Top 100 Documentary Production Companies

Need Help Selecting a Company?
  1. Home
  2. Video Production
  3. Documentary

Top 100 Documentary Production Companies

June 2022

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. 

Jump to Most Reviewed Companies

List of the Best Documentary Companies

  • 211
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Karachi, Pakistan

    Founded in 2010, Black Production Films is located in Karachi, Pakistan. Their team of 6 provides video production and corporate photography services.

    Clients

    • Facebook
    • USP
    • Shell
    • Chevron

    Notable Project

    Black Production Films produced a video for an advertising campaign for an apparel manufacturing company. They produced samples and reference work to show the client before finalizing. The launch was well received and brought positive engagement.

    "From a business perspective, the launch was very well received and people did engage with us as an active wear brand." –Co-Founder, Apparel Manufacturing Company
     

    Visit Site
  • Need help selecting a company?

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

    Free consultation
  • 212
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

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

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

    "The workflow has been very effective."

    Visit Site
  • 213
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

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

    Clients

    • MoMA
    • Viacom
    • Michael Kors
    • Tribeca Film Festival

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

    Visit Site
  • 214
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Stockport, United Kingdom

    Sound & Colour Films is a video production agency. Based in Stockport, United Kingdom, their small team specializes in video production and broadcast video. The firm was founded in 2016.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sound & Colour Films created a video for a recruitment company. They provided extensive support from conceptualization to the final edit and launch of an innovative company video.

    "They offered an approachable, reliable, and professional service."

    Visit Site
  • 215
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

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

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

    Industries

    Notable Project

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

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

    Visit Site
  • 216
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • L'viv, Ukraine

    T-Rex is a full video and media production company based in Lviv, Ukraine. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides video production, advertising, and media planning & buying services to various companies.

    Clients

    • ZTE
    • Edifier
    • Indiegogo
    • Midea

    Industries

    Notable Project

    T-REX PRODUCTION created a commercial video for a digital marketing agency. The project is for a crowdfunding campaign promotion. The team's responsibility includes content pitching, scriptwriting, and more.

    "They kept pushing us to complete the project."

    Visit Site
  • 217
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      3.5
    • NPS

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

    BONIATO is an animation studio based in Paris and founded in 2019 with no more than 10 members. They specialize in video production, branding, and graphic design solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients

    • UNDP
    • UN-REDD+
    • UNEP
    • The Guardian

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BONIATO produced an animated video for a global nonprofit. The video was aimed at explaining to a lay audience. The video was found to be informative by various viewers.

    “The project manager in charge of our project was extremely helpful and always very responsive.” - Communications Lead, Global Nonprofit

    Visit Site
  • 218
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    p3 mediaworks is a Chicago-based video production agency founded in 2003. Their team of approximately 11 employees serves midmarket and enterprise-level clients across a variety of sectors. In addition to video production, they also provide marketing strategy. Their production specialties are 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics, and green screens.

    Clients

    • Coyote Logistics
    • Johnson Controls
    • La-Z-Boy
    • Family Bridges

    Industries

    Notable Project

    P3 Mediaworks has provided messaging and communications support for a Chicago-based nonprofit. Their team handles projects of all sizes, which have included messaging consulting and video production.

    "They’re able to work with whatever our budget is without sacrificing quality in the slightest.”

    Visit Site
  • 219
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Warrenville, IL

    TruFocus Productions is a video production agency founded in Lisle, Ill. in 2013 with more than two employees. They are experts in video production for small and mid-market agencies in the fields of business services, healthcare, and more.

    Clients

    • Rush Hospital
    • Weiss Hospital
    • Kwak Brothers
    • Beyer Natural Health Solutions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TruFocus Productions was tasked with producing a video for a creative consultancy company. The client wanted to involve a narrator, motion graphics, and specific transitions.

    "The team was very hands-on and engaged all throughout the pre-production process."

    Visit Site
  • 220
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Newport, KY

    Iron Wing Studios is a studio founded in 2007 and based in Newport, Ky. With more than one member, they offer video production solutions for clients ranging from small businesses to large industries in industries such as advertising, health care, and nonprofit.

    Clients

    • Delta Airlines
    • ESPN
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Procter & Gamble

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Iron Wing Studios produced media content for a craft brewery. The content production involved a few days of shooting, which resulted in video and photo assets suitable for marketing purposes. The brewery considers the project to be a success.

    “The team really penny-pinches their time if they believe a detail needs to be perfected.” - Former Marketing Director, Craft Brewery

    Visit Site
  • 221
    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Jacksonville, FL

    Gemstone Media is a video production company comprised of a team of over 50 people based in Jacksonville, Fla. Founded in 2005, they provide video production, broadcast video, and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and media.

    Clients

    • Airstream Ventures
    • Jacksonville Humane Society

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Gemstone Media provided video production services for a private organization. The organization needed a series of short videos to showcase their work, such as adoptions, a low-cost veterinary clinic, and more. Gemstone Media's videos resulted in the organization's website garnering more traffic.

    "They respond quickly to phone calls and emails. Their turnaround time is also very fast. When we’ve asked for a video with only a week or two of notice, they made it happen." - Director of Development, Private Organization

    Visit Site
  • 222
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Doral, FL
    Launched in 2019, Caldera Films is a video production agency. They are based in Doral, Florida and have a small team. Their services include video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A consumer products company hired Caldera Films for videography and photography. They managed the pre- and post-production, including the budget, talents, bookings, and locations perfect for the products.

    "They always said yes to our requests."

    Visit Site
  • 223
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brno, Czech Republic

    Kinovision is an international production company founded in Brno, Czech Republic in 2004. With fewer than 10 employees, they provide video production solutions to small businesses in the fields of media, advertising, and arts.

    Clients

    • Regiojet
    • České dráhy
    • Barilla
    • Iveco

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A training company hired Kinovision to record and produce their conference videos. Additionally, they are also tasked with creating and editing promotional videos about the organization.

    "We have no doubts about their credentials, integrity, and the quality of their work."

    Visit Site
  • 224
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Weston, FL
    Reel Life Studio LLC is a video production agency located in Weston, Florida. The firm focuses on video production and has a small team.The firm was launched in 2008.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Reel Life Studio LLC supports a sports community's broadcast operations. They handle all of the production efforts for the client's pregame shows, player interviews, and game productions.

    "The most impressive thing about Reel Life Studio is their can-do attitude."

    Visit Site
  • 225
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      3.9
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    ALMONTAGE Entertainment  is a video production firm based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2009 ,their team serves clients in the retail sector. Services include video production and video advertisements.

    Clients

    • Jarir Bookstore
    • General Commission For Audiovisual Media
    • Microsoft
    • Oracle

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ALMONTAGE Entertainment created a marketing video for a mattress company. The video received high praise and the team was very communicative.

    “They are really a creative company”  – Marketing Manager, Sleep Company

    Visit Site
  • 226
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Studio52 Arts Production LLC Branch is a video production agency. They specialize in video production, corporate photography, and voice services and were established in 1977. Their midsize team is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia and Manama, Bahrain.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Studio52 Arts Production LLC Branch for video production services, including time-lapse projects.

    "The professionalism and the quality of their work were impressive."

    Visit Site
  • 227
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Neighborhood Films is a Philadelphia-based video production studio founded in 2011 with more than two members. They are experts not only in video production but also in advertising, producing videos such as commercials, documentaries, and testimonials.

    Clients

    • Xfinity
    • Reebok
    • Urban Riders

    Notable Project

    Neighborhood Films produced a video for a digital strategy firm. The video was meant to hype viewers about an event run by a nonprofit. The firm is happy with the quality of work that Neighborhood Films provides.

    “Neighborhood Films is top-level, delivering everything on time.” - CEO, Digital Strategy Firm

    Visit Site
  • 228
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
    Read Full Reviews on Clutch Visit Site
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Small Films is a specialist marketing agency based in London with over two members. They have offered video production and social media marketing solutions since their founding in 2006. They work with clients ranging from startups to large firms.

    Clients

    • Aldi Supermarket
    • Tilda Rice
    • Co-Op
    • Charlie Bigham

    Notable Project

    Small Films produced a video for a private school. The video toured the viewer around the school’s premises. The video ended up being heavily viewed on the school’s site.

    “They understood the brief from the get-go and performed the project to a high standard in record time.” - Marketing Manager, Private School

    Visit Site
  • 229
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pune, India

    Launched in 2015, Prudent Agency is a video production company. Their small team is in Pune, India. Their team provides video production, ux/ui design, and graphic design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An engineering company hired Prudent Agency for video production. The goal was to showcase the working principle of the company’s patent-applied product through a video presentation.

    "They always finished the work in a given time frame and were quick with their response."

    Visit Site
  • 230
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • São Paulo, Brazil

    Broadcast video and video production company Story Productions Brazil was founded in 2003. The firm provides broadcast video and video production and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A video engineering services company partnered with Story Productions Brazil for video production. They managed the live stream of local talents at the control studio in Chicago and took care of global leaders.

    "They were a great team that cared about the outcome of the event."

    Visit Site
  • 231
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Torino, Italy

    Digital strategy company Hello Tomorrow is located in Torino, Italy and Vorst, Belgium. The small team specializes in digital strategy, ux/ui design, video production, web development, and more. The company was launched in 2020.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A sustainability consulting company was looking to develop a web app, so they engaged with Hello Tomorrow for their AR/VR and custom software development services.

    "I was the one putting pressure on them during our tight deadlines, but they still delivered the project fantastically."

    Visit Site
  • 232
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Istanbul, Turkey

    Founded in 2009, Fixer in Turkey is a video production agency. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Istanbul. The team focuses solely on video production.

    Clients

    • Fixer in Turkey works with clients from all over the world and support their productions in Turkey. Our notable clients include Vimeo
    • Nike
    • BMW
    • Four Points by Sheraton

    Notable Project

    Fixer in Turkey provided Facebook ad campaign development. Their team reviewed a Turkish script and supplied translation and production.

    "Highly recommended!"

    Visit Site
  • 233
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Ottawa, Canada

    Mission + Theory is a video production company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. Founded in 2019, their team of approximately 5 employees serves small and midmarket clients across a variety of industries. They offer branding videos, documentary-style films, commercial videos, and explainer videos.

    Clients

    • Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
    • SoGal Foundation
    • Boutique DDD
    • Claudia Salguero Studio & Gallery

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mission + Theory produced a video campaign for a community-focused muralist. They shot footage of their client working on a large art piece over a three-week period. Their work was received exceptionally well by the client, who was able to promote her GoFundMe campaign.

    "The video has already succeeded in generating significant funds for my project." — Community Muralist

     

    Visit Site
  • 234
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Thatch Films is a studio based in Chicago and founded in 2015. With no more than 10 employees, they specialize in video production and broadcast video solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising, arts, and media.

    Clients

    • CASHE LLC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Thatch Films produced a one-minute promotional video for a cashmere clothing company. From that video, they created a 30-second cut. The team was in charge of the filming, music, and editing.

    "I would hire them a million times over and recommend them to everybody."

    Visit Site
  • 235
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Anaheim, CA

    VISIONSOUND FILMS is a video production firm based in Anaheim, Calif. Founded in 1995, their team of 8 serves clients in the advertising, hospitality, and consumer services sectors. Services include web and social media campaigns.

    Clients

    • UCLA
    • The Marvin Group
    • Verizon
    • CalOptima

    Industries

    Notable Project

    “VISIONSOUND FILMS filmed a law school’s graduation ceremony. The team delivered high quality work and has a quick turnaround time.” – Assistant Director, University

    Southern California Edison, UCLA, The Marvin Group, Verizon, CalOptima, State of California

    Visit Site
  • 236
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Waterloo, IA

    Video production company Bus-Stop Productions is in Waterloo, Iowa. The firm focuses on video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography and is small.The firm was established in 2012.

    Industries

    Visit Site
  • 237
    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Santa Monica, CA

    The Human Expansion Co. is a full-service commercial film and photo content studio based in Santa Monic, Calif. The company was founded in 2016 and now has a team of 3 that works on video production, broadcast video, branding, and AR/VR development for mostly large and mid-size companies.

    Clients

    • Ogilvy
    • USAID
    • Marriott
    • Interior Define

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Human Expansion Co. produced two promotional videos for a bicycle company’s Kickstarter campaign. To help the client launch their new product, the team created scripts and storyboards and coordinated with an animation studio to produce engaging content.

    "We've posted the videos on Instagram and YouTube, and the quality has been great. The shots were pretty wide-ranging from drone work to very macro and close shots of the bike. People loved the dynamic shots of our bike, and they really captured what it's like to ride through the city." — General Manager, Bicycle Company

    Visit Site
  • 238
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Burnaby, Canada

    Jayme Cowley Media Co. is a video production company based in Burnaby, Canada. The company, founded in 2018, is the freelance enterprise of Jayme Cowley who provides video production and broadcast video services to mid-market and small companies and organizations in the advertising & marketing, education, and nonprofit sectors.

    Clients

    • Vancouver Symphony
    • Orchestra TWU
    • Fast + Epp

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An alcoholic beverages agency hired Jayme Cowley Media Co. to produce two cocktail tutorial videos. The client set the filming date and location while the team took charge of pre- and postproduction.

    "The one thing that sets Jayme apart is his professionalism."

    Visit Site
  • 239
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Gardner Productions is a video production company. Their small team is located in Toronto, Canada. The agency specializes in video production. The agency was established in 1995.

    Notable Project

    A content marketing agency partnered with Gardner Productions in order to increase awareness and promote mobile app free trials. The team produced a whole animation video campaign within the provided budget. 

    "Working with Gardner Productions enabled all parties involved in this project to achieve success."

    Visit Site
  • 240
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Nairobi, Kenya

    INSIGNIA PRODUCTIONS is a studio founded in 2006. With 10 or more members, they offer video production, broadcast video, and advertising solutions from their office in Nairobi, Kenya. They work with clients ranging from small businesses to large companies.

    Clients

    • Nation Media Group Jumia Kenya

    Notable Project

    INSIGNIA PRODUCTIONS produced a documentary for a web design agency. The agency wanted to gain a new client base and improve their marketing tactics. INSIGNIA PRODUCTIONS helped increase traffic by 65% in just two months.

    “We were amazed by the knowledge and experience that Insignia had about video/documentary production, and even more so by the creativity.” - Director & Lead Web Developer, Web Design Agency

    Visit Site

Need help selecting a company?

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

Tell us about your project