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Top 100 Documentary Production Companies

February 2023

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Documentaries are videos that capture reality. They typically include interviews and follow real-life events to weave a story or make a point. 

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List of the Best Documentary Companies

  • 1
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Dorst MediaWorks is a video production company headquartered in Washington, D.C. The company was founded in 2002, and has a team of 2 people who solely provide video production services and specialize in documentaries, corporate videos, and commercial videos.

    Clients

    • USAID
    • World Bank Group
    • The Ross Prize
    • Millennium Challenge Corporation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Dorst MediaWorks developed a documentary-style video, traveling to the location and providing production, filming, writing, and editing services in the process. 

    “He grasped highly technical material, translated it well into a script, and wove together a strong narrative.”

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  • 2
    • $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 produced a promotional video for an end client of a media company. Their scope included storyboard development, video planning, and on-site filming.

    “Signature Video Group delivered on time and within budget, and their responsiveness was perfect.”

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  • 3
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Rafael, CA

    Zero One Digital Media is an entertainment company based in San Rafael, California that was founded in 2012. Their team of around five employees works with mostly enterprise companies, as well as some mid-market businesses, in the advertising, media, and arts industries. 

    Clients

    • Adobe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Zero One Digital Media helped an art museum livestream an event they had. Then, they produced a 4–5-minute video with the footage for Instagram and YouTube. The scope included preproduction and postproduction.

    “They’re experts in their field and have done a lot of projects, so they know what they’re doing.”

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • Los Angeles, CA
    Roberto Serrini is a video production agency headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The firm provides video production and social media marketing and has a small team.The firm was founded in 2015.

    Notable Project

    A commercial production company tapped Roberto Serrini to help with their commercial. The team was tasked to creat script and storyboards. They were also in charge of casting, directing, and editing.

    "Roberto is creative, charming and a great collaborator."

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  • 5
    • $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

    • Basis Technologies
    • United Airlines
    • Kenmore
    • Kimberly Clark

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bottle Rocket Media produced several videos for an advertising agency. After mapping out a rough script, they helped create compelling visuals and stories to deliver the brand's message.

    "They flexed their creative muscles to bring fresh solutions to each problem."

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  • 6
    • $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

    • Tribit
    • Aiper
    • Arzopa
    • DB Schenker

    Industries

    Notable Project

    They deliver comprehensive video services. Once internal stakeholders determine the video’s subject, Feel Right Inc.’s team handles everything else, from script editing and filming to post-production editing.

    “They’re really good at getting quality content for small business owners, without breaking the bank.”

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  • 7
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Skalawag Productions is a small video production agency. Established in 2009, the firm is in Chicago, Illinois. Their team specializes in video production, advertising, and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Chomps
    • Breville | Polyscience
    • Vera Bradley
    • Kraft

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Skalawag Productions produced multiple videos for a patient advocacy organization. The team was involved in every project stage from brainstorming and storyboarding to production, editing, and audio mixing. 

    “The videos were engaging and appealing — we were happy with what they’d done.”

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 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

    • LEGO
    • National Geographic
    • Nat Geo Kids
    • Mattel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Chase a cloud provides full-cycle video production services for a creative talent platform on an ongoing basis. They work in animated and live-action formats.

    “They're truly creative visionaries.”

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    No Frames, a video production agency, is in Brooklyn, New York; Clayton, Missouri and Helsinki, Finland. The small team provides video production, broadcast video, corporate photography, and social media marketing. The firm was established in 2002.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    No Frames was hired by an advertising agency to assist with their location shoot. They provided all of the needed equipment and handled all pre- and post-production work.

    “We were most impressed with No Frames’ creativity in finding solutions.”

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dona Paula, India

    Dot Films is a video production company established in 2021. The small team focuses on video production. The agency is headquartered in Dona Paula, India and Gurugram, India.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Dot Films produced an authentic Indian video for a digital asset library. After receiving the brief, they cast the actors and chose the filming location.

    "Dot Films was available for any changes we wanted."

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  • 11
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Video production agency SANCHEZ MEDIA LLC is located in Pasadena, California; MEXICO CITY, Mexico; SAN FRANCISCO, California and SACRAMENTO, California. The small firm was launched in 2018. Their services include video production, broadcast video, and content marketing.

    Clients

    • Gap Inc.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SANCHEZ MEDIA LLC was a nonprofit newsroom's videography partner for a news segment project. The client gave them a rough shot list with people that didn't want to show their face on camera.

    "They had timely, thoughtful and produced extraordinary shots for our project."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Fluid is a production company based in Los Angeles. It was founded in 2007 and has a team of 2 that is entirely focused on producing videos in various styles.

    Clients

    • NASA
    • UCLA
    • Hindenburg Systems
    • Akademisk Arkitektforening

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluid provided production services and research assistance for a travel show produced internationally. They sourced interviewees, offered feedback on ideas, and assisted once production was underway.

    “The project was handy and saved us a lot of time, money, and travel.”

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  • 13
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Columbia, MD

    5:00 Films & Media is a video-focused creative agency headquartered in Columbia, Md. Founded in 2004, they are an 8-person company that primarily does video production, but also does some broadcast video and web design. Their clients are mostly in the non-profit industry.
     

    Clients

    • 3BL Media
    • Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
    • America’s Charities
    • Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    5:00 Films & Media produced a 2-minute video for a nonprofit organization. Following a discovery session, they incorporated the client's ideas and produced the video.

    "Overall, a wonderful experience."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    King Toledo is a full-service production company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 2011, this company has three employees and specializes in video production and broadcast video for businesses of various sizes.

    Clients

    • Amgen
    • Sweetgreen
    • Intel
    • Paycom

    Industries

    Notable Project

    King Toledo tackled the production of several TV spots for a furniture company, managing a shot list, casting talent, and sourcing music. Their crew shoots each project, some in-studio and others on location.

    "They can address any questions, concerns, or suggestions that come up on our end."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Montreal, Canada

    Toast Studio is a digital strategy agency that is headquartered in Montreal with a second location in Toronto. They were founded in 2001 and their team of 30 specializes in content marketing, social media marketing, and video production. 

     

    Clients

    • Bombardier
    • Radio-Canada/CBC
    • National Bank of Canada
    • Hydro-Quebec

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Toast Studio provides promotional video production services for an aerospace company. They receive project briefs from the client and handle the storyboarding, production, audio mixing, and editing from there. 

    “They’re great at filming and showing the human side of things.”

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  • 16
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bainbridge Island, WA
    Vignette Creative is a Bainbridge Island, Washington-based video production agency. The small team provides video production and corporate photography and was founded in 2011.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Vignette Creative was hired by a technology company to produce photo and video assets for their programs' launch. They were tasked with coordinating with the client's customers and shooting footage.

    "They were a small but incredibly efficient group."

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  • 17
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Severna Park, MD

    Founded in 2012, Early Light Media is a media production company that offers video production services to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the advertising and marketing industry. Their 10 employees are based out of Baltimore, Md.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Amazon
    • Johns Hopkins
    • D.C. United

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Early Light Media ventured to create a dynamic explainer video to convey the mission and goals of a B2B financial services company. Their team shot over several hours and filmed in various different cities.

    The finished product was impactful and moving…”

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Storyfarm serves as a healthcare company's videography partner. They write and film informational videos, retail sales pitches, and advertisements, then provide extensive edits.

    “We only use Storyfarm for our projects now.”

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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 came on during pre-production and concepting for the on-location shoot of a documentary-style video and shorter 60-second long social media clips. They also handled all editing and post-production. 

    "Covalent was able to take my concept and run with it while also staying true to my creative vision." 

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Seattle, WA
    Motivo Media is a video production agency launched in 2017. In Seattle, Washington, their small team focuses on video production, marketing strategy, and audio production.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Google
    • CoBuy
    • EarnUp

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A medical device manufacturer hired Motivo Media to produce a promotional video featuring a doctor and his patients who use the client’s product. They delivered the first draft for feedback and a final cut.

    “Motivo Media has been one of the best partners we’ve had in terms of outcome, communication, and commitment.”

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  • 21
    • $5,000+
    • 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 produced commercials and other video content for a legal services firm. They supported or managed all aspects of production, including script development, casting, filming, and editing.

    “I was very impressed by the caliber of the actors and the crew.”

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Lambda Films is a video production and animation agency with bases in London, Cambridge & Norwich.

    Founded in 2009, the company is a full-service production company, with an in-house team providing ideation, scripting, video and animation production and editing services. Lambda serves mid to high-level clients and brands across all sectors, producing promotional videos, brand films, documentaries and explainer animations. 

    Clients

    • Nintendo
    • Woolmark
    • Lotus
    • Gemfields

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A healthcare provider hired Lambda Films to provide animated video production. They created four animated videos, including voiceover work, subtitles, sound design, and other technical skills.

    ''They exceeded our expectations in delivering the idea we had in mind, achieving every aspect of what we wanted.''

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  • 23
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Gardner Productions is a video production agency established in 1995. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with an office in New York and teammates throughout North America, their team services clients in North America, focusing on commercial and video production. 

    Clients

    • Lincoln
    • Four Seasons
    • Swarovski
    • PepsiCo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Gardner Productions provided video production services to a nonprofit fundraising organization for education. They filmed many videos to support the client’s fundraising efforts in locations as far as Israel.

    “Gardner Productions always went above and beyond the call of duty.”

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Simple Story Videos is a video design agency located in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2011, Simple Story Videos' team of approximately 10 employees offers video production, marketing strategy, and broadcast video services. Simple Story Videos works with clients of all sizes from the business services, advertising, and information technology industries. 

    Clients

    • Walmart
    • Pitney Bowes
    • Bell Canada
    • Interac

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Simple Story Videos produced a video that featured a financial services provider's message to their partners. They edited the script, provided options for VO artists, and handled pre- and post-production work.

    "They were able to bring fresh ideas to the table and articulate them to our team members."

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  • 25
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hanoi, Vietnam
    Filming in Vietnam is a video production company founded in 2006. The agency specializes in video production and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Filming in Vietnam helped a media network film a trip to Sapa. The team prepared all necessary permits and approvals needed for the location and managed the crew, equipment, accommodation, and transportation. 

    "The vendor was responsive, fluent in English, and had good PR skills."

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Launched in 2010, Shoot At Sight Productions is a small video production company. Their team specializes in video production, broadcast video, corporate photography, advertising, and more. The company is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Karachi, Pakistan.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Shoot At Sight Productions produced an explainer corporate video for a healthcare authority. The video was made for internal use and included animation, infographics, and voiceovers.

    "Their art is quite mature, engaging, and sensible."

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Sofia, Bulgaria

    HandPlayed Productions is a Bulgaria-based production company that specializes in pre-production, production, post-production, commercials, films, music videos, creative direction, concept development, and casting. Founded in 2015 and with a team of fewer than 10 employees, HandPlayed Productions helps clients tell meaningful stories that attract customers, drive sales, and generate traffic. 

    Clients

    • LIDL
    • Devin
    • WWF
    • Telenor

    Industries

    Notable Project

    handplayed provides post-production services for a content marketing firm. They incorporated feedback into the process of reviewing videos to produce high-quality, individually branded content for social media.

    "We're very happy with handplayed's work."

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  • 28
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    ALCHEMYcreative is a San Francisco-based video production company that started in 2010. Equipped with 9 employees, this firm provides video production and content marketing services to mainly mid-market and enterprise companies. They focus on commercial video, corporate video, and documentaries, with skills in 2D animation and motion graphics.

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • Salesforce
    • Advance Auto Parts
    • Walmart

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ALCHEMYCreative provides a boots and Western apparel company with end-to-end video production and creative services; they’ve created a commercial for a TV show and liaised with a TV company to broadcast it. 

    “ALCHEMYCreative has a lot of energy and enthusiasm for projects.”

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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alexandria, Australia

    CHUCK. Media is a studio based in Waterloo, Australia, and founded in 2018. With a team of no more than 10, they solely offer video production solutions to mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the industries of healthcare, advertising, and arts.

    Clients

    • Rugby AU
    • Westfield
    • Pfizer
    • CSIRO

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CHUCK. Media provides public relations and video production services, working on a range of different projects. They work on all phases of the videos, from research and planning to shooting and editing.

    "Their passion and the pride they invest in every project impresses me."

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    BT Studio is a small video production company. The San Francisco, California-based company was launched in 2015. Their team offers video production and corporate photography.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Amazon
    • Conde Nast
    • Webflow

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BT Studio is a long-standing partner of a photo and video production company, supporting video-focused projects of all sizes. They've recently managed an extensive photoshoot in LA and created video content.

    "They talk things through and follow up with a proposal that meets our discussed needs."

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