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Top 100 Documentary Production Companies

June 2022

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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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  • 31
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ardmore, PA

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

    Clients

    • Comcast
    • Mercedes-Benz
    • Mastercard
    • Expedia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A law firm hired 7 Wonders Cinema to produce a video that highlighted their founder. They initially went over the creative brief before shooting the video and handling all of the post-production work.

    "7 Wonders stood out by thinking creatively and then executing their ideas to perfection."

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  • 32
    • $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 an announcement video to declare the winners at a literary organization's festival. The team created shorter-length videos for Instagram and is now working on a different project.

    "They know exactly what they need to have and do to deliver our needs."

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  • 33
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Collinsville, IL

    24Frames, Inc. is a video production company based in Collinsville, Ill. Founded in 2014, this company has 15 employees. 24Frames, Inc. specializes in video production services for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Anheuser-Busch
    • American Cancer Society
    • YMCA of USA
    • Miler-Coors

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A commercial real estate firm employed 24Frames, Inc. to produce branding and marketing videos. They created videos to showcase the company's property management and brokerage services.

    "They always find a way to tell our story in an interesting way."

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  • 34
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bnei Brak, Israel

    Highlight Films Israel is a production services house established in 1998 based in Bnei Brak, Israel. With a 12-person team, the company provides assistance with video production, broadcast videos, and corporate photography to the advertising and entertainment industries. They specialize in documentaries, brand videos, and commercial videos.

    Clients

    • Netflix
    • BBC
    • National Geographic
    • History Channel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Highlight Films Israel was commissioned by a film company to execute a film shoot. Highlight Films Israel aided in the logistics and equipment for production, complete with fixers for handling permits and any issues that may arise. 

    "Highlight Films Israel exhibits excellent communication skills. There was no language barrier. They were knowledgeable about the happenings within Israel." - Head of Production, Film Company

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  • 35
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    RD Content, a video production agency, is headquartered in London, United Kingdom; Downtown Core, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. They provide video production, digital strategy, and marketing strategy and were launched in 2009.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A professional services firm partnered with RD Content in order to develop strategies and craft a compelling narrative about the value of their services to a global audience.

    "The culture is great."

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  • 36
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Sarofsky is a design and creative firm based in Chicago with more than 10 experts. They have offered video production, broadcast video, and graphic design solutions since their founding in 2009. They work with clients in the fields of advertising, arts, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Marvel Studios
    • Warner Brothers
    • Lionsgate
    • High Dive

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sarofsky provides graphic and editing services for an advertising firm. They help the client with projects by putting together graphics, color, and CG elements. They also research graphical treatment options.

    “The quality of their work execution is always top-notch, and we trust them with our creative direction.”

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  • 37
    • $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 an animated explainer video for a nonprofit organization. The team organized a strategy workshop and wrote the script. They also translated the video into Spanish.

    "Skalawag productions really delivered — we were blown away by the final product."

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  • 38
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sheffield, United Kingdom

    Open House Pictures is a video production agency based in Sheffield, U.K. They were founded in 2018 and work with businesses of all sizes from a variety of industries. 

    Clients

    • University of Sheffield
    • Volvo
    • Stoneacre Motorgroup
    • Tramlines Music Festival

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Open House Pictures produced videos for a digital marketing agency's IT customer. The team managed the location setting, filming, and editing, following the client's script and directions. 

    "They responded very quickly and made amends easily."

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  • 39
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Fort Worth, TX

    Fluxtown Productions is a media production agency based out of Fort Worth, Texas founded in 2009. With a team of fewer than 5 people on board, they mainly offer video production for videos of any length to small and mid-sized clients across advertising, business, consumer products industries, and more.  

    Clients

    • Murphy Nasica and Associates
    • Mooring Construction + Restoration
    • Higginbotham
    • All Saints' Episcopal School

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluxtown Productions designed and developed a new website for an energy conversion company. They also produced explainer and recruitment videos, took employee photos, and helped set up LinkedIn and Indeed.

    “I felt like what I was trying to accomplish mattered to him.”

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  • 40
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Ciudad de México, Mexico

    RemesMedia is an audiovisual production agency located in Cancun, Mexico. They have about 2 employees. Founded in 2012, they continue to offer video production services to midmarket and small business clients.

    Clients

    • Quizrr
    • Xcaret
    • Best day
    • Google

    Industries

    Notable Project

    RemesMedia created a video for a logistics company. The video showcases the various services that the firm provides.

    "The team always made adjustments based on our schedule and offered plenty of ideas for the video."

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  • 41
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Milano, Italy

    Thirty Seconds Milano is a film production company based in Milan. The company, founded in 2003, has a team of less than ten that provides video production, broadcast video, social media marketing, corporate photography, and digital strategy services. Thirty Seconds Milano serves midmarket and enterprise companies and organizations in various fields that include advertising & marketing and nonprofit. 

    Clients

    • Savills
    • Asti Architetti
    • Eurotekna
    • Elettronic Arts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An architectural firm engaged with Thirty Seconds Milano Video and Film Production Company for video production, highlighting the houses they created for end clients. 

    "The photographer was exceptional."

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  • 42
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Houston, TX

    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."

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  • 43
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Baltimore, MD

    Rock Shore, a video production company, was established in 2012. Their small team is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. Their services include video production and broadcast video.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rock Shore was engaged by a nonprofit for the production of a motion graphics reveal video. The deliverable was a necessary touch to announcing the client's new project to its workforce in a more exciting way.

    "They were extremely knowledgeable and obviously experienced."

     
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  • 44
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Denver, CO

    Movie Mogul Productions is a studio based in Denver with more than two experts and founded in 2013. They specialize in video production and corporate photography solutions for clients ranging from small companies to large businesses in the fields of advertising and media.

    Clients

    • Audi
    • Ford
    • Consumer Cellular
    • Coors

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Movie Mogul Productions produce a promotional video for a media and tech nonprofit to raise student awareness about the client's advocacy. The team crafted a viable product out of the resources given to them.

    "Mogul was great to work with, and I would again."

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  • 45
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    MotionCreativ, a video production agency, was founded in 2012. They are headquartered in Los Angeles, California and have a small team. MotionCreativ specializes in video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health and wellness company hired Motion Creativ to produce high-quality video ads to exhibit their unique vitamin-infused inhalers. Each video resulted from their extensive brainstorming and planning process.
     

    "Their professionalism and experience shine through every time."

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  • 46
    • $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

    A nearshoring services company collaborated with One More Frame for video production. The client requested a modern business presentation of their services.

    "Everything was organized and executed in a matter of days."

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  • 47
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Leesburg, VA

    Distant Moon is a video production studio founded in Leesburg, Va. in 2014 with no more than 10 professionals. They provide video production, branding, and marketing strategy services to small and medium-sized businesses alike.

    Clients

    • Google
    • Stella Artois
    • The Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Booking.com

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Distant Moon produced videos for a policy advocacy nonprofit. The nonprofit was in need of media to communicate better with their community online. The nonprofit’s internal staff are happy with the videos.

    “They’ve built a strong relationship over the years, so they generally understand our needs from the start.” - Marketing, Policy Advocacy Nonprofit

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  • 48
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Cloud in the Sky Studios is a media production firm located in Ottowa, Canada. Founded in 2010, Cloud in the Sky Studios' small team of 4 employees specializes in video production. 

    Clients

    • NBA Canada
    • BlackBerry QNX
    • NAV CANADA
    • Global Centre for Pluralism

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Cloud in the Sky Studios was hired by a computer software company to produce a series of videos for the organization. They provided storyboard, creative, and production services for each video. The videos featured live action and animation shots that client uses for both trade shows and features on its website and social channels. The client was impressed with the team at Cloud in the Sky Studios flexibility and ability to meet complex deadlines. 

    "We have challenging deadlines and a rigorous approval process. Cloud in the Sky has been very flexible and adaptive to our process and timeline. I'll let them know when I need something for review and approval, and they’re always able to work within those confines." – Marketing and Communications Manager, Computer Software Company 

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  • 49
    • $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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  • 50
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

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

    Clients

    • Snapchat
    • Revolut
    • Adidas
    • Talent.io

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Left Productions was hired by a creative agency for their music video production services. They handle the bulk of the production work including writing, filming, and editing music videos.

    "Every client that they worked with really loves them and they’re super happy with the job that they do."

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  • 51
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • West Hollywood, CA

    Blend is a creative branding agency founded in 2012 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. The team of about 15 full-time employees (and a mix of freelancers) has a diverse skill set, providing services ranging from UX/UI design to video production to digital strategy to branding to development.

    Clients

    • Midea
    • Porsche
    • Heartland Bank
    • Samsung

    Industries

    Notable Project

    blend developed product videos for a home appliance company. They were responsible for the whole production from its conceptualization to editing. 

    "They combined excellent service quality with a reasonable cost."

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  • 52
    • $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 provided video marketing services to a trade association. They handled projects for the client where they created, shot, and edited video content while also working with photos and graphics.

    "Their skills and talents are next-level."

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  • 53
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Prahran, Australia

    Dream Engine is a video production and marketing strategy firm based in St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2001, their team of 5 serves clients in the advertising, and education sectors. Services include corporate video, motion graphics, and filming.

    Clients

    • The Good Guys
    • IBM
    • Infosys
    • BBC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Dream Engine produced multiple videos for a creative agency. The team shot and edited both a stock video for a convention and a more complex video, which they co-directed with the client.

    "We have a fantastic friendship and working relationship with their team."

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  • 54
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Atlanta, GA

    Blue Marble Media is a video production agency located in Atlanta. Founded in 1995, the 8-person team serves midmarket and enterprise clients in the advertising and marketing, government, and financial services sectors. They offer video production, graphic design, and broadcast video services.

    Clients

    • SAP
    • Verizon
    • McKesson
    • Georgia-Pacific

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blue Marble Media provides a full range of video production services (e.g., writing scripts, shooting video, editing content) for a state entity’s paid advertising campaigns and targeted prospect proposals.

    "They pay attention to the video marketing environment and what is resonating with various audiences."

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  • 55
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    By The Booth is a video design agency based in Toronto, Canada. With a small team of 5 members, they specialize in video production and primarily serve clients in the advertising and marketing, consumer products & services and healthcare and medical industries. 

    Clients

    • Coca-Cola
    • Samsung
    • Uber
    • Onlia Insurance

    Industries

    Notable Project

    By The Booth produced a video for a brewery chain. The team created storyboards, cleaned these up dramatically, and illustrated video frames (animatic, line work, animating, coloring).

    "They were super speedy and were able to deliver such a high-quality video."

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  • 56
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Talus Films is a Chicago, Illinois-based video production company. They offer video production and were founded in 2019.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Talus Films produced a cocktail brand’s video commercial. After finalizing the video treatment with the client, they handled all aspects of production, from filming to editing.

    "Talus’ video looked as good as any commercial during a primetime television event."

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  • 57
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berlin, Germany

    In Berlin, Germany, ROCC Film Gbr is a video production company. The agency focuses on video production and advertising and is small.The agency was founded in 2014.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ROCC Film Gbr produced an animated video for a venture capital and consulting firm to help them pitch an idea to a big corporation. The video features would explain the client's proposed business model.

    "We were happy to work with them, and we would 100% recommend them."

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  • 58
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Milwaukee, WI

    Take7 Productions is a full-service video production company based in Milwaukee, Wis. The company, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, video production, advertising, and branding services to various individual clients, companies, and organizations. 

    Clients

    • Gerber Technology
    • Children's Hospital
    • Atlantic Records
    • Dodge

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Take7 Productions produced several videos for an IT company. Two videos helped the client launch their new innovation center and product. Their work involved storyboarding, filming, and editing. 

    "The team was very creative, and they understood what we were trying to accomplish."

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  • 59
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Burwood, Australia

    The Jasper Picture Company is a video production agency based in Melbourne, Australia and run by fewer than 10 people. Founded in 2014, they offer not only video production but also corporate photography solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses.

    Clients

    • The Smith Family
    • UNICEF
    • St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
    • AFCA

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Jasper Picture Company helped a yoga and meditation studio to film their online classes and other marketing clips. All content aims to attract engagement from their target audience.

    "We walked away with plenty more ideas for future content and look forward to working with them again."

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  • 60
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sheridan, WY

    INCReditors is a video production agency in Remote, Oregon. They provide video production and were established in 2015.

    Clients

    • Fit!
    • Rhythm Monster
    • Inspire Uplift
    • Unilever

    Industries

    Notable Project

    INCReditors developed a music video for a bilingual rap song made by a music studio. The music video was based on a three-and-a-half-minute song. The team used their own equipment to accomplish this. 

    “They exceeded my expectations.”

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