Because we ask questions. We want to fully understand your objectives and why they are important. Then everything we create for you is laser focused on those objectives. Simply, we produce animated videos that help you achieve your business goals. And nobody in this business has the kind of experience (both on the client and strategic side) and has the awards to prove it. And we don’t charge premium fees. We’re a small firm that just gets it. Contact us to discover why.
Our production process is battle-tested over nearly 20 years to ensure quality is high:
Kick-off call: A Zoom call with our team and your team. We get the ball rolling and set some initial tasks.
Creative Brief: We provide you with a creative brief that outlines your key messages, your audience and direction for the video. You can make revisions and then we agree on the direction the video and deliverables.
Pre production: then we’ll develop a creative concept, script, and assign our creative crew for the project. Each stage of the process requires your review and sign-off so you’re always satisfied with the outcome.
Production: We get down to work! We’ll illustrate the storyboard (which is our script along with suggested design) before heading over to animation.
Post production: Our animation team now gets to shine. We’ll handle all the animated graphics, text and product/service shots from start to finish. This is where you get to provide revisions and changes to our initial proofs as necessary.
Delivery: Once animation is completed, your final, approved video in high resolution will be made available for download following your final sign-off.
Answer to both is Yes. Most of our clients have us write video scripts for them. We give you unlimited revisions on that script until you are happy. But we will also produce your approved script as well. Send that to us to review and we can quote faster!
Absolutely. Just click the Get A Video Estimate button on this page to get started. If you’re at the discovery stage where you’re searching for an animated Explainer video partner, we’d love to chat and get you information customized just for you so that you can continue your due diligence. Just reach out!
Most explainer videos take between 4-6 weeks. But give us a deadline. We’ll make it happen.
Our team has deep experience in budgets of all sizes. So get in touch to discuss what you are looking for and we promise to provide you with a proposal that matches your goals and your budget. If you don’t quite know what you want and are kicking tires, that’s OK too! Book a call with one of our senior producers and we’ll get some some initial information. It all starts with a free, no-hassle consultation.
Making a well-done animated explainer video requires a few steps. We’ve broken the process down into 4 key parts. Remember at each stage of our entire process, you get unlimited revisions.
We start by getting to know you. We ask for some information from you to help us understand your explainer video requirements. We then set up a kickoff call between you, your wonderful dedicated Kicker project manager. This is a chance for us to pick your brains so we can build our understanding of your brand, industry, product and the challenges you’re facing. Explainer videos often need to communicate complex ideas, so this is a good chance to make sure we fully understand the subject matter before we get to work.
Based on our briefing with you, we put together a first draft of the script. This is a side by side document, laying out the voiceover for your explainer video and a rough description of what will be happening on screen at each point. When we say ‘first draft’ – we mean it! You get the chance to provide feedback, and we can revise it as many times as necessary until you’re totally happy to sign off and move forward.
For an animated explainer video, once the script is signed off we create the graphics for your video. These are laid out, scene by scene, for you to check and approve. It’s a great opportunity to visualize and and then provide feedback on our suggested look and feel of your explainer video. Once approved, we go to animation.
Once you’re happy with the script and storyboard, we get to work on the animation – which is where the explainer video production process really comes to life. We add a professional voiceover track, royalty free music, sound effects and work on adding the movement and transitions that bring your explainer video to life!
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“We’re a research firm, so we researched a lot of different companies, and Kicker’s work stood out for us. The team is amazing, and it was all easy — which is great because we didn’t have a lot of time to spend. A great experience.”
“Working with Kicker was ideal. From meeting Paul and the team, we knew they had the experience we were looking for. In the end, the animated video was exactly what we were looking for. Great creative, and great results.”
“We were looking for a video vendor that could take our ideas and execute. The Kicker team is a joy to work with. Our product video came out beautifully, and we’d gladly work with Kicker again.”
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