Other Movie Companies, Part 2

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Video captures courtesy of JosephKosinski and others
A continuation of Other Movie Companies

Peakviewing Transatlantic

(October 27, 1998-September 27, 2003)

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Logo: A glowing neon bird flies above the night water surface. Then it freezes still in the center and "PEAKVIEWING" rises from the water, followed by smaller "TRANSATLANTIC PLC".

  • In early years, the bird would morph into "PRESENTS", and the "PLC" is absent. The soundtrack was also different.
  • On Dazzle and several other distributed films, the logo was still on black background.

FX/SFX: Animation of the bird.

: The early version had a crystallized jingle soundtrack with single drumbeat.
Later, it was changed to powerful fanfares.

Availability: Rare. Appeared on The Last Leprechaun, Merlin: The Return and Hoodlum & Son.

Editor's Note: None.


Perennial Pictures Film Corporation

(December 14, 1984-1990's)

Various Film Companies - CLG WikiNickname: "4P Tube"

Logo: On a black background, four stylized P's come together from all four sides of the screen, twirling counter clockwise. When they come together,they zoom out and up while the words "Perennial Pictures Film Corporation" (in a yellow Souvenir font) zoom out from the bottom of the screen. When the words finish zooming out, a bright blue flash brings forth a blue TV tube like shape around the four P's, which are now colored white.

FX/SFX: The P's coming together, the zooming out and the flash.

Music/Sounds: A seven note jingle with the last note held and more triumphant.

Availability: Extremely rare. Can be seen on Mirthworms on Stage. An in-credit version was spotted on Mercer Mayer's "Just Like My Dad".

Editor's Note: None.

Renown Pictures Corporation

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Nickname: "The Angel Statue"

Logo: Against a cloudy sky background, we see a pedestal with three horses and an angel with her wings spread out. Written on the pedestal is...


The company name is unnecessarily superimposed on the screen.

  • There is actually a version where we actually see the pedestal in its entirety, at least for a few seconds, then the company name appears onscreen, each word fading in one-by-one, followed by the word PRESENT.
  • This logo was colorized by Four Star International around the mid '80s. It now has a brownish hue to it.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Was seen on Scrooge: A Christmas Carol.

Editor's Note: None.


Rosen / Harper Entertainment

(March 17, 1998)

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The bars move and form the logo.

: Silence.

Availability: Was seen on FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue.

Editor's Note: None.


Sack Attractions

Background: Was formed on the 1920s by Alfred Nathaniel Sack in San Antonio, Texas. This company was created for the production, distribution, and exhibition of "all-black" or "race" films (films made by black directors for black audiences, and containing black actors), between 1937 and 1948.


Sack Attractions (1937, B&W)
Nicknames: "Mark of Merit", Mark of Sack", "The Circle"

Logo: On an horizon, we see a big circle with the word "SACK" in large lettering zooming from a short distance. Surrounding it are several circles and the words "MARK OF MERIT" and "ATTRACTIONS".

FX/SFX: The zooming of the circle.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Rare. It can be seen on their movies like The Blood of Jesus or The Devil's Daughter.

Editor's Note: None.

Screenland Pictures

(March 4, 1999)
Other Movie Companies, Part 2 - CLG WikiScreenland Pictures (in-credit)
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A searchlight is seen circling the dark room and there are three human shadows at various angles seen on the floor. Then the searchlight moves over the screen, creating the name "SCREENLAND" and "P I C T U R E S", separated with a line. The circle of light stops at the black-clothed man figure holding two film reel cases, which appears at the right. The logo shines.

Variant: At the end of the film, an in-credit variant exists with a guy wearing black jacket, black hat, and holding some stuff on a white rectangle. Below the rectangle, there's a text "SCREENLAND PICTURES".

FX/SFX: The searchlight.

: None.

Availability: Was seen on It's All the Rage.

Editor's Note: None.


Sherwood Productions, Inc.

Background: Was founded by then-coin collector Bruce McNall and the family of Texas oil tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt. McNall then hired ousted United Artists executive David Begelman to operate the company in the summer of 1982.

(June 3, 1983-August 15, 1984)
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Nicknames: "Abstract S", "Hex-S"

Logo: On a black background, we see a group of
pink and blue horizontal lines crossing over each other; the pink lines move upward, while the blue lines move downward. Then the groups of lines (in box-like shapes) pull away from each other towards both corners of the screen, with the pink line-square moving towards the top left corner and the blue line-square moving towards the bottom right corner. The two squares (which are slanted by this time) are still joined to each other, with the bottom right corner of the pink square joined to the top left corner of the blue square. As the two shapes move to opposite sides of the screen, the left side of the blue square crosses over the right side of the pink square. When the two shapes cross each other, vertical lines form from the opposite end of each shape and nearly connect to each other, forming an S-like shape. After the S is formed, two groups of lines travel from opposite corners of the screen, with the blue lines traveling from the bottom left corner and the pink lines traveling from the top right corner. The two groups of lines connect to the S, forming a hexagon. As the "S hexagon" shines, it moves backwards. When the "S hexagon" is in place right above the center of the screen, the words "SHERWOOD PRODUCTIONS, INC."appear underneath in a thin futuristic font.

Trivia: The logo was created by Rod Dyer Design.

  • On The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension, the logo is stretched to fill the screen.
  • On Blame It On Rio, the logo freezes before the company name fading in, leaving some shine marks.

: The pink and blue lines forming the S, extra lines forming the hexagon, the shining effects.

Music/Sounds: None or the opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Can be seen at the beginning of any film produced by Sherwood such as Mr. Mom, Buckaroo Banzai, and Blame It on Rio.

Editor's Note: None.

TAKI Corporation (Japan)


Taki Corporation
Logo: We see the explosion of bluish-white particles on the black background, then a rainbow brush stroke draws itself in. After it draws itself, the word "TAKI" in Times New Roman Bold zooms in and glows. Then a light brown box appears below, with "Corporation", in Brush Script MT, writing itself in.

FX/SFX: The rainbow brush stroke drawing in.

Music/Sounds: A rising string note, complete with announcer saying "TAKI...Corporation."

Music/Sounds Variant: A variant exists where the announcer is excluded. this was used for a short time as used forVoltage Fighters! - Gowcaizer – The Movie.

Availability: Extremely rare. Can be seen on a few tapes from the period, such as Sonic the Hedgehog OVA,Voltage Fighters! - Gowcaizer – The Movie, and the english dub of Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie.

Editor's Note: None.


Tanglewood Entertainment

(April 28, 1995)

Other Movie Companies, Part 2 - CLG WikiLogo: On a brown background, a box zooms out, depicting the castle on the mountain and the zigzag path towards it. The tree branches at the sides retract as we zoom. The word "TANGLEWOOD" in custom orange font flashes below the box.

FX/SFX: Branches retracting and name popping in.

: Ominous tube music.

Availability: Appeared on Top Dog.

Editor's Note: None.


UMC Pictures

(July 13-October 28, 1970)

Nickname: "Spinning Circles of Boredom"

UMC Pictures (1970)
Logo: On a black background, three spinning circles fade in and zoom in towards the screen, flashing multiple colors. Once they stop zooming in, they stop spinning one by one, becoming a stylized orange "U", light-golden "M", and red "C", while the words "UMC PICTURES" zoom in below. The byline "a division of universal marion corporation" is wiped in below.

FX/SFX: Typical '60s/'70s animation.

Music/Sounds: Usually silent, but some films have a piece that starts with beeps in rhythm for the turning "UMC" and then a mish-mash of Moog synthesizer sounds rising in volume.

Availability: Very rare. Can be seen on the 1984 VHS, 2006 DVD, and 2009 Blu-Ray of The Twelve Chairs, and the VCI DVD of Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in The Bronx. Was also seen on Glen and Randa.

Editor's Note: None.


Victory Film Partnership

(July 30,1981)

Victory Film Partnership (1981)Nicknames: "V of Victory", "VICTORY!"

Logo: On a blue background, we see a red line and a white line back-to-back at the far left side of the screen (which is the BG of the end credits of the movie), a big red "V"
zooming, a la the V of Doom logo.

FX/SFX: The zooming FX of the

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of
Escape to Victory.

Availability: Seen only on Escape to Victory (a.k.a. Victory).

Editor's Note: None.


Zomba Films

(February 15, 2002)

Zomba Films (2002)
Logo: A small yellow loudspeaker comes and jumps around the dark surface. Then the red speaker appears, knocking the first one off the screen, and dances on the floor. The large blue loudspeaker rises from the border and in turn, blows the red one off the screen. The 3D word "ZOMBA" falls down , with "FILMS" below. The speaker moves behind and sends out some light rays.

FX/SFX: Good animation of the dynamics.

: A catchy pop tune.

Only seen on Crossroads.

Editor's Note: None.