The Best Sound Effect Services in Beantown

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.

List of the Best Boston Sound Effect Services

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    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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    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
  • 3

    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
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