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Top 60 Motion Graphics Studios in San Francisco

July 2022

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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. 

List of the Best San Francisco Motion Graphics Companies

  • 1
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Fog Coast Productions is a San Francisco-based video production company that was founded in 2017. They employ a small team of 3 that works mostly in video production but also provides advertising, branding, and a variety of marketing services.

    Clients

    • Google
    • YouTube
    • Glassdoor
    • Lever

    Industries

    Notable Project

    After experiencing a company merger, a semiconductor manufacturer hired Fog Coast Production to produce a corporate video for them. The video was expected to show their company history and culture.

    "They understood our requirements and explained how to best visualize and incorporate our vision into the videos."

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  • 2
    • $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
    • Salesforce
    • Advance Auto Parts
    • Walmart

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ALCHEMYcreative produced a short sizzle film for the annual kickoff event of a software company. They drafted the script, sourced and created the graphics, and tied everything together into a video.

    "Huge praise to the team for embedding themselves in the Salesforce brand!"

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  • 3
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Levitate Video is a media production company based in San Francisco with an office in Boca Raton, Fla. Founded in 2009, their team of 33 professionals provide video production, broadcast video, and translation assistance to clients ranging from small startups to large corporations. They produce videos such as explainers, corporate videos, interviews, and others.

    Clients

    • Vogue
    • Proofpoint
    • Yodlee
    • Smith System

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Levitate Media was hired by a surgeon company to create videos that showed their company's vision. The video was required to utilize cloud sharing platforms, as well. 

    "They were able to take early concepts and give it life through video and the words of key opinion leaders."

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  • 4
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Rafael, CA

    Zero One Digital Media is an entertainment company based in San Rafael, California that was founded in 2012. Their team of around five employees works with mostly enterprise companies, as well as some mid-market businesses, in the advertising, media, and arts industries. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An AR tech company hired ZeroOne Digital to produce cinematic trailers. The team covers production and postproduction while in keeping with COVID-19 protocols.

    "They’re very fast, reliable, and agile and their positive, can-do attitude makes them a joy to work with."

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  • 5
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    LV Production is a freelance video service provider based in Emeryville, Calif founded in 2015. They specialize in video production for clients ranging from small firms to large enterprises in the fields of business services, advertising, and arts.

    Clients

    • Lamborghini
    • Webflow
    • Black Serum Tattoo
    • Fast.co

    Industries

    Notable Project

    LV Productions has provided video production services for a ticketing company. They've produced an animated video and CGI to showcase a new product.

    "The team is responsive, responding to us on the same day."

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  • 6
    • $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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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sausalito, CA

    Explainly is an animation company headquartered in Novato, Calif. and founded in 2018. The team of fewer than 10 employees provides video production services, with a specific focus on explainer videos. Their clientele is composed of enterprises, midmarket businesses, and small businesses in the advertising and marketing and arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    Clients

    • Visa
    • NBCUniversal
    • Ad Council
    • AARP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A solar development company engaged with Explainly for their video production services. The team provided them with storyboard development, scriptwriting, voiceover, and post-production work.

    "They did a phenomenal job of providing us with great content and opportunities for changes along the way."

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Cowan Agency is a San Francisco based creative agency. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of three employees who specialize in video production, advertising, and branding.

    Clients

    • Castlight
    • Koniku
    • Shadow
    • Cloud Technology Solutions.

    Notable Project

    Cowan Agency provided media production services for a non-profit membership organization. They recorded video and photographic content at a symposium and posted their work on the organization’s website.

    "Fern and his team captured every moment of the event, and the summary video is one of the best we’ve ever had."

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  • 9
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Wild Road Films is a studio based in Berkeley, Calif. with more than two members. Since 2011, they have provided video production and corporate photography solutions for clients in various industries, including arts, IT services, and hospitality.

    Clients

    • Nama Fiji
    • True Botanicals
    • Google
    • Facebook

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A consulting firm hired Wild Road Films for video production, graphic design, animation, and audio editing.

    "I have nothing but praise for the quality of work and creativity, and respect their work ethic."

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  • 10
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Founded in 2006, Clutch Creative House is a video production and graphic design agency based in New York, New York. They also provide web design, advertising, branding, and UX/UI design services. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • YouTube
    • Samsung
    • Discovery

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Clutch Creative House produced a promotional video for a gaming company to promote a new product. The client was pleased with the end result. 

    "We were very pleased with how professional they were." – Creative Manager, Gaming Company

     

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Novaby is a 3D/AR creative technologies studio based in Seattle and founded in 2018. Their team of more than 10 specializes in video production and AR/VR development solutions for clients in the fields of arts, advertising, and gaming.

    Clients

    • TOTO USA
    • AirTerra
    • Swire Hotels
    • NapTime Studio

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Novaby provided video production for an educational gaming company. The team created a promotional video for their new game.

    "Novaby has a great team of extremely talented individuals."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kentfield, CA

    Artenergy is a Kentfield, California-based web design agency. The small firm was established in 2000. Their team focuses on web design, graphic design, branding, print design, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In need of a UI design for a touch screen POS project, a software company hired Artenergy. They were tasked with wireframes, architecture, and designs that featured a user-friendly, modern, and intuitive UI.

    "We were pleasantly surprised by their level of expertise and ability to understand customer needs."

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.3
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Idea2Form is a full-service collaborative design studio founded in 2018 and based in Oakland, Calif. Their team of more than 10 offers branding, social media marketing, and web design solutions to clients that work in industries such as nonprofit, education, and arts.

    Clients

    • Emerson Collective
    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    • Elemental Excelerator
    • California Community Foundation

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Idea2Form led a comprehensive rebrand to combine a family foundation with its for-profit arm. After a long discovery phase, they created new websites, a content strategy, a video, and other branding materials.

    "They led what was one of the best projects that I’ve worked on in my career."

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  • 14
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Hurricane Images Inc., a video production agency, was founded in 2007. The small team focuses on video production, corporate photography, branding, and marketing strategy. The company is headquartered in Oakland, California.

    Industries

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  • 15
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Hayward, CA

    Kauzmic Interactive is a video production agency established in 1989. Their small team is based in Hayward, California and provides video production.

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  • 16
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Broadcast video company Suite Spot was launched in 2004. The small New York, New York-based team focuses on broadcast video, video production, AR/VR development, and graphic design.

    Industries

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  • 17
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alameda, CA

    BrightSource Productions is a video production agency. Established in 2011, the small agency is located in Alameda, California. Their team provides video production.

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  • 18
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Video production agency 35Video is in San Francisco, California. The small company was founded in 2018. Their team focuses on video production, broadcast video, corporate photography, content marketing, and more.

    Industries

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Hidden GEM Creative Studios is a small video production company. Established in 2016, the company is located in Oakland, California. Their team provides video production.

    Industries

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  • 20
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Advertising company Across the Pond was founded in 2008. Their small team is located in London, United Kingdom; San Francisco, California and Singapore, Singapore. Their services include advertising, branding, video production, content marketing, and more.

    Industries

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  • 21
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Pixel Valley Studio is a small branding company and video production agency. Established in 1998, the firm is located in Oakland, California. Their services include branding and video production.

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  • 22

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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Jed Riffe Films + Electronic Media, a video production company, was founded in 2000. Their small team is in Berkeley, California. The firm offers video production.

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  • 23
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Advertising and video production company High Dive Studio was established in 2017. Their small team is headquartered in Oakland, California and offers advertising and video production.

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  • 24
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Pablo, CA

    Apptomate, a small video production company, is headquartered in San Pablo, California and New York, New York. Founded in 2014, the team offers video production.

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  • 25
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA
    OpenLight Films is a San Francisco, California-based video production agency. They provide video production, advertising, broadcast video, and corporate photography and were launched in 2010.
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  • 26
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Richmond, CA

    Skycar Creative is a small graphic design company and video production company launched in 2014. Their team provides graphic design and video production. The company is headquartered in Richmond, California.

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  • 27
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    The Circle is an advertising company. Established in 2015, the team provides advertising, video production, and branding. Their small agency is located in New York, New York; Kyiv, Ukraine; London, United Kingdom and San Francisco, California.

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  • 28
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    RogueMark Studios is a small graphic design company and video production agency. The Berkeley, California-based agency was founded in 2015. Their services include graphic design and video production.

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  • 29
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Moving Brands is a business consulting company. They are in London , United Kingdom; New York, New York; San Francisco, California and Zürich, Switzerland and have a midsize team that provides business consulting, ux/ui design, branding, digital strategy, and more. The agency was launched in 1998.

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  • 30
    • $250,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Small UX agency Milkinside, is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Founded in 2018, the team provides ux/ui design, product design, Artificial Intelligence, graphic design, and more.

    Industries

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