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Top 90 Visual Effect Companies in New York City

May 2022

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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. 

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List of the Best New York City Visual Effect Studios

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      5.0
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      4.8
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    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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  • 2
    • $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

    After collaborating with the client on the script, Prosper Digital TV produced prerecorded videos for an event. It includes interviews and montages. Then, they also filmed and livestreamed the event itself.

    "The quality of their work was fantastic. Our internal team really noticed how professional the videos were."

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  • 3
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Quite Frankly Productions is a London, United Kingdom-based video production company. The small team specializes in video production and was established in [node:field_pp_year_founded:value].

    Clients

    • Omega
    • Tabasco
    • Unilever
    • Diageo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Quite Frankly Productions produced a video sting for a CPG company to highlight their digital transformation journey. They created the brief and narrative and revised them until all stakeholders were satisfied.

    "They were an incredible partner and super open to all the changes and feedback."

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  • 4
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    MultiVision Digital Production is a web video production and marketing based in New York City. Established in 2011, the team of nearly 10 employees provides video production, digital strategy, and content marketing services.

    Clients

    • Societe Generale
    • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
    • Freidman LLP
    • Andritz Metals

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    Notable Project

    MultiVision Digital Productions has produced a series of videos for a law firm. They’ve handled pre-production work, filming, editing, and post-production, iterating based on the client’s feedback.

    "They’ve been very flexible and understanding with scheduling changes."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Buzzflick is an animation studio based in Dover, Del. The studio, founded in 2016, has more than 50 employees and provides graphic design and video production services to small and midmarket clients and companies.

    Clients

    • TekRevol
    • CydoMedia
    • WpPals
    • Social Gone Viral

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BuzzFlick produced a 3D model video for a footwear manufacturing brand's online platform. The team worked off of existing CADS files and footage and wrote the script for the final output.

    "They seemed very eager to get this right for us and made the process simple."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    CRFT Video is a design-driven animation production company based in New York, New York. Founded in 2017 with additional offices in Moscow, Russia, and Melbourne, Australia, their team specializes in animation, video production, explainer videos, 3D animation, commercials, and graphic design. They work with companies of all sizes in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, and around the globe.

    Clients

    • Visa
    • Liebherr
    • Grohe
    • Ebay

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CRFT Video produced an explainer video for an IT consulting firm. The client wanted a clear, concise, and compelling output that is also visually unique, engaging, and emotional.

    "We had very clear expectations on the type of product we would receive from them."

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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Indigo Productions is a media production company located in New York. Founded in 1991, Indigo Productions' team of about 20 employees specializes in video production and broadcast video. Indigo Productions provides services to clients in consumer products & services, media and education industries.  

    Clients

    • Salesforce
    • Sony Pictures
    • Rolling Stone
    • AM New York

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Indigo Productions produced a 15-30 seconds video presentation for a pet health and wellness company. They discussed the mission, culture, and the desired tone and managed the script, storyboard, and more.

    "They took the time to listen to our needs and review the personas carefully."

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  • 8
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Top Notch Cinema is a video production company based in Astoria, N.Y., with a secondary office in New York. Founded in 2014, this company has eight employees. Top Notch Cinema focuses exclusively on video production services, including scripting, casting, shooting, and editing for businesses of varying sizes.

    Clients

    • T-Mobile
    • Reese’s
    • Dollar Shave Club
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

    Notable Project

    Top Notch Cinema served as an outsourced video production partner for a premium skincare company. They had two main tasks: produce a brand video and how-to-use videos featuring various products.

    "The most impressive thing about the company was their strong attention to detail."

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  • 9
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Video production agency Prodigium Pictures LLC was founded in 2011. Located in Los Angeles, California, their small team focuses on video production and marketing strategy.

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    Notable Project

    Prodigium Pictures produced a video for a live-captioning company’s app launch. The team collaborated on scriptwriting and did the casting. They edited a shorter and more extended version of the final product.

    “We had a really good partnership that led to absolutely outstanding results.”

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  • 10
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    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

    A trading company hired Luminoustudios Inc. to produce short animated video commercials. The outputs will be used for branding and for YouTube ads.

    "They are a team that is great to work with."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    In Brooklyn, New York and , , Brazilero is a video production company. The small team specializes in video production. The company was established in 2014.

    Clients

    • United Nations, Campari Group, SanPellegrino, Gillette, Athletic Greens, Plus500, Vibrent Health, HealthWise, Demo Duck Studio, The MIXX NYC, Publicis Groupe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A wellness company hired Brazilero for video production services. The team created an explainer video to demonstrate how the client's product works.

    "With their great pricing, they provided high-quality outputs."

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  • 12
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Sinema Films, founded in 2012, is a video production company headquartered in New York City, with an additional location in Los Angeles. Their 20 employees mainly provide video production services, but they also do some branding. They work in the advertising & marketing and business services industries. 
     

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    Notable Project

    Sinema Films did a beauty shoot for a wellness brand. The client wanted to do a social campaign, so they hired Sinema Films. The company helped the client with every aspect of content production, and the client saw an improvement in traffic and bookings while working with them. 

    “There was a lift in site traffic and an increased number of bookings during the campaign.” — Founder, Wellness Brand

     

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  • 13
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Melty Cone Video is a video production company and agency in New York. Founded in 2014, they have approximately 10 employees and create videos for businesses, organizations, companies, brands, firms, and agencies in NYC and across the country. Services include full-service video production, social media video, web/digital video, broadcast video and animation video.

    Clients

    • People Magazine
    • Expedia
    • L'Oreal
    • Success Academy Charter Schools

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Melty Cone Video produced videos for a software firm to demonstrate their product, which lets buyers visualize and design their homes. Their work included filming and incorporating graphics and special effects.

    “They invested in what we’re doing by creating a great product.”

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  • 14
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • LIC, NY

    Filmkraft is a video production company founded in 2016 in Brooklyn with over two employees. They are experts in advertising and video production solutions for clients ranging from small startups to large firms in the fields of advertising and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Vizrt
    • Lindt
    • 1-800 Flowers
    • Keepsake Frames

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Filmkraft created a series of high quality videos to be shared on a music streaming app's social media accounts. The team was responsible for everything from content planning up to titling and animating.

    "They were seamless and fast in providing what we needed."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2012, Raxo is located in New York. Their team of 20 employees provides branding, marketing strategy, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients

    • BBC
    • HBO
    • Coloredge
    • Ultra Music

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Raxo revamped a production house's brand with new collateral design schemes, mission and vision documents, and a new web design. They've stayed on board to help develop and launch new and refreshed marketing efforts. Their work has doubled the client's web leads. 

    "They’ve refreshed our look and feel and doubled our web leads." – Marketing Manager, Production House

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2009, IGW is a visual marketing agency that works with midmarket and enterprise companies with a focus in the IT, advertising, healthcare, and business industries. With two locations – Great Neck, N.Y. and Delray Beach, Fla. – a team of 50 (including a marketing team of former LinkedIn & Facebook employees) leverages the science of visual learning to improve the marketing success of clients across the funnel.  Their specialties include social media marketing, content marketing, SEO, CRO, & visual content production (infographics, explainer videos & interactive content).

    Clients

    • Enterprise: General Electric
    • Merck
    • Palo Alto Networks
    • Inc Media

    Industries

    Notable Project

    IGW developed a full-service marketing strategy for a tech solutions company that included supporting web design and maintenance, content creation, and search engine marketing. Their SEO and paid ad services were complemented by visual content and included CRO. As a result of their services, the client's organic traffic jumped and leads nearly tripled. 

    "We basically tripled our leads from empty wells. Also, organic traffic to the website went way up. We had a significant increase in the number of followers of our LinkedIn page too." – VP of Marketing, Tech Solutions Company

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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Transcendent Enterprise is a corporate video company based in New York City. The company, founded in 2004, is composed of a team of around 10 who provide video production, broadcast video, and AR/VR development services to various companies.

    Clients

    • Facebook
    • Lincoln Center
    • Spotify
    • NYU

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Transcendent Enterprise provided live streaming services for a PR agency. They were tasked with streaming a global media conference via Zoom.

    "Their teamwork was outstanding."

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Branding firm Black Studio Agency was launched in 2019. The company specializes in branding, video production, advertising, and ux/ui design and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Black Studio Agency has produced a video for a digital marketing platform. They’ve designed a mascot and animated it to explain the product. Also, they currently manage the Instagram and LinkedIn accounts.

    "It’s the best customer relationship I’ve had."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Jersey City, NJ

    Agency 6B, a marketing strategy company, is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. The small team offers marketing strategy, media planning & buying, digital strategy, pay per click, and more. The agency was established in 2015.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Agency 6B provides social media marketing and Google Ads management services to a social change nonprofit agency. Their work includes posting content on social media and implementing Google Ads strategies.

    “Agency 6B is extremely professional, talented, organized, and results-oriented.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Azai Studios is a digital design and branding agency headquartered in New York City, with an office in Dubai. Founded in 2014, the small team of 3 specializes in branding, digital strategy, and UX/UI design. Their work focuses on hospitality and leisure, real estate, and advertising and marketing.  

    Clients

    • Truly Secure
    • Microsoft Partner
    • OTTO Hotels
    • L'Avenue

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Azai Studios worked on branding and web development for an information-sharing startup. They designed materials including letterheads, email signatures, and logos. They also developed wireframes and mockups for the client’s website. The client appreciated their responsiveness throughout the project.

    “The site hasn't gone live yet, but we're very happy with their work internally; we've received lots of positive feedback from testers. They were very responsive to all our iterations and requests throughout the process and exceeded our expectations.” – Founder/CEO, Information-Sharing Startup

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  • 21
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Tiny Giraffe Pictures is a creative production company headquartered in New York City. The company primarily provides video production services but also does broadcast video and corporate photography. They have a team of fewer than 10 people who mainly work with small businesses; they also work with mid-market and enterprise businesses. The businesses they serve are in various industries including consumer products and services and e-commerce.

    Clients

    • Uniliever
    • Louis Vuitton
    • Snapchat
    • Resecurity

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tiny Giraffe Pictures did video production for a third-party beverage client of a market consultancy. The beverage client only had a patented product, but they had no branding or market strategy. The consultancy needed Tiny Giraffe Pictures to develop content for the client. The company collaborated with both the client and the consultancy to create the video; they provided the production teams, equipment, and space for the video. After working with Tiny Giraffe Pictures, the client’s visibility increased.

    “After showcasing the longer-form video, our client received several requests for products and began to build their brand presence. The social media cut of the video has helped increase online followers to more than 1,000 in just a few weeks.” — Founder and Principal, Marketing Consultancy

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    The Pollack Group is an independent creative, digital, marketing and public relations agency based in Los Angeles with an office in New York. The agency, founded in 1985, has a team of more than ten that provides PR, social media marketing, video production, and branding services to midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, business services, arts & entertainment, and other industries.

    Clients

    • AVIS
    • BARR Center
    • Barco Uniforms
    • Bel Air Investment Advisors

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Pollack Group provides PR, web development, and digital marketing services for a law firm. This involves acquiring on-air interviews for the client and boosting their brand identity as a high-level firm. 

    “I’m extremely satisfied with their creativity and work.”

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Based in Indore, India, ULTIVID is a video production company. Founded in 2016, the small team specializes in video production, graphic design, and logo.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ULTIVID is producing a video explainer that is tailored to meet the client's budget requirements.

    "They communicate excellently, were very timely and, extremely knowledgeable."

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  • 24
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Visual Science, a video production agency, was launched in 2007. The small New York, New York-based team offers video production, graphic design, other design, and product design.

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  • 25
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Bolex Brothers LLC is a New York-based studio with 10 or more employees founded in 2013. They solely offer video production services for clients ranging from small businesses to large enterprises in industries such as advertising, arts, and health care.

    Clients

    • MoMA
    • Viacom
    • Michael Kors
    • Tribeca Film Festival

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bolex Brothers LLC developed a video for an independent production house. Bolex Brothers LLC was tasked to produce a music video to be submitted in music festivals. The video was well-received.

    “They never say No to anything right away and always try to give it a shot first. That’s why we are in unison.” - Director & Executive Producer, Independent Production House

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  • 26
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Video production company LaGuardiaBrothers is located in New York, New York and Burbank, California. The small team provides video production, advertising, social media marketing, branding, and more and was founded in 2021.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An independent school engaged with LaGuardiaBrothers for video production projects. The team needed to create several videos for various school events. They discussed goals and timelines with the client.

    "They made our school look good, highlighting our strengths and translating the intangible into real feelings."

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  • 27
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Founded in 2006, Clutch Creative House is a video production and graphic design agency based in New York, New York. They also provide web design, advertising, branding, and UX/UI design services. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • YouTube
    • Samsung
    • Discovery

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Clutch Creative House produced a promotional video for a gaming company to promote a new product. The client was pleased with the end result. 

    "We were very pleased with how professional they were." – Creative Manager, Gaming Company

     

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  • 28
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    CRC Media, LLC is a boutique creative agency founded in 2011. Based in New York, they have a team of around 20 employees. They provide mainly video production services, along with advertising support. 

    Clients

    • Amdocs
    • Wix
    • Urban-X
    • JFrog

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CRC Media LLC provided video production services for an enterprise software solutions company. The team was tasked with creating videos that included its opening, brand transitions, and customer testimonials.

    "The team's accessibility regardless of the time of day was impressive."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Bean Labs is a video production agency. Established in 2008, the agency is located in Bedford, New York and Brooklyn, New York. The small team specializes in video production, broadcast video, corporate photography, and graphic design.

    Industries

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  • 30
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    BluLux Media is a video production and animation agency based in New York with more than 10 experts. Founded in 2006, they excel at video production solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in the fields of consumer products, business services, and more.

    Clients

    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Unliever
    • ExxonMobil
    • Boston Consulting Group

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BluLux Media provided social media marketing solutions for a natural hair app startup. The startup was in need of a professional video that would convey their platform well. The startup is impressed with how BluLux Media handled the project thus far.

    “As I mentioned before I had a POC that was able to capture my feedback and any concerns.” - Founder, Natural Hair App Startup

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