Looking for a top film production company?

Filming is the process of recording a video after all the preparation and planning is complete. If you have a storyline, participants or actors, and are familiar with directing, a video production company that focuses on filming may be a good fit for your project. The film company brings the resources for recording the video and may even have suggestions for best locations, lighting, and time of day to record for the best video quality.

That's why we've created this list of the best filming companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Filming Services

  • 1
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    A video animation and production company based in London, Shoot You Video & Animation Production was founded in 2000. Their team of over 50 employees operates out of additional offices in New York City and Amsterdam, serving primarily midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Additional services include digital marketing and content marketing.

    Clients
    BBC
    European Commission
    J.P. Morgan
    Aggreko
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shoot You Video & Animation Production provides video animation services for a marketing agency's clients. The team collaborates on storyboards, scripts, and content, handling each aspect of production. They provide consistent, high-quality work.

    "There’s nothing we could ask them that we wouldn’t be confident they can do. They’re a talented team." — Senior Creative, Marketing Agency

     

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  • 2
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Severna Park MD

    Founded in 2012, Early Light Media is a media production company that offers video production services to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the advertising and marketing industry. Their 10 employees are based out of Baltimore, Md.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Amazon
    D.C. United
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Early Light Media recently worked on video production for an internet marketplace. They created short-form reputational videos for that client.

    “We've gotten great feedback, as far as it being well produced and professional looking. It was very good movie-grade material and very compelling with how it all came together.” — Senior Content Creator, Internet Marketplace

  • 3
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Washington DC

    Digital Creative Visionaries is a video production agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2014, this team of five video production specialists delivers video campaigns for agencies and brands. They offer strategy, production, post-production, and distribution services for many of their projects.

    Clients
    Nationwide Insurance
    University of Maryland
    Politico
    Mastercard
    Notable Project

    Digital Creative Visionaries created a promotional video for a volunteer group that operates as part of an international development organization. The video informs viewers about the group's youth empowerment efforts. After writing a script and finalizaing the story, Digital Creative Visionaries filmed content for the video and provided post-production services. Their efficiency and constant support made for an enjoyable partnership.

    "DCV has an infectious energy that carries over into every aspect of their business. Their ability to connect with us on a personal allowed them to deliver high-quality content that met our specific needs. We look forward to working with them again." – Financial Sector Specialist, International Development Institution

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Sparkhouse produces marketing and advertising videos from its headquarters in Irvine, Calif. – just outside Los Angeles – and a second office in Del Mar, Calif. The 13-person team uses its video production expertise to design and develop videos for products, branding, websites, television, and social media. They were founded in 2009.

    Clients
    Youtube
    Forever 21
    Cambro
    Nissan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A third-party health benefits administrator hired Sparkhouse to create animation videos to educate customers. The partnership is ongoing and to date includes 20 videos – from conference reels to interactive presentations to interviews.

    "The response to Sparkhouse’s work has been great, both internally and externally. That’s why we continue to use them. ... They keep things on track. Their communication and adherence to deadlines is good." – Vice President of Marketing, Healthcare Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    The DVI Group is a strategic video communications agency that has been in business for over 21 years. Company capabilities include live-action filming, 2D/3D animation, motion graphics, instructional design, static banners, and print campaigns. The DVI Group also uses the latest technologies and new insights to re-imagine what business video looks like. This means they can also offer interactive video, personalized video, sales enablement, and all production and post-production services critical to every type of content required.

    Clients
    UPS
    McKesson
    Delta
    Intercontinental Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An airline hired The DVI Group to transform written training manuals into educational videos for pilots. The DVI Group tackled this task by reading the training manuals, interviewing stakeholders such as trainees, and developing a storyline to present to the client. Next, The DVI Group wrote a script and produced about 10 videos.

    "Their ability to digest mass amounts of highly technical information allowed them to have intelligent and productive conversations with us in order to produce effectively engaging and informative video content. It's miraculous how much they were able to learn about our industry." – First Officer, Airline

  • 6
    $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
    Starbucks
    Notable Project

    Mane Co was hired by a Sports Club to produce a series of marketing videos for advertising purposes. The videos, used in the Sports Club's Facebook and Instagram ads, produced good numbers. 

    "Just looking at the work that they do and the quality of their footage alone, you can tell that they offer the whole package." - Head of Production, Sports Club 

  • 7
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    ALCHEMYcreative is a San Francisco-based video production company that started in 2010. Equipped with 9 employees, this firm provides video production and content marketing services to mainly mid-market and enterprise companies. They focus on commercial video, corporate video, and documentaries, with skills in 2D animation and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Adobe
    PayPal
    Seagate
    Advance Auto Parts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ALCHEMYcreative produced a short video to support branding efforts for an auto part supplier. After collecting the requirements, they led the filming, performed still photography, and led multiple rounds of edits. After being presented internally, the video received great acclaim from the client’s employees and board of directors for its ability to capture the client’s aesthetic.

    “We appreciated that they were down to earth despite their creative talent. Although they listened to our input, they were innovative and were able to create a fantastic product.  We were lucky to connect with them.” – VP of Professional & Product Marketing, Auto Parts Retailer

  • 8
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    St Kilda 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 created a video for a dementia research organization. It created a sense of emotional engagement and the team was considerate throughout the process.

    “Everything surprised me in a lovely way.” – Communications Manager, Dementia Organization,

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Signature Video Group is a video production company and content agency based in Toronto, Canada. This company was founded in 2009 and has three employees. Services provided by Signature Video Group include video production and content marketing.

    Clients
    Fallsview Casino
    Boston Pizza
    Ontario Tourism
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Signature Video Group took on a video production project for a home insurance company. The project involved planning shoots, filming, editing, and publishing the final videos. 

    "Their support for our team has had a huge impact on my staff’s stress levels just by being consistent and providing a vendor we can always count on for really high-quality work. They also go out of their way to source really cutting-edge camera technologies for our shoots, which helps make us look incredibly professional." Digital Product Analyst, Home Insurance Company

  • 10
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Creamy Animation is a video production company based in Vancouver, Canada, and founded in 2012. Their team of 6 employees specializes in video production for enterprise and midmarket clients in the IT and business services industries.

    Clients
    Kognitive Marketing
    Impark
    Coast Mental Health
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Creamy Animation created a series of videos for an immigration services company. They produced a series of videos that explained what services the client provides and why they’re useful. The client loved the videos and said that they now use them as their go-to way to introduce new people to their business.

    “They're very fast and easy to work with. We've enjoyed the whole process.” – COO, Immigration Services Company
     

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Rip Media Group is an animation and video production company located in Los Angeles. Founded in 2007, they currently have about 15 employees who specialize in video production services for businesses of any size. The team creates 3D motion graphics, 2D animation, and live action videos amongst others for clients in the IT, medical, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Ben and Jerry's
    Harvard University
    Cisco
    Intel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rip Media Group provided full-scale production services for a food services company. After creating a script and storyboard, Rip Media Group directed and edited the animated explainer video for publishing on the client's website. They delivered impressive customer service and tailored content that helped to establish the client's competitive edge. 

    "Throughout the entire project they were extremely responsive and always reachable." — Co-Founder & CEO, Food Services Company

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2016, Slon Media is a video marketing company that is based in San Francisco, with other locations in London and Minsk. Their team of 17 provide video production, content marketing, social media marketing, and digital strategies to clients.

    Clients
    Epam Joon
    TikTok
    WorkFusion
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A Swiss software development start-up needed to showcase their technology and development software, but there wasn’t a user interface to “show” them their technology. Slon Media stepped in and created videos explaining what they developed in a way for consumers to understand the scope of their project. The client was impressed with the analogy they brought into the video production for people to understand the client’s business. 

    “The most impressive is the combination of very fast production, absolute flexibility and conforming to the client's comments, reliable process and the price: the production cost is incredibly low.” –– Marketing & Communications Director, Software Development Start Up

  • 13
    $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
    Microsoft
    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

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    JMaverick Studios is a video production and social media marketing company located in California. Founded in 2012, JMaverick Studios creates professional, engaging video content and travels around the globe to produce corporate videos and social media content. With an intimate team of fewer than 10 employees, JMaverick Studios eschews the ordinary and embraces artistry. By using insight-driven strategies and ideation processes, JMaverick Studios provides its clients with original ideas for each individual project. JMaverick Studios works collaboratively with its clients to generate options that help them engage with their target audience.

    Clients
    Adobe
    AdTech
    Airbnb
    AT&T
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JMaverick Studios worked with a documentary film company to promote its films on social media platforms and gain funding. They managed the client's social media accounts and created video content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    “We ran a successful campaign, and a lot of its success can be attributed to JMaverick Studios’ social media posting.” – Founder, Documentary Film Company

  • 15
    $25,000+
    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
    Food Network
    Freedom House
    The Weather Channel
    Notable Project

    Blue Chalk Media created 4 videos for a medical charity foundation. They filmed, edited, and produced documentaries detailing the process of caring for different medical issues in a developing country. The client reported that the videos have been extremely successful at raising awareness of their organization’s efforts and that one of the videos has more than 21 million views.

    “They brought a tremendous amount of awareness to our organization. Viewers noted that the videos were impactful, emotional, and beautifully filmed.” – Former Director of Strategic Projects, Medical Charity Foundation
     

  • 16
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Luton United Kingdom

    mhf creative is a video production company founded in 2013. Based in Luton, England, their team of fewer than 10 offer solutions in video production and corporate photography for small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of advertising, financial services, and business services.

    Clients
    NuBreed Events
    Egencia
    Expedia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    mhf creative produces videos for an events agency. The agency needs live newsrooms, interview videos, and webcasting for their events, and has constantly partnered with mhf creative for their assistance. One of mhf creative's contributions helped turn a 2020 conference fully sold-out.

    "(mhf creative) are professional and engaging. We would not have them as our number 1 go to for event video production, live recording and photography otherwise." - CEO, Events Agency

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Winter Park FL

    Vibrant Media Productions is full-service video production and photography company based in Winter Park, Fla. Vibrant Media Productions' team of 6 employees offer exclusively video production services. Founded in 2011, Vibrant Media Productions works with clients of all sizes from the real estate, advertising, and business service industries. 

    Clients
    National Geographic
    Twitter
    Fox Sports
    NFL Player's Association
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vibrant Media Productions worked with a corporate event company. Vibrant Media Productions filmed a 4-5 day event the company held and compiled footage into a video for promotional and informational purposes. The work included conducting interviews, shooting headshots and time lapses, collecting drone footage, and crafting 3D graphics. According to the client, Vibrant Media Productions showcased poise and professionalism. 

    "They’re calm even when put under stress, and never complained. A lot of people are shy on camera, so Vibrant Media Productions’ ability to make people comfortable allowed them to always get the right shot. They’re also creative, and their quality of work was outstanding." -  Sales Manager, Corporate Event Company 

  • 18
    $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
    Association of Fundraising Professionals
    Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems
    George Mason University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    5:00 Films & Media did marketing films for a trade association. The client puts on a large conference each year, and they wanted to create video content to market the conference. The client provided content to the company, and they produced and filmed the video for the client. The video included a variety of interviews, and the client was happy with the company’s work, and they received positive feedback. 

    “Their work is really good. We're getting very high marks for the new program. It’s completely different and better than what we’d done before.” — Director of Communications, Trade Association
     

  • 19
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ümraniye Turkey

    Eklektika Video Production Company is a studio based in Ümraniye, Turkey, and founded in 2017. Their team of more than 10 offers video production solutions for clients in the fields of advertising, arts, and business services, among others.

    Clients
    Canon
    Singapore Airlines
    Mapfre
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Eklektika Video Production Company produced videos for an international media company. The company needed to film abroad but lacked a team to do so. The company is satisfied with the results provided.

    “I’m thrilled with the results. The first video that we filmed is my highest performing video for Buzzfeed.” - Video Producer, International Media Company

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Five to Sixty is a video production company with a team of 5 professionals based in New York, with offices in Los Angeles, New Orleans, as well as in Grasonville, Md. and Bethesda, Md. Since 2015, they've provided video production, corporate photography, and broadcast video services primarily to enterprises and midmarket businesses. They've worked in industries such as advertising & marketing, consumer products & services, and arts, entertainment & music.

    Clients
    Pepsi Co
    Spotify
    Maybelline
    Facebook
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A creative agency hired Five to Sixty to help produce three of their campaigns for one of their clients. Everything from pre-production to post-production was handled by Five to Sixty, including hiring, directing, and editing. The agency's client was impressed by the results.

    "The production value they brought was strong. Their vision throughout the collaboration made them a great creative partner. From the creative to the edits, we were happy. Their team used top-notch equipment, which was an added bonus for our team." - Senior Producer, Creative Agency

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Bottle Rocket Media is a video content agency headquartered in Chicago. They were founded in 2011, and their team of 9 employees provide video production and AR/VR development to their small, mid market, and enterprise clients.
     

    Clients
    Google
    McDonald’s
    Starbucks
    ADIDAS
    Notable Project

    Bottle Rocket Media produced video testimonials for an advertising software agency. They met with the client before filming to discuss goals and strategy, and then delivered a complete project on-time and on-budget. The finished project was well-received by viewers and provides credibility for the client.

    “The Bottle Rocket team was very quick to respond, thorough, and a pleasure to work with. Scheduling was easy and flexible.” – Product Marketing Manager, Advertising Software Agency
     

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Loganholme Australia

    Located in Loganholme, Australia, Explanimate is an animation house that started in 2011. They boast a team of under 10 employees who offer video production services in 2D, 3D, and motion graphics.

    Clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Telstra
    Queensland University
    Garmin
    Notable Project

    To improve a food safety firm's online training courses, Explanimate wrote and produced a series of animations that would engage learners while conveying key course concepts. They were in charge of storyboarding, animating, and editing. Their collaboration with the educators and their ability to visually communicate information contributed to a 5-out-of-5 rating for the courses.

    "We have been delighted with the quality of work and their ability to visualize technical concepts in a fun and engaging way." – Communications Manager, Food Safety Firm

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Vancouver Canada

    Six Degrees Productions is a full-service media production agency headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and with a second location in Bryanston, South Africa. Founded in 2005, their team of fewer than 10 employees offers video production, social media content creation, video ads, graphic design, and more mainly to mid-market clients across various industries.   

    Clients
    Standard Bank
    Fit Body Bootcamp
    Thomson Reuters
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Six Degrees Productions worked on creating marketing and social media videos for boosting a new boutique fitness studio's recognition. Their team produced short video clips of the studio's opening event as well as workout sessions which helped the client gain more exposure. High-quality outputs and quick turnaround time are highlights of the collaboration.  

    "Their videos and interviews were extremely high-quality, clear, and professionally done." – Owner, Boutique Fitness Studio

  • 24
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Flow Production and Post is a TV commercial and video production company that has offices in New York and Philadelphia. Founded in 1998, this team of fewer than 10 focus primarily on commercials and high-end corporate videos. The team offers a variety of video editing services, including motion graphics, visual effects, color grading, and music editing.

    Clients
    The Wall Street Journal
    Mercedes Benz
    Comcast
    Quick and Dirty Fitness
    Notable Project

    Flow Production and Post delivered a series of ads for a well-known publication. The team selected clips from a vast library of raw footage, added music and effects, and completed post-production edits before sending the final product. Their wealth of knowledge, coupled with their creative approach, made for a fruitful engagement.

    "They were well-organized, reliable, and capable of keeping up with our fast-paced production cycle, even if it meant working on weekends. I never felt like I had to push them to stay on task. Everyone on their team possessed solid expertise and was easy to communicate with, and I was impressed by their collaborative nature." – VP of Global Brand Marketing, Leading Publication

  • 25
    $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

    An interior design company partnered with RD Content in order to produce a video that showcased who they were as well as their services on offer.

    "The on the spot engagement was very impressive and we were made to feel very relaxed when interviewing."

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Grand Rapids MI

    Motivity Pictures is a video production company with about 5 employees based out of Grand Rapids, Mich. They've provided video production services in 2007 mostly to small-scale clients in advertising and marketing, business services, financial, healthcare, IT, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients
    Chipotle
    Neurocore
    Marshall University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Motivity Pictures created explainer and storytelling videos for a public benefit corporation to use on their website and for an accelerator program. The client praised their editing team's fast delivery and received positive feedback for the videos from stakeholders. The videos also gained attention from publications and podcasts. 

    "The team was really able to translate our story really well and in a concise way." – Co-Founder, Public Benefit Corporation

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    JSP Media Group is a studio based in London and founded in 2009. With over 10 members, they provide video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography solutions to clients that range from small businesses to large enterprises.

    Clients
    Dentinal Tubules
    Avery Healthcare
    Henry Schein
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JSP Media Group produced videos for a dental education organization. The organization needed online content for their lectures. The resulting videos rack up many views, and are of high quality.

    “The team at JSP Media Group is brilliant. They’ve met every single project deadline set for them.” - Founder & CEO, Dental Education Organization

  • 28
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    BX Films is a concept-to-consumer video agency based in Walnut Creek, Calif. founded in 2010. With a team of 12 professionals, they offer assistance in video production to clients from startups to enterprises, with a focus on advertising and marketing. They produce various video types, including commercial videos, brand videos, and explainers.

    Clients
    Cisco
    VSCO
    JBL
    Fellow Products
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A private equity firm commissioned BX Films to produce a video for recruitment purposes aimed at undergrad students. The video ended up being of higher quality than previous projects done by the firm, and it made candidates more interested in the firm than before.

    "From a project management standpoint, their team was awesome. The team at BX Films is organized, collaborative, and flexible. With video production, there are a lot of pieces and people involved. We really appreciated that they were willing to work with everyone’s schedules by getting different teams to participate. They were well-organized throughout the entire process." - VP of Marketing, Private Equity Firm

  • 29
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    Indigo Productions is a media production company located in New York. Founded in 1991, Indigo Productions' team of about 20 employees specializes in video production and broadcast video. Indigo Productions provides services to clients in consumer products & services, media and education industries.  

    Clients
    United Nations
    Viacom
    Kellogg's
    Columbia University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Indigo Productions worked with a global investment firm to produce videos for the firm. The client wanted a video that would explain the organization's investment philosophy to prospective clients. Indigo Productions was able to successfully develop 6 videos that met the client's needs. Indigo Productions will continue to work on projects for the client in the future.

    "Indigo Productions did well from a project management standpoint. Things were organized and flexible when we needed them to be. From that perspective, it was great to work with them, as that was very important to us." - VP Digital Strategy, Investment Firm 

  • 30
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Umault is a video production company based in Chicago. Founded in 2010, this company has six employees. Umault exclusively specializes in video production services for small, mid-sized, and larger businesses.

    Clients
    Dell
    MassMutual
    Deloitte
    APA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Umault produced an 8-part video series for a management consulting firm. The project involve pre and post-production processes, including the creation of teaser trailers. The final videos were viewed hundreds of thousands of times, triggering a great increase in site views and inquiries for the client as well.

    "They created a masterpiece that I’m personally proud of. More importantly, it’s had a dramatic impact on our audiences, substantially more views than the platform we launched it on usually sees." - Research Director, Management Consulting Firm

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