Chicago video production

Chicago Video Production Services

Richter Studios – Chicago’s Iconic Video Production Company

Our Chicago video production team infuses the art of cinema into every project. We differentiate your brand, product, or service in a distinct way that few others can match.

Anyone can shoot a video. Few can create an outstanding cinematic experience. Meet the Chicago video production company known the world over.

Since 1997, Richter Studios has delivered exceptional storytelling, creative technology, and ingenuity to the world’s most celebrated brands. Partnering with Richter Studios includes:

We’re a unique Chicago video production company that doesn’t just create standard videos. We develop content through a traditional theatrical approach. This focus provides you with a distinct marketing edge. We you help you achieve the cinematic advantage.

The Richter Difference

Our Capabilities

What type of video are you looking for?

There are several different ways to communicate through video. We’ll help you select the type that best suits your needs.

Aerial Cinema

Add depth to your product or service offering through an entirely different perspective.

Brand Films

Convey the lifestyle and soul of your brand through breathtaking visuals and music.


Short vignettes that are broadcast on television or the web with a clear call to action.

Corporate Videos

Company overviews/intros, HR recruitment and internal communications.


Longer-form content that examines and discusses a particular subject in much greater detail.

Explainer Videos

Your dream elevator pitch that succinctly explains your product or service offering.

Instructional Videos

Build customer loyalty and trust with helpful, easy-to-follow instructional videos.

Live Streaming Videos

Connect with your audiences in real-time through seminars, live Q&A and integrated graphics.

Product Videos

Provide more insight through a demo which highlights the key features of your product.

Promotional Videos

Create awareness and brand affinity for your product or service that inspires a call to action.

Testimonial Videos

A great way for your customers to humanize their experiences with your brand.

Training Videos

A great way for your customers to humanize their experiences with your brand.

Trade Show Videos

Capture and amplify your event to existing customers and future prospects.

Web Videos

Share your message/communications with the world through a range of creative content.

Who can I speak to about a project?

If you have questions and would like to speak to us about a project, call us at (312) 861-9999 or send a message.

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Our Work

Working with Top Companies and Brands in the World

We’re proud of the work we’ve done. We’ve partnered with many of the world’s leading brands to create original, memorable video content. We hope you enjoy our portfolio and contact us to discuss your project further.

The Richter Difference

We Bring The Power of Cinema To Video Production

In an age of increasingly saturated video content, you have to find a unique way stand out. The truth is, standard video fare is becoming less effective every day. Our answer to this challenge is tell your story by bringing the best aspects of film and cinema to video and animation productions.

See How Our Craft Tells Your Story

Our Video Production Process

Great video content requires a sound creative roadmap. As a full-service Chicago video production house, we implement a time-tested production process ensures that your project goes smoothly. It includes the following:

  • Multiple approvals and creative feedback throughout your project
  • Full transparency in how we source talent, locations, music and stock content
  • Comprehensive Pre-Production planning (creative strategy, concepts, scriptwriting, storyboards, casting, and more)
  • Gold Standard Production (award-winning directors, best-in-class cameras, sophisticated lighting, experienced crews, etc.)
  • Post-Production Awesomeness (fast and intuitive editing, color, diverse animation skillset, sound design, etc.)
  • Project Debrief (we encourage discussing projects upon completion; identify strengths, areas for improvement, etc.)

Take the leap and contact us to learn more about why our clients say “Partnering with Richter Studios is the best marketing decision they’ve ever made.”

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North Shore Production Studio

Chicago’s North Shore is a beautiful destination and no place exemplifies this better than our gorgeous Highland Park location. Uniquely situated just a half-mile west of Lake Michigan and immersed by beautiful surrounding forests, we have built a creative space that inspires both our award-winning team and our trusted clients. Features of our unparalleled studio space include:

  • 10,000 square foot Chicago production studio
  • 4 separate state-of-the-art production stages
  • 20ft (Height) x 16ft (Width) garage door access for loading
  • Crews available to manage/shoot production
  • Ample free parking
  • Set & prop design services available
  • Fiber upload/download
  • 3 Editing Suites

Additionally, you’ll have complimentary access to our conference room, kitchen and stylish green room (for hair/make-up).

Our Chicago Production Studio

Red Carpet Creatives

Earned over two decades while amassing a portfolio of over 12,500 “films” for our clients, the creative team at Richter Studios is very proud of the many awards we have won. This has been achieved by our attitude of having a “Blue Collar Work Ethic With Red Carpet Dreams.” This creative combination has led to:

To borrow a baseball analogy, we’re not interested in hitting a series of singles and doubles to win for our clients. Partnering with our Chicago video production team means swinging for the upper deck. Contact us now to learn more!

Our Master Craftsmen

We value their attention to detail and ability to consistently exceed our expectations.

“The team at Richter Studios has consistently delivered high-end commercial cinematography showcasing our two brands of pontoon boats over the past four years. We value their attention to detail and ability to consistently exceed our expectations. Richter Studios always seems to have the latest and greatest equipment and fresh ideas that really help make our products stand out from the competition.”

Mark Wyrick | Brunswick Boat Group

Ready To Get Started With Your Production?

Looking to have an exploratory call about how to get started with your video, animation or photography project? We can step you through our creative process, pricing and more. Your journey to the red carpet begins with Richter Studios. Contact us now to learn more!

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