September 3, 2020 Last updated September 3rd, 2020 123 Reads share

Top 8 Animated Explainer Video Production Companies

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Animated videos have become one of the most popular and lovable ways to introduce a company and its products/services creatively. Top brands like Spotify, Crazy Egg, Dropbox, Slack, and Oreo have experienced a fantastic sales boom thanks to several successful marketing campaigns that involved animated explainer videos. What’s a success secret of animated video promotion? 

There are several factors that may influence it. An animated video is a convenient way to transfer a brand message or the product’s essence within several minutes. Animation allows you to explain complicated business concepts in a straightforward form. It is an excellent tool to improve brand awareness. Moreover, it can enable you to educate customers on how to use products or services creatively. Animated videos make learning entertaining. They are eye-catching and fun – it’s a perfect combination of features for successful advertising. Thus, animated explainer videos have become one of the most versatile sales and marketing mediums available today.  

The animated video production process is challenging and requires high professionalism, excellent team collaboration, and competence. If you want to create a high-quality animated marketing video, you’ll need the help of a reliable animation and video production studio. So, after long hours of profile-hunting on Clutch, LinkedIn, and pretty much all the resources, we took the liberty of providing business owners with a concise, updated, actual list of the top 8 animated video production companies.

Explain Ninja

Explain Ninja is a famous animation and video production company headquartered in Warsaw, Poland. Since its establishment in 2013, the team has already produced videos for more than 400 creative startups and top brands like Google, Pipedrive, Atlassian, Codio, MyTaxi, Bolt, and many others. 

The team brings together award-winning creative directors, animators, and producers. Together they create videos with bold storytelling, engaging illustrations, excellent character design, and exciting innovation. Explain Ninja offers a complete video production process, including briefing, scriptwriting, storyboarding, creating illustrations, voice-over, and animation.

This year, Explain Ninja has been recognized as the Top Animation and Video Production on The Manifest. Explain Ninja has also appeared in the Leader Matrix of the best video production firms in Poland for 2020 created by Clutch.co. 

BluBlu Studios

BluBlu Studios is a trusted animation company headquartered in Warsaw, Poland. It thrives on creating sophisticated animated stories that communicate a brand message most effectively and compellingly. It was founded in 2014, and since then, the team has produced animated video-stories for the most prominent ad agencies, publishers, production houses, and global brands all over the world. 

The key clients include Subaru, Forbes, Nickelodeon, Panasonic, La Poste, Mentos, Macmillan, Pearson, Vattenfall, Springer Nature, and L’Occitane. It is ranked as one of the top video production houses in the world on The Manifest.

Studio Pigeon

Studio Pigeon is an animation studio with a proven track record in providing video production services for companies worldwide. Today, it has offices in Krakow (PL), Warsaw (PL), Riyadh (SA). Since its foundation in 2011, it has produced animation and promotional videos for many advertising agencies, production houses, and brands.

Its key clients include Ikea, Aviva, UBS, T-Mobile, Saudi Aramco, Nestle, Microsoft, Ideo, FOX Networks, Comarch, and the Polish Government. The studio offers a comprehensive range of services, including creating an animated video, explainer video, cartoon series, commercials, motion design, motion graphics, 2D + 3D animation, and infographics.

Yum Yum Videos

Yum Yum Videos is an animated explainer video company based in Buenos Aires. It was established in 2010, and since then, it has already made hundreds of high-quality animated explainer videos for more than 30 countries and in 15 different languages. The studio offers a broad suite of services, including the production of explainer videos, animated video stories, educational videos, tutorials, how-to videos, commercial ads, and internal videos. 

Among its clients, there are Vodafone, DocuSign, Red Bull, Walmart, McKesson, Fox, Heinz, Brown&Forman, American Express, and others. This year, Yum Yum Videos has been rated among the top video production companies on The Manifest and has appeared in the Leaders Matrix featuring top explainer video production firms on Clutch.

Epipheo

Epipheo is an animation studio located in Cincinnati, OH. Since 2009, it has been providing animation and video production services for startups and big brands worldwide. Today, Epipheo is one of the world’s largest explainer video production companies. The team has delivered over 5,000 animated and live-action videos to leading enterprise and consumer brands, including P&G, Dupont, Epson, Google, US Bank, Microsoft, SAP, AWS, Cisco, Intel, Mercedes, Hoover Institution, DOD, Motorola, Deloitte. In 2020, the company was featured in the list of top explainer video production companies on Clutch.

BX Films

BX Films is a concept-to-consumer video agency based in Walnut Creek, California. With a team of 12 professionals, they offer assistance in video production to clients from startups to enterprises, with a focus on advertising and marketing. They produce various video types, including commercial videos, brand videos, and explainers. This year, the studio ranks as the number one company among the top video production service providers in the world on The Manifest. The key clients are CiscoMeraki, PayPal, Trov, Toyota, VSCO, IBM, Intel, TurboTax, Libratone, Remo+, Allegiant Air, Bed Bath & Beyond, JBL, WordPress, Fellow Products, Whirlpool.

Kasra Design

Kasra Design is a boutique animation company specializing in the production of explainer videos and motion graphics for TV commercials, websites, corporate, and training purposes. It was founded in 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since then, the company has collaborated with over 700 world-renowned brands, Fortune 500 companies, prominent agencies, NGOs, and up-and-coming startups worldwide. 

Among its clients are Commonwealth Bank, Maybank, Hong Leong Bank, Wolters Kluwer, Global Industrial, Maxis, Stanley, Ogilvy & Mather, HTC, IFRC, and International Gas Union. The company is rated as one of the top video production companies in 2020 on The Manifest. Also, it was featured among the top interactive agencies in Asia

Rip Media Group

Rip Media Group is a trusted animation and video production company based in Los Angeles, CA. It’s a team of storytellers that create video and visual communication to help our clients inspire, educate, and grow. They have been voted the #1 whiteboard animation company in America and produce character animation and live-action. The company provides services for clients like Cisco, Ben, and Jerry’s, Comcast, and startups alike, from concept to delivery. 

Rip Media Group provides an extensive suite of services, including Video Production, Post Production, Motion Graphic Production, Whiteboard Animation, 2D animation, Sales Videos, Product Videos, and Testimonial Videos. The company was listed among the best video production agencies in the world for 2020, according to The Manifest.

Conclusion

Are you looking for a trusted service provider to create an amazing animated video for your next digital marketing campaign or start promoting your business on YouTube? Look no further! According to our recent research, here is the list of the best animation and explainer video production companies in 2020. Hopefully, this article will help you make a better-informed decision on your future creative partner and produce an award-winning video that will skyrocket sales.

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Dana Kachan

Dana Kachan

Dana Kachan is the Author, Speaker, and Strategic Marketing Consultant advising tech startups and businesses in the USA, Asia Pacific and Europe. Content manager at Fireart Studio. Co-author of the book “Business-Driven Digital Product Design.” Author of articles about customer experience, business and marketing on Yahoo Finance Singapore, ReadWrite, E27, and Business2Community.

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