Video is an effective way of increasing your brand presence and connecting with your target audience. It can be the missing link in your marketing strategy and the one thing that gets your business where it needs to be.

Manchester is rapidly becoming a hub for video production, with an outstanding choice of companies that can turn your ideas into engaging films. In this article, we’ll introduce 10 of the best corporate video production companies the city has to offer.

Groundbreak Productions

A creative animation by Groundbreak Productions [Groundbreak Productions]

Based in both Manchester and London, Groundbreak Productions specializes in videos and animations that bring brand stories to life. They produce eye-catching films designed to inform, provoke and inspire and have won several awards in the process. Aside from impressive TV commercials, they also create promo videos, corporate flicks, and 3D animations. Groundbreak Productions is on a mission to connect people through film and create a lasting impression on your target audience.

Shoot Business

Behind the scenes with Shoot Business [Shoot Business]

Based in the heart of Manchester, Shoot Business is a full-service digital media agency that specializes in video production for corporate clients. The company has experience working both nationally throughout the United Kingdom and internationally, drawing on the diverse backgrounds of its talented team of creatives. Led by founder and visionary Nomi Farooq, Shoot Business can also assist with creating animations, web development, and photography, as well as marketing your videos digitally.

Coolbox

A cameraman filming for Coolbox [Coolbox]

Coolbox is an award-winning video production company that calls the bustling city of Manchester “home”. They like to work closely with their clients to really understand what they need and how their films can help to promote a product, service, company, or event. From pre- to post-production, Coolbox will be with you every step of the way and can also be hired for aerial filming, animation/motion graphics, and event coverage.

Oh! Video

Touring the University of Manchester’s High Voltage Lab [Oh! Video]

Working with clients throughout England’s northwest, Oh! Video specializes in providing outstanding video solutions to startups, small businesses, and corporate clients. They can be hired to coordinate the entire process, from idea conception throughout to casting and scripting, as well as the post-production stage. Oh! Video comprises a team of skilled videographers and technicians who deliver high-quality productions within budget and to deadlines. Their specialty? Short videos designed to engage website visitors, build trust, and encourage sales.

Brickhouse Productions

A man scaling a drain pipe [Brickhouse Productions]

With previous clients that include Sharp, Argos, Amazon, Panasonic, and Speedo, Brickhouse productions must be doing something right. This full-service, digital video production company handles all stages of the process, including scriptwriting, storyboarding, filming, editing, and visual effects. Rather than rehashing old ideas for new clients, Brickhouse prides itself on thinking outside of the box and creating targeted content that connects emotionally with audiences. They are on a mission to push industry standards while always hitting deadlines.

Dead Pixel Films

Behind the scenes with Dead Pixel Films [Dead Pixel Films]

Dead Pixel Films describe themselves as a “creative bunch that simplify the video production process”, as well as having the “best Spotify playlists in the land”. They have proven their talents while creating videos for a diverse array of industries, ranging from sports and lifestyle to food. Aside from producing social and commercial videos at any scale, they also offer product and lifestyle photography for social, eCommerce, and digital channels. If you’re in need of a short-form video, Dead Pixel Films knows how to engage an audience on the small screen.

Eight Engines

A still from a film created by Eight Engines [Eight Engines]

Founded as a TV production company for the BBC, Eight Engines began expanding into the marketing world in 2017. Today, they produce content for a diverse range of clients through world-class storytelling. This multi-disciplinary agency creates not only TV adverts and digital campaigns but also live streams, TV shows, and event films. Over the years, Eight Engines has won three Royal Television Society Awards and has been nominated for several BAFTAs, as well as having their films featured at festivals around the globe.

Lion Eyes

A live gig at a Manchester festival [Lion Eyes]

Lion Eyes is another award-winning film and TV production company that is based at the Vectar Studios complex on the outskirts of Manchester. It specializes in fixed rig and multi-camera video production, as well as virtual and XR techniques using the latest LED and real-time engine technologies. Established in 2006, the company has produced videos for television, brands, agencies, and personalities and covers the full spectrum of video production needs.

Three Degrees West

A whisky commercial created by Three Degrees West [Three Degrees West]

Established in 2010, Three Degrees West is one of Manchester’s leading video production companies and describes itself as a “creative partner” and “an extension of your company”. They have worked with big-name clients that include Nike, British Cycling, and Columbia Sportswear, as well as Oxfam, The Christie Charity, and Manchester Metropolitan University. Three Degrees West can assist with almost any aspect of production in-house and is committed to offering friendly guidance every step of the way.

Popsicle

A golfing video by Popsicle [Popsicle]

Based in Manchester, Popsicle offers video production throughout the northwest of England, no matter what your company’s needs or requirements are. It has more than seven years of experience in the industry and produces everything from commercials to corporate films and stories to engage your social media audience. When it comes to corporate videos, they say that “no request is too outlandish”, with their team skillfully transforming your ideas into something that will connect with target audiences.

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