Why Handshake?

We're punny, we're funny, and we know magic... well, movie magic.
Here's what makes us different!

High-Concept Ideas.
Higher Fives.

At Handshake, we invest up front to discover and develop that perfect video concept that captures imaginations and fits your brand like a glove.

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The Best Execution.
Hands Down.

Our team of award-winning creatives go beyond secondhand solutions to craft original animations and videos with pixel-perfect detail and intentionality.

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Business and Fun.
Hand in Hand.

We think work should be fun. So, don’t be surprised if, in between serious project updates, you receive a GIF, joke, or pun from your friends at Handshake.

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What kinds of videos do we make?

From 3D product videos to 2D motion-design brand animations to cinematic live action films, we handle it all.
Check out some of our hand-picked featured projects below!

"The Places We Go" | Brookstone Times Square Billboard Animation

The first in a series of three Billboard ads for Brookstone's seasonal Times Square location, this fully-illustrated animation highlights various Brookstone products available to all, right there on Broadway and Seventh.

"The American Story" | Featured Cinematic Event Video

Inspiring parallax images of American greatness, nostalgic soundbites, and immersive sound design combine to celebrate American accomplishments made possible by liberty and the Declaration of Independence in this motion design piece for Hillsdale College.

"An Inside Look" | Featured 3D Product Animation

We brought a simple CAD model to life in this 3D rendered overview video that depicts the revolutionary new digital cytology technology coming soon from Hologic. Complete with a cinematic soundtrack and voiceover-driven script.

"Stuff Happens" | Featured Explainer Animation

Whimsical and fun illustrations combined with peaceful animation and a poppin' music track make this explainer animation we made for Overalls one of our faves.

"Congress" | Featured Opening Titles

Featuring historical imagery and layered structural blueprints composited within and above epic tomes, this piece brings history to life and though visual metaphor, hints at the subject of this Hillsdale College online course: the US Congress' political structure.

"At-Home Testing" | Featured Product Overview

Created for Scarlet Health, a new at-home testing service, this piece combines elegant lifestyle cinematography with interspersed animated motion design sections depicting product use.

"Secret Ingredient" | Featured Testimonial Video

Explaining the real benefits of one of the most revolutionary sports supplements to ever hit shelves, CarnoSyn beta-alanine, this video (in a series of three) features interviews with Darnell Savage of the Green Bay Packers, intercut with bright and clear cinematography illuminating his peak athletic abilities.

"What Matters Most" | Featured Narrative Commercial

This tender story of a mother worried about her health and a daughter looking for her mother's presence communicates the real-world impact of Hologic's newest test: reducing false positives, freeing women from the anxiety of unnecessary biopsies.

A few people we've made videos for!

We're super proud to serve so many clients both directly and through our partnerships with agencies around the world. When it comes to video, rest assured, you're in great company!

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