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If you want to take your video marketing strategy to the next level and reach more clients, more efficiently, video content is an effective choice. Perhaps you need a corporate training or orientation video or an product video to describe your products or services. Whatever your needs, hiring an experienced video production company that meets those needs is important. But how do you go about choosing the right one? If you Google the terms video production company or corporate video, the search results would be in the thousands. Do you just choose the first one, or maybe the video production company with the best website or the lowest prices?

Who are the leading Corporate Video Companies in the UK?

Choosing a video production company that is right for your business can be difficult but the following tips should make it easier and help you to find one that meets your needs and the needs of your company’s marketing strategy. Sure, the website or their demo reel may look good, but be sure to ask to see the company’s finished products. A demo reel will only show you clips of a past project, but seeing the project in its entirety will give you a better example of their work. An updated portfolio that includes some of their more recent projects will be a better representation of what your work will look like. As video production companies grow, they often add new and upgraded equipment that will deliver a more polished finished product. Every production company has their own set prices for services and the cost of a TV commercial at one company may be very different from that of another. With video production, you get what you pay for. If your budget is very small, perhaps you should wait to invest in a promotional video or TV commercials for your business. If you still want to find a video production service within your budget, look for a new company that is still building its portfolio. You may be able to find a better deal that way. Finding the best video production company for your business is important. Try to find one that offers the services you want, that has experience creating high quality, effective video content and that is local so you can actually meet the team that you will be working with.

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How much do Corporate Video Companies charge?

So you've found a top notch corporate video company, like South West Film, but how much do they charge? Video production costs varies depending on the type of production you’re looking to film. The cost will be based on the creative people involved, the number of shoot and editing days mutiplied by their fixed day rates plus any additional props, locations and acting talent needed.


Crew Member

Day rate


DOP (Director of Photography)

£500 – £650

As the head of the camera department, a DOP works with the director.

In some cases, the DOP will act as the Director.

Camera Person

£300 –£400

A camera operator will film all the footage directed by the DOP and Director.


£600 – £750

They make sure the shoot keeps on schedule and the acting talent are all ready when required.

Video Editor

£300 – £500

Pieces together all the raw footage from the shoot to make the final cut.

This can include video editing, animation, motion graphics, VFX.

Drone Operator

£500 – £1,000

Operates a drone with a camera on to record aerial footage.

Sound Technician

£300 – £500

Sound engineers are vital in recording and mixing high quality sound.