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The Best Animated Explainer Video Production Companies for 2020

danakachan profile image Dana Kachan ・4 min read

In this article, we feature the top five industry leaders that can help you boost your business regardless of the downturn. According to our expert opinion and rankings of the world’s most authoritative market analytics teams, these are the best animated explainer video production companies.

Branding and marketing agencies, as well as other businesses all over the globe, may face the moment when they realize that they need to find new ways to introduce the own or client's brand more engagingly and innovatively. There are gold standards and classics of advertising that work perfectly throughout epochs. However, some tactics go out of fashion because people are simply fed up with them.

Animated videos and motion graphics can do great work for businesses who want to stand out from the crowd and offer something fresh to their audiences. Short commercials, marketing videos, product demos, app introductions, trade show videos, and more - all of them may impress prospective customers even more if you amplify them with eye-catching animation.

If you’ve already decided that you want to create the super-creative promo or video-advertising for your next campaign, you may need to find a trusted animated explainer video production company with an extensive portfolio and years of experience gained in different industries. Here, we feature the top five animation studios in 2020.

Explain Ninja

Explain Ninja is an animation studio and explainer video production company based at the heart of Poland, Warsaw. The team excels in producing different animation types, from whiteboard videos to 3D animation and 2D animation. Since its foundation in 2013, the studio has created hundreds of award-winning videos for startups and iconic brands like Google, Atlassian, Codio, Bolt, MyTaxi, Pipedrive, and others.

If you're looking for a team that can grab your vision and converts your ideas into an evergreen animated video-content, Explain Ninja may be the right choice. They have received plenty of positive reviews from customers, and most of them featured the team's ability to effectively communicate with the clients, understand their needs, and generate the desired outcome. This year, the company has received multiple awards, has been recognized as the top animated agency on Clutch and The Manifest, and featured on the world's biggest media like NBC, ABC, Huffington Post, and others. What we like is their incredible illustration styles.

Demo Duck

Demo Duck is the US-based explainer video production company with truly amazing cases in their portfolio. They produced video for world-known brands and helped them grow their conversions and revenue in multiple times. What we love in Demo Duck's animated videos is that they always feature funny and eye-catching animation and transfer even the most complicated business ideas in a very straightforward form. It allows viewers to easily catch an idea and "hear" a brand.

The team at Demo Duck believes that video has the power to humanize your brand, educate customers, promote products, and so much more. Their portfolio speaks for itself. None word is needed to prove their expertise and professionalism, just check their videos. The company has already produced explainer videos for big brands like Netflix, Dropbox, Crazy Egg, and others.


Wyzowl is an animated video production company headquartered in the UK. In 2020, the studio has shown exceptional results in the global competition and received many awards. What has amazed us indeed is the number of videos they are claimed to produce. It's 2500, can you imagine?!

We like the quality of the videos as well as the creativity of their concepts and animations. Since 2009, the company has produced fantastic animated commercials and explanatory videos for startups, SMEs, and international brands like TNT, Kodak, Deloitte, LG, Crucial, Seagate, Standard Chartered, and more. They have worked with 40 countries around the world, with the majority of clients coming from the east and west coast of the USA. This team has rich experience and can be helpful in your next video production project.

Studio Pigeon

Studio Pigeon is another leading animation production company with headquarters in Warsaw, Krakow (Poland), and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia). It specializes in explainer videos, cartoon series, commercials, motion design, motion graphics, 2D + 3D animation, marketing, advertising, infographics, visually attractive content, and post-production.

We like their animation style. It has something particularly distinguishable. Their animated commercials and explainers amaze with their conciseness, quality, and simplicity. At the same time, they are memorable and, likely, very helpful in terms of brand awareness. The company was founded in 2013, and since then, they have already delivered videos for advertising agencies and brands from over 50 countries.


Epipheo is an award-winning studio that produces incredible videos for companies and organizations across various industries. The studio was founded in 2009 in the USA, and since then it creates videos of different types, including animated video courses, brand videos, educational videos, educational video series, e-learning video courses, internal videos, live-action videos, animated explainer videos, social video ads, and trade show videos.

We like their approach to work. They always put the client's business peculiarities at the forefront, try to research them, and highlight in the videos. The quality of their animated videos is impressive and definitely worth of awards. If you're looking for a video production company, Ephipeo may be a great partner for you.


The market is saturated with video production companies of different sizes and specializations. However, in this article, we have collected only the best of them. Hopefully, this selection, as well as some of our insights about these companies, will help you find the right animation studio for your next project.

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...🎤David Gilbert🎤

Thanks for sharing Dana! Some really great examples.