Your Creative Source for Video Production in Chicago

What We Do

Yokai Films is a full-service video production company. We shoot, edit, provide motion graphics, assist with script writing, produce, direct, operate teleprompters, and fly drones. We can do it all at a price that is incredible competitive with any company on our level. We don’t believe in wasted crew members or padded hours. We don’t believe in formulaic approaches when creativity can be infused. We want to create the best damn video at the lowest price for you. Yokai is determined to deliver completed projects that are more impressive than you ever dreamed they could be.

Dream It

Shoot It

Cut It

Our Services

Pre-Production

Before your video can come together you need a plan. We’ll help you every step of the way to layout the perfect video project.

Video Production

When it comes to filming your video we have the latest tools and everything needed to make your project professional and impressive.

Post-Production

The final touch for any video is the editing. We will add motion graphics and cut scenes to take your video to the next level.

Our Work

Corporate

Brand

For Fun

What Our Customers Say

Rachel Hain
Rachel HainDirector of Annual & Individual Giving
Chicago Children’s Museum
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Yokai FIlms is an irreplaceable partner to Chicago Children’s Museum, creating top notch videos for our annual galas for several years including two fully virtual, pre-recorded galas that would not have been a hit-success without their amazing team. Their team is fueled by a genuinely passionate work ethic combined with a professional demeanor that has made every experience with them an absolute delight.
Rachel GianniniCreator
Spy School
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I’ve had the pleasure of working with Yokai Films on several different projects. While the projects were all different, the quality, communication, and professionalism is a constant. 
Mary Ann Childers
Mary Ann ChildersSenior Consultant
Res Publica Group
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Yokai Films brings vision, creativity, and outstanding performance to every project. Owner Chris Sato listens, works closely with you to understand goals and nuances, and suggests compelling ways to tell stories that give videos power and impact. He’s a wonderful director/photographer, and an extraordinary editor. Chris and his talented team are nimble, responsive, innovative, and always go the extra mile. Against impossible deadlines, they’ve delivered videos that exceeded all expectations and delighted our clients. With Yokai Films, you’ll get not only a great video, but a great experience, too.
Allison Johnson
Allison JohnsonPresident | Director Client Services
JMG Agency
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We have developed a great relationship with Yokai Films over the years. Chris Sato has become part of our team and his superior skills show up in every film we create. He always delivers and then some...
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Yokai FIlms is an irreplaceable partner to Chicago Children’s Museum, creating top notch videos for our annual galas for several years including two fully virtual, pre-recorded galas that would not have been a hit-success without their amazing team. Their team is fueled by a genuinely passionate work ethic combined with a professional demeanor that has made every experience with them an absolute delight.
Rachel Hain
Director of Annual & Individual Giving
Chicago Children’s Museum
Yokai Films brings vision, creativity, and outstanding performance to every project. Owner Chris Sato listens, works closely with you to understand goals and nuances, and suggests compelling ways to tell stories that give videos power and impact. He’s a wonderful director/photographer, and an extraordinary editor. Chris and his talented team are nimble, responsive, innovative, and always go the extra mile. Against impossible deadlines, they’ve delivered videos that exceeded all expectations and delighted our clients. With Yokai Films, you’ll get not only a great video, but a great experience, too.
Mary Ann Childers
Senior Consultant
Res Publica Group

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Our process is easy and straight forward. Contact us today, we will bring your visions to life.