Looking for a top directing company?

Production companies plan, organize, and execute creative work in the performing arts, film, television, radio, and other video mediums. For example, video production companies may specialize in both filming and directing. Directors are responsible for directing, which entails leading the creative planning and execution of a video or other creative work.

When looking for a video production company, ask about the team's experience with directing. If your in-house team does not have a vision for the video yet, it may benefit you to find an agency that can both film, cast, and direct your video.

That's why we've created this list of the best directing services 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 Directing Companies

  • 121
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    UNM NM

    White Whale Pictures, Inc. is a video production agency in Albuquerque, N.M. Founded in 2003, their team of under 10 also has an office in Colorado Springs, Col. and serve small business clients in energy, advertising, health care, and government industries. 

    Clients
    Berkshire Hathaway
    Crowley Fuels
    TCB Energy
    USA Compression
    Industries
    Notable Project

    White Whale Pictures, Inc. created a PV for an energy company. The video showcased the good deeds that the company has done for their local community. The company was pleased with White Whale Pictures, Inc.’s level of professionalism and quality.

    “I was really impressed by the vision (White Whale Pictures, Inc.) had after taking the time to talk to us and understand our objectives.” – Environmental Manager, Energy Company

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  • 122
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Del Mar CA

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

    Clients
    Andis
    Little Beet Restaurants
    DHI Telecom
    Tony Robbins
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 123
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Miami FL

    Maxime Photo and Video is a photo and video production company based in Miami, Florida. Founded in 2013, their team of fewer than 10 employees provides video production and other design services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Maxime Photo and Video shot and produced promotional videos for a marketing firm's website. The videos featured various stunts, complex camera angles using drones and trucks, among others. They built the concept, designed the wardrobe, lighting, and technical necessities, developed the storyboard, as well as the scripts, and filmed and edited everything.

    "They were personal. Even though this was our project, they treated it as their own. They took its mission to heart and worked as if it were for themselves, which is typically not the case."  Business Developer, Marketing Firm

  • 124
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Studio City CA

    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.

    Clients
    Netflix
    Microsoft
    Pay Pal
    Bytedance
    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
     

  • 125
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New Delhi India

    Black mirror arts is a creative agency founded in New Delhi in 2019 with over 50 employees. They specialize in video production, corporate photography, and social media marketing solutions for small and mid-market agencies.

    Clients
    imaginearc
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Black mirror arts provided content marketing solutions for a creative studio. The studio received advice and ideas from Black mirror arts for content creation. This increased both social media and website traffic by 50%.

    “[I] am happy with everything.” - Co-Founder, Creative Studio

  • 126
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom
    Founded in 2015, Anattic is a small video production company. Their services include video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. The agency is located in Manchester, United Kingdom.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anattic was hired by a recording studio for their video production services. Their tasks include pre- and post-production services, content live streaming, and floor and lighting direction.

    "They know the studio incredibly well, and they understand the way that my crew and team operate."

  • 127
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Your Story is a video marketing agency based in Vancouver, Canada. Founded in 2017, they have between two and nine employees specializing in results-driven video marketing campaigns for small, midmarket, and global companies typically in business services, consumer products, and finance. Their expertise covers video production, photography, content strategy, paid campaigns, and remarketing.

    Clients
    Marriott International
    Hublot
    Aston Martin
    Parq Vancouver
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Your Story produced multiple videos for a restaurant's internal and external needs. They created an Instagram Stories template and email functionality. Featured lunch specials have sold out at a markedly higher rate thanks to the work by Your Story.

    “The videos we've released have been doing really well. They bring in a ton of business for us. We sell out every single day that we use their template, which is ridiculous.” – Marketing Manager, Restaurant

  • 128
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Salt Lake City UT

    BW Productions is a corporate photography studio based in Salt Lake City founded in 2013. Their team of 11 does video production and corporate photography for clients.

    Clients
    A-Core Inc
    Rocky Mountain Power
    The University of Utah
    Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BW Production was subcontracted by a local chapter of an international service organization to assist in marketing and advertising for one of their major events.  BW Production started an email campaign and generated a web presence prior to the event. WB Production also documented the event in photo and video. The event was highly praised for its quality.

    "They were all-in and had a real desire to make sure we were happy with the event’s outcome. This made all the difference. They were truly excellent." - Chair, Chapter of International Service Organization

  • 129
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Port Melbourne Australia

    Four Quadrant Films is a studio founded in 2013 in Melbourne, Australia with over 10 experts. They are professionals in video production, broadcast video, and content marketing services for mid-market and enterprise-level firms in the fields of advertising and marketing.

    Clients
    Bentley
    Coca Cola
    Canon
    GE
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Four Quadrant Films produced various videos for a household cleaning brand. The videos were used in multiple advertising campaigns to increase customer recognition. The brand experienced an overall sales increase thanks to the campaigns.

    “That efficiency, in combination with their ability to get along well with clients, is what makes them stand out so much from other creative agencies.” - Marketing Director, Household Cleaning Brand

  • 130
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chesapeake VA

    Pro Look Media is a studio founded in 2011 in Chesapeake, Va. with more than two professionals. They specialize in video production solutions for small and medium-sized companies for clients in the fields of advertising, education, and healthcare.

    Clients
    William & Mary
    Sentara
    Optima Health
    ICM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pro Look Media produced an event invitation video for a faith-based nonprofit. The video lasted less than five minutes and invited viewers to join the event. The video was met with good reviews and has been shared multiple times.

    “I've asked them to do projects on short timelines and with challenging parameters before and they have always come through with a quality product.” - Sr. Director of Marketing, Faith-Based Nonprofit

  • 131
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Eugene OR

    Located in Eugene, Oregon, Kinetic Text Animation is a video production company. They provide video production and were launched in 2012.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A medical robotics company partnered with Kinetic Text Animation for video production services. They made an explainer video to convey the client's vision targeting investors, doctors, and patients.

    "I always felt like they were ahead of me during the production process."

  • 132
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Zeeland MI

    730 Eddy Solutions is a video production agency based in Zeeland, Michigan. Founded in 2014, the 8-person team works primarily with enterprise-sized businesses in the business services, manufacturing, and consumer products industry.

    Clients
    BISSELL
    Cultura
    HAWORTH
    Starwood
    Industries
    Notable Project

    730 Eddy Solutions produces content using audio and video for an accounting and consulting firm. Over the course of the project, they also planned events and provided live support. They added a layer of sophistication and vibrancy to each of these events. As a result, more users interact with the website and social media.

    “They also know who to work with when it comes to the financial impact, which is important; otherwise, things can get costly easily” – Associate Director, Accounting Firm

  • 133
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montréal Canada

    REBL HOUSE INC. is a studio based in Montreal, Canada, and founded in 2016. With over 10 experts, they offer video production and video strategy solutions to clients in the fields of advertising, arts, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Toys "R" Us
    Babies "R" Us
    PK Subban
    Goli
    Industries
    Notable Project

    REBL HOUSE INC. produces videos and photos for a footwear retailer. The retailer needed content to fill the large digital screens that appear in their stores. The retailer is satisfied with the content produced by REBL HOUSE INC.

    “They're creative with amazing ideas — on top of other things and they're always here to please.” - Sr. Marketing Manager, Footwear Retailer

  • 134
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    L'viv Ukraine

    and action is a video production firm that was founded in 2014. They are headquartered in Lviv, Ukraine and are made up of 7 employees. Their client focus is small and midmarket sized businesses. 

    Clients
    3M
    EPAM
    IT Arena
    ОККО
    Industries
    Notable Project

    and action partnered with a film commission where they produced a video illustrating their clients services, and promoting the city of Lviv as a filming location. The client appreciated and action's professionalism and communication throughout the project.

    "Not only is and action the best and most professional team in Lviv, but they also offer an extensive range of competitively priced services." – CEO, Film Commission

  • 135
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Jacksonville FL

    Gemstone Media is a video production company comprised of a team of over 50 people based in Jacksonville, Fla. Founded in 2005, they provide video production, broadcast video, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and media.

    Clients
    Airstream Ventures
    Jacksonville Humane Society
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gemstone Media provided video production services for a private organization. The organization needed a series of short videos to showcase their work, such as adoptions, a low-cost veterinary clinic, and more. Gemstone Media's videos resulted in the organization's website garnering more traffic.

    "They respond quickly to phone calls and emails. Their turnaround time is also very fast. When we’ve asked for a video with only a week or two of notice, they made it happen." - Director of Development, Private Organization

  • 136
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    2020 Media International is an integrated project production and consultancy agency based in Leicester, U.K., with offices in London and Venice, Calif. The agency, founded in 1991, has a team of more than ten that provides video production services to midmarket and small companies in various industries, including advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and consumer products & services.

    Clients
    Callaway
    CGI
    DHL
    Lenovo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An independent cinema and art centre hired 2020 Media International to produce a promotional video that could help raise funds for the expansion of the centre's facilities that include two new cinema screens and an art gallery. 2020 Media International was involved in all the details including creating the script and storyboard, managing six separate shoots, and working with the centre's team to recruit volunteers for scenes featuring customers. They produced the film and soundtrack, which, following a couple of minor reviews, was completed on time and budget.

    "The project exceeded expectations." - Marketing Manager, Independent Cinema and Art Centre

  • 137
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Sinema Films, founded in 2012, is a video production company headquartered in New York City, with an additional location in Los Angeles. Their 20 employees mainly provide video production services, but they also do some branding. They work in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 
     

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sinema Films did a beauty shoot for a wellness brand. The client wanted to do a social campaign, so they hired Sinema Films. The company helped the client with every aspect of content production, and the client saw an improvement in traffic and bookings while working with them. 

    “There was a lift in site traffic and an increased number of bookings during the campaign.” — Founder, Wellness Brand

     

  • 138
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    St. Louis MO

    Founded in 2010, Halski Studio is a video production agency. Their two-person team is based in St. Louis. The team focuses solely on video production.

    Clients
    CEDIA
    Moneta
    AT&T
    Jack Daniel's
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Halski Studio was tasked with producing several marketing and promotional videos, as well as editing content for distribution. The videos received emotional responses from viewers and earned an impressive ROI from new sponsors. 

    "They really know the industry, and we have tons of positive feedback from our members to prove it.” Content Director, Nonprofit

  • 139
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Founded in 2016, ALTO Visuals is a video production agency. Their team of around 10 employees is based in Los Angeles. The team focuses solely on video production.

    Clients
    Ferrari & Maserati of Seattle
    Auto Gravity
    Republic Records
    Footlocker
    Notable Project

    ALTO Visuals produced multiple videos for a clothing company. They helped with 3 campaigns over the course of a few years. The team was responsible for film photography, studio and lifestyle photography, and video direction. 

    "Every single time we’ve done a promotion with ALTO Visuals, it’s driven sales by at least 200%." – Creative Director, Clothing Company

  • 140
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kings Cross United Kingdom

    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
    Mario Lopez
    Will Smith
    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

  • 141
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Bend OR

    WK Studios is a video production company based in Bend, Ore., with a secondary location in Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 2010, this company has three employees. Services provided by WK Studios are focused on video production and social media marketing.

    Clients
    Whole Foods Market
    Supercuts
    CBS Sports
    Habitat for Humanity
    Notable Project

    WK Studios provided video production services for an electronics manufacturer. They produced a video of an 8-hour seminar, dividing the content up to make it more easily accessible for consumers. They handled all aspects of video production and brought in audio industry experts to handle the sound work. The client has reported high levels of satisfaction with the videos.

    "The videos have done really well. People are signing up to watch the videos, download our forms, and we’re getting better leads." - Marketing Specialist, Electronics Manufacturer

  • 142
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Imagination to Capture is a video production company headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in Lombard, McHenry, and Wauconda, Ill. It was founded in 2015 and currently has a team of 2 employees. Imagination to Capture is entirely dedicated to video production services. They primarily work with small businesses.

    Clients
    Navistar
    Edisun Microgrids
    Glassdoor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A real estate broker wanted to have a promotional video to attract and impress clients. Imagination to Capture came up with the concept and then filmed and edited an elaborate video with various camera angles that positively showcases the company to potential clients. 

    "The entire process was seamless and easy. I can't imagine anything that could have been improved on. It was a great experience all around." — Managing Broker, Realty Company

  • 143
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sofia Bulgaria

    Media production company One More Frame was founded in 2015 and is based in Sofia, Bulgaria. They offer their expertise in media production mainly to small businesses and also have worked with midmarket and enterprise companies. They work in both the advertising & marketing and arts and entertainment & music industries.

    Clients
    Servier
    Lightex
    Carpi Tech
    Walltopia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    One More Frame was tasked to create a video on public health awareness for a pharmaceutical company. One More Frame produced the film and facilitated its distribution.

    “We contacted many companies to evaluate them and found One More Frame to be very professional. They came with a reasonable offer, conducted the business plan, and started with storyboards and an offer. We compared the proposal regarding the storyboard and then chose them.” – Product Leader, Pharmaceutical Company

  • 144
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lviv Ukraine

    Wight Visuals is a design agency based in Lviv, Ukraine with more than two professionals. Since their founding in 2016, they have offered video production and graphic design solutions to small and mid-market firms in the fields of gaming, arts, and IT services.

    Clients
    Streamlabs
    Emanate
    Passfolio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wight Visuals produced videos for an investment platform. The videos were animated explainers that showcased the features of the platform’s mobile app. This resulted in the platform gaining thousands of people on the waitlist on their landing pages.

    “I was surprised by the quality of their work and they exceeded my expectations.” - Growth Lead in Brazil, Investment Company

  • 145
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    LTHL WPN. is a media production company founded in 2018. They are based in London and they have a team of around 5 employees. Their services mainly include advertising, video production, and broadcast video for primarily small and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients
    Right Guard
    Uber
    ASOS
    Sook
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LTHL WPN. created an explainer video for a digital retail solution. They collaborated on the script, arranged voiceovers, and managed pre- and post-production needs. The final product has proven crucial for the client and can be used for investment purposes. 

    "They were able to drive our idea and remind me of what we were trying to achieve." – COO, Digital Retail Solution

  • 146
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Surry Hills Australia

    Global Pictures is a creative production agency headquartered in Surry Hills, Australia. Founded in 2007, it has 7 employees and specializes in video production.

    Clients
    Toyota
    Lowes
    Buildcorp
    Mortgage House
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Global Pictures produced an internal corporate video for a law firm that explains their performance review process. The team wrote the brief, determined the target audience, and created the video. The client received positive feedback and saw an increase in staff participation. 

    “There was really positive internal feedback regarding how professional and engaging the video was, and significantly more staff members are using the review process now. We’ll definitely use Global Pictures again and recommend them to others.” –Learning and Development Advisor, Law Firm

  • 147
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    AD.JUST Video Production is a marketing video production agency based in Los Angeles and Orlando, Fla. Founded in 2014, they have two employees specializing in a range of video productions, including promotional, e-commerce, corporate, sports, music, and aerial videos. Along with video production, they provide SMM and branding to small, mid-size and global companies.

    Clients
    Cirque du Soleil
    PepsiCo
    Reebok
    Hotel.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AD.JUST Video Production filmed an annual conference to create a recap video for an IT company. They were easy to collaborate with throughout the project timeline and impressed the client with the video’s high production quality. Their video was viewed more than 250 times over a three-week span. 

    “Our teams didn't have any challenges working with the AD.JUST team. Their professionalism is very impressive. They also produce very high quality videos compared to other vendors we've worked with.” – Marketing Manager, IT Company

  • 148
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Omaha NE

    Torchwerks is a video production company located in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 2005, their team also provides broadcast video and advertising services. They work primarily with small and midmarket businesses in the advertising, media, and entertainment industries.

    Clients
    Pepsi Co.
    Sprint
    Methodist
    Portneuf
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Torchwerks produced a video for a nonprofit that specializes in permaculture. They scripted the video, interviewed multiple parties, shot the video, and edited. In the end, the results were excellent. The Torcherks team communicated well and was professional throughout the entire project.

    “They involved us in every step of editing and reviewing before finalizing the work.” – President, Nonprofit

  • 149
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dubai United Arab Emirates

    Film District Dubai is a video production company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Founded in 2008, this company has a team of 10+ employees. Services provided by Film District Dubai include video production and social media marketing for companies of all sizes.

    Clients
    Canon
    Lays
    G-Shock
    The Face Shop
    Notable Project

    Film District Dubai provided video production services for an art company. They created a branded video for marketing purposes, as well as incorporating voiceover and a script into the final production. The client reported that Film District Dubai listened to their concerns and made adjustments were needed, resulting in a satisfying and effective marketing video. 

    "Smooth, the team of Film District Dubai was very understanding and listen us completely to emend the video properly." - Marketing Assistant, Art Company

  • 150
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Tiny Giraffe Pictures is a creative production company headquartered in New York City. The company primarily provides video production services but also does broadcast video and corporate photography. They have a team of fewer than 10 people who mainly work with small businesses; they also work with mid-market and enterprise businesses. The businesses they serve are in various industries including consumer products and services and e-commerce.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tiny Giraffe Pictures did video production for a third-party beverage client of a market consultancy. The beverage client only had a patented product, but they had no branding or market strategy. The consultancy needed Tiny Giraffe Pictures to develop content for the client. The company collaborated with both the client and the consultancy to create the video; they provided the production teams, equipment, and space for the video. After working with Tiny Giraffe Pictures, the client’s visibility increased.

    “After showcasing the longer-form video, our client received several requests for products and began to build their brand presence. The social media cut of the video has helped increase online followers to more than 1,000 in just a few weeks.” — Founder and Principal, Marketing Consultancy

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