Perhaps you have an idea for a video to help convey your brand message. Or maybe you don’t have any ideas, but need to get your message out there. Either way, a video production company can help convey to your audience exactly who you are and what your business is about.

Manchester is home to an abundance of highly experienced video production companies who work with businesses, brands, and agencies throughout the northwest of England and beyond. Below are 10 of the best who have well and truly established their names in the industry.

Creative Moose

An image of an emergency services team [Creative Moose]

Creative Moose is a Manchester-based company that specializes in video production for businesses throughout the United Kingdom. Founded in 2009 by two former ITV and BBC producers, it now comprises a team of experienced filmmakers, producers, directors, photographers, and animators. They have worked with a diverse range of big-name clients, including Highways England, Department for Transport, Peaks & Plains Housing Trust, as well as NHS England and the Northwest Air Ambulance Charity.

We Are Invite

A mom and bay on a video call with friends [We Are Invite]

Established in 2013, We Are Invite is an award-winning team of production professionals who are on a mission to deliver purpose-driven and engaging work for its clients. They really take the time to understand the brands they work with and the project objectives while also establishing a working relationship with their client’s in-house teams. Aside from corporate videos, TV commercials, and social media content, they also film events and create videos for internal communication purposes.

Standby Productions

Behind the scenes with the team at Standby Productions [Standby Productions]

With previous clients that include Land Rover, Velcro, Crew Clothing Company, and British Cycling, Standby Productions knows a thing or two about successful video production. Their motto is: “That it’s never about us”, reflecting their goal to always keep clients in focus and find the best people to ensure the content they create is awesome. Standby Productions includes a team of talented directors, producers, creatives, and runners who excel at what they do “with the absolute minimum amount of faff”.

Anattic

A motorcyclist in action [Anattic]

Anattic has been in business since 2015 and is committed to creating high-end video content for broadcast and online. Aside from commercials and adverts, they also create music videos and documentaries for clients around the globe. Based in Ancoats, Manchester, they are drawn to “engaging stories and bold ideas” while being dedicated to producing videos with an emphasis on quality and style. Previous clients include Canterbury, Ticketmaster, Mastercard, and Amazon Music.

The Mob Film Co.

An animation created by The Mob Film Co. [The Mob Film Co.]

Headquartered in Manchester, The Mob Film Co. is a multi-award-winning production company that has its very own sports division, Mob Sport. Over the last 20 years, they have been producing outstanding content for global brands and agencies while working with some of the best directors, creatives, and crew in the industry. The Mob can deal with anything you throw at them, from concept to completion, and work closely with their clients every step of the way to ensure the project meets their high standards.

The Chase Films

An image of Edinburgh Castle from a Scotland tourism campaign [The Chase Films]

Based in both Manchester and London, The Chase Films crafts bespoke videos with the help of the industry’s top producers, directors, and writers (many of whom have been nominated for BAFTAs and Oscars). Whether you just need a little assistance or are in need of a full-service video production company, they can tailor their packages to your requirements. The Chase Films takes particular pride in meticulously planning their projects, with a belief that they will achieve so much more once the cameras start rolling. Previous clients include AstraZeneca, Water Aid, Visit Scotland, JD Sports, and Manchester Metropolitan University.

Daylight Moving Image

The Daylight Moving Image office [Daylight Moving Image]

Daylight Moving Image has been helping brands to connect with their audiences since 2004, with a particular focus on the property, education, and business industries. They are all about creating purpose-driven, authentic films that will guide businesses while inspiring and engaging viewers. Not only are the team at Daylight great storytellers but also natural problem solvers who believe in “real people, real commentary, and real narrative”.

Hartshead Productions

A live performance filmed by Hartshead Productions [Hartshead Productions]

Hartshead Productions offers everything from live performance recordings to editing services while specializing in multi-camera productions in the entertainment industry. They can film from a variety of angles during live shows, without blocking or disturbing audience members. Their bespoke editing services include graphics and animations to complement the film, as well as offering royalty-free music and sound filtration. While Hartshead Productions is based in Manchester, they are happy to work throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.

Into Productions

An interviewee in a gym [Into Productions]

Into Productions was established to provide clients with industry expertise and video production services that were tailored to their needs. As such, they treat every project as though it is completely unique and customize their services to suit. Ultimately, they want their clients to have the freedom and flexibility to tell the story they want. The team at Into Productions works with their clients every step of the way, from scouting locations to collecting drone footage, color grading, and sound mixing.

Seal Films

A yoga class in action [Seal Films]

Seal Films’ previous clients include KFC and Ben & Jerry’s, among many other big names. This full-service, creative production agency specializes in marketing and corporate content for businesses, brands, and agencies, meaning they can assist with everything from initial concept creation, right through to the delivery of the finished product. Seal Films’ talented team includes individuals with strong backgrounds in scriptwriting, storyboarding, post-production, and animation, as well as camera crew and production managers who will ensure your project remains on schedule.

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