Five stories of the logos of Hollywood movie studios.
How to start a viewing of any movie? Right, the logo of the film company that created it. Today there are many company, some of them young, have already earned the prefix “legendary”. Anyway, the viewer often does not think about what it means the logo, why is he like that and how it appeared at all. About the symbols the five biggest companies now, actually, and will be discussed.
The logo in its present form.
It all started with the fact that in 1994 came together: directed by Steven Spielberg, the Director of Disney Jeffrey Kastberg and music producer David Getfit. Together they decided to create a new Studio. The original logo of the newly founded company wanted to do with the help of computer graphics. It had to be shown Rybachiy man, but the artists were persuaded to use traditional methods of drawing.
This is the boy.
Once the logo was ready, one of the artists created an alternative. It Rybachiy on the moon man was replaced by boy. This option really enjoyed Spielberg. Boy sitting with a fishing rod on the moon, by the way was drawn with son Robert hunt, the artist who created the logo.
2. Paramount Pictures
Modern Studio logo.
The company was established in 1912 by the investor Adolf Cockram and theatrical magnates brothers Fromname. The Paramount Pictures logo was created by artist William Hutchinson, who offered as the symbol of Ben Lomond, located in Utah.
Here the same mountain.
That’s where the artist spent his childhood. The original logo had 24 stars, each symbolizing the actor signed a contract with a company immediately after it is created. Now the logo is only 22 stars, however, why such changes have occurred is not known.
3. Columbia Pictures
Modern Studio logo.
This company was established in 1924. Then was created and the logo with the image of a woman. She symbolizes America. The original version of the logo was quite ridiculous and highly cluttered different parts. In the next 5 years, the artists he was repeatedly processed. The most significant changes with the logo happened in 1984. The inscription with the name is longer, in the background there were clouds, the torch began to Shine exactly, and the image of women has become as simple as possible.
Jenny Joseph, an ordinary housewife.
The current appearance of the logo acquired in 1993. By the way, the model for the latest version of the logo was an ordinary housewife Jenny Joseph. The music for the logo was written by composer Jonathan Ellis.
4. Metro Goldwyn Mayer
The legendary Leo Leo.
A draft of the logo “Leo Leo” was created in 1924 by the poet and song-writer Harvard Dietcom. In all the years of existence of the Studio as Leo was five predators. The first of these was Slats the lion, which had not issued a roar, and just decorated the emblem. The next lion was Jackie, who was the first lion that roared at the logo. It is noteworthy that this logo was created with the help of the phonograph in those years when cinema was worldwide still dumb! TreeItem lion was Tanner, but information about the fourth lion not. It is only known that he had a gorgeous mane. And now, since 1957 logo “topped” the lion named Leo, now known to everyone since childhood. And don’t believe stupid rumors, in fact, when filming logo no the lion was not injured.
5. The Walt Disney Company
The current logo of the Studio.
As you know, Disney was founded by brothers Walter and Roy Disney in 1932. The Studio logo is known to every child, but not every adult knows what a castle it depicts. There is no secret, it’s the Neuschwanstein castle, or “Swan castle”. It is this building became the prototype of the character of one of the largest studios in the world. However, in this form, the logo lasted until 2006, after which it was replaced by a 3D model of Cinderella castle, the prototype of which was the French Chateau Doucett.
The Legendary Neuschwanstein.
And that Doucett Chateau in France.
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