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Top 100 Visual Effects Companies

July 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 five sets of animations for a daily newspaper. The videos were created in two aspect ratios to work on both desktop and mobile browsers.

    "They were very professional and were able to accommodate everything that was asked."

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  • 2
    • $10,000+
    • 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

    A tourism agency hired Signature Video Group to provide video production. They created a series of videos to demonstrate available career opportunities within the hospitality and tourism industry as a whole.

    "They were communicative throughout the process and were on the ball with everything they did."

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  • 5
    • 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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  • 6
    • 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

    Brandefy produced a video for a plumbing company’s targeted ad campaign. The client answered questions to inform the scriptwriting, and once it was finalized, Brandefy created several iterations of the video.

    “He's a very easy person to work with, listened well, and produced a video that exceeded all of our expectations.”

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  • 7
    • 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 headed a video production venture to help a SaaS firm. They produced a video presentation showcasing the client's various products. The video was used for sales pitches and demos.

    "They worked really hard to make us happy and deliver a good product."

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  • 8
    • $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 produce two explainer videos for a non-profit housing organization in less than eight weeks. They were hired for their reputation in customer service and communication.

    "What they delivered was beyond our expectations."

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  • 9
    • 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 a B2B SaaS startup’s promotional video. They first facilitated a discovery meeting to discuss the project. Afterward, they created the script, shot the video, and edited the final output. 

    "Their timeliness was impeccable, which I loved."

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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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 produced a food supplement company’s product launch video. The videos featured 2D and 3D animation. 

    "The project was very successful."

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  • 11
    • 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 provides video production services for a commercial bakery. Their team has produced three commercials featuring the partner's cake bite brand for social media, television, and online viewership.

    “Storyfarm is very easy and fun to work with.”

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  • 12
    • $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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  • 13
    • $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

    A brand experience agency hired PIGEON STUDIO to create a dog cartoon for their customer's campaign. The team created several sketches for the character and delivered open files of the final version.

    "Pigeon really listened to our and our client's needs. They stayed open for discussion all the time."

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  • 14
    • $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 developed a telemedicine company’s video, making it simple for potential customers to understand. Their efforts included creating a script and storyboard for the video.

    ''I was very happy with the product.''

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • Undisclosed
    • 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

    An athlete community platform wanted to produce a commercial that clearly described their products and services. They hired PluckStudio after listening to the vendor's process and witnessing their quality.

    "Patrick was extremely open to our input, and was an overall pleasure to work with!"

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  • 16
    • 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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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    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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  • 18
    • $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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  • 19
    • 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 a video for a marketing agency's website. The company required a quick turnaround time for the project, including its transcript and unedited versions. 

    "Even after all the hoops I asked them to jump through, they still were enthusiastic about doing the clips."

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  • 20
    • $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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  • 21
    • $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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  • 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
    • $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 provided advertising and marketing services for a grocery delivery business. Their tasks included setting up and managing Facebook, Facebook, and Instagram campaigns.

    "There was a very high professionalism in everyone working at Admiral Media, which we highly enjoyed."

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  • 24
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      3.5
    • 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.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    PING Studio was hired by a crypto banking firm to be their primary video production partner. The team has been helping deliver media assets for the client, as well as launch a beta version of their app.

    "The pace at which they improve is unbelievable."

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  • 25
    • 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 designed and developed a website for a mobile app developer. Using a  bright color palette and animations, they emphasized the illustrations in a hand-drawn style.

    "SLON Media was a team of trustworthy professionals."

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 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 animated video content for a retail company. This platform displayed the client's key elements and promoted their brand awareness.

    "Their fast and high-quality content preparation was critical to the project's success."

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    BKDSN is a visual content agency that was founded in 2007 and is based in Montreal, Canada. They have two employees experienced in video production, web development, and print design for various small, mid-size and large companies, primarily in advertising and marketing. Services include product visualization, computer-generated imagery, 3D modelling, compositing, and color grading.

    Clients

    • Audi
    • Brother
    • Reebok
    • CCM

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BKDSN rendered 3D and CGI content for interactive promotional purposes for an automotive company. They also supported the client with web development and management. The videos created by BKDSN increased revenue, social media engagement, and product awareness and were used in sales pitches.

    “The videos for our 2012 product launches made a significant impact at a major trade show. During the event, the videos achieved impressive industry attention and helped us secure $10 million in new business. Our sales team continues to leverage those videos, which are currently earning tens of thousands of hits on YouTube.” – Marketing Director, Automotive Company

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Portland, OR

    Founded in 2006, Deep Sky is a video production agency. Their team of around 25 employees is based in Portland, with an additional office in Seattle. The team focuses on video production, graphic design, and broadcast video.

    Clients

    • Superplastic
    • Sony Music
    • Daimler
    • Columbia Records

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Deep Sky created animated hosts for a technology company's virtual training event. The team created virtual backgrounds and produced three videos with four different character animations.

    "Whatever requests we had for our animations, they were able to make them happen!"

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  • 29
    • $1,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • Alexandria, VA

    Alconost Inc is an information technology agency based in Alexandria, Va., with another office in Belarus, that was founded in 2003. Their team of nearly 35 employees specializes in video production, translation, and advertising for small businesses.  

    Clients

    • Kaspersky
    • Bitrix24
    • GitHub
    • SEMrush

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Alconost Inc created a short promotional video for a brain training app. While the app hasn't launched yet, the client is happy with the results. 

    "Alconost delivered the work on time, and the budget was what we agreed on. Whenever I requested a change, it was done quickly." —Head of Marketing, Education App

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pittsburgh, PA

    Covalent is a video production company located in Pittsburgh and Berlin. Founded in 2012, they have between two and nine employees specializing in creating unique and impactful stories for small, midmarket, and global companies, usually in education, finance, and healthcare. Services include video production, experiential marketing, VR, and drones.

    Clients

    • Rosetta Stone
    • GoDaddy
    • TechStars
    • 412 Food Rescue

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Covalent came on during pre-production and concepting for the on-location shoot of a documentary-style video and shorter 60-second long social media clips. They also handled all editing and post-production. 

    "Covalent was able to take my concept and run with it while also staying true to my creative vision." 

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