Animated List of Animation Companies

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List of the top animation companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major animation companies includes the largest and most profitable animation businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest animation companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous animation companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the animation industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big animation businesses.

List features DreamWorks Animation, TAEVision Multimedia and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest animation companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful animation companies?"

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Aardman Animations is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Animation Companies
Aardman Animations Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Film Aardman Animations, Ltd., also known as Aardman Studios, or simply as Aardman, is a British animation studio based in Bristol, United Kingdom. The studio is known for films made using ...more

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Act3animation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Animation Companies
Act3animation Animation, Visual Effects Act3animation is an Australian CGI company, specializing in character animation, based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1992 by current creative director, Mike Hollands, Act3 has produced ...more

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Bagdasarian Productions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Animation Companies
Bagdasarian Productions Animation, Live action Bagdasarian Productions is an American production company which holds the rights to Alvin and the Chipmunks and related intellectual property assets. It is owned and operated by Ross ...more

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Bee Train is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Animation Companies
Bee Train Animation BEE TRAIN Production Inc., commonly referred simply as Bee Train, is a Japanese animation studio founded by Kōichi Mashimo in 1997. Since their involvement with Noir, .hack//Sign, and Madlax ...more

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Blue Sky Studios is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Animation Companies
Blue Sky Studios Computer-generated imagery, Film industry, Animation Blue Sky Studios is an American computer animation film studio based in Greenwich, Connecticut. The studio was founded in 1987 by Michael Ferraro, Carl Ludwig, Alison Brown, David Brown, Chris ...more

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Boss Film Studios is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Animation Companies
Boss Film Studios Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Visual Effects Boss Film Studios was a prominent American visual effects company, founded by visual effects veteran Richard Edlund after his departure from Industrial Light and Magic, producing visual effects ...more

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BRB Internacional is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Animation Companies
BRB Internacional Animation BRB Internacional S.A. is a Spanish animation studio which is best known for producing 1980s cartoon hits such as Around the World with Willy Fog, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds and The ...more

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BUF Compagnie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Animation Companies
BUF Compagnie Animation, Visual Effects BUF Compagnie is a French visual effects company, specializing in CGI for feature films, commercials, and music videos.

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C.O.R.E. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Animation Companies
C.O.R.E. Computer-generated imagery, Animation C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures was a film and television computer animation special effects studio, which branched out into fully animated television series and feature films. On March 15, 2010 the ...more

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Cartoon Pizza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Animation Companies
Cartoon Pizza Animation Cartoon Pizza is an animation company located in Nashville. It was co-founded by Jim Jinkins and David Campbell as the successor to Jinkins's former company, Jumbo Pictures, Inc. Cartoon Pizza's ...more

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Centro Digital Pictures Limite... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Animation Companies
Centro Digital Pictures Limited Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Visual Effects Centro Digital Pictures Limited is a visual special effects and animations company based in Hong Kong that provides visual effects for film, interactive media and video games.

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Cookie Jar Group is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Animation Companies
Cookie Jar Group Animation The Cookie Jar Group was a Canadian producer of children’s entertainment, consumer products and educational materials. Made up of three divisions: entertainment, consumer products, and ...more

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Crew972 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Animation Companies
Crew972 Computer-generated imagery, Animation Crew972 is an Israeli 3D animation studio that provides 3D animation services and develops and creates original animated entertainment.

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Def2shoot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Animation Companies
Def2shoot Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Film Def2shoot is a motion picture and advertising visual effects company, founded in 2002 and established in Paris, France.

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Detroit Center Studios is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Animation Companies
Detroit Center Studios Animation, Visual Effects

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DIC Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Animation Companies
DIC Entertainment Animation DiC Entertainment, rendered "DiC" was an international film and television production company. In addition to animated television shows such as Inspector Gadget, Captain Planet and the ...more

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Digital Domain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Animation Companies
Digital Domain Advertising, Computer-generated imagery, Animation Digital Domain is an American visual effects and digital production company based in Playa Vista, California. The company is known for creating digital imagery for feature films, advertising and ...more

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DNA Productions is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Animation Companies
DNA Productions Computer Animation, Animation DNA Productions, Inc. was an animation studio located in Dallas County, Texas known for creating award winning Computer 2D and 3D animated projects. In addition to animation, DNA was a creative ...more

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Film Roman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Animation Companies
Film Roman Animation, Film, Television Film Roman is an American animation studio, jointly owned by Starz Inc. and The Weinstein Company as a subsidiary of Starz Media, LLC. Founded by veteran animator and director Phil Roman in ...more

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Filmation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Animation Companies
Filmation Animation, Television Production Filmation Associates was a production company that produced animation and live-action programming for television from 1963 to 1989. Located in Reseda, California, the animation studio was ...more

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Flash Film Works is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Animation Companies
Flash Film Works Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Visual Effects Flash Film Works is a computer graphics company that provides visual effects for films, television shows and commercials. It is owned by director William Mesa and is located in Los Angeles, ...more

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Fox Animation Studios is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Animation Companies
Fox Animation Studios Computer-generated imagery, Film industry, Animation Fox Animation Studios was an American animation production company located in Phoenix, Arizona and was a division of 20th Century Fox Animation. After the financially unsuccessful release of ...more

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Frederator Films is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Animation Companies
Frederator Films Film industry, Animation, Film Frederator Films is an animation studio founded by Fred Seibert as part of Frederator Studios, with producers Kevin Kolde and Eric Gardner on June 25, 2007. The studio's goal is to create ...more

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Frederator Studios is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Animation Companies
Frederator Studios Computer-generated imagery, Animation Frederator Studios is an independent American animation studio founded by Fred Seibert in 1997, with its first series launching in 1998. The studio focuses primarily on artists who write their ...more

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Harvey Films is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Animation Companies
Harvey Films Animation Harvey Films was an animation production arm of comic book publisher Harvey Comics. It was founded in 1957. In the early 1960s, they created Harvey Funnies, the original entertainment company to ...more

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Hyperwerks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Animation Companies
Hyperwerks Animation Hyperwerks Entertainment was founded by Karl Altstaetter and Jamie Douraghy in 1997, it is mostly noted for its comic book series. The two most notable Hyperwerks projects are the Deity and ...more

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Imagi Animation Studios is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Animation Companies
Imagi Animation Studios Animation Imagi Animation Studios is an animation studio that was established in 2000 by Imagi International Holdings Limited, a listed company on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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Kantana Group is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Animation Companies
Kantana Group Animation, Film, Television Kantana Group Public Company Limited is a film and television production company based in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of Thailand's oldest and largest film studios. The company's ...more

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King Rollo Films is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Animation Companies
King Rollo Films Computer-generated imagery, Animation King Rollo Films Ltd, known as King Rollo Films, is an animation production company established in 1978 by David McKee. For over 30 years, the company has been producing cartoons for children's ...more

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Manglobe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Animation Companies
Manglobe Animation Manglobe Inc. is a Japanese animation studio and production enterprise. It was formed on February 7, 2002 by Sunrise producers Shinichirō Kobayashi and Takashi Kochiyama.

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Melendez Films is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Animation Companies
Melendez Films Animation, Film Melendez Films is a film animation studio. It was founded in 1969 as a London subsidiary of Bill Melendez Productions by Steven C. Melendez. The studio produced the ambitious animated feature ...more

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Miaoyin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Animation Companies
Miaoyin Animation

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O Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Animation Companies
O Entertainment Animation, Live action O Entertainment is a production company founded by Steve Oedekerk in 1990. Among O Entertainment productions are Thumb series, Santa vs. the Snowman 3D, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Adventures ...more

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Odex is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Animation Companies
Odex Animation Odex Pte. Ltd. is a Singapore-based company that licenses and releases anime for local and regional Southeast Asian consumption. Odex was established in 1987 and set up its Anime Distribution ...more

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PorchLight Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Animation Companies
PorchLight Entertainment Animation PorchLight Entertainment, Inc. is an American production company founded in 1995 by Bruce D. Johnson and William T. Baumann. It dedicates in television production and animation. It produced ...more

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Post Amazers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Animation Companies
Post Amazers Animation Post Amazers is an animation and post-production facility that provides creative services from concept to execution including art direction, broadcast design, 2D/3D animation, post-production, ...more

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Powerhouse Animation Studios, ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Animation Companies
Powerhouse Animation Studios, Inc. Animation Powerhouse Animation Studios, Inc. is an Austin, Texas-based animation studio that develops and produces traditional and Flash animation for television series, motion pictures, video games ...more

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Red Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Animation Companies
Red Entertainment Video game, Animation Red Entertainment Corporation is a video game developer based in Japan. Formerly known as Red Company since its foundation in 1976, it was reorganized under its current moniker on December 4, ...more

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Ring of Fire Studios is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Animation Companies
Ring of Fire Studios Computer-generated imagery, Animation, Visual Effects Ring of Fire Studios is an award winning digital effects and design company located in Venice, California. Launched in 1996, the company focuses on commercial advertising work but also does ...more

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Rough Draft Studios is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Animation Companies
Rough Draft Studios Animation, Film, Television Rough Draft Studios, Inc. is an animation production studio based in Glendale, California, United States, with a second studio in Glendale and its sister studio Rough Draft Korea located in ...more

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Ruby-Spears is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Animation Companies
Ruby-Spears Animation, Live action Ruby-Spears Productions was a Burbank, California-based entertainment production company that specialized in animation. The firm was founded in 1977 by veteran writers Joe Ruby and Ken Spears.

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Saban Capital Group is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Animation Companies
Saban Capital Group Music, Animation Saban Capital Group, Inc. is a private investment firm based in Los Angeles, California focused on media, entertainment, and communications investments. Formed in 2001 by Haim Saban, Saban ...more

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Saban Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Animation Companies
Saban Entertainment Animation, Video production Saban Entertainment was a worldwide-served independent American-Israeli television production company formed in 1983 by music and television producers Haim Saban and Shuki Levy as "Saban ...more

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Shanghai Film Group Corporatio... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Animation Companies
Shanghai Film Group Corporation Animation Shanghai Film Group Corporation is a film, animation and documentary production company under the Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group conglomerate. In 2001 it was announced to be a ...more

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Soyuzmultfilm is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Animation Companies
Soyuzmultfilm Animation Soyuzmultfilm is a Russian animation studio based in Moscow. Over the years it has gained international attention and respect, garnering numerous awards both at home and abroad. Noted for a ...more

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Sparx Animation Studios is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Animation Companies
Sparx Animation Studios Computer Animation, Animation, Visual Effects Sparx Animation Studios is a visual effects/animation company that creates feature films, TV shows and game cinematics. Sparx is owned by Virtuos, and has production teams in Shanghai, Chengdu ...more

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Starz Distribution is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Animation Companies
Starz Distribution Media, Home video, Animation Starz Distribution is the motion picture, animation, television, and home video operating unit of Starz Inc.. Starz Distribution develops, produces, and acquires original programming content, ...more

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Sullivan Bluth Studios is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Animation Companies
Sullivan Bluth Studios Animation Sullivan Bluth Studios was an Irish-American animated film production company established in 1979 by animator Don Bluth. Bluth and several colleagues, all of whom were former Disney animators, ...more

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Surreal World is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Animation Companies
Surreal World Animation, Arts^! Entertainment^! and Recreation, Visual Effects Surreal World is a digital visual effects and animation studio based in Melbourne, Australia. It was founded in 1995 as the creative studio of award-winning Melbourne artist, composer, animator, ...more

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The Curiosity Company is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Animation Companies
The Curiosity Company Animation, Film, Television The Curiosity Company is Matt Groening's production company behind the television series Futurama and the 1999 television film Olive, the Other Reindeer. The company logo depicts the letter ...more