Top 80 Documentary Companies in New York City

Need Help Selecting a Company?
  1. Home
  2. Video Production
  3. Documentary
  4. New York City

Top 80 Documentary Companies in New York City

June 2022

Looking for a top documentary video production company in New York City?

The main benefits of hiring a documentary filmmaker are expertise and resources. A documentary company will have the equipment and trained video producers to create a stellar documentary. 

List of the Best New York City Documentary Production Services

  • 1
    • $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 is producing a venture studio’s podcast. After receiving the audio file, they edit, refine, and process the recording. Their team distributes the podcast, but the client markets it.

    "They’re a pleasure to work with."

    Visit Site
  • Need help selecting a company?

    Based on your budget, timeline, and specifications we can help you build a shortlist of companies that perfectly matches your project needs. Schedule a free consultation with a Manifest analyst.

    Free consultation
  • 2
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Video production agency Prodigium Pictures LLC was founded in 2011. Located in Los Angeles, California, their small team focuses on video production and marketing strategy.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Prodigium Pictures produced a video for a live-captioning company’s app launch. The team collaborated on scriptwriting and did the casting. They edited a shorter and more extended version of the final product.

    “We had a really good partnership that led to absolutely outstanding results.”

    Visit Site
  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $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 helps a global creative production agency with video production. After discussing the client’s budget and needs, they've ideated accordingly, made a quotation, and managed the production processes.

    "They're intelligent, kind, and super assertive."

    Visit Site
  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Buzzflick is an animation studio based in Dover, Del. The studio, founded in 2016, has more than 50 employees and provides graphic design and video production services to small and midmarket clients and companies.

    Clients

    • TekRevol
    • CydoMedia
    • WpPals
    • Social Gone Viral

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BuzzFlick produced a 3D model video for a footwear manufacturing brand's online platform. The team worked off of existing CADS files and footage and wrote the script for the final output.

    "They seemed very eager to get this right for us and made the process simple."

    Visit Site
  • 5
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Blue Chalk Media is a New York-based production company. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of 48 employees who specialize in video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. 

    Clients

    • Pearson
    • Food Network
    • Blue State Digital
    • Oregon School Board Associations

    Notable Project

    Blue Chalk Media served as a production team for two seasons of a documentary-style show. They helped storyboard, film, and edit the content, as well as support casting and location-scouting efforts.

    "They assembled a capable, young, and motivated team that excels at catering to specific audiences."

    Visit Site
  • 6
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Melty Cone Video is a video production company and agency in New York. Founded in 2014, they have approximately 10 employees and create videos for businesses, organizations, companies, brands, firms, and agencies in NYC and across the country. Services include full-service video production, social media video, web/digital video, broadcast video and animation video.

    Clients

    • People Magazine
    • Expedia
    • L'Oreal
    • Success Academy Charter Schools

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Melty Cone Video produced videos for a software firm to demonstrate their product, which lets buyers visualize and design their homes. Their work included filming and incorporating graphics and special effects.

    “They invested in what we’re doing by creating a great product.”

    Visit Site
  • 7
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY
    Video Supply is a small video production agency. Founded in 2018, the company is in Denver, Colorado; Santa Clarita, California; Seattle, Washington and New York, New York. Their team provides video production, broadcast video, marketing strategy, and corporate photography.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A staffing and recruitment firm hired Video Supply to provide video production. They delivered an animated and filmed clip and took care of editing and audio mixing tasks, among other efforts.

    ''Working with them was great, and we’d definitely use them for future projects.''

    Visit Site
  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    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

    • Zendesk
    • Dropbox
    • Dialpad
    • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Column Five rebuilt a website from the ground up, creating a custom WordPress CMS. The team also assisted with the content strategy, design, and website launch.

    "My favorite part about working with Column Five is their team. They went above and beyond from the get-go."

    Visit Site
  • 9
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Long Island City, NY

    Small video production company Blue Slate Films, is based in Long Island City, New York. Founded in 2017, the team specializes in video production, content marketing, corporate photography, digital strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blue Slate Films provided corporate photography and videography services for a boutique hotel. They discussed the shoot's concept before executing their tasks and delivering the final products after 48 hours.

    "I loved how they were able to work with minimal supervision."

    Visit Site
  • 10
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Gigante Vaz Partners is a branding, advertising, and media agency based in New York City. The agency was founded in 1989 and currently employs a team of 29 staff members. Gigante Vaz Partners provides advertising, branding, media planning & buying, social media marketing, video production, and web design services. Most of their clients are enterprise or mid-size companies.

    Clients

    • EFI
    • Mack-Cali
    • St. Martin's Press
    • Flatiron Books

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A large real estate firm with various subsidiaries wanted to develop awareness of the parent company as a whole instead of just the individual subsidiaries. They hired Gigante Vaz Partners to come up with a strategy and execute on it.  Gigante Vaz Partners used a digital marketing campaign, print collateral, conferences and onsite programs, and promotional videos to bolster the client's web presence.

    "We successfully supported our leasing teams and achieved leasing occupancy goals. The increasing leasing activity was the direct reflection of the work Gigante Vaz Partners did. They continue bringing fresh, creative ideas, which is the key to success." –SVP of Marketing, Real Estate Firm

    Visit Site
  • 11
    • $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.

    Clients

    • Uniliever
    • Louis Vuitton
    • Snapchat
    • Resecurity

    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

    Visit Site
  • 12
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Azai Studios is a digital design and branding agency headquartered in New York City, with an office in Dubai. Founded in 2014, the small team of 3 specializes in branding, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. Their work focuses on hospitality and leisure, real estate, and advertising and marketing.  

    Clients

    • Truly Secure
    • Microsoft Partner
    • OTTO Hotels
    • L'Avenue

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Azai Studios worked on branding and web development for an information-sharing startup. They designed materials including letterheads, email signatures, and logos. They also developed wireframes and mockups for the client’s website. The client appreciated their responsiveness throughout the project.

    “The site hasn't gone live yet, but we're very happy with their work internally; we've received lots of positive feedback from testers. They were very responsive to all our iterations and requests throughout the process and exceeded our expectations.” – Founder/CEO, Information-Sharing Startup

    Visit Site
  • 13
    • $10,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Powers Video is a production company headquartered in Brooklyn. They have about 1 team member. Since 2010, they have provided video production, advertising, and branding services to small and midmarket businesses as well as enterprises. Their clients typically come from the advertising and marketing, arts, entertainment, and music, or media industries. 

    Clients

    • Youtube
    • Budweiser
    • Panera
    • Sonos

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Nathan of Nathan Lee Bush Video fulfilled the director of photography role for a short commercial. He provided graded finals and did some editing. He also assisted on another video project.

    “He took a very difficult situation and made it easy for me, and that’s all I could ever ask for.”

    Visit Site
  • 14
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    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 was hired by an indie record label for their video production and digital strategy expertise. The service package included a professional camera crew, script and storyboard, and photography.

    "They made a conscious effort to promote me as an artist and the music video."

    Visit Site
  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Founded in 2012 as a video production company, Good Brother has a small team of about 15 employees. They work out of an office in Brooklyn, N.Y., serving clients in numerous industries, including advertising and marketing, arts and entertainment, consumer products, transportation, and nonprofits. Their specialization in video production spans creative development, copywriting, production, and post-production for commercials, marketing campaigns, virtual reality, and social media.

    Clients

    • Netflix
    • GlaxoSmithKline
    • NBCUniversal
    • The Knot

    Notable Project

    Goodbrother spearheaded the video productions of an apparel company. The team generated a 30-second brand video, breakout videos, and partner-based videos to promote the client's and their partners' advocacies.

    "They were a genuine team that truly cared about our project and the values we represented."

    Visit Site
  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Flywheel Film is a studio founded in Brooklyn in 2016. Their team of no more than 10 specializes in video production services for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of education, advertising, and government services.

    Clients

    • New York City Department of Education
    • Voice Charter School
    • Growing Up Green Charter School
    • Undock

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A bicycling coalition hired Flywheel Film to create a one-minute and 45-second video about public safety. The team conceptualized the video with the client and handled the filming and pre- and postproduction.

    "They accommodated my ideas but weren’t afraid to push back when needed."

    Visit Site
  • 17
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Muddy Trails Film Co. is a video production company located in Brooklyn, N.Y. Founded in 2013, they have two people on staff. Their clients are primarily small businesses and midmarket firms in the following industries: advertising and marketing, manufacturing, and business services.

    Clients

    • Filmsupply
    • Samaritan's Purse
    • Burn Boot Camp
    • HARDI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Muddy Trails Film Co. provided full-scale production services to communicate brand values for a religious organization. They created storyboards, filmed, and edited videos, which featured individual stories. They delivered visually appealing content that received positive feedback.

    "We were impressed with their creativity and the quality of their deliverables."— Administrative Pastor, Religious Organization

    Visit Site
  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Likeable Media is a content marketing company. They are based in New York, New York; , and , and have a midsize team. Their services include content marketing, social media marketing, graphic design, and video production. The firm was launched in 2006.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Likeable provides ongoing SMM services for a food retailer. The team works on redefining the client's social media strategy, community management, paid ads, content development, and more.

    "The workflow has been very effective."

    Visit Site
  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Bolex Brothers LLC is a New York-based studio with 10 or more employees founded in 2013. They solely offer video production services for clients ranging from small businesses to large enterprises in industries such as advertising, arts, and health care.

    Clients

    • MoMA
    • Viacom
    • Michael Kors
    • Tribeca Film Festival

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bolex Brothers LLC developed a video for an independent production house. Bolex Brothers LLC was tasked to produce a music video to be submitted in music festivals. The video was well-received.

    “They never say No to anything right away and always try to give it a shot first. That’s why we are in unison.” - Director & Executive Producer, Independent Production House

    Visit Site
  • 20
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Established in 2019, Snowday is a video production agency. In New York, New York, their small team focuses on video production, advertising, broadcast video, and corporate photography.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A visual artist hired Snowday to produce a 4–5 minute video for a book launch and fundraiser. They highlighted the client’s artistry, and they handled everything from scripting to post-production. 

    "They’re good people — they’re kind, funny, helpful, and knowledgeable. I’m excited about what they’ll do next."

    Visit Site
  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Bean Labs is a video production agency. Established in 2008, the agency is located in Bedford, New York and Brooklyn, New York. The small team specializes in video production, broadcast video, corporate photography, and graphic design.

    Industries

    Visit Site
  • 22
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Queens, NY

    Artificial Creations is a studio founded in Queens, New York in 2020 with no more than 10 professionals. They specialize in video production, corporate photography, and social media marketing solutions for small businesses.

    Clients

    • LAB Accounting
    • AIO Enterprise
    • RBF Apparel
    • Jae the dreamer

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Artificial Creations provided video and content creation services for an entertainment company. The company worked with Artificial Creations on photography and marketing as well as videography. The company enjoyed working with Artificial Creations.

    “Their efficiency is one of the most impressive aspects of Artificial Creations.” - Owner, Entertainment Company

    Visit Site
  • 23
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Firelight Media & Films is a New York, New York-based video production agency. The small team focuses on video production and was founded in 1998.

    Visit Site
  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY
    Video production company The Garden Creative is headquartered in Ellicott City, Maryland; Brooklyn, New York and Hendersonville, North Carolina. The small team offers video production, graphic design, and broadcast video. The company was established in 2012.

    Clients

    • National Geographic
    • New York Times
    • Discovery Channel
    • Food & Wine

    Industries

    Visit Site
  • 25
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    StartupBug is a software development and production firm founded in 2008 with no more than 50 members. They offer custom software development, branding, and SEO solutions from their office in New York. They work with small firms and enterprises alike.

    Clients

    • Microsoft
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Comodo
    • Harvard Business School

    Industries

    Notable Project

    StartupBug provided digital marketing solutions for a dry-cleaning business. The business was looking to establish a digital presence. With StartupBug’s efforts, the business now receives orders online.

    “Very effective, feedback was taken promptly and used.” - Founder, Dry-Cleaning Business

    Visit Site
  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    The Emotional Company is a digital agency based in Atlanta with over two experts. They have provided web design, video production, and branding solutions to clients since their founding in 2018. They mainly work with small and medium-sized agencies.

    Clients

    • Nobu
    • The Orchard
    • Bonobos
    • GQ

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Emotional Company provided web and marketing solutions for a boutique vinegar line. The Emotional Company redesigned the label of their products and the company website as well. The vinegar company is happy with The Emotional Company’s work.

    “We have since been able to drive more traffic to our store and also we are seeing an increase in sales due to all these factors coming together.” - Owner & Founder, Boutique Vinegar Line

    Visit Site
  • 27
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2015, Wilbur Agency is a video production company. The agency offers video production and has a small team. The agency is headquartered in New York, New York.

    Visit Site
  • 28
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Newark, NJ

    Direct Focus Films LLC, a video production agency, is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey. The small team specializes in video production and was founded in 2014.

    Visit Site
  • 29
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Blueprint NYC is a corporate training company. Their small team is headquartered in New York, New York. The company provides corporate training, video production, broadcast video, and event marketing & planning.

    Visit Site
  • 30
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    New York Film Shop, a small video production agency, is in New York, New York. Established in 2012, the team provides video production.

    Visit Site

Need help selecting a company?

Based on your budget, timeline, and specifications we can help you build a shortlist of companies that perfectly matches your project needs. Schedule a free consultation with a Manifest Analyst.

Tell us about your project