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Top 100 Visual Effects Companies

January 2023

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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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List of the Best Visual Effect Studios

  • 61
    • $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 created an animated product explainer video and a live-action video, using stock and custom shot content. They also provided storyboarding and creative input from start to finish.

    “They're very talented—the final products they delivered were spot on.”

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  • 62
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hyderabad, India

    What a Story is a visual branding agency founded in 2015. Based in Hyderabad, India, the team of 19 specializes in video production and branding. They serve a range of clients, primarily in the entertainment, healthcare, and hospitality industries. 

    Clients

    • Uber
    • Kellogg's
    • Canon
    • Standard Chartered

    Industries

    Notable Project

    What a Story produced an animated video series for a cybersecurity company's security awareness training courses. They created the storyboard, design, and animation based on the client's brief.

    "What a Story made it a seamless experience for us. They were professional yet friendly, economical, and creative."

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  • 63
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Warrington, United Kingdom

    IAM Productions is a small video production company. Founded in 2019, the firm is located in Warrington, United Kingdom. Their services include video production.

    Clients

    • ScoreApp
    • Payaca
    • NHS
    • Stage Smarts

    Industries

    Notable Project

    IAM Productions produced an animated explainer video for a SaaS firm. The team was also responsible for creating the storyboard, scriptwriting, implementing revisions, and conceptualizing images.

    "The quality of the video means we will benefit from this for several years."

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  • 64
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Houston, TX

    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 provided 2D animation services for an advertising agency. They helped with scriptwriting and created two animations reflecting the end client's brand identity.

    "The project management was great, leaving no gaps in communication."

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  • 65
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    ALCHEMYcreative is a San Francisco-based video production company that started in 2010. Equipped with 9 employees, this firm provides video production and content marketing services to mainly mid-market and enterprise companies. They focus on commercial video, corporate video, and documentaries, with skills in 2D animation and motion graphics.

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • Salesforce
    • Advance Auto Parts
    • Walmart

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ALCHEMYCreative provides a boots and Western apparel company with end-to-end video production and creative services; they’ve created a commercial for a TV show and liaised with a TV company to broadcast it. 

    “ALCHEMYCreative has a lot of energy and enthusiasm for projects.”

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  • 66
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Media Pouch is a San Antonio-based studio founded in 2018. Their team of more than two specializes in video production, event marketing and planning, and advertising solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of media, consumer products, and more.

    Clients

    • Squadra Foundation
    • Air BnB
    • Brand Right
    • Sotheby's International

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Media Pouch Video Production produced a brand video for a digital marketing company. The video showcased the company’s history, goals, and ways to work with them, essentially a business card in a video format.

    "Their culture really came through and it was enjoyable to work with them."

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  • 67
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Hanoi, Vietnam
    F.Studio, a video production agency, was founded in 2016. They are headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam and have a small team. Their services include video production and business consulting.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    F.Learning Studio helped a nonprofit organization create an explainer video for a fundraising campaign targeting people aged 55 and above. They worked on the script, voice-over, illustrations, and animations. 

    "We were impressed with the quality, quick turnaround, and solid pre-development style."

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  • 68
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Milano, Italy

    ORBIS Production is a full-cycle creative production studio based in Milan with offices in Vienna and Ljubljana, Slovenia. The studio, founded in 2009, has more than 50 employees and provides video production, advertising, and broadcast video services to midmarket and other-sized companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and real estate.

    Clients

    • Armani
    • AstraZeneca
    • ANWB
    • Alibaba

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ORBIS Production produced a documentary-style video for a self-taught artist. The client wanted a team that could immerse themselves in their art and shows the world through his eyes.

    "Orbis has talented professionals who are at the same time very efficient. That's rare for a creative team."

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  • 69
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Szczecin, Poland

    Riotters is a web design agency located in Szczecin, Poland. They offer web design, ux/ui design, video production, branding, and more and were launched in 2015.

    Notable Project

    In efforts to establish a strong brand identity, an eyecare company has hired Riotters for their branding expertise. Additionally, the team is helping the client improve the UI/UX of their software products. 

    "They are a world-class design team."

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  • 70
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Fort Worth, TX

    Sector 5 Digital is a marketing and advertising company based in Fort Worth, Texas that was founded in 2014. Their team of around 25 employees provides a variety of services including event marketing and planning, AR/VR development, content marketing, and more. They mostly work with enterprise-level organizations in a large number of industries. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sector 5 Digital has developed a VR-based training tool to teach cosmetic healthcare practitioners about facial anatomy. The app allows users to see the different layers of skin and tissue in the human face.

    “They’ve really immersed themselves into our business, going above and beyond on multiple occasions.”

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  • 71
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ambler, PA

    Viral Ideas is a video production company based in Ambler, Pennsylvania. They provide video production and were founded in 2015.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A perfume company hired Viral Ideas for video production and content creation services. They produced a 90-second commercial to introduce the company; they added music, imagery, and transitions to the video.

    "Viral Ideas was always positive."

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  • 72
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Miami, FL

    Anderson Collaborative is a data-driven digital agency based in Miami. The agency, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, market research, digital strategy, BI & big data consulting & SI, and web development services to midmarket and other-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients

    • Mattel
    • Phase 10
    • Sotheby's
    • Berkshire Hathaway

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Anderson Collaborative provides SEO, PPC, and media buying services to end clients of a media company specializing in the music industry. Their work includes content development and campaign management.

    “Making our money go the extra mile has become Anderson Collaborative’s specialty.”

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  • 73
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kraków, Poland
    Pickled Frames is a video production company. The small Kraków, Poland-based agency was launched in 2020. Their services include video production.

    Clients

    • Universal Music
    • YALE
    • Electronic Arts
    • Ordo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pickled Frames has created animations for an online math education platform. They’ve followed the script and been in charge of editing.

    “We love their style of animation and the speed of their work.”

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  • 74
    • $5,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Zhengzhou Shi, China

    Henan York Animation Film Co., Ltd is a product design company launched in 2009. Their midsize team is located in Zhengzhou Shi, China. Their services include product design, graphic design, logo, and AR/VR development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Henan York Animation Film Co., Ltd produced a 2D animation video for a marketing company. The team also managed advertising designs, implementing the client’s ideas and requests. 

    "Henan York Animation Film Co., Ltd had a very professional service."

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  • 75
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    BayCreative is a full-service marketing agency that excels in various services including content marketing, branding, design, direct marketing, video production, PPC, and email marketing. Founded in 1997, their San Francisco-based team of 16 serves as a "virtual marketing department" for their clients in industries like IT, financial services, and healthcare. 

    Clients

    • Cisco
    • Salesforce
    • ServiceNow
    • Docker

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BayCreative managed the messaging and production for a series of training videos for a new product. They translated the idea into a reality and developed the graphics at the core of the project.

    "They lent a level of professionalism to our messaging, our collateral, and our training that we wouldn’t have had."

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  • 76
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Momentumm Digital is video and marketing agency located in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2018, they have two employees experienced with web design and development, animation, SEO, SMM, digital advertising, and video production. They work with small and midmarket businesses in a range of industries.

    Clients

    • MicroAge
    • Propulsion Québec
    • AttriX
    • Kezber

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Momentumm Digital provided custom software development services for a recruiting and training company. They build an infrastructure based on HubSpot, an LMS, and a cart for selling online courses.

    "They have a pretty friendly yet serious approach."

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  • 77
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Demo Duck is an animated explainer video company based in Chicago. Founded in 2011, Demo Duck's team of 16 employees offer video production services for clients from the advertising, education, and media industries. 

    Clients

    • GEICO
    • Canon
    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
    • Netflix

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Demo Duck created an animated video to demo the main message of the company, collaborating on the overall messaging and script before going into production.

    “They couldn't have made the process easier.”

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  • 78
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Mosaic Media Films, a video production agency, is located in Austin, Texas. The small team offers video production and was established in 2010.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mosaic Media Films helped a nonprofit organization produce a short documentary to drive awareness about the consequences of distracted driving. The team filmed in two locations and handled the postproduction.

    “Mosaic Media Films was an amazing partner to work with; I couldn’t have asked for a better producer and film crew.”

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  • 79
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Ardmore, PA

    7 Wonders Cinema is a digital video partner founded in 2015 in Ardmore, Pa., with a secondary location in West Hollywood, Calif. With nearly 10 team members on board, they mainly offer video production services but also content marketing, advertising, corporate photography, and more. Their main clients consist of medium-sized businesses across healthcare, IT, and advertising industries, among others.

    Clients

    • Comcast
    • Mercedes-Benz
    • Mastercard
    • Expedia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A wellness company engaged with 7 Wonders Cinema for their video production and advertising services. Key deliverables include graphic ads and 30-60 second video clips intended for TV and OOH use.

    "Our ads performed very well, and many months later we're still running them!"

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  • 80
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cincinnati, OH

    Epipheo is a Cincinnati based video production agency. They were founded in 2009 and have a team of 60 employees who specialize in video production and market strategy for enterprise and midmarket clients in the IT, business services, and healthcare industries. 

    Clients

    • P&G
    • Dupont
    • Epson
    • Google

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Epipheo produced a quantum computing company’s explainer video. At four minutes long, the 3D animated video was used on YouTube and social media. 

     

    "We were impressed with Epipheo’s portfolio, team size, and ability to do high-end animation."

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  • 81
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Prahran, Australia

    Dream Engine is a video production and marketing strategy firm based in St. Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2001, their team of 5 serves clients in the advertising, and education sectors. Services include corporate video, motion graphics, and filming.

    Clients

    • The Good Guys
    • IBM
    • Infosys
    • BBC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A dementia research organization hired Dream Engine to create a video that communicates information about their goals and research. They were involved in all aspects of production.

    "I found the editing process quite extraordinary."

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  • 82
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Doleep Studios is a video production company located in Dubai. Founded in 2007, they have since expanded their team to 32 employees. They provide many services to their clients, including advertising, branding, and market strategy.
     

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Rotana
    • FLIR
    • ADNOC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Doleep Studios creates videos to educate a fitness company's customers about new service offerings. They now distribute content—including videos and ads—on the client's social media profiles to earn leads.

    "We are generating great content—mainly videos and social media ads—that helps us generate leads consistently."

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  • 83
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Houston, TX

    Ctrl Shift VFX is a video production studio based in Houston. Founded in 2017, this company has three employees. Ctrl Shift VFX focuses exclusively on video production services for businesses of various sizes.

    Clients

    • OtterBox
    • LifeProof
    • Liviri
    • Houston Parks Baord

    Notable Project

    Ctrl Shift VFX created animated videos to help launch a phone case company's new products. Using existing scripts, they delivered the animation for two feedback rounds before the final render.

    "...other vendors' level of execution and creativity doesn't match what I get from the Ctrl Shift VFX team."

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  • 84
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Canterbury, United Kingdom

    Cartoon Media is a digital production company that has been offering video production, advertising, and broadcast production to their enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients in the marketing and advertising, education and financial services industries since 2012. Their 10 employees are based out of Canterbury, UK.

     

    Clients

    • Siemens
    • Allianz
    • Hilton
    • Harvard Medical School

    Notable Project

    Cartoon Media provides video production services for a global sustainable packaging producer for the medical sector. This project entails animation, music scoring, storyboard creation, and revisions.  

    "Our contact was helpful in offering insight into what would be suitable for our client and target audience."

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  • 85
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    JMaverick Studios is a video production and social media marketing company located in California. Founded in 2012, JMaverick Studios creates professional, engaging video content and travels around the globe to produce corporate videos and social media content. With an intimate team of fewer than 10 employees, JMaverick Studios eschews the ordinary and embraces artistry. By using insight-driven strategies and ideation processes, JMaverick Studios provides its clients with original ideas for each individual project. JMaverick Studios works collaboratively with its clients to generate options that help them engage with their target audience.

    Clients

    • Adobe
    • AT&T
    • AquaTru
    • BitTorrent

    Industries

    Notable Project

    JMaverick fulfills videography needs for a market research firm. They shoot and edit videos and reels for a variety of projects. They also source other videographers from their network when appropriate.

    “We were impressed by their work on the first project we used them for. Since then, we’ve gone back to them repeatedly.”

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  • 86
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    A video production company based in San Francisco, Rocketwheel was founded in 2007. Their team of fewer than 10 employees primarily services enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as health care and medical, advertising and marketing, and business services.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • Salesforce
    • Bloomberg
    • Dell

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Basing their work on an existing solution, Rocketwheel produced an animated video for elementary-aged children. The end product was about seven minutes in length and was also adapted to a coloring book.

    “Their creativity was great, and they listened well to the client’s requirements.”

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  • 87
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sheridan, WY

    INCReditors is a video production agency in Remote, Oregon. They provide video production and were established in 2015.

    Clients

    • Fit!
    • Rhythm Monster
    • Inspire Uplift
    • Unilever

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Increditors designed and developed a range of marketing videos for a post-production agency, for platforms such as Facebook and television broadcasts.

    "Increditors exhibited an impressive streamlined process."

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  • 88
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Boston, MA

    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.

    Clients

    • Red Bull
    • Boston Beer Company
    • PGA of America
    • TimeSeries Technology and many more

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A consumer goods startup hired Cintri for their video production services. Their goal is to provide customers with the benefits of patronizing the company's products through an engaging marketing video.

    "We liked how they gave us three versions of the videos as it gave us the flexibility to determine what we wanted."

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  • 89
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Budapest, Hungary

    Cabbage Film Factory is a studio based in Budapest, Hungary, and founded in 1999. Their team of no more than 50 provides advertising and video production solutions for clients that work in the fields of advertising, media, and gaming.

    Clients

    • Zewa
    • Media Markt
    • Rossmann
    • Euronics

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A medical device manufacturer hired Cabbage Film Factory to produce an educational video that promotes one of their products. The goal was to be informative and enticing to customers.

    "Communication was always quick, they have a very reactive and client-friendly approach."

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  • 90
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Wilmington, DE

    Frame Freak Studio is a cartoon animation studio based in Wilmington, Del., with an office in San Salvador, El Salvador. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of less than ten that provides video production services to various companies.

    Clients

    • Coca Cola
    • Pepsi
    • Burger King
    • Unilever

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Frame Freak Studio produced animated explainer videos. This involved developing a script, creating the storyboard, and sourcing a voice-over artist.

    "Rodrigo and his team are very responsive, extremely flexible, and have an incredible talent for animation."

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