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Top 100 Documentary Production Companies

July 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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  • 61
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      5.0
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      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
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      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • West Hollywood, CA

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

    Clients

    • Amgen
    • Living Spaces
    • Mashable
    • GE

    Notable Project

    King Toledo produced a video for a software company. The main goal was to create an engaging video concept that featured the benefits of the company’s product, incorporating it with great sounds and appearance.

    "They went above and beyond to get the shots that would take the video to the next level."

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  • 62
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Good Pictures is a small video production company. They provide video production and were established in 2019. The agency is in Los Angeles, California.

    Clients

    • The National Football League (NFL)
    • State of California
    • RAND Corporation
    • University of Southern California

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Good Pictures provided video production services for a university. Their most recent project involved filming, editing, and producing 20 10–30 second videos for the client's mental health program.

    “Good Pictures’ creativity definitely stood out.”

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  • 63
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      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
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      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • København, Denmark

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

    Clients

    • UCLA (US)
    • Akademisk Arkitektforening (Denmark)
    • Dulong Fine Jewelry (Denmark)
    • Lucidity (US)

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

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  • 64
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      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dona Paula, India
    Dot Films is a video production company established in 2021. The small team focuses on video production. The agency is headquartered in Dona Paula, India and Gurugram, India.

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    Notable Project

    Dot Films has developed a four-minute explainer video for a creative experience group that highlighted their project at the macro-level. They created a script from the client’s brief before filming and editing. 

    “They’re a young company, and I think, going forward, they’ll become B2B superstars.”

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  • 65
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Studio B Films Inc. is a creative and video production agency based in Berkeley, Calif. With a team of 20 employees, they have provided video production, broadcast video, and advertising for midmarket and enterprise businesses since 1992. They work with clients in the IT, consumer products, and advertising industries.
     

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • Salesforce
    • Publicis Group
    • Grammarly

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Studio B Films, Inc. was initially hired to create a promotional video for a DIY home security company. Three years later, they were taken up to produce a film for the launch of their new medical product. 

    "We work seamlessly together and I can't stress enough how the consistency and communication between us went well."

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  • 66
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Northwoods Revolution is a video production company based in Chicago. The company, founded in 2009, is a partnership of less than ten that provides video production services to various companies and institutions.

    Clients

    • Optimum Nutrition
    • Fitbit Ionic
    • Isopure Infusions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Northwoods Revolution produced an anniversary video for a jewelry company. The team shot footage, edited the video, and reviewed drafts with the internal team.

    "We had very specific circumstances that they needed to accommodate, which they did without trouble."

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  • 67
    • $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
    • GSK
    • Bayer

    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

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  • 68
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

    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

    Industries

    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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  • 69
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
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      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Clemente, CA

    Mane Co. is a digital creative agency based in San Clemente, Calif. The agency, founded in 2016, is a team of less than ten that provides video production services to various companies. 

    Clients

    • Apple
    • LG
    • Nike
    • Ladder

    Notable Project

    Mane Co does a wide range of video production work for a hotel consulting company. They film, edit, and produce training videos, event videos, and advertisements for a variety of audiences.

    “They’ve overachieved in everything we’ve given them.”

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  • 70
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • High Point, NC

    Captivate Media is a studio based in High Point, N.C. with no more than 10 professionals. Since their founding in 2017, they have offered video production solutions to clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of nonprofit, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Guilford County Schools
    • North Carolina A&T State University
    • Atlanta Public Schools
    • City of High Point

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An education management company hired Captivate Media for video production services. They have documented the production including the four Signature Career Academy renovations and the stakeholder's interview.

    "They are a great team of professionals."

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  • 71
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Walnut, CA

    O0 Design Lab is a Walnut, California-based UX design company. They provide ux/ui design, branding, product design, and video production and were launched in 2019.

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    Notable Project

    O0 Design provided branding services for a stationery notebook company. The team managed the company’s brand identity, visual guidelines, and new website. 

    "They did everything because they wanted you to succeed."

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  • 72
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
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      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Furnace FPS is a Chicago-based video production firm founded in 2011. Their roughly 2 employees mostly serve small businesses from a variety of industries. They specialize in commercials and documentaries, and they handle all aspects of production.

    Clients

    • Goose Island Beer Co
    • Apple
    • Hillshire Brands
    • NICE

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Furnace FPS provides ongoing video production support across a range of projects. They support script writing, filming, and post-production needs to create the final products. 

    "They’re willing to adjust their approach on the fly, which isn’t common in that industry."

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  • 73
    • $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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  • 74
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Minneapolis, MN

    Visual Captive, a video production agency, was established in 2020. Their small team is in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Their services include video production, corporate photography, and pay per click.

    Notable Project

    Visual Captive produced a highlight reel for a public high school sports team. The team captured the client’s vision, incorporated their own creative input, and filmed at the school’s own sports field.

    "They have a really impressive way of capturing our vision."

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  • 75
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Crown Point, IN

    Real Video Production Co. is a full-service production company headquartered in Crown Point, IN. The company, founded in 2010, has a team of 3 people who exclusively provide video production services. In particular, they deliver branded videos, commercial videos, and corporate videos to their clients.

    Clients

    • Faith Church
    • Fair Oaks Farms
    • Krause Construction

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A real estate company hired Real Video Production Co. to provide video production services. This platform featured the benefits and opportunities of being a real estate agent.

    "All of the Real team exuded professionalism and patience."

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  • 76
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Denver, CO
    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.''

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  • 77
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Baton Rouge, LA

    Loupe Theory is a video production company founded in 2011. Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, their small team provides video production, marketing strategy, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Clients

    • Lamar Advertising Company
    • Paramount+
    • Disney+
    • ITN Productions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Loupe Theory is producing a sporting good manufacturer's video collaterals for a new product launch. They've handled shooting, editing, graphic design, and audio mixing. 

    "They’ve done a great job getting our marketing message across."

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  • 78
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Urmston, United Kingdom

    Kilogramme, an advertising company, is in Urmston, United Kingdom. The small team focuses on advertising, video production, broadcast video, and other design and was launched in 2005.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kilogramme produced a five-minute animated video about integrated pest management for a nonprofit organization. They also worked on the transcripts, voiceovers, subtitles, soundtrack, and more.

    "They always responded very quickly and brought the project to completion on time and within our budget."

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  • 79
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Zürich, Switzerland

    VIVEN GmbH is a video agency founded in 2017 run by a team of fewer than 10 experts. Based in Zurich, the studio provides video production, advertising, and broadcast video services to clients ranging from startups to enterprises from various industries such as advertising, arts, and others. They produce videos such as branded videos, commercials, and documentaries.

    Clients

    • UBS
    • HP
    • Chavroux
    • Sennheiser

    Industries

    Notable Project

    VIVEN GmbH was hired by a battery company to showcase their latest product. The video is an explainer that features instructions on how to install their solar battery, as well as interviews with the company's product manager. The video will be used everywhere from websites and social media to customer events.

    "Creativity, speed, solution-orientated, open-minded, flexible" - Communication Consultant, Battery Company

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  • 80
    • $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

    • Vinted
    • Skoda
    • Nivea
    • NikkoToys

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A  travel agency hired MADE Productions to create a series of mini-documentaries to promote Iceland. The team made all the shootings and oversaw the whole post-production.

    "MADE Productions are very flexible and able to pick up many challenges."

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  • 81
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Rochester, NH

    Forward Business Consulting is a business consulting company founded in 2020. The company focuses on business consulting and has a small team.

    Clients

    • Spark Electrician Services - Providing The Service You Deserve
    • Top Chef Season 18 Contestant and Owner of Greenleaf Restaurant, Chris Viaud
    • JJ Kane Auctioneers - Leaders in Utility and Forestry Vehicle and Equipment Auctions
    • The Sausage Guy of Boston Red Sox & Fenway Park Fame

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LiFi Media Production, LLC has been hired to create video content for an electrical company's social media platforms and website. The vendor communicates all stages of the production to the client.

    "He takes his time to make sure it's perfect."

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  • 82
    • $10,000+
    • Freelancer employees
    • 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
    • PROVE

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Journeymen Studios produced a 3-minute customer training video a water technologies company. They did storyboards, scriptwriting, lighting, sound, and editing for the video.

    "Journeymen Studios is second to none."

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  • 83
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Budapest, Hungary

    Cabbage Film Factory is a studio based in Budapest, Hungary, and founded in 1999. Their team of no more than 50 provides advertising and video production solutions for clients that work in the fields of advertising, media, and gaming.

    Clients

    • Zewa
    • Media Markt
    • Rossmann
    • Euronics

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A medical device manufacturer hired Cabbage Film Factory to produce an educational video that promotes one of their products. The goal was to be informative and enticing to customers.

    "Communication was always quick, they have a very reactive and client-friendly approach."

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  • 84
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Founded in 2013, Great Things Studio is a Canadian video production agency that works with small, mid market, and enterprise companies in the business services, education, health care, manufacturing, advertising, marketing, financial services, information technology, and retail industries. Headquartered in Montreal, the team of 10 provide video production, digital strategy, social media marketing, and email marketing services to client.

    Clients

    • Amcor
    • McGill University
    • Montreal General Hospital
    • GLEN CiMa

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A wine product manufacturer enlisted Great Things Studios to film and edit a series of customer testimonials for the company. The impressions of the social channels the videos are posted on have a positive correlation.

    “Video production is their passion, and it is visible in the work they do. It is work that has been done with passion. They care about every single detail. I've never felt any unnecessary pressure from their side on the number of comments or feedback, they've always been extremely helpful.”– Communications & Trade Marketing Manager, Manufacturer

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  • 85
    • $10,000+
    • 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
    • Shiseido
    • Johnson's
    • Cath Kidson

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Geronimo Boy Film supports film production for third-party music and commercial clients. This has involved talent networking and crew building in projects ranging from a music video to an orchestra commercial.

    "I'm impressed by their original and bold approach to creative work and their cost-saving ability."

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  • 86
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Route Eleven is a film production company based in Toronto. Run by fewer than 10 people, they have offered their video production solutions primarily to mid-market clients since 2016. They work with businesses in the fields of advertising, arts, and nonprofit.

    Clients

    • REMAX
    • Armstrong Cheese
    • Pusateris
    • Cattelli

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Route Eleven provides music video production support for a music label. They support the full production effort, including handling logistics, filming, editing, and delivering the final files. 

    "They are a crucial part of building the brand of the artists we work with and our music label as a whole."

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  • 87
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, 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

    • Netflix
    • Microsoft
    • Pay Pal
    • Bytedance

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In order to highlight their championship belt quality and features, a championship belt and trophy manufacturer tasked Production M to produce a marketing video.

    "We don't have any feedback for improvement; next video production we will be using Production M."

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  • 88
    • $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

    • ASCA
    • CSIR
    • Bidvest Group
    • Cadbury’s

    Notable Project

    To adhere to the COVID-19 protocols, an education and training firm hired Astral Studios to migrate their annual general meeting into a digital platform.

    "Their great and effective communication kept up to date with the progress every step of the way."

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  • 89
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Costa Mesa, CA

    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."

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

    Fluid Films Productions Inc is a video production and marketing agency located in L.A. They have about one employee. Since 1998, they have provided video production and branding services to a wide array of clients. 

    Clients

    • Toyota
    • Subaru
    • Casio
    • Fuel TV (Fox)

    Notable Project

    An e-learning provider company partnered with Fluid Films Productions Inc for video production services. The team filmed and edited educational videos for the client, aiming to provide fun English lessons.

    "We were impressed by how easily they were able to understand and deliver our unique needs for the videos we recorded."

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