Branded Entertainment - Video & Social Integration - Brand Documentaries

Welcome to Cates Collaborative

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Our Branded Content & Creative Production Services

Script Writing
& Content Development

On-Camera Talent Management & Casting

Video Production & Advertising (TV/Web/Commercial)

Original Concept & Content

Social Media Marketing
Videos & Content

& Editing Services

Branded Content With Full Campaign Development

Event Production Company
for Live Events

Post Production
Distribution Strategies


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Happy Customers

We’re easy and fun to work with... or at least that’s what our clients say.

  • Thank you all so very much for creating, organizing, directing and producing such a fantastic day of filming! We were amazed at all of the working pieces that need to fit together to create our perfect video.

    Teri Campbell RN, Program Director, Illinois Heart Rescue
  • Cates is a great partner and did a fantastic job on this campaign.

    Willie Wilkov, CMO, Tomy International, Inc.
  • Our new video campaign results are off the charts!

    John M., VP of Marketing, CD One Price Cleaners
  • I highly recommend the creative services of Cates Collaborative for companies that want to build brand equity through video marketing.

    Spiro G., Director of Marketing, Arnold Wesley Development
  • Truly masters of their craft…from initial concept through final cut and everything in between, Rockit Projects and Cates Collaborative exceeded our expectations.

    Brian W., CEO, Arnold Wesley Development


Through the professional network of Cates Collaborative, our creative process brings you into the discovery, development and delivery of your story in a uniquely productive and efficient way. We leverage a vast network of the most talented professional creatives in Chicago and throughout the world.  Our streamlined marketing and advertising content creation approach brings only the best creative resources suited to your project, allowing us to assemble a team of writers, directors, producers and actors that suit your tone, demographic and marketing, advertising, or organizational objective.

Our goal is to help you attract attention.  Unique, exciting, and of course, entertaining content can introduce a brand, set up a call to action, and drive traffic to your agency, business, or product. We partner with you to immerse ourselves in your brand to create content that supports your objectives while also engaging your audience.  The creative content we provide you with produces credibility, loyalty and an overall love of the brand.

Cates Collaborative’s unique model provides the most cost-effective and high-quality results when it comes to rolling cameras. Our partnerships with nimble and creative production companies in Chicago and throughout the U.S. gives us an edge in delivering professional video production within a wide range of budgets.


Rockit Projects
Canon EOS

Pink Hippo
Clutch Studios
Calabesh Animation

Creating Stories That Move

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