Film Making Companies in Vancouver for Commercials

Film Making Companies in Vancouver are Thriving in Creating World Class Videos and it is Starting to Look More and More like Theatrical Movies!

Film making companies in Vancouver have visual style, on-screen talent, color correction, and even the cameras are identical!


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For instance, our company works with the same talent agencies as big-budget movie productions when we are creating commercials. We also use the same Red Digital Cinema cameras which are also on many large cinema productions.

A lot of companies and marketers are in awe by the movie-like feel of professional images.

Maybe it is just the old school nerds who are into the grainy corporate films that look like they were shot using a news broadcast camera 😉

Film Making Companies, Theatrical and Cinematic Images

Everyone else is excited about theatrical and cinematic images that look like they came from the real movie screen but they were brought within the marketers’ reach.

There’s a large and thriving video production community in Vancouver that services brands and marketers but the majority of film industry production is a service-oriented industry which acquires its business through international contracts looking to Vancouver for production services.

There are massive amounts of live-action film production companies that do filmmaking, distribution and production. Many specialize in producing in house films or developing works for larger companies like Disney, 21st Century Fox, Village Roadshow, Dreamworks Animation, and many more!

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Active Film Making Companies

These major companies often distribute films from independent production companies. So if you are looking to engage with the film industry in Vancouver, in reference, these active production companies are also big film studios. In addition, broadcast syndication companies as well. Get the best animation production!


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Our company mostly works with brands that are local to Vancouver, in terms of their head office. 

We’ve worked with international marketing firms and national and international advertising campaigns, except we only handle short-form commercial works. 

  • On a low-level, you might call what we do videography.
  • On an intermediate level, we’re making corporate videos on companies
  • Next level-up you might call it commercial production
  • Large advertising campaigns are called agency commercial production
  • Proper big-budget commercials are done by larger commercial agencies

Our company focuses on commercial production for local brands and we stick to short-form media because we believe that commercials and shorter works like corporate films are the future of production.

Hollywood’s Golden Age

Down in the San Fernando Valley, there are companies like Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, and Columbia Pictures. All of these separate companies are major film studios. They influence a lot of the style and looks of big box office films. These major film making companies control the majority share of the market.

We have seen a slow and steady decrease in the volume of per capita theater attendance. To simply state, fewer people are attending theaters. Do you believe this trend will continue? Put a comment below.

The Big Five major film studios have been around since Hollywood’s golden age where they refined their distribution network. These major companies became more and more powerful and began controlling the distribution of theatrical films.

If you want to get a theatrical or cinema release in theaters, you are going to have to go through these guys!

If you are unable to get picked-up by these Major Distribution Networks, they have their subsidiaries such as  Disney’s Fox Searchlight Pictures or Sony Screen Gems, DreamWorks SKG, Lionsgate. Including many other independent Studios with a large market share.

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The beauty of Marketing, Changing Distribution

The beauty of how marketing is changing is in access to distribution platforms. Any marketer or brand can take advantage of the film making companies‘ platform.


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These are digital platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even online websites. 

The driving of traffic to your online source has tons of options such as advertisements, ads, email marketing, targeted social marketing, and joint ventures. In addition, there are a variety of other ways to drive traffic to your content. 

All of these sources are paid unless you have an established viewership. Film making companies focus on getting the 

Now when it comes to full-service production companies and directorial agencies specializing in commercials branded content and other forms of video advertising, there are many options!

Many film making companies handle equipment rentals and production services such as cinematography producing and all the creative work.

How Lucrative Commercial Can Be

A lot of commercial producers represent a variety of directors and assign an appropriate creative depending on the production. 

When it comes to the amazing secrets of film production and television production in Canada, there were a lot of film making companies that realize how lucrative the commercial industry can be. 

A lot of large productions come up to Canada and especially Vancouver. Above all, to encourage local talent and build a lot of skills which translate directly to short formwork.

The majority of directors and producers are selected based on their work. Making cash and monetizing their short-form works is just one of the parts of running a great business.

So when starting a company, it includes; selecting a name, registering that brand, handling taxes in the bank account, and getting that website setup. A lot of film making companies and producers end up focusing just on production as opposed to getting into all the business nuances.

The idea that you can just go out then create a great idea and start producing and shooting it, terrifies me. Also, this is because there are so few initiatives supporting filmmakers in the proper distribution of their film.

Lastly, when we work with marketers, finding a clear distribution strategy is an easy part of any production. Brands often have dedicated budgets to their media campaigns. Even more so, if you worship and customers ready to soak up a great piece of content.

Talk to us today about doing a discovery session and start your production!

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About the Author

Colter Ripley is the Executive Producer for Red+Ripley, a film making company in Vancouver. He is also a Video Producer. 


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We’ve been producing videos for over 18 years after winning film festivals nearly two-decades ago. 

He is certified in the digital film with a specialization in cinematography. Also, he has a multimedia diploma and handles project management as a certified business coach.

His main focus is collaborative and custom video production. Moreover, he guarantees lots of customer service and the final product clients are excited to share!

So if you’re looking at working with a great producer for animated explainer video production. Definitely give us a call or fire us an email. We’ve been doing this for so many years it’s pretty easy to quickly help.

Email us to discuss your production!

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