BMG Independents

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
CooleyBoy10 and TrademarkMagic04

Captures by
PM pinter and DamienCLG2007

Video captures courtesy of
Video Disorder and TheVHSVault

Background

BMG Independents was a subsidiary of BMG Video that acquired and distributed low-budget indie movies on video. It was formed by Susan Jackson, who later co-founded Freestyle Releasing.

1st Logo (1995-1997)

Logo: Same as the 1995 BMG Video logo, but the cursive word "independents" zooms out beneath the red line instead of "VIDEO" flipping in.

Technique: Same as the 1995 BMG Video logo.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 1995 BMG Video logo.

Availability: Found on early releases of movies distributed by this company.


2nd Logo (1997-1999)

Logo: Same as the 1996 BMG Video logo, but underneath the BMG logo, the "independents" text from before in black writes itself underneath.

Technique: Same as the 1996 BMG Video logo.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 1996 BMG Video logo.

Availability: Rare. Can be found on VHS and maybe some DVD releases of the company's films, such as the 1998 VHS of Clockwatchers.

Legacy: Same as the 1996 BMG Video logo.

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