Looking for a top production agency for directing in Los Angeles?

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 Los Angeles. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Los Angeles Production Agencies for Directing

  • 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
    Youtube
    Forever 21
    Cambro
    Nissan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A third-party health benefits administrator hired Sparkhouse to create animation videos to educate customers. The partnership is ongoing and to date includes 20 videos – from conference reels to interactive presentations to interviews.

    "The response to Sparkhouse’s work has been great, both internally and externally. That’s why we continue to use them. ... They keep things on track. Their communication and adherence to deadlines is good." – Vice President of Marketing, Healthcare Company

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walnut CA

    VeracityColab is a video agency located in Newport Beach, Calif. Founded in 2008, VeracityColab's team has over a decade of experience in video strategy and execution. The firm primarily works with mid-market and enterprise clients from the consumer products, business services, and healthcare industries.

    Clients
    Thermo Fisher
    Intuit
    BlackLine
    AT&T
    Industries
    Notable Project

    VeracityColab helped a gaming startup with a branding campaign, producing custom videos. VeracityColab provided storyboards, scripting, and editing services for all the videos. Many of the videos created by VeracityColab featured 2D or 3D animations. The client was impressed with the VeracityColab's video production skills. 

    "When it comes to video, they're very strong in everything, from lighting and technology to storytelling. We can tell that they're invested in our success. " - Creative Director, Gaming Startup 

  • 3
    $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.

    Clients
    NETGEAR
    Bose
    El Pollo Loco
    Oakley
    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

  • 4
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    JMaverick Studios is a video production and social media marketing company located in California. Founded in 2012, JMaverick Studios creates professional, engaging video content and travels around the globe to produce corporate videos and social media content. With an intimate team of fewer than 10 employees, JMaverick Studios eschews the ordinary and embraces artistry. By using insight-driven strategies and ideation processes, JMaverick Studios provides its clients with original ideas for each individual project. JMaverick Studios works collaboratively with its clients to generate options that help them engage with their target audience.

    Clients
    Adobe
    AdTech
    Airbnb
    AT&T
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JMaverick Studios worked with a documentary film company to promote its films on social media platforms and gain funding. They managed the client's social media accounts and created video content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    “We ran a successful campaign, and a lot of its success can be attributed to JMaverick Studios’ social media posting.” – Founder, Documentary Film Company

  • 5
    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
    Indiegogo
    Apartments.com
    DealDash
    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

  • 6
    $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
    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

  • 7
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Left Productions is an media production company headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in Paris and London. Left Productions' team of 23 employees offer video production, advertising, and content marketing services. The firm was founded in 2012. 

    Clients
    Grant's Whiskey
    Planet Photo
    Saint Laurent
    Nutella
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Left Productions produced educational videos to increase brand awareness for a SaaS video company. Left Productions created a variety of videos for the client including testimonials, company overviews, and conference coverage.  Left Productions offered a high level of customer service and responsiveness.

    "Their level of service is great and they’re very responsive. As a B2B startup, their cost effectiveness is very important to us, as is the high level and quality of their customer service." – Product Marketing, SaaS Video Company

  • 8
    $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
    Fiverr
    Google
    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

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

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

    Clients
    CPK
    Children's Hospitals
    Broadcom
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 10
    $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

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

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

    Clients
    H&M
    The Macallan
    Fiverr
    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

  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Based in Irvine, Calif., 7 Hills Productions is a full-service video production company. Since 2018, their small team of two assists a variety of clients with their video production needs. 

    Clients
    Google
    Chivas
    Porsche
    Northwestern University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    7 Hills Productions creates videos for an education startup that showcase their program offerings and highlight their keynote events. The team is involved in all aspects of pre- and post-production. They've delivered high-quality, simplistic videos.

    "They're always professional, making the best videos for us." – Director of Digital Marketing, Education Startup

  • 13
    $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
    Hyatt
    Audi
    Uber
    Accenture
    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

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Costa Mesa CA

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

    Clients
    Microsoft
    A&E
    Nike
    LinkedIn
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 15
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Burbank CA

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

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

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

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

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Video Production by Brainiac is a video production company with offices in LA and San Diego. Founded in 2010, the team works with businesses of all sizes, primarily in the consumer products and services industry.

    Clients
    Honda DLA
    Natureal
    Matel
    Spinnin’
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Video Production by Brainiac produced a video ad to promote an AR app for a teambuilding business. The video shows how the app works and highlights the fun, custom events the client offers. Pleased with the final result, the client shared the ad on their website and social media.  Video Production by Brainiac followed  an effective process that ensured a smooth collaboration.

    “Their workflow was very effective — it was clear from the start how the process would go, and they followed that to a T.” – President, Team Building Business

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Santa Ana CA

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

    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    The Pollack Group is an independent creative, digital, marketing and public relations agency based in Los Angeles with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 1985, has a team of more than ten that provides PR, social media marketing, video production, and branding services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, business services, arts & entertainment, and other industries.

    Clients
    AVIS
    BARR Center
    Barco Uniforms
    Bel Air Investment Advisors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A luxury hotel chain tapped The Pollack Group to function as its PR and marketing arm. The services rendered in this engagement include overseeing marketing campaigns, producing videos, organizing events, overseeing the execution of B2B and B2C strategies, implementation of outbound PR for each hotel in the chain, managing the branding and positioning programs, and many others. The engagement has widened the exposure of the hotel chain and drew in important clientele.

    "They were able to identify the different brand legs for the entities and strategize for each identity. " - Executive and Property Manager, Luxury Hotel Chain

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

    Tiny Giants Co is a creative branding company based in Los Angeles with offices in Baulkham Hills, Australia, and in Düsseldorf, Germany. The company, founded in 2006, has a team of around ten that provides, among others, branding, video production, and digital strategy services to small and midmarket companies and institutions.

    Clients
    Hillsong
    AACO
    Baxter Health Care
    87 North
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired Tiny Giants Co to create compelling digital assets -- a three-minute video and a two-minute 2D animated video -- that tell patients' stories and how the company is patient-centric. Tiny Giants Co delivered the digital assets within three-week timeframe and exceeded the company's expectations in terms of the quality.

    "They are always highly creative, very organized, respond well to the brief and are empathetic and caring when working with patients and their families." - External Relations Manager, Pharmaceutical Company 

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    West Hollywood CA

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

    Clients
    Comcast
    The Atlantic
    Blue Shield of California
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

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

    Clients
    Scheifer Media
    Toshiba
    Yokohama
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Rancho Santa Margarita CA

    Feel Right Inc. is a production company based in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. with no more than 10 experts. They have provided social media marketing solutions to small and medium-sized companies alike since their founding in 2016.

    Clients
    St. Regis
    UCI
    Welly Merk
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Feel Right Inc. produces videos for an architecture firm. These videos are made mainly for marketing purposes and showcase the services provided by the firm. The firm continues to work with Feel Right Inc. due to their quality of service.

    “They were professional in scheduling our interviews and interactions with my clients and the people they were filming.” - President & Founder, Architecture Firm

  • 23
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mission Viejo CA

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

    Clients
    Disney
    Microsoft
    Visa
    Johnson & Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Stylo Creative is a video production agency headquartered in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Founded in 2016, their team of approximately 2–3 employees primarily serves midmarket clients. They also provide motion graphics.

    Clients
    Fluent
    Vivint Smart Home
    Stanford Football
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stylo Creative develops training videos for a sales software provider. They handle every aspect of video production, from conceptualizing and filming to editing. Their work has been utilized by third-party customers to train their employees on the client's products.

    "Anecdotally, it’s helped us position ourselves as an innovative brand, and it’s generated interest and intrigue." — Chief Strategy Officer, Sales Software Company

  • 25
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Legacy Pictures is a video production agency. The small Los Angeles, California-based team provides video production. The firm was founded in 2016.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A digital studio hired Legacy Pictures to assist them in producing a video for an end client. The team handled all production coordination and physical production efforts for the project.

    "Their ability to pivot quickly and efficiently was impressive."

  • 26
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Torrance CA

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

    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

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

    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

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

    Located in Los Angeles, California, Go Fish Video - Commercial Video Production is a video production company. The small agency was founded in 2017. Their team specializes in video production.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Go Fish Video - Commercial Video Production produced video production services for a healthcare firm. This video promoted the company's aspect on the intersection of health and technology.

    "They were fast, polished, and creative in the workflow."

  • 29
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Torrance CA

    Founded in 2018, Hive Los Angeles, LLC is a video production company. Their small team is based in Torrance, Calif with an additional office in Tokyo. They primarily work with small businesses from a variety of industries including financial services, healthcare, and advertising. 

    Clients
    KAO Global
    Toyota
    MS&AD Insurance Holdings Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hive Los Angeles, LLC worked with an insurance company to produce multiple corporate training videos. Their work received positive feedback from internal stakeholders. 

    "We’re very satisfied with their work." – Communications Manager, Insurance Company 

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Core Digital Expansion is an advertising company based in Los Angeles, California. The small team offers advertising, video production, web design, social media marketing, and more. The agency was established in 2018.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Core Digital Expansion provides marketing strategies. They established business plans, product descriptions, and packaging ideas. They now write copies and work on UX design to improve the customer journey.

    "Their work has helped me effectively talk about the project."

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