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August 2022

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Visual effects is the process of changing a live action shot by adding enhanced imagery. Some examples of VFX include flying on a broom in Harry Potter or a spaceship moving through space in Star Wars. 

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  • 1
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    BluBlu Studios is a design-driven, award-winning animation production company that was founded in 2014. Their team of 30 specializes in animation, video production, commercials and explainer videos. They work with companies of all sizes in the US, Canada, Asia, Europe and Australia. Headquarted in Warsaw, Poland. Represented in the UK, Scandinavia, Japan, Germany, Austria, and Singapore.

    Clients

    • The New York Times
    • Singapore Airlines
    • Twitter
    • Amex

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BluBlu Studios produced an explainer video for a nonprofit organization, handling storyboarding, illustration, and editing. The client wanted an emotional piece that illustrated a letter from a mother. 

    "We could not have asked for a better partner to achieve our goals!"

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  • 2
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency founded in 2011 with a team of over 10 members. Based in Washington, DC, they offer web design, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of health care and nonprofit, among others.

    Clients

    • American Nurses Association
    • The Education Trust
    • Elizabeth Dole Foundation
    • Goodwill Industries International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Social Driver produced two videos for a nonprofit affordable housing organization. They handled all of the audio, video editing, mixing, voiceovers, and scriptwriting. Another deliverable was an infographic. 

    "I give them high marks for listening and understanding what we were trying to produce." 

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Established in 2017, AdSide Media is a mobile & app marketing and video production agency. Their midsize team is located in New York, New York, and offers mobile & app marketing and video production.

    Clients

    • Playrix
    • King
    • Rovio
    • Nekki

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AdSide Media created and implemented 10 video creatives for a game development company. These platforms focused on improving the performance of the client's top performers.

    "The main thing for us was their work surpassed our benchmark, and the task was a success."

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  • 4
    • $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

    • Autodesk
    • Microsoft
    • Boston Pizza
    • Intel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Signature Video Group produced two videos, a live-action video and a custom animated video, for a SaaS platform to improve brand awareness. They did the scriptwriting, storyboarding, editing, and audio mixing.

    "Signature Video Group really immersed themselves in our project to create stronger, more cohesive video scripts."

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Pluck. is a video agency headquartered in Los Angeles, with an additional office in New York City. Their team of around 5 employees provides video production, advertising, and broadcast video services.

    Clients

    • CapitalOne
    • MassMutual
    • Mastercard
    • Indiegogo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PluckStudio created an associate appreciation video for a marketing consultant. They had time and channel descriptions with a goal to engage viewers into an end-client's service. 

    "Pluck delivered the result we were looking for and was a delight to work with in the process."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Paris, France

    WeeDesign is a 2D/3D motion design and animation studio headquartered in Paris. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of 8 people. Their team solely does video production; they mostly work with small and mid-market businesses, and some enterprise businesses. The clients they partner with are primarily in the advertising & marketing and media industries. 
     

    Clients

    • Zurich
    • United Film House
    • Iron Horse
    • Office français de la biodiversité

    Industries

    Notable Project

    WeeDesign created an AR app for a biodiversity agency. This platform was expected to visualize the client's models.

    "They were good at interpersonal skills."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Santa Monica, CA

    Brandefy is a video production firm in Santa Monica, Calif. Founded in 2010, the team of less than 10 also provides content marketing and broadcast video services for its small business, midmarket, and enterprise clients. 

    Clients

    • Health Magazine
    • Takeya
    • City of Los Angeles
    • City of Austin

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A global tech company wanted to create a video about specific security topics for their staff. Brandefy filmed it, managed the production, and edited the video for its Chinese, French, and English versions.

    “Brandefy did a fantastic job, and it was great to work with them.”

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • L'viv, Ukraine

    Blue Carrot is an animation production studio based in Lviv, Ukraine, founded in 2014. Its 6 employees provide video production for small business clients in the advertising & marketing and A&E industries. 

    Clients

    • Takeda
    • United Nations
    • Kampgrounds of America
    • DNB

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Blue Carrot produced a one-minute explainer video for a financial SaaS solution provider. Two editors partnered with the client for the project.

    "We were impressed by the cost, quality, and excellent customer service."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Northbrook, IL

    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

    • Pandadoc
    • International Swimming League
    • Capital.com & Currency.com
    • Polkadex

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SLON Media helped a blockchain company produce a video for their token launch. The team worked on the graphics, voiceover, and storyboard. They also found this vendor through a recommendation from a colleague.

    "They gave us a great product and communicated really well."

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  • 10
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Walnut, CA

    VeracityColab is a video agency located in Newport Beach, Calif. Founded in 2008, VeracityColab's team has over a decade of experience in video strategy and execution. The firm primarily works with mid-market and enterprise clients from the consumer products, business services, and healthcare industries.

    Clients

    • simplehuman
    • Intuit
    • Microsoft
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Industries

    Notable Project

    VeracityColab produced an animated video for a collaboration software company. The video was used to introduce the firm to any audience that might not have heard or seen them before. 

    “The team did an incredible job.”

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  • 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

    • Accenture
    • Ben & Jerry's
    • Black & Decker
    • Cisco

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rip Media Group was hired to develop a marketing video for a desktop monitoring company. The client had been impressed by their own marketing efforts prior to the partnership. 

    "We could tell that they understand the importance of a great customer experience."

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  • 12
    • $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

    Zero One Digital Media provides end-to-end video production services for a media company. They’ve helped the client conduct and film 400–500 interviews using different studios and multiple camera angles.

    “Zero One’s attention to detail distinguishes them from other providers.”

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Seattle, WA

    Webdew is a video production agency headquartered in Seattle with additional offices in London and Mohali, India. They were founded in 2016, and have since expanded their team to 49 specialists. They provide video production services to small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.
     

    Clients

    • UBER
    • Microsoft
    • T-Mobile
    • Hero Calendar Due

    Industries

    Notable Project

    webdew produces an array of videos highlighting the different services lines of an engineering company. The videos will be used as promotional materials for an industry conference.

    "Their efficiency was top-notch."

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Umault is a B2B video ad agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2010, Umault exclusively specializes in video marketing services for mid-sized and larger businesses. Services include creative development, video production, and distribution.

    Clients

    • Dell Technologies
    • MassMutual
    • Fresenius Kabi
    • James Hardie

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Umault has produced overview videos for the tech alliance department of a major professional services organization. The team handles everything from scriptwriting to voiceover talent scouting.

    “It's clear that the Umault team puts a lot of thought into their work before they deliver it.”

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Inglewood, CA

    Lemonlight is a video productions agency headquartered in Marina Del Ray, Calif. It also has offices in Miami, New York City, Chicago, San Diego, and Austin, Texas. Its team of 39 employees specializes in video production, content marketing, and broadcast video. It was founded in 2010 and works mostly with mid-market firms. 

    Clients

    • Lemonlight works with brands of all sizes. Notable clients include Hyatt
    • Audi
    • Accenture
    • Uber

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lemonlight produced an entertainment company's video featuring live interviews with a host who filmed on the street. 

    "They made our days go by smoothly."

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  • 16
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kraków, Poland

    Studio Pigeon is a full-service animation studio founded in 2012. The company has locations in both Krakow and Warsaw, Poland. Between these two offices, they employ a team of 23 that provides video production and graphic design services to mostly mid-size companies.

    Clients

    • Ikea
    • Aviva
    • UBS
    • T-Mobile

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PIGEON STUDIO produced an explainer video for a software technology company. They worked on the project's script, storyboard, key illustration, voiceover, illustration development, and stillomatic review.

    "They did a good job explaining the purpose of each stage during the proposal phase."

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine
    PING Studio is a video production agency launched in 2020. The small team focuses on video production, ux/ui design, and graphic design. The agency is headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine.

    Clients

    • Ryze
    • eToro
    • Strapi

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PING Studio produced motion design videos for a software development company. They designed the storyboard and created the animation to complete the videos, demonstrating the client's products.

    "They have an incredible sense of design, and their videos are very dynamic."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Singapore, Singapore

    Kasra Design is an animation company that is located in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Founded in 2011, Kasra Design has about 16 employees that specialize in video production and broadcast video. The company has created more than 700 commercial videos such as animated explainer, corporate, 2D, and 3D videos and motion graphics. They work with a range of clients in a variety of industries.  

    Clients

    • Commonwealth Bank
    • Maybank
    • Hong Leong Bank
    • Wolters Kluwer

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Kasra Design produced a promotional video for an e-commerce solutions provider's product. They worked with the client to develop the script and storyboard and handle the voiceover, music, and animation.

    "The most impressive thing was the experience and creativity Kasra brought to the project."

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Baltimore, MD

    Storyfarm is a motion pictures and film production company that is located in Baltimore. Founded in 2009, Storyfarm's team of 15 employees has nearly a decade of experience in video production. The firm primarily works with small, midsize, and enterprise B2C and B2B businesses.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Storyfarm produced promotional videos for an ice cream company's transition to being an employee-owned firm. One of the purposes of the videos was to spark excitement at the transfer of ownership virtual event.

    "The music, background, transition — there was never a person that watched our videos that didn’t say it was great."

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Theory Films is a video production company based in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2009, this company has two employees. Services offered by Theory Films include video production and broadcast video.

    Clients

    • Heineken
    • Jeep
    • Google
    • Maisto Toys

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Theory Films has provided video production services for numerous projects, ranging from product help videos and marketing shorts to interviews with key internal stakeholders. They've also supported VR videos.

    "The Theory Films team really listens and seems to understand intuitively exactly what we are looking for each time."

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  • 21
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Bad Liebenzell, Germany

    Mondlicht Studios is an advertising and design agency based in Bad Liebenzell, Germany. Founded in 2019, this company has four employees. Services provided by Mondlicht Studios include advertising, CGI, digital design, and virtual reality for businesses of various sizes.

    Clients

    • Lucid Motors
    • Rhubarb Agency

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Responsible for creating a 3-dimensional CGI environment for an automotive company, Mondlicht Studios collaborated with their partner to create two visual stills. They're now creating six additional stills.

    "Their attention to detail is amazing."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Madison, NJ

    Awakened Films - New Jersey Video Production is a video production company founded in 2008. They are located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and have a small team. The company provides video production, digital strategy, and social media marketing.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An advertising agency hired Awakened Films - New Jersey Video Production to produce a video for a new surface cleaning product. The team handled preproduction components and the actual filming of the video. 

    "The workflow between our team felt extremely communal and stress-free."

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  • 23
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    Quite Frankly Productions is a small video production company. Founded in 2007, the team provides video production, broadcast video, and corporate photography. The company is in London, United Kingdom; New York, New York and Bengaluru, India.

    Clients

    • Omega
    • Tabasco
    • Unilever
    • Diageo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Quite Frankly Productions delivered an animated video that introduced topics of discussion for a board of directors meeting. They handled storyboarding, scriptwriting, and all other aspects of production. 

    "They were also excellent at responding to our priorities in a genuine way."

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  • 24
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Prosper Digital TV is a full-service video production and marketing company of 8 members that's based in Brooklyn. Since 2012, they have provided video production, advertising, and broadcast video for mid-market firms, as well as both small and large businesses. Prosper Digital TV works primarily in the fields of advertising, business services, and education.

    Clients

    • Amalgamated Bank

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A government agency hired Prosper Digital TV to produce a video that would attract members of the communities served by Family Enrichment Centers. They supervised the editing and interpreting requirements.

    "They stayed on top of deadlines, produced estimates, and advocated for ways to support the editing."

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  • 25
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Marbella, Spain

    Admiral Media is a performance marketing agency based in Estepona, Spain. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of around ten that provides mobile & app marketing, social media marketing, PPC, graphic design, and video production services. Admiral Media serves small and mid-market companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, transportation, automotive, utilities, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients

    • Fastic
    • NeuroNation
    • Azar
    • Slide

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Admiral Media launched paid content campaigns for a mobile subscription app. They optimized campaigns, tested creatives, iterated on content, and developed dashboards in Tableau for easier monitoring.

    "They were always available, responded quickly to messages, and were receptive to feedback."

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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ferndale, MI

    M-1 Studios is a full-service video communications agency located in Ferndale, Mich. Founded in 2008, M-1 Studios' team of 16 employees provides video production for mid-market and enterprise clients. 

    Clients

    • Amsted Automotive
    • Ameritrust
    • Belle Tire
    • Biolife Solutions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    M-1 Studios produced telehealth videos for an internet access nonprofit. They used the client's script and voiceover and handled shooting, editing, and ad hoc logistics.

    "Everything was done in a timely manner."

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  • 27
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Luminoustudios is a production company based in Los Angeles with a second location on the opposite coast in New York City. The agency was founded in 2015 and maintains a team of 4 specialists.  Luminoustudios is entirely dedicated to providing full-service video production.

    Clients

    • Polaroid
    • StoryCorps
    • The Smithsonian Institute
    • Fiverr

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Luminoustudios Inc. managed the entire production process for an event company's marketing video, including preparation, post-production, and multiple rounds of revisions. They had one day to film. 

    "They have an impressively creative eye for storytelling. They understood our vision well."

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  • 28
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Lisboa, Portugal

    Moonbow is a video production agency established in 2021. The firm provides video production and has a small team. The firm is located in Lisbon, Portugal.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Moonbow Studio provided video production services for an online psychology platform. They produced animated videos to describe the client's company background.

    "Their imagination, creativity, precision, and quality of work were impressive."

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  • 29
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kyiv, Ukraine

    STYLE-VIDEO.COM is a video production agency founded in 2015. The small team specializes in video production. The company is headquartered in Kyiv, Ukraine.

    Clients

    • KLO
    • NLC
    • Kite
    • MegaPolis

    Industries

    Notable Project

    STYLE-VIDEO.COM 2D Animation Studio produced an animated explainer video for an ophthalmological center. The video featured one of the methods for surgical eye treatments.

    "Everything went perfectly."

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  • 30
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chernivtsi, Ukraine

    Verstiuk Production is an animated video production agency that was established in 2016. They are based in Chernivtsi, Ukraine and have about 25 employees. Verstiuk Production services revolve around high-end animation production, including 2D, 3D, animated logos, and whiteboard videos.

    Clients

    • AB InBev
    • Microsoft
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Samsung Experience Store

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Verstiuk Production produced a 90-second explainer video for an enterprise software company's marketing campaigns. The team managed the project well throughout the entire process and was receptive to feedback.
     

    "Verstiuk had incredible project management and I could not find a single fault with their process."

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