Sahamongkol Film International
Sahamongkol Film International (บริษัท มงคลภาพยนตร์ จำกัด) is a Thai motion picture production and distribution company. It is the leading movie company in Thailand, ahead of GMM Grammy's GMM Tai Hub, Five Star Production, and RS Film. The company is privately owned and run by its founder and chief executive, Somsak Techaratanaprasert, who is also known as "Sia Jiang". The company's films include the international hit martial arts films, Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, Tom-Yum-Goong and Chai Lai, and the Nak animated movie, as well as recent romantic comedy hit drama film First Love. It distributes foreign films (Hong Kong and United States) in Thailand through its Mongkol Major distribution company.
Logo: We move around Thai ancestral drawings in stone with a weird waving effect. Then, the camera zooming from middle, showing to us a great sculpture of Buddha on leaf. Then, it turns into gold, and the background lights out, staying of the the logo is on, and the company's name, both in Thai and English (this time "SAHAMONGKOLFILM INTERNATIONAL") in gold, fades in and shines.
Variant: In some movies, both texts say "SAHAMONGKOL FILM".
Technique: The camera moving around, the text fading and shining. Incredible CGI.
Music/Sounds: A dreamy traditional tune with some synths.
Availability: Common. It's seen on their films. The "Sahamongkol Film" variant is known to be seen on Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior.
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