September 2022

Top 2D Animation Studios in New York City

2D animation provides businesses an enhanced opportunity to communicate with their customers and potential customers. In particular, 2D animation makes it easier to market a brand through explainer videos. The cost of 2D animation varies. The cost of a 60 second 2D animated video ranges between $3,000 and $50,000. In general, producing a 2D animated video costs businesses between $5,000 and $10,000.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best 2D animation company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with 2D animation company in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best 2D Animation Companies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With key clients such as J.P. Morgan and the European Commission, Shoot You is a New York-based animation and video production agency founded in 2000. The team also has offices in London and Amsterdam, serving small, mid-sized, and large enterprises from various industries. 

    Among Shoot You’s notable projects was its drone videography and photography work for THG Studios, a content creation studio from Manchester, England. The team handled shoots set in New Jersey, serving as the client’s US partner to accomplish their project.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 20% Other
    Moonpig - Letterbox Promo...

    Moonpig - Letterbox Promo...

    Actor-led commercial, filmed on location for Moonpig to promote their letterbox gifts.
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    FDI - “Be Proud of your Mouth”

    FDI - “Be Proud of your Mouth”

    The FDI approached us to create this fun and vibrant stop motion animation to promote World Oral Health Day. They were looking for a creative and dynamic approach to promote the multiple messages that were key to the...
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    Access City Award 2022

    Access City Award 2022

    As part of our long standing relationship with the EU, Shoot You were once again commissioned to create a 2D animation to promote the Access City Award on behalf of the European Commission. We have been producing content...
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    M&S Connected Security Strategy

    M&S Connected Security Strategy

    Shoot You was asked to create a dynamic trailer for the launch of a flagship Connected Security Strategy for M&S. The film was meticulously scripted to visually demonstrate each part of the strategy before launching...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Polaroid and StoryCorps have in common? They’ve both turned to Luminoustudios for video production expertise. This LA-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Fiverr launched a platform targeting their unique users, Luminoustudios analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Newton Baby

    Newton Baby

    This 30-second video was made for YouTube's Ad platform and was optimized using their best practices. It includes an intriguing opening, product call-outs and consumer benefits, all to entice the viewer. 
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    Loops Face Mask

    Loops Face Mask

    This influencer driven piece was made for social and included over 2 dozen different versions and frame sizes so our client could test the content in their markietng campagin. 
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    Easton Sports

    Easton Sports

    For Easton Sports, we created this cool and sleek video to promote the launch of their latest women's softball bat. 
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    Essential Access Health

    Essential Access Health

    This campaign was created for a non-profit to show the absolute absurdity of laws pertaining to women's access to birth control. The goal was to lighten such a heavy topic by using satire and comedic relief. 
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Colormatics has provided video production solutions for brands in need of powerful marketing video, including companies like H&M. This U.S.-based agency delivers is known for dazzling clients with their ability to help them create world-class video at a manageable rate and within a quick timeframe.

    When Shiseido needed a powerful way to supercharge their marketing of a new cosmetic product with video, they turned to Colormatics. Colormatics created an upbeat and fun video that was also informative and true to the brand’s identity.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Video Production
    • 20% Advertising
    • 15% Media Planning & Buying
    • 45% Other
    Colormatics 2022 Reel

    Colormatics 2022 Reel

    We create 360 programs where every consumer touchpoint is inspiring. We’re in the business of extraordinary outcomes in accelerated periods of time. Change you can see in real-time. Change in multiples, not in fractions...
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    Flipz

    Flipz

    Partnering with Flipz Chocolate Pretzels and PR Agency M Booth, Colormatics was tasked with producing an epic movie trailer for their promotional product, the Ja-HACK-et. Our team was given seven days to storyboard...
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    Centrum Product Launch

    Centrum Product Launch

    After being recognized for decades for their product Centrum Silver, Centrum was looking to create a splash by developing two new products: a whole food vitamin and a natural protein powder.   Colormatics created...
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    Stephen Curry & Shaq - Not an...

    Stephen Curry & Shaq - Not an...

    The Hot Shot of Basketball As basketball’s 3-point legend, Stephen Curry is recognized as one of the greatest stars in NBA history. He’s also a loving father, husband, entrepreneur, philanthropist, oh, and golfer!...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    When a brand like Token Place needs video production work, there’s one agency they call—CRFT Creative Studio. Featuring some of the greatest video production professionals in the market, CRFT Creative Studio helps brands market themselves with expert video production strategies and execution.

    CRFT Creative Studio brings clients exactly the video production results they need in a timely and affordable manner. That’s why they’ve become a go-to name in video production that continues to make waves across a range of industries and client specialties.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Motion graphics - TransitNet

    Motion graphics - TransitNet

    Motion graphics - TransitNet TransitNet provides tools to verify the rightful ownership of cryptographic assets.
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    Rinnai 3D Animation

    Rinnai 3D Animation

    CRFT Video provided this 3D boiler presentation for Rinnai, clearly explaining how the boiler works with the power of 3D animation. Rinnai: #1 Selling Tankless Water Heater on the Globe.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Based in Chicago, New York City, and Minneapolis, Flightless Bird Creative is a boutique and creative film agency. Since 2015, the team has worked with industry giants like HBO, Disney, Adidas, and Johnson & Johnson.

    Among Flightless Bird Creative’s work is with The Terminator Group LLC. In 2020, the team produced an animated video that showcased The Terminator Group LLC’s warehouse space. The output received positive feedback from audiences and was crucial to the client's marketing strategy.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Uni Shoots is a video production company based in London and was founded in 2016. They have about 10 employees that offer video production, corporate photography, life events, and animation to a wide range of businesses focusing on the education sector.

    Fire Tech hired Uni Shoots to produce a video for their tech educational startup. After creating the script and storyboard, the team worked on the animated video that promoted the client's online courses. The team was responsive, understanding, and creative which is why the end deliverable was fantastic, receiving positive feedback from the viewers.

    SERVICES
    • 90% Video Production
    • 10%
    Future Engineer

    Future Engineer

    The 'Future Engineer' campaign for TEDI-London tells the stories of Maria Hoffenheimer, Ali Patel and Grace Alibe, three fictional TEDI-London students who forge successful careers in engineering and go on to develop...
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    KCL Promo

    KCL Promo

    3min 40sec promo video for Kings College London
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    Fire Tech Promo

    Fire Tech Promo

    A 2min promo animation about Fire Tech's summer camps.
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    Campus Tour Video

    Campus Tour Video

    2 minute campus tour video of University of Sheffield's chemical engineering pilot plant
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    PUSH Collaborative connects clients with their audiences by providing video and media content solutions with a clear message. They are experts in content marketing, video production, and marketing strategy for clients ranging from small firms to large enterprises.

    As an example of their work, PUSH Collaborative worked with Cvent Community. PUSH Collaborative produced an animated explainer and demo video for the organization’s webpage.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 10% Broadcast Video
  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    MultiVision has provided video production solutions for huge names like Eisner Amper as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New York-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Harlem Tinius Olsen needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to MultiVision. MultiVision completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    Video Advertising Sizzle Reel

    Video Advertising Sizzle Reel

    A little sizzle reel collection of some of the work we have done over.
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    Case Study Video for Financial...

    Case Study Video for Financial...

    Financial services firms need high end videos...and that's exactly what we did without breaking the bank.   For this project we produced two videos, leveraging a budget to give the client tremndous value from their...
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    Pride Month Video for Global...

    Pride Month Video for Global...

    We produced this video for Societe Generale to highlight their commitment to supporting the LGBTQ community and their diversity program. SG is committed to providing an inclusive workspace for all of their employees...
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    Product Launch Video

    Product Launch Video

    This video was a key component of their product launch campaign for a new product called Connected Casebook.  Targeted to law school students, this video was central to getting students to download and pay for the new...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With notable clients such as Ford Motors, Ralph Lauren, and Pfizer, IdeaRocket is a trusted video production and animation company founded in 2012. The New York-based team works with businesses all of sizes hailing from industries such as manufacturing, medical, and financial services.

    Among IdeaRocket’s latest projects was its animation video production partnership with Atlantis Healthcare, a pharmaceutical advertising agency from Millburn, New Jersey. The team produced an unbranded animated video to help caregivers take care of their patients. 

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 10% Broadcast Video
    • 10% Other Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Ford Edge

    Ford Edge

    A 3d animated video promoting the launch of the Ford Edge's automated driving features.
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    DeerPro

    DeerPro

    A frame by frame (traditional) animation approach for DeerPro: The Only One That Works!
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    Intuit: Workplace of the Future

    Intuit: Workplace of the Future

    A 2d animated video produced to prepare Intuit's team for their new on and off-site working options.
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    ISDA Definitions

    ISDA Definitions

    A 2d animated explainer video produced for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Flow Production and Post is a commercial and video production company based in New York City and Philadelphia and was founded in 1998. They have about 50 employees that specialize in video production for a wide range of clients.

    The Wall Street Journal hired Flow Production and Post for TV commercial post-production for their leading newspaper company. The team used raw footage from an upcoming television show to produce a series of ad trailers and also handled music and post-production. The entire team was dependable and communicated well. They collaborated effectively with in-house staff and demonstrated an excellent grasp of the project’s needs, compiling a clear narrative out of hundreds of pieces of unedited footage.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Flow TV Commercial and Video...

    Flow TV Commercial and Video...

    A small selection of recent work created entirely in-house by Flow Production and Post's award-winning video production team.
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Top Notch Cinema counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New York-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted video production work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Top Notch Cinema helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    TNC Your Busines Needs Video

    TNC Your Busines Needs Video

    Top Notch Cinema is a reputable video production company specializing in the creation of video content for businesses, large and small. Based in New York, we have the infrastructure to produce high-quality videos for...
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    Anthony Product Video

    Anthony Product Video

    This is 1 of 31 videos we created for Anthony on this particular job. There was a long casting process in order to get the right actors per each product. Filming this many videos and products required a lot of preparation...
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    Horze

    Horze

    This project was completed in less than a month from the final concept to the final cut. The services rendered included concept creation, scriptwriting, casting actors, shooting, and final VFX rendering. The piece...
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    Lexip

    Lexip

    Lexip is a revolutionary mouse that is taking the gaming world by storm. We wrote, casted, shot, created the 3D VFX, and edited this project. Lexip set a goal on Kickstarter of $30,000 and blew past this benchmark.....
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Pepsi Co. and Unilever have in common? They’ve both turned to Five to Sixty for video production expertise. This New York City-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Spotify launched a platform targeting their unique users, Five to Sixty analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 25%
    • 15% Broadcast Video
  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    From first concept to final delivery, Melty Cone Video is a full-service video production agency with a portfolio that includes clients like People Magazine and Expedia. They work with midmarket clients and produce all types of videos including commercial, corporate, and documentaries.

    Some recent work followed the adventures of a family, an older couple, and a solo traveler for ebookers.com. The commercial took viewers on an adventure through all of the main sights and hidden treasures of New York City, and encouraged prospective customers to explore the world with their service.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 5% Social Media Marketing
    • 5% Advertising
    • 10% Other
  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Salesforce, Indigo Productions empowers brands with video production services. Founded on design-first principles, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Indigo Productions’s experience is their work for Sony Pictures, one of the world’s respected brands. Indigo Productions helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Broadcast Video
  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Known for exceptional storytelling, companies like the NBA Players Association and Lokai trust Kworq to build awareness and engagement. Their team of designers, strategists, and producers work across industries to deliver top-level graphic, video, and social media advertising.

    Kworq partnered with Verizon to create an activation in NFL stadiums that fans would never forget. The responsive experience used life-sized 3D players to introduce viewers to Verizon NFL Mobile while giving them one-of-a-kind shareable experiences with virtually signed autographs delivered to their phones.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Video Production
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 40% Other
    Bond

    Bond

    In anticipation of launching their new personal security app, BOND approached us for a broadcast spot and a multitude of other digital content. They had to show consumers that their security service is more than a new...
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    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Let's Get Risky, Not Risqué We sourced authentic bad reviews of all Etat perfumes from different online platforms, discovering in the process that these perfume reviewers all have a career in copywriting. We matched the...
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    Etat Libre d'Orange: User...

    Etat Libre d'Orange: User...

    Kworq has worked with the niche French perfume brand Etat Libre D’Orange for the past few years to help establish them as a force in the U.S. fragrance market. For Etat, influencer marketing has been key in getting...
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    Jusbox Perfumes

    Jusbox Perfumes

    Jusbox perfumes hold an interesting place in the fragrance industry by combining olfactory and auditory senses. Each scent is based on a music genre and time period, evoking an entire memory and feeling beyond just what a...
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