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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.

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.

Social Media Videos

Brief videos that hope to engage users through commentary and sharing of the content.

Testimonial 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.


Series-driven content that is packaged in shorter, bite-sized pieces for the web.

They demonstrate a tireless commitment to understanding the essence of our business.

“The professionals at Richter Studios are technical wizards and storytelling masters who have worked collaboratively with our team for more than a decade to infuse our brand with humanity and visual panache. They demonstrate a tireless commitment to understanding the essence of our business and articulating messages that underscore the emotional and technical value of our services.”

Craig Atkinson | The Walsh Group

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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West Loop Production Studio

The Windy City is a production metropolis and no place exemplifies this better than our beautiful West Loop location. Aligned with the “Roaring 20’s” vibe seen and felt everywhere in our neck of the woods, we have built a creative space that inspires both our award-winning team and our trusted clients. Features of our unparalleled studio space include:

  • 5,000 square foot Chicago production studio
  • State-Of-The-Art Production Stage
  • Modern Kitchen, Conference Room & Lounge Area
  • 50’s Diner Booth, Brunswick Classic Pool Table & Retro Jukebox
  • 2 Editing Suites

Richter Studios does not rent its studio space. However, clients that retain our production crews to film or photograph at our space are not charged a studio rental fee – one of the many benefits of partnering with our award-winning production team.

Our Chicago Production Studio

Red Carpet Creatives

Earned over two decades while amassing a portfolio of over 10,000+ “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

Lights. Camera. Take Action on Getting Your Video Made.

As Pioneers in the Golden Age of Digital Cinema®, we’re a Chicago production company like no other. Our unique cinematic approach can make a dramatic impact on your next video or animation project. Contact us now to learn more!

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