Explore Our Recent Work
Browse our portfolio to see the range and diversity of work that we can provide for our clients.
Browse our portfolio to see the range and diversity of work that we can provide for our clients.
This is a fun viral piece that received 12.3 Million views, 5 Million from YouTube and 7.3 Million from Facebook. Because of the success of this video T-Mobile green lit a second season which we also shot and edited. T-Mobile was very specific in wanting their branding subtle within the video and this was executed by the backdrop lighting and small insert shots that included their logo.
We’ll let the client do the talking for us with this video: “The team at Top notch Cinema truly did a fantastic job with the production of our latest Audi Television commercial. From concept development to casting, to video production and final editing, Greg and his entire team were courteous, prompt and very capable! They made the entire process seamless and were always respectful of our dealerships daily routine. The final product was indeed “Top Notch! ...BRAVO!”
As part of Elite Daily's Strayer series we did with Dollar Shave Club, we showcased a talking-head style video that covers the startup and history of Venmo. The video highlights the founders of the company and details the work life of the company's employees. We managed to creatively tell Venmo's story in less than three minutes!
Maytronics came to us with the goal of wanting to break free of the type of videos they had been making and wanted something more creative with G rated family humor. We rose to the challenge of writing the scripts (15-30-90 second versions), casting actors, locations, and finalizing 3 unique videos within a short production timeline. The higher-ups in the company were very pleased with the final result.
In this TV spot for Unique Fitness, we follow a flirtatious development between a guy and girl who meet at a gym and, by the end of the video, become husband and wife. This client hired us to create a few different videos, but this is the one they wanted to run on TV, which featured a former UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold as the eventual husband. We had a great time working with him!
Interview style company profile video with the founder and key staff members of Dollar Shave Club. The goal of this video was to showcase new product lines and introduce the faces behind this billion dollar brand. We created this video shortly before DSC was acquired by Unilever for $1 Billion.
Vanguard approached us with a specific style in mind. Adam, Vanguard's founder, didn't want a typical corporate video and leaned more towards an edgier look. This video not only demonstrates the benefits of using the product but also showcases the results through client testimonials.
The Four Seasons wanted to showcase that even though they are a big brand, their team is dedicated to being hands-on in creating an amazing and personal hospitality experience. This video showcases the local products that are served at the Four Seasons Hotel New York.
Filming in a multitude of local businesses was required in this ad for Manasquan Bank's easy-to-use online app. The video shows how easy and convenient it is for people to use and how useful it is in day-to-day life. We went through rounds of casting, location scouting and coordinating shooting times with several local businesses for what was ultimately a fun day of filming! We are currently in Pre Production on their next commercial.
The team behind Mr. Franchise loved working with us so much that they hired us again. This time, they needed a new, creative idea to utilize a spokesperson and B-roll footage to create a high impact video for their brand.
The goal with this promo video was to show the customer experience, while simultaneously explaining their disruptive business model. We scripted prior to filming and shot at three separate locations. To give the viewer a true customer experience, we hired an actor to do a walk-through of the store as if they were an actual customer. The point-of-view shots, swish pans and fast cutting style made the viewer feel like they were actually there.
We filmed and produced a multitude of videos for this client of ours. This so happens to be an offshoot of her project, but we traveled from NY to VT to shoot this video and incorporated drone shots to showcase the whole facility. Our client is all about the future of food and we were able to capture this specific farm's innovation for the future.
With a very tight deadline looming, our team conceptualized, scripted and filmed Beulr's landing video for their website's main page - all within five days so that it could be posted on the same night Beulr was to appear on "Shark Tank".
Plated was featured on the popular series Shark Tank. Later it was acquired for $200,000,000. We had the pleasure of creating a promotional video for Plated shortly before the acquisition. This became the third business we produced a video for that had a major acquisition.
Neil Tanna is a board certified plastic surgeon who has been featured on such media outlets as The New York Times, Good Morning America, Daily News, Reuters, and ABC News. Even though Neil has all of these accolades, he still wanted his perspective clients to have a sense of who he is and feel comfortable before they walk into his office.
This was an extremely fun shoot. We did multiple videos for them, but one of them was to showcase their cookie kits where you can decorate your cookies like professionals! We hired a mother and daughter actress to show how easy it is for anyone to decorate cookies and how much fun it can be with many different kits for different occasions.
Shot during the height of the covid pandemic, this video not only required us to write the scripts and hire a specific spokesperson as well as actors, but it also included Visual Animation to showcase what happens to the skin on a molecular level when their product is applied.
Lodel, a unique online food delivery service, connects foodies with their favorite restaurants located in their area. This video in particular was a 30-second TV spot, but we’ve also created a one-minute video as well as two 15-second spots for social media, one of which was a recruitment video for prospective employees. These videos were just as fun to make as they are to watch.
CALLAHEAD has been in business for almost 50 years, and during that time they have been providing the worlds best portable restroom to New York. They are the leader in the industry and you most likely have used one of their products but just don’t know realize it. We have created over 70 videos for them.
This is an edgy fun video where our client, Adgorithms, wanted to build a story in a way that was entertaining, informative, and would gain attention. This video even has some profanity. It reached over 60,000 Facebook views the first week of being dropped.
This is 1 of 31 videos we created for Anthony on this particular job. There was a long casting process in order to get the right actors per each product. Filming this many videos and products required a lot of preparation during the Pre- Production process which all led up to an exceedingly long day of shooting. Due to the organization and teamwork the shoot went off without a hitch and the client was thrilled and has come back to us for repeat work.
When working with a company the size of KitchenAid, even the smallest details matter. The product, the location, the colors and even the background accessories must align with their branding guidelines. Our attention to detail, and always having their visual messaging in mind is the reason we have created so many videos for them.
In this video, we utilized stop-motion to showcase fun stackable containers. Copco was very satisfied with the end product and we have collaborated with them on numerous videos.
Visuals can often tell a story better than words. And that's exactly what Kamenstein wanted - a fun and simple video to showcase their product and what it does without having someone explaining it too much, outside of what we see on screen. Kamenstein - a returning client - was pleased yet again with how their video turned out.
Handle Plus a great, innovative new way to secure your tablet when you’re on the go. Not only that, but it doubles as a sturdy, easy-to-use stand to keep your tablet in a fixed position. Hassle-free and easy to carry, Handle Plus makes working and watching your favorite movies and TV shows easy, no matter where you are. This video displays just how convenient, innovative and easy-to-use this product is.
We ended up doing a few different videos for this client, but this particular one was created to showcase how easy it is for a customer to brighten up something old with new paneling to create a personalized space.
Our client wanted to showcase the freedom in lifestyle that real estate provides brokers at his firm. He uses this video as a reciting tool for new hires and it has helped him acquire top performers who are not only motivated, but fun to work with.
Alfred Chehebar, the creator of Genius Pack had come to us with a very unique type of suitcase and wanted to create a kickstarter video that showcased all the features, benefits and engineering that went into the creation of his invention. We were able to successfully write the script, hire 2 actors, and film in multiple locations. Having been the inventor we decided it was best to have Alfred in the video in order to create a bond between the inventor and audience funding him. Genius Pack blew past the original goal of 50k with pledges equaling over $460,000.
Humor, especially when it pushes boundaries, can really set a video apart if it's true to the company's brand: this video in particular is a glowing example of just that. Not only was this attention-grabbing and fun, but it was fun to make. Meanwhile, we stuck to a storyline while using comedy to push the storyline forward and show what makes their product - a toilet brush with cleaner built into the head - unique and beneficial. The storyline included a male protagonist who endured a difficult situation and used the product to come out on top. This is one of a 5 series pack we shot for the client on a 1 day shoot which was possible due to our detailed Pre-Production process.
Body Reapers approached us to create multiple videos for their high end fitness products. We worked with them throughout the casting and location process to finalize the actors and set for the day of Production. In the end we organized the shoot in order to film numerous products and videos in one day to keep costs economical.
CW-X came to us wanting a multitude of videos that showcased their proprietary products. They focused on the brand, but also wanted to explain the product. We wrote the scripts and delved into an extensive Pre-Production process that included finding multiple locations along with preparing animation/rotoscoping for the video. Our goal was to highlight features and benefits of their specific products - this really highlighted our versatility as a company and the skills we offer.
The owner of the dealership had been making car commercials for years and wanted to give a unique spin to this one. He wanted to showcase the unique relationship of a father buying his daughter a car for the first time and we came up with the idea that the father would also have a truck catch his eye in the process. We casted the perfect visual look of the father with Xander Steel who is built Ford tough and exemplifies the ideal of the brand.
Because of the success of the first season, video T-Mobile green lit a second series which we shot and edited. This was a branding play from them and wanted it to appeal to a larger age demographic. T-Mobile was very specific in wanting their branding subtle within the video and this was executed by the backdrop lighting and small insert shots that included their logo.
Another returning client - we made 31 videos for them previously - trusted us with this meticulous and complex production. Numerous actors were hired for the 31 product videos we created and one was selected to come back to create this Brand Video which would be used at a top of the funnel teaser piece in their marketing campaigns.
The goal with this promo video was to show the customer experience, while simultaneously explaining their disruptive business model. We scripted prior to filming and shot at three separate locations. To give the viewer a true customer experience, we hired an actor to do a walk through of the store as if they were an actual customer. The point-of view shots, swish pans and fast cutting style made the viewer feel like they were actually there.
A long standing client of ours, Shux approached us with their new line of performance wear that was specifically engineered to be packable in a unique pouch. This new line also featured a detachable hood that is compatible with any style of shirt, the only product of its kind. This Nike-esque video was shot in several locations across the country, including New York, Chicago, Seattle and the Grand Canyon.
This was a high energy, extremely fun recruitment and brand piece that hypes people up to join the Great Neck Alert Fire Company. Our crew went through rigorous testing in hotboxes where we played with fire and ended up creating this exciting piece/hype video.
Our team had numerous talent to cast and locations to vet, for the creation of this video. We added snow in some shots to make it look colder than it was which helped emphasize the struggle the main character was going through. Since it was mostly guided by voice over, we had to make sure the live talent personalities were captured visually to create the right moments.
Momentum Solar is a green energy company that provides alternative energy to homeowners in New York, California, New Jersey and Florida. Their use of video visualized how customers help save on electricity costs while simultaneously helping the environment.
We love working with companies and making new connections. With HLM we not only made this promo and 5 unique testimonial videos for them, but they also designed and hosted our website. We love creating videos for our vendors.
Casting the right actor was key for this particular video that followed a man who dreams of waking up and becoming a successful businessman and living the life he's always wanted. But in the video, it wasn't long before he realized that it wasn't a dream at all, but it was a reality - an obtainable reality. Our casting choice really nailed this particular role and the video overall really got its message across while keeping the targeted audience's attention and intrigue without explaining the service being sold. The intent and accomplished goal was to drive traffic to the site so the audience would want to learn more.
Absolute NY was looking for a lifestyle branding video and TNC handled all logistic aspects including, casting models and securing locations to ensure that their time pressured shoot would be a success. Absolute NY is a beauty supply company who’s brand continues to grow through the use of video marketing.
Victory Church wanted a hard hitting, emotion driven, attention grabbing, non stereotypical video that would stay with the viewer. Since the release of this commercial, as well as four other videos we created for them, they have increased membership rates at their parish. Victory Church has ministries in seven countries around the world.
In this video, Pintail Coffee showcases their whole process behind creating the perfect cup of coffee, capturing the essence of their brand and exemplifying their mastery of the art of coffee-making. Creating the perfect cup of coffee for decades, it all starts with the quality of the beans, which they source, purchase and ship to their impressive Long Island manufacturing facility where this video was shot. It’s impossible to watch this and not crave a cup for yourself.
Silknet is the largest telecom company in the country of Georgia. It is a subsidiary of the Silk Road Group which is one of the biggest investments firms in Eurasia. Within this video there are flashy special effect shots and the Rolling Stones song Start Me Up, which was licensed for the release of this commercial. The commercial stars Samy Naceri, a superstar in Europe known from Luc Besson’s Taxi series.
With a clothing line, style is very important. We created a bulk series of videos (shot in one day) that had the visual and tonal feel that Royal Blue wanted. Packaging many videos is a way for our clients to get the most amount of content in a short period of time.
This project was completed in less than a month from the final concept to the final cut. The services rendered included concept creation, scriptwriting, casting actors, shooting, and final VFX rendering. The piece received 167,762 views to date. Horze is a multinational brand that operates in 43 countries and is a leader in the manufacturing horse apparel.
Successful liquor product campaigns typically incorporate apparel and allure revolving around sex. This high-end liquor brand is showcased in a way that will impact viewers. Bellion had a heavy emphasis on brand awareness because differentiating yourself in the liquor market is imperative.
This particular client came to us with a very specific vision and wanted to pay homage to The Matrix. Our challenge was to re-create the look and feel of a large budget film, without the budget. With meticulous planning the entire video was shot in studio in one day.
This video showcases TNC’s top-of-the-line 3D animation and motion graphics capabilities and state-of-the-art special effects. It’s hard to imagine that the turn- around on this video was only two months, which is unheard of.
NY State Solar came to us and wanted to create a video that showcased the daily struggle of working from home. At the same time they wanted to visually represent all the household products that are used everyday which require electricity.
Bandphones was a unique product that needed more exposure. We wrote the script and casted a very active spokesperson in this video. It was important that the spokesperson would resonate with the target market of athletes and enthusiasts who have an active lifestyle. Peter Shaw knocked it out of the park and through the use of the video our client found an untapped market in Brazil where Bandphones caught fire.
Though the story line was simple - a girl wakes up in the morning only to find herself in a black, almost-ethereal dream space - the visual messaging was approached in a unique when the video eventually leads to a vibrant crescendo once everything transitions to color for the final reveal. This really showcased what their makeup products really do in a very creative way.
T-Mobile wanted to target the younger market with this videos wild concept of random people getting emoji tattoos. We couldn't believe our eyes as we filmed strangers volunteering to get these tattoos.
We have made numerous videos for KitchenAid, and when working with a company of their size even the smallest details matter. The food styling, the location, the colors and even the background accessories must align with their branding guidelines. In many of these videos, we've utilized small tricks to make the food look even more enticing. One of those tricks was microwaving wet cotton balls to make fake steam.
Kamenstein keeps coming back to us to create their videos because of our streamlined process. They can count on the fact that the video we create will represent their brand and specific product in a short form visual way that has a lasting impact on their customer base.
Crazy Cap enjoyed working with us on our first project so much that they decided to come back to us and we've created over 30 different videos for their business. This time, not unlike their previous projects, we hired actors and filmed in many different locations - all coming together within this social type of cut that can push their product.
This video was the first of many we have made in our collaboration with Copco. Their goal was to showcase the versatility of their 3-Tier Organizer and we did this by showcasing the product in various staged environments with numerous props. The video has done very well for them on Amazon.
Following its successful pitch on the wildly popular TV show, Shark Tank, Bombas was launched in 2013 and is universally recognized today as the world’s most comfortable sock. Not only are these re-engineered socks comfy, but for every pair sold, another pair is donated to charity. The idea behind the company’s philanthropic mission came when Bombas co- founders David Heath and Randy Goldberg were working together at a lifestyle website and noticed a Facebook post about homeless shelters struggling to find socks. For this social media video, Bombas featured NBA star and recent top draft pick, Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba as its principal actor.
When a company has been around for 100 years they protect the image of their brand. We worked closely with Sabatier on the small details and went through numerous kitchen set examples until we got the perfect fit. All background accessories showcased within the video needed to be made by the Sabatier brand. They continue to come back to us for repeat work.
Max came to us and had already been a well-known Tik-Tok star for his resemblance to and interactions with Adam Sandler. Normally his videos would be taken with his phone, but he wanted to create something special and we helped him bring his vision to life. With 10 different outfits we worked out a procedure where we’d have him walk very specifically in order to edit a seamless infinite walk in Post-Production. We also utilized a standing human turntable that would allow us to do a 360 view of him in each of the outfits to create a big splash social media post for Tik-Tok.
The Board hired us to create a series of social media videos they could post to generate buzz around their site which networks speaking to other people about financial endeavors. We advised on casting numerous people with different backgrounds and prepped them all to tell their stories. This is one of 6 videos we created for The Board including an explainer video.
This is 1 of 31 videos we created for Anthony on this particular job. There was a long casting process in order to get the right actors per each product. Filming this many videos and products required a lot of preparation during the Pre- Production process which all led up to an exceedingly long day of shooting. Due to the organization and teamwork the shoot went off with out a hitch and the client was thrilled and has come back to us for repeat work.
This entire video is comprised by close up macro shots of the Fit For Life rings. Our team spent countless hours finding and testing the best lens flair options to achieve the desired visual effect on the viewer. This visual style lends itself to showcasing the beauty of the product while distinguishing the brand. TNC went so far as to hire a pianist to record the rendition of the song.
This is one of the many short videos we made for T.J. with the intention of distributing numerous videos throughout the various social media channels. T.J. uses social media to acquire most of his customers and creating short videos is a successful strategy to increase conversion rates.
Logan and Trevor, the founders of Küdzoo are on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Being that Küdzoo targets students the founders wanted a fun and friendly personality driven piece. We executed this by keeping the atmosphere on set light and lively while still providing the viewer with information about upgrades to the app.
Like Scott Farm, our client also wanted us to make a small documentary on William Woys Weaver, an internationally known food ethnographer who knows a lot about heritage seeds. All of this incorporates to the future of food and how certain seeds can be grown/harvested/preserved for future generations.
Our client wanted a very strait forward social video that would showcase his product in use. We casted the V.O. artist as well as the actors, found the location and executed a quick turnaround for our client.
Camp Transformation Center ran a promotion for a free six-week plan to help people transform their bodies. This promotion included a meal plan, supplement guide, grocery list and unlimited work-out time with a personal trainer. This video really showcases our motion graphics capabilities each time the principal actor flips the card she’s holding.
These days more brands are backing ideas that lend themselves to the use of Visual Effects. Thanks to technology we are able to make these concepts come to life. If you can think it, we can get it to the screen. We utilize the latest techniques in previsualization to ensure that we are communicating the visuals to you throughout the entire process. VFX are a great eye catching addition to your video that will buy real estate in the viewers' mind, and cement your brand in their brain.
This Kickstarter video was intended to bring awareness to Kettle & Fire by highlighting their unique and keto friendly bone broths. Since the creation of this video they have received massive attention and are sold in Walmart, Target, countless grocers across the United States, as well as Amazon.com.
Lexip is a revolutionary mouse that is taking the gaming world by storm. We wrote, casted, shot, created the 3D VFX, and edited this project. Lexip set a goal on Kickstarter of $30,000 and blew past this benchmark...raising $75,000 in the first day alone.
Michael had a very successful career and decided to pursue a passion project that turned into a business. The features of the product itself, the board, were showcased in this video and Michael, the founder, gives it a personal touch by narrating the piece.
CogniToys is an Elemental Path product that has been featured on numerous publications including Mashable, Yahoo! Tech, New York Observer, Wired, and Gizmodo. They came to us to complete their latest crowdfunding video featuring their latest product (StemoSoar) powered by IMB Watson Technology. Elemental path has received $4.25 Million Dollars In Funding to date and is continuing to grow its reach.
This revolutionary and sleek everyday product was showcased in our video and the viewer gets to meet the people behind the brand. This unique product tracks numerous health vitals of the user and was invented by the founder of the company after a life threatening situation forced him into creating Clip and Talk.
We created this video for a returning client who had a very singular idea of what he wanted. The 90’s infomercial feel was a delicate balance where we wanted to hint at it, but not completely go over the top. Our client was very happy with the results and we also cut 2 shorter pieces for social. He received great attention to the product form Europe and South America where they have larger bottles than the U.S.
For more than four decades Friends of Crown Heights has been the premier provider of exemplary child care and early childhood education services in the City of New York. Today, the organization is among New York’s largest and most comprehensive providers of group day care, Universal Pre-Kindergarten and after-school programs in some 15 full-service centers across the borough of Brooklyn and beyond.
This project was a unique one for us. A private client came to us who had written an 800 page novel that he wanted to turn into a movie. In order to get investors interested he wanted a stylized animation trailer that would entice the viewer. We went so far as to create all characters and faces from scratch from the specific details given in the novel. Zoran, our CG Generalist, led the team and utilized the latest version of Unreal Engine to create this project from the ground up.
This video showcases TNC’s top-of-the-line 3D animation and motion graphics capabilities and state-of-the-art special effects. It’s hard to imagine that the turn around on this video was only two months, which is unheard of.
Brett is the founder of an awesome non profit 501-C3 organization that helps veterans who have lost their home. This animation showcases the storyline behind the hardships that the people who keep our borders safe face after arriving back home. It is used to educate both donors and the people in need about this worthy cause.
With this animation video we showcased an innovative new concept in a field that’s been operating the same way for decades. This video was not only used for promotional and marketing purposes but also was successful in helping the company raise capital.
After the success of creating a main branding video, the founders of Edgy Pet came back to us and decided that they also wanted a quick explainer animation video to ad to their marketing campaign. Since we were very familiar with their brand the scripting and storyboarding process moved quickly into this final product.
This video is truly the first of its kind. it’s an advertisement for a production company, produced by the company itself, and it ran on TV with a great conversion rate. It’s not only telling prospective clients about Top Notch Cinema and the work we provide, but it’s an active example of our work.
This being our second commercial we decided to advertise online. For this reason we implemented the use of a “Scroll Stopper” opening and altered our messaging slightly. By this point we were no longer educating businesses to the fact they they needed video, but instead all business owners already knew they needed video.
This is another example of an ad we made for ourselves. When you're a video production company, you have the unique ability to make your own ads. This was shot during the beginning of covid and we creatively worked around social distancing by utilizing digital characters.
At the time of filming, Robert Max was one of the last living American soldiers to have escaped and survived Nazi slave labor. This documentary we filmed tells his story of enlisting in the army during World War II at the age of 21. It was more than a privilege to be able to film such an inspiring and captivating piece such as this.
Our client came to us wanting a music video to showcase a song that he had written. He is originally from Haiti but made his way here to get started with music. This rear projected screen behind our musician was able to showcase a plethora of colors/designs/videos that we could control to give a visual sense to the piece. This is more beneficial than green screen since the light from the background interacts with the foreground subject.