Explainer Video Cost • How Much Does Animation Cost?

Video Production Costs

Animation Studios Toronto

How much does animation cost? The cost of an animation or explainer video is based on several variables. The style of animation, video length and production value, will determine the video production cost.

While you can find some cheap DYI options online, creating a custom animated video requires a team of creatives to develop the video concept, write the script, draw up a storyboard, create the illustrations, voiceover, and finally animate the video.

Explainer video production costs can range anywhere from $2,500 – $30,000, depending on several variables. These include the production company you’re working with, complexity of the project, style of animation, length of video, and more. There’s no one-size-fits-all.

We understand that the cost of video production for a high production value video may be out reach for some. Its also important to note that creating a video that delivers tangible results is a tedious manual production process that requires careful planning and development — 4-6 weeks on average. We wish there was one magic button somewhere, but no, there isn’t.

A well produced video combined with a good video marketing strategy, does pay for itself in the long haul. A bad video is like a fishing rod without a hook — it will always catch you nothing, no matter how long it stays in the water.

To help you understand what our video production costs are based on, here’s what a typical production team looks like. In smaller studios the roles tend to overlap.

You can sometimes find the storyboard artist also taking on the role of the illustrator.

  1. Producer/Director: Overseers the creative aspect of the project.
  2. Story Lead: Develops the concept and writes the script.
  3. Storyboard Artist: Draws the storyboard sketches.
  4. Illustrators (1-3):  Create the final illustrations.
  5. Animators (1-5):  Create the motion graphics and character animations.
  6. Sound Designer: Composes the music and designs sound effects
BASIC PACKAGE
STANDARD PACKAGE
PREMIUM PACKAGE

Basic Budget Friendly Videos

$2,500 – $5,000

Our basic video package is great for creating captivating video content on a lower budget. Video is a good alternative where basic text and images on a website won’t do. The final production costs depend of the style of animation, production quality, and length of video.

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What We Guarantee …

  • High quality video content
  • All videos are custom made

  • Fixed pricing with no hidden fees

  • Personalized service and regular updates

What We’ll Deliver…

  • Develop a concept and write the script

  • Design Storyboards and Illustrations

  • Create captivating animations

  • Deliver high quality animated video

 

Seattle Chamber of Commerce

 

Haakon Industries

 

ROMIG

 

TrustNews

 

F.A. Davis

 

Fraser Health Services

We were looking for a studio to create a product explainer video and came across Creamy Animation. Needless to say, we were impressed with the outcome. They did a fantastic job in creating a professional looking video for us. From the start, Larry and team provided detailed guidance on the different stages of the project such as scripting, voice work, and illustrations. In the end, everything came together beautifully. Highly recommend

Duong Tran

Marketing Manager | Dr. Bill by RBC

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Standard Quality Explainer Videos

Start at $5,000

Our standard quality videos display a higher production value than the basic option. This option allows us to invest more time in developing the story and creating better aesthetics. The final production costs depend of the style of animation, production quality, and length of video.

REQUEST THIS PACKAGE

What We Guarantee …

  • High quality video content
  • All videos are custom made

  • Fixed pricing with no hidden fees

  • Personalized service and regular updates

What We’ll Deliver…

  • Develop a concept and write the script

  • Design Storyboards and Illustrations

  • Create captivating animations

  • Deliver high quality animated video

 

ME Company

 

Western University

 

LSI Credit Solutions

 

EZPet

 

California Immigration Resources

 

Dr. Bill

Jeff Powell

Great experience working with Creamy! They produced an explainer video for one of our recent marketing campaigns and nailed the final product. Larry understood our marketing message and vision right from the start, and provided quick turnarounds on the few minor edits that came up throughout the process. Very happy with the result, and look forward to hopefully having another opportunity to work with Creamy again.

Jeff Powell
Digital Marketing Manager | Impark

Impark Explainer Video

 

High Production Value Videos

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The premium style videos are for those looking to make their video the best that it can be. You’re looking for a balance between quality and value, and are willing to make a significant investment to achieve that. The final production costs depend of the style of animation, production quality, and length of video.

REQUEST THIS PACKAGE

What We Guarantee …

  • High quality video content
  • All videos are custom made

  • Fixed pricing with no hidden fees

  • Personalized service and regular updates

What We’ll Deliver…

  • Develop a concept and write the script

  • Design Storyboards and Illustrations

  • Create captivating animations

  • Deliver high quality animated video

 

Empowered Startuppers

 

Blockdaemon

 

Testbox

 

Vitrium Systems

 

Makers Making Change

 

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