Explainer Videos that drive results.

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We are a New York based video production company that specializes in producing engaging & cost effective video solutions such as Explainer Videos, Product Demo Videos and Live-action Videos.

Since 2010, we have created over 450 videos across a broad spectrum of industries. Clients include Fortune 500 companies to Entrepreneurs & Startups.

 
$5,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
2 - 9
 Founded
2010
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New York City, NY
headquarters
  • 434 West 33rd Street
    New York City, NY 10001
    United States
other locations
  • 2 Embarcadero Center
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    United States

Portfolio

Key clients: 
Symantec, AstraZeneca, PaloAlto Networks, NYC Health + Hospitals, Thomson Reuters, 1800 Accountant, McAfee

Accurics - Mission Video

We produced this dynamic motion graphics video to convey Accurics mission and vision using a minimalist stlye that relied on strong typography, subtle animations and a custom music track to convey their message in an engaging and powerful way.

Symantec - Cyberdefense

Product Explainer Video

Dremio - Product Demo

A product demo video produced to showcase Dremio's platform using actual screenshots and dynamic camera animations.

Cvent Community

Animated explainer & demo video created for the Cvent Community page.

Skyhigh - Product Demo Image

Skyhigh - Product Demo

A product demo video produced to showcase Skyhigh's cloud security platform using product screenshots and dynamic camera movements.

YAI Image

YAI

Animated Explainer video produced for YAI - one of the New York metropolitan area’s largest providers of services and support for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Dremio - Product Demo Image

Dremio - Product Demo

A product demo video produced to showcase Dremio's platform using actual screenshots and dynamic camera animations.

McAfee Cloud Image

McAfee Cloud

A clean & minimalist style explainer video produced to provide an overview of McAfee's Skyhigh Security Cloud product.

BlueYonder - Warehouse Tasking Image

BlueYonder - Warehouse Tasking

A product overview produced to showcase BlueYonder's Warehouse Taking solution incorporating graphical representations of their platform.

AEU - Onboarding Video Image

AEU - Onboarding Video

An animated onboarding video incorporating 2d animation & motion graphics produced for The American Equity Underwriters.

Symantec IoT

Explainer video created to explain Symantec's latest solution for the IoT industry.

Motion grpahics video produced to be shown on display at a tradeshow.

UFile by Thomson Reuters

Animated Product Video

PaloAlto Networks - Prisma Cloud

Animated explainer video created for athe launch of a new solution offered by PaloAlto Networks.

Animated educational video created for NYC Health & Hospitals to explain the steps to follow when using an Inhaler.

Cvent - Hospitality Cloud

Short video created to promote Cvent's Hospitality Cloud offering.

1800 Accountant

Explainer video created for 1800 Accountant, a virtual accounting software company.

AstraZeneca - T790M Gene Mutation

Explainer video created to provide information to patients regarding the T790M Gene Mutation.

URSA Mobile App Explainer Video

Animated Explainer video created for the launch of a new music streaming app called URSA

Product Explainer Video

A product video creted to showcase Laird Connectivity's BT510 product.

Reviews

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Animated Video for Healthcare Company

"The ability to mimic a company’s brand and translate the very clinical content into an engaging story impressed us."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Jan. - Apr. 2020
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative created an animated explainer video for a healthcare company. The output features the path of a specialty pharmacy prescription.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Scottsdale, Arizona
Sarah McLeod
Director, Activate Health
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

PUSH Collaborative's ability to visually translate the company's vision was extremely outstanding. The company's client praised them for their incredible skills and creativity. Additionally, they are really good at maintaining a seamless workflow. 

The client submitted this review online.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m partner in a healthcare marketing and PR agency focused serving leading health plans, health systems, mobile health providers, specialty pharmacies and health technology firms.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire PUSH Collaborative?

We collaborated with Rohan to develop a healthcare marketing animated video.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to explain to consumers the “path” of a specialty pharmacy prescription.

SOLUTION

How did you select PUSH Collaborative?

We engaged with Rohan based on his ability to translate our story into an engaging video format.

Describe the video(s) and the process in detail.

Rohan developed the storyboard as well as all of the animation for the video.

What was your vendors' project management or feedback process?

We worked directly with the Creative Director.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

Our client was very happy with the creativity of translating the copy to “life” via the video animation.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

We worked really well with Rohan, which has led us to develop numerous videos with him!

What did you find most impressive about this company?

The ability to mimic a company’s brand and translate the very clinical content into an engaging story.

Are there any areas for improvement?

Not at this time.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Animated Training Video for InsurTech Firm

“They worked really well with us.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
May - Aug. 2020
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative produced an animated training video to educate an InsurTech’s company’s clients on the claims process. They incorporated an internal branding guide and led the video’s creative direction.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Los Angeles, California
Jenna Rich
Senior Content Marketing Manager, LeaseLock
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

PUSH Collaborative handled all aspects of the production process, delivering a high-quality and concise yet informative video that has garnered high praise from both internal and external stakeholders. The team was receptive to feedback, excelled at managing expectations, and led a smooth process.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the senior content marketing manager at an InsurTech company. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We needed to create content for our clients and audience. Insurance is complicated by nature, and we were struggling to convey to our clients how our claims process works. We didn’t have a lot of great branded content that they had at their disposal to walk them through the process. Our clients would get training on a call with our account managers, but there wasn’t any supplemental content that was available to them at all times. For that reason, we decided to create a video that they could watch at any time.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

PUSH Collaborative produced our video. We had a branding guide, but it was pretty minimal and still in-progress. We shared that with Rohan (Creative Director) and the video production team. Additionally, when our CEO decided we should create this video, we quickly put together a storyboard. As far as animation, we had some ideas in mind. We shot over the storyboard and explained what we had in mind, but Rohan mostly led the process and decided the animation style.

What is the team composition?

Rohan was our main point of contact, and we communicated with him via email. If there was anyone else, they were behind the scenes.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I believe our CEO either knew Rohan or PUSH Collaborative, and that was handed over to us on the marketing side. 

How much have you invested with them?

It was $5,000 flat.

What is the status of this engagement?

I think that the first communication we had was at the beginning of May 2020, and the final product was delivered at the end of August 2020.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The video concisely explains the claims process, but at the same time, it gives enough detail so that clients can understand how the process works and why they need to do it.

Internally, we’ve gotten great feedback, and it’s definitely taken off. Our account management team is the one that requested this video; it’s going to be most useful to them because they interface with clients. They now have the video at their disposal when they onboard clients, and we’ve only gotten great feedback that the video looks good aesthetically, it’s short enough that it’s not overwhelming, and the quality overall is a huge step up from the basic training deck we had before.

We’ve been able to create some other pieces of content from the video. We’ve done screengrabs and created training manuals from the video to supplement it. 

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

I thought it was really smooth. We primarily communicated through email. Rohan always followed up with next steps and outlined what the timeline looked like. Then, he’d notify us when the video was ready for review, and we could easily go into Vimeo and add our feedback. He was pretty timely at incorporating that feedback.

Based on the nature of the project, we knew there would be a lot of back and forth, but Rohan managed expectations really well. He had a solid understanding of what direction we wanted to take the video in. I didn’t feel like there was an unnecessary amount of back and forth; it was the perfect amount. They had a clear communication style. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their expectation management was noteworthy. Rohan outlined the details of the project from the start, so it was pretty clear how it was going to work. He was very receptive to our ideas and feedback, and he turned things around quickly. We really felt like he covered all of the bases, from when we were trying to select a voiceover actor to the type of animation we wanted. Everything was clearly drawn out; there wasn’t a misunderstanding of what we wanted to convey. Overall, it was smooth. They worked really well with us.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Honestly, not that I can think of. I thought it ran pretty well. 

Any advice for potential customers?

One of the primary things that you need to layout on the table is your business objectives. If you layout the issue you’re trying to solve, it’s a lot clearer for whoever is trying to help you. They need to understand what they’re working on, what it’s actually going to do, and what purpose it serves. As long as you communicate that well from the start, you can definitely manage expectations better.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Explainer Video Production for Commercial Insurance Co

"Their team nailed all the main pieces of a good explainer video."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
July 2020
Project summary: 

A commercial insurance company engaged PUSH Collaborative to create an explainer video. After refining the storyboard and script, they produced a 90-second animated explainer video with live-action elements.

The Reviewer
 
51 - 200 Employees
 
Boston, Massachusetts
Todd Harris
VP Marketing, Corvus Insurance
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

PUSH Collaborative efficiently delivered high-quality content that satisfied internal stakeholders. The team enhanced the script to effectively explain the client’s services. They successfully managed stringent deadlines and produced appealing animations, which ensures additional collaboration.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the VP of marketing at Corvus Insurance. We help brokers and policyholders make better decisions about their commercial insurance, specifically their cyber insurance risks and policies.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We wanted to explain the piece of technology that underlies our services as well as convey how brokers engage with the technology. It was a complex task that needed to finish within a short timeframe.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Their team produced a video that showcased our services and how we provide them using data. The video also showed how a broker would experience our technology. I came in with a rudimentary storyboard that PUSH augmented by asking questions. They also suggested directions and visuals as well as helped with the script. Their team then produced the video, which blended animation and stock live-action.

What is the team composition?

I worked with Rohan (Creative Director).

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

Our company worked with them before my time here began. After I received the reference, I reached out to PUSH and reviewed their previous work. I liked the quality of their animations and then ran this idea by them.

How much have you invested with them?

For a 90-second video, it was $3,200.

What is the status of this engagement?

We collaborated on this project over a three-week period in July 2020.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

Everyone internally loved the video, and the brokers appreciate it. The executive team also loved the video, which was a big deal. The video enables us to put our best foot forward and explains what we do for the broker, which is our target audience. We plan to dig into each of our tech capabilities with PUSH.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

They provided specific dates for deliverables. I asked their team to meet tight timeframes, and they pressed forward to meet them. Their team was clear, open, and quick to respond. I was never left wondering about what was next. It was an easy, painless, stress-free process.

What did you find most impressive about them?

PUSH excellently tightened the script. Their team created a concise explanation of what we do and how we help our target audience. It’s hard to verbalize our processes but they did a really good job.

Their animation style was crisp, and the underlying music worked well. Their team nailed all the main pieces of a good explainer video.

Are there any areas they could improve?

We can look at how to make a more impactful intro and outro. I appreciated that they took the step to blend animation and live-action. However, we may not use live-action next time.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Know what you want going into the engagement. Have a strawman-type script setup and lean on them to augment it.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    I only had to push a little at the end.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Video Explainer for Intellectual Disability Support Service

“The video is exactly what I had in mind.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
May - Jun. 2020
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative produced a two-minute explainer video for a nonprofit. Based on a provided script, they created illustrations and clearly described the organization for fundraising audiences.

The Reviewer
 
1,001-5,000 Employees
 
New York, New York
Peter Taback
Chief Engagement & External Affairs Officer, YAI
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The video was released during a virtual event and the audience loved it. The plan to feature the video on the website as well. PUSH Collaborative was responsive and implemented changes quickly. Their efficiency ensured the project was delivered in a timely manner

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the chief engagement and external affairs officer of YAI. We’re one of the New York metropolitan area’s largest providers of services and support for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide a range of services including housing, medical care, job training, support for families, and respite programs.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We’re a very large and complicated organization and it’s extremely hard to explain We thought a video could provide some clarity about what we do for the general public and fundraising audiences.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They produced an explainer video that is about two minutes long. I sent them a draft and a script and went about illustrating it.

What is the team composition?

I worked primarily with Rohan.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I worked with PUSH Collaborative maybe two years ago at a prior company. I couldn’t remember their name, but I found them again based on what I did remember and we picked up right where we left off before.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent about $4,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

The project lasted from May–June 2020.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

The video is exactly what I had in mind. We used it for a live-stream broadcast for an event we usually hold in New York Central Park, but it was held virtually this year because of COVID-19. We had a great audience and everybody loved it online. We also plan to share the video on our website.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

It was a fairly tall order. They were also quick to implement changes, I could ask questions, and they pushed back when needed. Overall, it was great. We had 2–3 phone calls over the course of the engagement, other than that, it was primarily email.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I liked the style of their projects. When I first started working with them, I needed a partner that could work with a nonprofit.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, not really.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

I would say this for anybody—you need to know what you want. How could any vendor possibly provide what you need unless you clearly tell them?

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Video Production for Expense Management Consulting Firm

“The final creative is always very good from PUSH Collaborative.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Feb. - May 2020
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative created an explainer video for a services consulting and software firm that manages expenses for large companies. Services included scripting, design, and production.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
Charleston, South Carolina
VP Marketing & Communications, Fine Tune
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The video has garnered positive feedback from customers and partners, and internal stakeholders are confident that it will drive traffic. PUSH Collaborative facilitates an effortless collaboration and manages expectations well. The approachable team can be relied upon to deliver quality videos.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We’re a services consulting and software firm that handles indirect expenses on behalf of large companies. My role is to lead the marketing and communication efforts.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We hired PUSH Collaborative to help us build out our brand and raise visibility of our company and our solution.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We partnered with PUSH Collaborative on developing a corporate explainer video. I’ll be using them for other projects as well; this was the first effort around a general corporate video.

What is the team composition?

We just worked with one person.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I’ve worked with them on several projects at previous companies, so I was familiar with the company and their services.

How much have you invested with them?

We spent less than $5,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

This project began in February 2020, and it just wrapped up at the end of May. We will certainly be working with them in the future on other video-related projects.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The results are positive in terms of anecdotal feedback; customers, partners, and company employees love the asset. We’re using the video in awareness efforts and are running various paid campaigns to get people to view it. It’s still early in terms of launch and seeing any tangible results, but the fact of the matter is, it’s an asset to help build the brand. It’s going to drive traffic; we’ll see whether it drives top-line results.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

They were excellent. Their team was easy to work with. They understood messaging really quickly and hit deadlines. The team was great at managing up and setting expectations. The final creative is always very good from PUSH Collaborative.

We communicated in different ways. We went back and forth over email when developing out scripts. They were very approachable and responsive via phone when we needed to clarify anything.

What did you find most impressive about them?

It’s nice to work directly with the principal of the company. I have a good relationship with him. He’s very approachable and is willing to work with clients on realistic budgeting.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I wish I had something constructive, but I don’t; that’s why I’ve worked with them on half a dozen projects, if not more, over the last couple of years, and will continue to work with them.  

Any advice for potential customers?

Have a general vision as to what you want your video to look like, as well as what you want to say. Realize that when you’re creating scripts for a 90-second video, it has to have short, tight, and punchy sentences; you can’t be long with prose. 

Just have that general framework and work directly with PUSH Collaborative – they’re good at honing the framework and finalizing it, and then obviously design, development, and final product. They’re the creative ones, so let them have creative license around your vision, and I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Explainer Video Production for Mining Analytics Company

"PUSH Collaborative hits their targets and delivers on time."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Nov. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Intially, PUSH Collaborative produced a high-level explainer video. Now, the team is working on storyboarding and creating a series of tri-lingual use case and value proposition animated explainer videos.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Surrey, Canada
Kevin Dagenais
CEO, Cascadia Scientific
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

A responsive and punctual partner, PUSH Collaborative has delivered great work thus far. They are a supportive and thoughtful team, and they take small steps to help the business achieve its goals. Whenever obstacles arise, they are always willing to be accommodating and address them as necessary.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO of Cascadia Scientific, a company that provides fuel measurements and decision intelligence to the mining sector.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We have some pretty complicated use cases and one of the challenges was distilling a complex but significant value proposition into a readily consumable, highly-relatable media asset.

We explain a lot of our use cases with white papers, prose, figures, and pictures. But there’s something about video that’s compelling.

It allows you to convey a fairly complicated context and value in a short period of time to an audience that doesn’t have to be active in their consumption of the information.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

First, PUSH Collaborative developed a very high-level explainer video. Since then, we’ve also engaged with them for use case and value proposition explainer videos. Rohan (Creative Director) is working on a 4-pack of similarly-themed, animated videos. 

All of our videos have been in three languages — English, Spanish, and Portuguese — because we have to sell to mining geographies. So Rohan works with the narrators, does scripting, and provides sketch boards.

What is the team composition?

I mainly worked with Rohan.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I had worked for a company before that had a very well-developed marketing consultant who was helping us. She was the one who first engaged PUSH Collaborative and I was very impressed with their work when she showed it to me. So, I decided that I would engaged with Rohan at this new company.

How much have you invested with them?

So far, we’ve spent upwards of $20,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

Our engagement began at the end of 2018, and it’s ongoing. The first explainer video was completed. Of the 4-pack, two of the videos have been completed.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

I’m very satisfied, and we’ve had good successes. Rohan is quite responsive and prompt with his work. My team and I have very positive things to say about PUSH Collaborative’s work. We’ve recognized that video is a very powerful tool to get our message out.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

PUSH Collaborative hits their targets and delivers on time. Rohan communicates with us via email, and he’s doing a great job of managing our account and our animations. 

Right now we’re giving him a challenge in terms of taking a topic that’s a bit drier and animating it. I’ve been very satisfied with the workflow, communication, and level of interaction.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I’ve appreciated PUSH Collaborative’s ability to think in terms of our business even though they’re far removed from it. We’re working in the mining, data analytics, and industrial spaces, which are far removed from their industry.

We explain the use case or value proposition we want to animate, and he always takes it upon himself to write the first part of the script which we’ve appreciated. That first script is usually a long way from being useable. 

However, when he gives us that first script, it gives us a starting point as opposed to starting from a blank sheet of paper. Rohan’s ability to give us a guardrail to start with has been useful, and it’s helped us to get from nothing to having a completed storyboard and then a video. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

Sometimes we have to go through a round or two of edits because there are errors that the team didn't catch when they could've. However, whenever we ask for changes, Rohan is always accommodating.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

If you’re interested in an animated explainer video, I would absolutely recommend PUSH Collaborative because they’ve been very helpful and their prices are reasonable for what they provide. Our working experience has been very positive. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Explainer Videos for Boutique Digital Marketing Agency

"PUSH Collaborative shows up and gets the job done."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
May 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative made two explainer videos for third-party clients, one in the mining vertical and the other in cybersecurity. The team provided feedback on the scripts and gave creative direction.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Toronto, Canada
Bill Sharpe
Co-Founder & CEO, Simmons Sharpe
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The explainer video that PUSH Collaborative created for the mining client performed extremely well and boosted sales. They are a supportive partner, providing answers to any questions that come up, which makes for a smooth process. The team is collaborative and they offer great value.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the co-Founder & CEO of Simmons Sharpe, a small digital marketing boutique that deals mostly with B2B and technology clients.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We’ve worked with them several times. First, we hired them to work with us on a project for a small B2B IoT client who was in a very specific vertical. They had a complex product and service offering that we had to simplify. 

We decided that an explainer video that could live on the site and be sent to the audience would be the best way to do this. The client was in the global mining vertical so the video had to be targeted to operations people and CFOs in mining centers around the globe.

Additionally, we had another pre-revenue client who is working on cybersecurity for IoT devices by addressing quantum computing. This client had a conference and we needed a video that could introduce quantum computing to the audience.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They made a video for the mining client that explained the products and services to a diverse audience. For the quantum computing project, we had to go through several iterations with PUSH Collaborative.

They didn’t write the script, but they gave us feedback about how to cut out certain information. We also had an on-staff graphic designer who came up with the initial look and feel, and we gave that to the team.

Rohan (Creative Director) provided creative direction on how to shoot the videos. For example, instead of animating it straight on, the team animated the video as an isometric. They made it so that it was elevated but off to the side. 

What is the team composition?

There was a larger team, but we only worked on a personal level with Rohan.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

We went online and our technical lead found PUSH Collaborative. They looked interesting, had a good portfolio with high-profile clients, and were strong in technology. I had to sell the idea to our clients because they believe that going with a US supplier versus a Canadian one was inefficient.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent between $5,000–$9,000 per engagement. So we’ve probably spent just below $50,000 in total. 

What is the status of this engagement?

Our engagement began about three years ago, and it’s ongoing. Because of the pandemic, we’re slow right now.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

The explainer video project for the IoT client in the mining vertical went very well and it has the best results of any marketing push that we’ve done before. It continually measured on a video tracking tool. It moved sales and did exactly what we wanted it to do. 

I’m very happy with Rohan’s work. He’s fast, understands the brief quickly, and adds to the process. When I wasn’t sure what to do, he had the right answers. PUSH Collaborative demystified the process and made it easier for us. 

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

The project management has been pretty smooth. We’re not unreasonable people so when we give him a deadline, we let Rohan tell us if that will be an issue or not. He’s even worked on weekends and nights to do the work. 

PUSH Collaborative shows up and gets the job done. The majority of our communication is done via email. Once we get to a point where the details are getting very specific, we then jump on a call and go through things on a frame by frame basis. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Rohan is good at understanding what the challenge is and being collaborative in coming up with a solution that works. The team provides great value for the product. I’ve done a lot of commercial production in my life.

What you can get from a company like PUSH Collaborative versus a more conventional source is dramatically different. One of our clients insisted on cross-quoting, and we found that the nearest competitor cost twice as much. Rohan’s system is very efficient. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, nothing comes to mind. We’re not looking for a permanent partner; we’re looking for good value, an innate understanding of what we’re trying to do, and a final product that is going to hold up on a global basis. They bring all of that to the table. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

If you’re working with Rohan, everything will go well.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They’ve never missed a deadline.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They are one of our top suppliers.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’ve already recommended them.

Explainer Video for Cloud Security Startup

“They laid out the process at the start of our engagement and outlined what each stage would be.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Apr. 2020
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative developed a two-minute animated explainer video for a cybersecurity startup. The video includes industry trends, challenges, and how they can address these issues.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
San Francisco, California
Upa Campbell
Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Accurics
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The video has received positive feedback from investors. In an internal team-wide poll, the video was rated very highly. PUSH Collaborative always delivers high-end products. The team is very professional they follow a seamless workflow.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the chief strategy and marketing officer for Accurics. We’re a cybersecurity startup.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We just launched our company out of stealth. We needed a way to articulate our story to our audience, especially because we needed a big PR campaign for our launch and we had a lot of people visiting our website.

We partnered with PUSH Collaborative to create a story through video that really resonated with our audience .

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They created a two-minute explainer video. It tells our company story in an animated form. The story arc center around the fact that we’re in the business of securing the cloud. So it starts by focusing on the newest trends in cloud and what companies are experiencing. Then it discusses the implication on security. From there, it talks about how to best solve those challenges.

What is the team composition?

I worked with the primary owner directly.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I’ve worked with them at four other startups. For each company I’ve worked with, I’ve hired PUSH Collaborative to create an initial explainer video. I’ve had tremendous success with them.

How much have you invested with them?

This video cost $6,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in the beginning of April 2020 and we launched about four weeks later.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

Our investors and our internal team love the video. Our team really identifies with the story. We did an internal poll, and everyone rated the video very highly. On a scale of 1–5, the team average was 4.75.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

They’re absolute professionals. They require very minimal oversight. We’ve worked together so many times, our workflow is seamless. They laid out the process at the start of our engagement and outlined what each stage would be.

They’re very collaborative and can iterate on any changes that we ask for. They’re also very proactive and have suggested recommendations. By the time we saw the final video, we. Didn’t have any feedback because we worked together throughout the project.

What did you find most impressive about them?

No matter what industry I’ve been in when we’ve worked together, they’ve always been able to deliver. They’re able to graph different domains and have helped us articulate our story.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No, I don’t.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

My advice would be to share the story you want to tell before you engage with them. It’s difficult to make changes along the way and the process is so much smoother if you know what you want the outcome to be.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Video Production for AI Company

"I have to juggle a lot of projects, but I always know where I stand with PUSH Collaborative."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2020 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative creates whiteboard animated videos for an AI tech company. Using existing live-action footage, the team animates concepts under the client’s direction.

The Reviewer
 
201-500 Employees
 
New York, New York
Senior Producer, AI Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The first video was such a success that the client signed up with PUSH Collaborative to create seven more videos. PUSH Collaborative executes on concepts well while being flexible with changing scopes. Their clear and responsive communication stands out.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We’re a tech company that produces an AI-driven platform. I’m a senior producer.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

We needed help with creating animated videos.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Given our remote environment, we can’t produce videos traditionally (i.e., with a video camera in the same room as our subjects). We now produce video via Zoom and QuickTime and make them partly live-action, partly animated. It’s a video series where our subjects talk in the background while a giant whiteboard animates the concepts they’re talking about.

First, I’d have meetings with executives — the video subjects. After I film them and edit the footage, I tell Rohan (Creative Director) what to animate. Our head of design designs what the piece will look like. Rohan collaborates with our head of design and me — the director — to get the piece we want.

What is the team composition?

I only work with Rohan.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

My company had worked with PUSH Collaborative before I joined on.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent about $10,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

This project started in March 2020 and is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

After we saw the first video Rohan produced, we put him on a longer contract to do seven more. The series has won a lot of engagement on LinkedIn. Everyone says the videos look great, and we’ve received lots of praise for our content factory’s ability to pivot during the coronavirus pandemic. Partners like Rohan have been instrumental in our ability to pivot successfully. 

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

I love working with Rohan. He’s a great communicator with a really good attitude that makes him easy to collaborate with. Whenever I direct something and then have to change it, he rolls with the punches. He always gets back to me immediately as well. Having that level of communication has helped me the most: I have to juggle a lot of projects, but I always know where I stand with PUSH Collaborative. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

I’d recommend PUSH Collaborative to everyone that’s looking for animated videos. Rohan is quite wonderful.

Any advice for potential customers?

When working with any animated video company, it’s important to give them clear direction and set them up for success. Sometimes you might have a clear idea in your mind, but if you don’t communicate that to the animator, then you’re not going to get what you want. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Several Animated Videos for Virtual Accountants

"They are very friendly, and they get their tasks done quickly and efficiently."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Oct. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

PUSH Collaborative produces animated marketing videos that range from 30 seconds to two minutes long. The team supports storyboard creation before producing the videos.

The Reviewer
 
51-200 Employees
 
New York, New York
Design & Marketing Manager, Virtual Accounting Firm
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The videos are posted on the client's website, YouTube, and Facebook channels. As a result, website traffic has increased and viewers engage with the videos on YouTube. PUSH Collaborative is a personable, accountable team that never misses a deadline. They are experienced professionals.

A Clutch analyst personally interviewed this client over the phone. Below is an edited transcript.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I work at one of the largest virtual accounting firms in the United States. I serve as the design manager. But, recently I transitioned more into the marketing and communications manager role as well. 

I try to engage potential leads to purchase tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax advisory services. Now, we’re offering stimulus support and loan filing preparation as well.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with PUSH Collaborative?

One of our design and marketing initiatives is creating videos that we feature on our YouTube channel and website. 

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

I’ve worked with them on creating 7–8 short, animated videos. 

I typically put together a script and work with PUSH Collaborative on creating a storyboard. We’d break it down into several frames, give feedback, and make changes if needed.

Then, they’d do the production of the video using Adobe Illustrator and After Effects to create a short version of the video (which have ranged between 30 seconds and two minutes long).

For our last couple of videos, we did industry-specific videos to make the experience more personalized. We want to target specific industries that make up a large percentage of our clientele right now. 

What is the team composition?

I’m in contact with Rohan (Creative Director). He’s my direct point of contact, and he has a team working for him.

How did you come to work with PUSH Collaborative?

I started working with PUSH Collaborative shortly after I started working at my company. I'm not sure who started the engagement with them.

How much have you invested with them?

On average, we’re spending $3,000 per-video. We’ve spent about $15,000 to $20,000 so far.

What is the status of this engagement?

I started working with PUSH Collaborative in October 2017 shortly after I started at my company, and the partnership is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement? 

I love the videos they’ve produced. If I need short, animated videos in the future, I’d go to PUSH Collaborative again. 

The videos have been helpful because we’ve been seeing an uptick in engagement and fewer questions about certain topics. In particular, we see engagement on our YouTube channel and more traffic coming to our website. Going forward, when we’re able to do more videos, we’ll be able to narrow down which videos are working well.

We feature the videos on our website and our YouTube channel. We’ve also added some videos into our emails from our sales team. We’ve featured them on social media, specifically on Facebook.

How did PUSH Collaborative perform from a project management standpoint?

I’ve been very happy with their service. They’re responsive, they email back right away and they never miss a deadline. If there’s ever a delay, they would let me know right away. 

The quality has been great as well. Any changes have been due to internal reasons and not a lack of quality on their end.

They are experienced professionals that understand the video production process well. Their working style is really effective from the script creation to the storyboard and then to the final video delivery.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They are very friendly, and they get their tasks done quickly and efficiently. If they don’t hear from me in a while, they’ll reach out to me, which is nice. They’ll send me an email with a new highlight reel of recent work, and they stay engaged with us throughout the year.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Nothing comes to mind — I think they’re doing a great job. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

You should work with them if you’re looking to get videos created at a great price and you want to work with someone who understands the tools, has a friendly approach, and meets deadlines. They’re a company you can trust.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
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Business Entity Name
Push Collaborative LLC
Status
Active
Jurisdiction of Formation
New York
Id
3988177
Date of Formation
Aug 24, 2010
Last updated
May 19, 2020
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VERIFIED CLIENT REVIEWS
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