List of the Best Documentary Companies

  • 61
    $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
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CHUCK. Media ran PR campaigns for a sports organization. The campaigns showcased powerful stories in the community. The first campaign ended up reaching almost one million people worldwide.

    “They go the extra mile and put in effort to understand the full context of a story, which helps our people feel relax and know they are in safe hands.” - Media Advisor, Sports Organization

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  • 62
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Glasgow United Kingdom

    Lost Clock Productions is a film production company based in Glasgow, United Kingdom founded in 2018. Their team of 1 assists clients ranging from small startups to enterprises with their video production and corporate photography needs. They make videos such as documentaries, corporate videos, and branded videos, among others. 

    Clients
    Royal Bank of Scotland
    Stripe Communications
    Celtic Connections
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lost Clock Productions was subcontracted by an arts organization to produce a film featuring a school-based music project. Lost Clock Productions worked with the project musicians and schools to interview the children. The stakeholders were pleased with the resulting documentary.

    "They understood what we were looking for and achieved this without any fuss. The team were really good to work with, nothing was a bother and they kept us in the loop with progress. They gave us options and advice and were happy to explain and go over things with us. They were professional and approachable." - Education Manager, Arts Organization

  • 63
    $10,000+
    Freelancer
    Los Angeles CA

    Journeymen Studios is a Los Angeles-based freelance studio. Since 2012, they have provided video production solutions to clients ranging from small companies to large businesses in the industries of advertising, manufacturing, and consumer products.

    Clients
    Watts Water Technologies
    Master Control Systems
    GHA Autism Supports
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Journeymen Studios produced videos for a culinary cannabis company. The company was looking to create a template that would be used for more than 120 recipe videos. The videos were made successfully and reflected the brand’s image well.

    “We couldn't have asked for a better partner to handle video for us.” - CEO, Culinary Cannabis Company

  • 64
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lausanne Switzerland
    BOLD Studio, a small video production company, is in Lausanne, Switzerland. Established in 2019, the team specializes in video production.
    Notable Project

    A creative agency hired BOLD Studio to spearhead the video production for a green screen interview. They set up two cameras in order to shoot the video.

    "BOLD Studio created a manageable plan and knew exactly what had to be done."

  • 65
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    LOS ANGELES CA

    Lola Pop Media is a production house that was founded in 2007. The 3-person team is headquartered in San Diego and offers video production, branding, and broadcast video.

    Clients
    NBC
    HBO
    Netflix
    Notable Project

    Lola Pop Media created multiple videos to help a financial services company convey messages. They ran on-location filming and editing the content, adding infographics, motion graphics, and musical scores. Thanks to these videos, the client achieved a competitive advantage and better-educated customers.

    "Although many vendors can create videos, Lola Pop Media brought it to the next level." – Chief Strategy Officer, Financial Services Company

  • 66
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Kartoffel Films is a video and animation agency run by a team of less than 50 founded in 2012. Based in London, the company provides video production services for clients that work in the fields of education, health care, and non-profit, creating videos such as interviews, training videos, commercials, and more.

    Clients
    Kings College London
    Macmillan Cancer Support
    GFK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kartoffel Films once worked with a business school to develop animations and videos for their alumni. The school had limited staff for projects of this nature, and thus had to outsource from Kartoffel Films for assistance. The videos made by Kartoffel Films are meant to showcase the winners of the annual alumni awards of the business school.

    "Even within the last 2–3 years, we can really see a difference in the quality of our videos and animations. We’re internally aware that they’ve set that bar for us. Our team has noticed a huge quality difference on our social channels, which have grown substantially. We can’t attribute all of that to their work, but they’re definitely a part of the recipe that’s helping to grow our success. " - Creative Director, University Business School

  • 67
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Beograd Serbia

    NUT Studio is a video production studio founded in 2014 and headquartered in Belgrade, Serbia. Their small team of approximately 3–5 employees creates video content for mostly enterprise-level clients and some mid-market customers. Their specialities include but aren’t limited to storytelling, 3D animation, and documentaries.

    Clients
    H&M
    Telekom Austria
    99Designs
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NUT Studio directed and produced a video testimonial for an IT consulting firm. They created two films to promote the client on their social media accounts. The finished pieces received stellar internal feedback and an enthusiastic reception from stakeholders.

    "Crew was very flexible and accommodating and provided a lot of creative inputs.” — Director of Marketing, IT Consulting Firm

  • 68
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Scottsdale AZ

    Epic Productions, LLC was founded in 2004 and is located in Scottsdale, Ariz. Their team of six employees provides video production, advertising, and branding services to enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses. 

    Clients
    Navitus
    Mosaic
    Davis PD
    Lendit Fintech
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Epic Productions, LLC redesigned and developed a website for a property developer. They support marketing efforts, which include local SEO, PPC, and social media ad campaigns, as well as video production. Their work helped increase brand awareness.

    "After working with Epic Productions, LLC, we have a bigger presence in our local community." –Social Media & Content Manager, Property Developer

  • 69
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Founded in 2008, Nash Pictures LLC is a full service production company based in Allston, Mass. with a team of 3 who provide video production, corporate photography, and broadcast video services. Nash Pictures primarily works with small and mid market companies in the advertising and marketing industries. 

    Clients
    Showtime Network
    Boston Celtics
    STX Entertainment
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nash Pictures provided video production for a software intelligence company. They executed the short videos for corporate use and for general branding collateral to spread awareness. 

    "They're incredibly thorough and careful with logistics. I'm not that thorough, which is one reason I like working with them. They provide structure and are a good counter to my crazier creative aspects. They foresee potential problems, make sure our shoot list is manageable, and check our locations." –– Director of Brand, Soft Intelligence Company 

  • 70
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Normanhurst Australia

    Panedia is a production and development firm based in Sydney. Since 2008, their small team of 5 have been specializing in video production, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting for clients in the healthcare, education, and hospitality fields. 

    Clients
    Google
    Samsung
    Olympus
    Princess Cruises
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Panedia developed a 360-degree virtual reality simulation for pilots that fly in high-risk environments. The simulation worked as a training exercise, and its success led the airport management company to expand the program to nearly its entire suite of airport properties. 

    "We’ve taken the training tool to around 50 airports in Australia, and the feedback is always overwhelmingly fantastic. Anyone who uses it loves it, which is exciting. They developed something relatively inexpensive that we use on a daily basis to safely train our employees." – Senior Airports Manager, Airport Management Company

  • 71
    $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
    Unilever
    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

  • 72
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Atlanta GA
    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 delivered a video for a company that invests in short-term property rentals. The team worked within a time crunch and budget constraints to shoot a piece that could be used for future marketing.

    “My needs were met with superb results.”

  • 73
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Mount Albert Canada

    A.W. Media is a video production company and agency based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2008, the team of 3 specializes in video production.

    Clients
    Google Canada
    The Running Room
    Interaxon
    Notable Project

    A retail store hired A.W. Media for video production. Over a number of years, they worked on three videos and a short film. They filmed, edited, and produced deliverables in both French and English. The client was impressed with the increase in signups that resulted from the project.

    “Our numbers are absolutely fantastic in terms of signups and we’ve put close to 1,000 people through the program over the last two years. We attribute some of that success to their videos.” – Director of Marketing, Retail Store

  • 74
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Zeeland MI

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

    Clients
    BISSELL
    Cultura
    HAWORTH
    Starwood
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 75
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

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

    Clients
    Based Inc.
    Ferrari & Maserati of Seattle
    Footlocker
    Republic Records
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 76
    $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
    Burn Boot Camp
    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

  • 77
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Geronimo Boy Film is a London-based studio founded in 2017 with fewer than 10 members. They specialize in video production solutions for small businesses in the fields of advertising, arts, and health care.

    Clients
    Toyota
    Johnson's
    Samsung
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Geronimo Boy Film provided advertising and marketing services for a production company. The company works with Geronimo Boy Film to provide support for the company’s various clients. Geronimo Boy Film’s projects have been well-received by clients so far.

    “Frictionless and easy.” - Producer, Production Company

  • 78
    $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
    St. Martin's Press
    Flatiron Books
    Sylvia Day
    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

  • 79
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom
    Founded in 2015, Anattic is a small video production company. Their services include video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. The agency is located in Manchester, United Kingdom.
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 80
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nashville TN

    Cumberland Creative is a content marketing company founded in 2016 and located in Nashville, Tenn. They have a team of fewer than 50 employees who provide small businesses with video production, social media marketing, and corporate photography services.

    Clients
    Nashville Zoo
    Nashville SC
    Fable Lounge
    Notable Project

    Cumberland Creative produced a short documentary-style video to highlight a zoo’s event initiative. They also interviewed internal stakeholders for the video. The professional team delivered a video that exceeded expectations.

    “Cumberland's team was very knowledgeable.” – Marketing & PR Director, Zoo

  • 81
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Gent Belgium

    Harald House is a studio based in Ghent, Belgium, and founded in 2016. With no more than 10 members, they specialize in broadcast video, business consulting, and video production solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies across various industries.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Microsoft
    Santander
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Harald House produced a branding video for a video production company. The company was looking to produce a high-quality video at a low budget. The company’s client was happy with the product.

    “Very effective.” - CEO, Video Production Company

  • 82
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Timelapse Film Media House Inc. is a production company based in Vancouver. They have a team of around 10 employees and were founded in 2015. They provide video production and branding services.  

    Clients
    Central 1 Credit Union
    BC Hydro
    Telus World of Science
    Aurora Cannabis
    Notable Project

    Timelapse Film Media House Inc. created a high-level marketing and sales video for a digital banking company. They used an existing script, filmed and edited the video, and delivered a completed video. The final video was well-received by the internal team and attendees at an annual conference. 

    "The Timelapse team was also very responsive by email or phone, and open to our creative team working alongside them when needed to be efficient." – Project Team Lead, Digital Banking Company

  • 83
    $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
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sarofsky provided creative solutions and studio production assistance for a marketing agency. The agency had a client that wished to work with Sarofsky. The project was a success overall.

    “She had a great project management style.” - Creative Director, Marketing Agency

  • 84
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Poznań Poland

    MADE Productions is a studio based in Poznan, Poland with more than two experts. Since 2014, they have offered their services in video production, advertising, and corporate photography for small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients
    Skoda
    Nivea
    Red Bull
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MADE Productions produced videos and photos for a toy brand. The brand wanted to showcase their products through exciting videos and pictures. There has been a largely positive response to the assets produced by MADE Productions.

    “MADE were extremely realistic from the beginning regarding project delivery times.” - CEO, Toy Brand

  • 85
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ottawa Canada

    Ajax Creative is a video production firm in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2016, the team of around 10 also has an office in Toronto and creates a variety of video and graphics and provides marketing strategy services for their midmarket, small business, and enterprise clients. 

     

    Clients
    Air Canada
    University of Ottawa
    Ruckify
    Cactus Club Cafe
    Notable Project

    Ajax Creative created a commercial for a peer-to-peer rental marketplace. The commercial had a humorous tone and effectively explained the client's concept to a millennial audience. The client was impressed with the final product. 

    "We were presented with the final video and got to play it for the entire company who all loved it." – Brand Director, Rental Marketplace

  • 86
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Astral Studios is a television and video production company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 1991, has a team of 9 people who specialize in video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. 
     

    Clients
    Ford
    UNIDO
    Ladbrokes
    Notable Project

    Astral Studios created multiple corporate videos for a skills development institution. The client needed an overview video that would highlight stakeholder involvement and partnerships. The video would also help the client promote themselves. Astral Studios did all parts of the production process for multiple videos and a film. The videos met the client's quality standards and received positive feedback. 

    “The content allowed us to showcase our success stories instead of using an annual report to explain them. This method of visual communication had a higher impact than written reports.” — Marketing and Communications Manager, Skills Development Institution
     

  • 87
    $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
    AT&T
    Jack Daniel's
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

  • 88
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chandler AZ

    Cinemasters Independent Productions is a strategic video solutions company based in Chandler, Ariz. The company, founded in 2005, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to various mid-market and small clients and companies.

    Clients
    Amazon
    Intel
    Life Extension
    Vitamin Shoppe
    Notable Project

    A brand and marketing firm partnered with Cinemasters Independent Productions to provide marketing strategies and produce videos for their clients. As part of the engagement, Cinemasters manage the conceptualization, development, and production of the film from start to finish. They have been meeting deadlines and work within budgets to complete projects, and they have been meeting the end clients' and the firm's expectations with their work.

    "They’re creative. It makes for a collaborative and fun process. We always end up with a unique and high-quality video." - Owner, Brand and Marketing Firm 

  • 89
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Studio City CA

    Production M is a Los Angeles based video production company. They were founded in 2018 and have a team of four employees. They specialize in video production.

    Clients
    Trophy Smack
    Soul Pancake
    Firework
    Notable Project

    Production M made a short form show for a children’s media company. They produced the show to be aired on Facebook Watch. They provided the materials and talent, filmed the show, and edited it for the client. The client was impressed with the quality of their service.

    “The series has more than a million views. We were quite happy with that and our Facebook marketing efforts.” – Marketing Director, Children’s Media Company
     

  • 90
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

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

    Clients
    Navistar
    Edisun Microgrids
    Glassdoor
    Industries
    Notable Project

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

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

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Looking for a Top Documentary Company?

Documentaries are videos that capture reality. They typically include interviews and follow real-life events to weave a story or make a point. This video format is best for educating your audience, which is why you often watch documentaries in school – especially to teach history.

As you search for a video production company that specializes in documentaries, look for an ability to tell an interesting, emotionally story grounded in facts. For example, if your business is participating in a conference and wants a branded video about its founding story, a documentary production company is a good fit for the project.

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