job." - Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 24
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    Aesthetic Communications and Advertising LLC

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    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester NH
    Aesthetic Communications and Advertising LLC, an advertising company, was launched in 2018. Their small team is in Manchester, New Hampshire and Manchester, New Hampshire. The agency focuses on advertising, broadcast video, graphic design, marketing strategy, and more.
    Industries
  • 25
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Boston MA

    Founded in 2002, Captains of Industry is a digital marketing agency whose name is a nod to their clients - upstarts, challenger brands, and people disrupting the status quo. Located in Boston, their team of 30 offers a variety of services including branding, video production, marketing strategy, graphic design, and content marketing.

    Clients
    MIT
    New England Journal of Medicine
    Cleco
    Recurrent Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    While in the process of relaunching their website, a medical journal needed a marketing plan to increase the visibility of their new site. Captains of Industry created multiple email and banner ad campaigns along with videos that all help with the relaunch of their site. They also created some print materials for publication and distribution. 

    "Captains brought a vigor to their work that was greatly appreciated. The designers sincerely care about the quality of their output. We had strict design requirements and multiple stakeholders involved. It was a challenge, but they did a wonderful job producing a cohesive theme across all deliverables." - Marketing Manager, Medical Journal

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