Looking for a top sound effect service in Boston?

As you decide whether to invest in a sound effects company, subscribe to a sound effects library, or use the free sound effects available online, consider your project and its goals. A sound effects company is best for larger-scale projects where you want the final product to stand out. Sound effects studios create custom sound effects, tailored to your video or movie. Sound effects libraries offer a variety of pre-made sound effects and are best for projects on a budget. Similarly, you can find free sound effects online, but other projects may use them, making them less original.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top sound effect companies in Boston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Boston Sound Effect Services

  • 1
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cambridge MA

    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.

    Clients
    Google
    Microsoft
    Harvard Business Review
    Foundation Medicine
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    Colormatics is a studio founded in 2014 in Jersey City, N.J. with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in video production, advertising, and content marketing services for clients in the fields of consumer products and business services.

    Clients
    Macy's
    Providence
    FTX
    Vanguard
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Colormatics produced TV ads for a freelancer marketplace platform. The platform needed direct response TV ads for their product. So far the metrics are incomplete but the platform is satisfied with Colormatics’ work.

    “I didn’t need to tell Colormatics exactly what we needed; they already had a basic understanding of our product and our objectives.” - Director of Brand, Freelancer Marketplace Platform

  • 3
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    Red Bull
    Boston Beer Company
    PGA of America
    TimeSeries Technology and many more
    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 

  • 4
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boston MA

    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.

    Clients
    Rocketfarm Studios
    Full Cortex
    Winebars
    Sqrrl
    Industries
    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

  • 5
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Epping NH

    Brandartica is a creative house based in Epping, N.H. The creative house, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides advertising, branding, graphic design, web development, social media marketing, and video production services. Brandartica serves small and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, health care & medical, energy & natural resources, utilities, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Disney
    Intel
    Denon
    Boston Acoustics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A nonprofit organization hired Brandartica to provide services that involve website development and maintenance, and communications management. To date, Brandartica is working closely with the organization in branding the latter's events and building the landing pages of the new programs they are developing. Brandartica is also exploring ways of marketing and doing PR for new and old programs, while working with the organization's social media specialist in creating templates for content that will be posted. Brandartica has been meeting the organization's expectations with their work in this currently ongoing engagement.

    "We’re in the early stages and are still figuring everything out, and so far Brandartica has been doing a good job." - Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

  • 6
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Boston MA
    FableVision, a video production agency, is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The midsize team offers video production, ux/ui design, web development, and branding. The firm was launched in 1996.
  • 7
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Providence RI
    ATR Treehouse, a small video production company, is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island. They offer video production, lighting design, and event marketing & planning and were founded in 1987.
  • 8
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    2 - 9 Employees
    Cranston RI
    Michael J Larson Photography is a corporate photography and video production agency. Established in 2011, the team offers corporate photography and video production. Their small company is Cranston, Rhode Island-based.
  • 9
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    Ultima Photography & Video

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    2 - 9 Employees
    West Warwick RI
    Ultima Photography & Video is a corporate photography and video production agency. Launched in 1979, the team provides corporate photography and video production. Their small firm is based in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
  • 15
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    2 - 9 Employees
    Smithfield RI
    Small corporate photography company Main Event Weddings, is headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Their services include corporate photography, video production, and lighting design.
  • 16
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Waltham MA
    Founded in 2009, Hero4Hire Creative is a small video production agency located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Their services include video production.
    Clients
    Sesame Workshop
    Cartoon Network
    PBS Kids
    Nickelodeon
    Industries
  • 18
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    Chip Taylor Communications, LLC

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    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Londonderry NH
    Chip Taylor Communications, LLC, a video production company, was launched in 1985. They are based in Londonderry, New Hampshire and have a small team. Chip Taylor Communications, LLC provides video production.
  • 25
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brookline NH
    Video production agency Metronome LLC was founded in 2004. Their small team is located in Brookline, New Hampshire. Their services include video production.
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Andover MA
    Dolphins Eye is a video production agency. Established in 1989, the small company is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts. Their services include video production.
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