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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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