Quincy Jones Entertainment

From Audiovisual Identity Database

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Silversword55, WizardDuck, and mr3urious

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This is the production company of Quincy Jones.

(September 10, 1990-September 27, 1993)

Logo: On a space background, we see a rhinoceros gray statue of what appears to be an alien. Now to the animation: the camera pans backwards to see that the statue is in a picture frame, and "QUINCY JONES ENTERTAINMENT" (in blue) appears (the "Q" in a strange design), and zooms back to place itself under the picture frame and the statue. "in association with" (also in blue) appears below.

Trivia: The statue seen in this logo, which is that of a West African fertility god, first appeared on the cover of Quincy Jones' 1981 album The Dude (still in print on CD from A&M Records) The lettering seen here is adapted from the Quincy Jones Productions logo, which often appeared on his many musical productions (most notably on Michael Jackson's 1979-87 recordings and his own Qwest record label, whose logo was another adaptation of the QJP logo) starting in 1976.

Technique: CGI produced at Synthespian Studios by Jeff Kleiser and Diana Walczak. This logo was created in Wavefront Advanced Visualizer on a Silicon Graphics Personal Iris 4D/70.

Music/Sounds: The end of the show's closing theme. One episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has a 3-note "outer space" tune.

Availability: Uncommon. Seen on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episodes from the era on HBO Max.

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