Kew Media Group

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
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Editions by
Henrynguye5, RSX-798

Background

ContentFilm was a distribution and international sales company founded in September 2002. In 2004 the company had acquired and absorbed British film production and distribution company Winchester Films. In 2005, they entered TV production by acquiring Canadian television company Fireworks Entertainment from CanWest and they renamed it to Fireworks International. In September 2006, they acquired the assets of American companies UAV and Allumination FilmWorks making the company entering the DVD distribution market. In March 2011, it was rebranded to Content Media Corporation with the film, television and digital brands. In 2017, it was sold to Kew Media Group and renamed it to Kew Media Distribution. The group liquidated in 2020, and sold its library to Quiver Distribution with TCB Media Rights later acquired by Beyond International.

ContentFilm

1st Logo (April 5-September 5, 2003)

Logo: On a black background, we see the same sphere from before slowly fade in, on top of the company name in the same font as the last logo, but now in white.

Technique: The sphere revealing itself.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Can be seen on Party Monster and Love Object.

2nd Logo (November 26, 2003)

Logo: On a white background, we see a blue sphere standing on a surface with a white "C" carved onto it. Below it, we see written "CONTENTFILM".

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Only seen on The Cooler.

3rd Logo (2003-2008)

Logo: The blue sphere is overlapped by several circles, which move and then clear out. The name is same design slides from the right, aka Universal.

Technique: The circles and the sliding name.

Music/Sounds: Soft windy chime.

Availability: Common. Can be seen on films from the time such as I'm Reed Fish.

4th Logo (May 20-July 26, 2011)

Logo: On a black background, we see an outlined white rectangled box zooming in with the text "CONTENTFILM" inside it. It fades out after that.

Technique: Just the zooming.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Appeared on Age of Heroes and Ironclad.

Content Media Corporation

(May 11, 2012-2017)

Logo: On a black background we see the word "CONTENT" which it zooms in onto the screen. With the letter "E" is made from red, purple and blue bars and the text "FILM TELEVISION DIGITAL" being seen fading in afterwards underneath the logo.

Variants:

  • It sometimes shares the screen with other logos.
  • This logo sometimes be still with the text below now in white.
  • A print version of this logo exists.
  • A short version of this logo exists on trailers.
  • Most of the time the byline reading "International sales by Content Media Corporation" can be seen below the logo.
  • There is a version where the word "MEDIA CORPORATION" is seen below the word "CONTENT" replacing "FILM TELEVISION DIGITAL".

Technique: Only zooming in.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability:

  • Was seen on Outpost II: Black Sun.
  • Might appear in other movies.
  • Also appeared on TV shows.

Kew Media Group

(2017-2020)

Logo: On a black background, three white lines draw in, followed by the folding of more shapes in order to reveal the stencil word "KEW". The word "MEDIA GROUP" slides up from the bottom of the word.

Variant: A still version exists.

Technique: Traditional animation with the sliding forming the logo.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Rare. Seen on Kew Media Group's programs of the period.

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