Top 40 Visual Effect Companies in Chicago

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Top 40 Visual Effect Companies in Chicago

February 2023

Looking for a top visual effect studio in Chicago?

If you've ever watched a Jurassic Park movie and wondered at how real the dinosaurs appeared or cringed as a dragon flew and breathed fire in Game of Thrones, then you've experience stellar visual effects (VFX). This computer-generated imagery (CGI) takes a scene in a video and adjusts the image to create an alternate reality. 

List of the Best Chicago Visual Effect Studios

  • 31
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Palatine, IL

    Pepper Group is a marketing firm headquartered in Palatine, Ill. The 15-person team launched in 1994 and offers branding, direct marketing, PR and corporate communication, and marketing strategy. Their clients work in a variety of sectors, including IT, financial services, and manufacturing.

    Clients

    • B2B marketing is our specialty. From technology and consulting to manufacturing
    • visit our website to see examples of the wide range of clients we support.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    For more than a decade, Pepper Group has coordinated several web development and product marketing projects for a FinTech company. Deliverables include web designs and refined product offering statements.

    "We’ve been happy with Pepper Group’s work for 10 years."

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  • 32
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Lockport, IL

    Video production company Avo Pictures is in Sofia, Bulgaria; Amsterdam, Netherlands and Berlin, Germany. They offer video production and were founded in 2016.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A digital marketing agency partnered with Avo Pictures to develop videos for a sushi instruction project. The team helps write scripts, films, edits, and guides post-production activities. 

    "I like that they are paying to all the small details."

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  • 33
    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Schaumburg, IL

    Pinnacle Advertising, an advertising company, is located in Schaumburg, Illinois. The midsize team offers advertising, branding, digital strategy, marketing strategy, and more. The company was launched in 1999.

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  • 34
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Glen Ellyn, IL

    TSEG is a midsize SEO company established in 2007. Their services include search engine optimization, pay per click, social media marketing, web design, and more. The firm is in Glen Ellyn, Illinois; Austin, Texas and San Diego, California.

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  • 35
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • St. Charles, IL
    Mynt Agency, an advertising company, is based in St. Charles, Illinois. The small team specializes in advertising, media planning & buying, pay per click, social media marketing, and more. The company was founded in 2015.

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  • 36
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL
    The Banditry Co., a small video production agency, is located in Chicago, Illinois. The team offers video production.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A creative design boutique partnered with The Banditry Co. for their video production expertise. Their responsibilities include scriptwriting, scriptwriting, post-production editing, and audio mixing.

    "The Banditry Co’s work has been instrumental in helping us and our clients achieve our goals."

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