The Best Motion Graphics Companies in Beantown

Looking for a top motion graphics company in Boston?

There's a difference between animation and motion graphics: Motion graphics is a type of animation that creates the illusion of moving objects. It's best for video or other multimedia projects that do not require storytelling. For example, if you have a video presentation that highlights a particular metric, you can use motion graphics to make the number stand out and grab the audience's attention.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top motion graphics studios in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Boston Motion Graphics Companies

  • 1

    Planet Nutshell, Inc.

    Planet Nutshell, Inc. is a full-service animation studio based in Boston, Mass. Founded in 2008, this company has five employees. Planet Nutshell, Inc. offers video production services for businesses of all sizes from startups to global brands.

    Notable Project

    Planet Nutshell, Inc. provided video production services for a social non-profit organization. The project involved the creation of two explainer videos, involving writing the scripts, creating the storylines, making animations, and editing the final video products.

    "Planet Nutshell, Inc. turned out to be great partners for this project. People have loved our videos—they find them interesting and respectful to the populations we help." Director of Strategy and External Affairs, Social Non-profit

    Former clients
    Google
    Microsoft
    Amazon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cambridge, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Votary Films

    Votary Films is a studio founded in Worcester, Mass. in 2007 with no more than 50 professionals. They specialize in video production and digital strategy solutions for small and mid-market agencies in the fields of business services, nonprofit, and education.

    Notable Project

    Votary Films produced a video for a carpentry shop. The video was a testimonial that was designed to gain the trust of potential customers. The video has made a positive impact on the overall business.

    “They traveled a lot as a team, and it showed in their relationship dynamic.” - Owner, Carpentry Shop

    Former clients
    US Army
    MIT
    Fidelity Investments
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Worcester, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Cintri

    Cintri is a media and production agency based in Jamaica Plain, Mass. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of around ten that provides video production, branding, social media marketing, and content marketing services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the arts & entertainment, IT, automotive, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    A machine design software company hired Cintri to produce a promotional video that will be sent to customers and featured on the front page of the company's website. Cintri handled storyboarding, all of the filming, post-production editing, and adding the animations to create the final product. All throughout the production process, the company's internal team had previews. A total of 16 versions of the video were submitted, varying in length, orientation, and language.

    "Everyone we sent the video to is very impressed. It’s very cool and very futuristic." - Founder, Machine Design Software Company 

    Former clients
    Red Bull
    Boston Beer Company
    Scotty Lago
    Camille Kostek
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Jamaica Plain, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Hawke Commercial Filmmaking

    Hawke Commercial Filmmaking is a multimedia production company headquartered in Boston with an office in Salford, United Kingdom. Founded in 2012, their team of 3 provides video production and corporate photography services, producing videos such as commercial, corporate, and branded videos.

    Notable Project

    Hawke Commercial Filmmaking produced a series of medical video modules for a client of a consulting firm. Hawke Commercial Filmmaking managed to film the client who had no experience on-camera presenting the modules. The client was pleased with the results.

    "Their quality and simple collaboration were the highlights for me. Beyond producing a great end-product, they made the process fun and easy." - VP of Marketing, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Symphony New Hampshire
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Jimmy Fund Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Reel Big Media

    Reel Big Media is a creative agency founded in 2007 with no more than 10 members. They offer video production solutions from their office in Albion, R.I. They work with clients ranging from small companies to large firms in the fields of healthcare, retail, and government services.

    Notable Project

    Reel Big Media provided videography and photography solutions for an electrical engineering firm. The firm was looking to share content through photos and videos to the public. Reel Big Media’s work helped drive interaction in the firm’s social media channels.

    “We’ve been very happy with his work so I have nothing negative to say.” - Sr. Marketing Manager, Electrical Engineering Firm

    Former clients
    Doble Engineering
    Gilbane Building Company
    State of Rhode Island
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cumberland, RI
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Chris Costa Media

    Chris Costa Media is a media agency founded in 2014 in Boston with no more than 10 members. They are experts in video production, marketing strategy, and content marketing solutions for clients in the industries of advertising, media, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Chris Costa Media provided video production support for an IT firm. The firm needed video production in the form of animations and storyboards, among others. The videos produced by Chris Costa Media have so far been successful.

    “We can see that they are gaining more skills in animation and video production and we trust that they’re only going to get better.” - Founder & CEO, IT Firm

    Former clients
    Rocketfarm Studios
    Full Cortex
    Winebars
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Captains of Industry

    Founded in 2002, Captains of Industry is a digital marketing agency whose name is a nod to their clients - upstarts, challenger brands, and people disrupting the status quo. Located in Boston, their team of 30 offers a variety of services including branding, video production, marketing strategy, graphic design, and content marketing.

    Notable Project

    While in the process of relaunching their website, a medical journal needed a marketing plan to increase the visibility of their new site. Captains of Industry created multiple email and banner ad campaigns along with videos that all help with the relaunch of their site. They also created some print materials for publication and distribution. 

    "Captains brought a vigor to their work that was greatly appreciated. The designers sincerely care about the quality of their output. We had strict design requirements and multiple stakeholders involved. It was a challenge, but they did a wonderful job producing a cohesive theme across all deliverables." - Marketing Manager, Medical Journal

    Former clients
    MIT
    Cleco
    Recurrent Energy
    New England Journal of Medicine
    Antioch College
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
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