Film Maker Pictures

Film Maker Pictures was founded 1st in 1958. In 1997, they paid Star Media Inc., but they are making good films today.

1st Logo
(1959)



Nickname: "Spin and Shrink"

Logo: We see an black background, then it zooms out spinning. When it appears, the words: "Film Maker Pictures" appears, then the background zooms in spinning again.

FX/SFX: Good late 50's animation.

Music: An 15-note xylophone tone, or none.

Availability: Extremely rare.

Scare Factor: Low.

2nd Logo
(1960-1964)

Nickname: "The Filmstrip"

Logo: We see an filmstrip with the numbers 1, 0, and 3, it goes and goes with this numbers, then "Film Maker Pictures" zooms to the center.

FX/SFX: Everything.

Music: An happy jazz tune.

Availability: Rare.

Scare Factor: Low, the music may surprise you when you first see it, but is an interesting logo to watch.

3rd Logo
(1964-1967)

Nickname: "The Guitarrist and the Newspaper"

Logo: On a white background we see an guitarrist. But the image does circles and zooms out, then, an newspaper says: "Film Maker Pictures" in the top of the newspaper, then the blue image zooms.

FX/SFX: Everything.

Music: Silent.

Availability: Rare

Scare Factor: Medium.

4th Logo
(1968-1971)

Nickname: "The Bridge", "The Survivor"

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: Is all animated.

Music: Same as the 3rd logo.

Availability: Rare.

Scare Factor: None.

5th Logo
(1971-1977)
TBA!

6th Logo
(1976)
TBA!

7th Logo
(1977-1982, 2010-)



Nicknames: "The Lights", "FM Lights (of Doom)"

Logo: We see a montage of lights on a black background, then, the company's name zooms while doing circles, then stops.

Variant: In 2010, the logo was remaked.

FX/SFX: The lights, who are changing to color.

Music: We hear a loud "WHOOSH" then a synth fanfare with drums. In 2010, it was replaced by a softer WHOOSH, and a techno tune.

Availability: Common on all films released by this company.

Scare Factor: High to NIGHTMARE for the music, HEART ATTACK to OMG for the 1st time you see it. But, for the 2010 variant, it's pushed to the minimal territory.


8th Logo
(1982-1998)

Logo:On a red-black gradient BG, the text "Filmaker" (actually an unique spelling of the company's name) appears letter-by-letter.

FX: Lame. The text appearing.

Music: NONE!

Availability: Same as 7th logo.

Scare Factor: None. This one is WAY tamer than the last one.



9th Logo
(1995-2003)
1998
Logo: We see a gold filmstrip, on a black BG, moving all the while. Then another filmstrip appears, in silver and its moving around the camera in random directions. These filmstrips move randomly for a few seconds until they come together and........BOOM! An explosion appears. But, those filmstrips are still there, only skinnier. They then form "Film-Maker" in script, with the "-" turning red,and the text became solid. "PICTURES" appear below "Film-Maker". Then we fade out.

FX: Everything.

Music/Sounds: Sounds that go with this logo combined with a abridged version of Majestic Fanfare.

Availability: Same as 8th logo.

Scare Factor: Medium, the explosion may surprise you.



10th Logo
(2003-2010)

Logo: Basically an smoother update of last logo. The BOOM is more softer, the animation is not rough anymore,and the filmstrips are more reflected.

FX: Same as logo 9.

Music/Sounds: Same as logo 9.

Availability: Same as logo 9.

Scare Factor: Low.