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Top 90 Documentary Companies in New York City

December 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
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      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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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.

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    No Frames created a documentary-style video content for a digital comics platform. They managed the entire life-cycle of production, including scripting, storyboarding, and post-production.

    "They worked as a trusted partner with our team."

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  • 2
    • $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

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    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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  • 3
    • $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.

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    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.”

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Roselle Park, NJ

    Video production company BLL Films is based in Los Angeles, California. They offer video production and were launched in 2017.

    Clients

    • The Skimm
    • Harpers Bazaar
    • The Desire Company
    • Overtime Sports

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    Notable Project

    BLL Films produced a video that showcased a logistics company's warehouse, which they based on the client's existing script and storyboard. The team also helped in rebranding the business.

    "We found them really flexible, honest, and fun to work with."

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  • 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."

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  • 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.”

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  • 7
    • $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.

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    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."

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  • 8
    • $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 produced a video about an agency's culture and services for a business audience.

    "We could tell that they were invested in our success."

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  • 9
    • $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

    To increase brand awareness and obtain funding, a nonprofit theatre company hired Flywheel Film to produce a video. The team created a video featuring the client's newest production.

    "They understood our needs and executed them by clearly conveying the message we needed."

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  • 10
    • $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 built a Shopify platform from the ground up, populating with new content and logo designs. They also plan on supplementing the client’s marketing operations in the near future.

    “They truly deliver on their promises.”

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  • 11
    • $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.”

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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.

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    Notable Project

    Bean Labs provided video production services for an ad agency. Their team created several commercials and handled all production stages from the initial concept to editing to final delivery.

    "Their results have always exceeded our hopes."

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $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 organized and executed a television promo shoot. They selected the production crew and helped find a suitable filming location. Overall, they shot three promos for a single program.

    “Their willingness to work through changes and communicate are their strong suits.”

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  • 14
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Human Factor Media is a video production agency. Their small team is located in Nashville, Tennessee and Brooklyn, New York. The company provides video production.

    Notable Project

    Human Factor Media created and edited a video commercial for an events and media production firm. They led the conceptualization process, wrote the script, and managed the post-production phase.

    "Their unique insight elevated my project."

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  • 15
    • $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. produced an introductory video for a landscape architect's website. The video was required to detail the client's personal touch on their designs.

    "They have quite the imagination — I let them go with what they thought would be the best approach for the film."

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  • 16
    • $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 produced videos for an independent creative development firm. The team was responsible for pre-production, game-planning, prepping gear and locations for shoots, and editing.

    "Their willingness to continue the editing process to make the final product ideal for my vision."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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 is building a digital campaign across social channels. They create content, manage social communities, and scale paid ads while transitioning their salesforce tool from Sprout Social to Social Studios.

    "They have a hunger to grow, and equally possess the eagerness to stay relevant on all things socially trending."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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."

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  • 19
    • $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

    Over the years, Artificial Creations provided full video production services for an entertainment company. Their work consisted of idea generation, storyboarding, location spotting, and production.

    “They took care of the project from start to finish and were able to deliver the product that we had brainstormed.”

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  • 20
    • $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

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  • 21
    • 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.

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  • 22
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY
    NU Media Holdings LLC is a social media marketing firm established in 2019. The company specializes in social media marketing, content marketing, video production, advertising, and more and has a small team. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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 was engaged to design and develop an automotive company's platform. The team was also assigned to craft the client's branding design.

    "The way they understand what we needed was amazing."

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  • 24
    • $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 developed and designed an investment analyst service provider's website. The goal was to have a professional site that truly reflects the client's brand identity.

    "The Emotional Company listened to everything we had to say and did their best to integrate it."

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  • 25
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY
    People's Television, a video production agency, was founded in 2010. Their small team is based in New York, New York and Takoma Park, Maryland. Their services include video production, social media marketing, and branding.

    Clients

    • TED
    • The Nature Conservancy
    • Greenpeace
    • Meta
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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Video production company Gingersnap was established in 2011. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, their small team offers video production.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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