Europa Video

From Audiovisual Identity Database

1st Logo (1987?-1995?)

Logo: On a gray background, a white rectangle with a thick red border and the word "EUROPA" in a CinemaScope-like font appears, with "V I D E O" below and "ein" above slanted.

Technique: The logo appearing.

Music/Sounds: A playful synth xylophone tune.

Availability: Rare.

2nd Logo (1995?-2003)

Logo: On a looped section of the 1995 BMG Video logo's background, the Europa Video rectangle, now rounded and "EUROPA" in a more straight font, flies in with a red trail behind and settles in the center. "präsentiert:" then trails in below.

Technique: 2D computer animation.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare.

3rd Logo (2003-2016)

Logo: The letters of "EUROPA" float in and land on the bordered rectangle, now in 3D on a yellow background. "PRÄSENTIERT" fades in below and jiggles letter-by-letter.

Variant: Until 2006, this logo was often paired with the BMG Ariola Miller/Family Entertainment logo from the time, either appearing from a triangular transition (2003-2004) or crossfading from it (2004-2006).

Technique: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare.

4th Logo (2016-)

Logo: There are colorful balls flying in the sky, some with cartoon characters inside them. They then pop and in the middle, and a play button appears that is put around the new Europa logo on a purple background.

Technique: 2D computer animation.

Music/Sounds: A guitar remix of the first logo's theme.

Availability: Current. Seen on recent German children's releases.

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