The Halcyon Company

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The Halcyon Company was founded in 2007 in Los Angeles. In May of that year, they acquired the rights to the Terminator franchise. The company also started a game subsidiary to make a video game based on Terminator Salvation. In 2009, they declared bankruptcy, and sold the rights to StudioCanal. Starting with Terminator: Genisys, the movies have since been produced by Skydance Productions.

(September 8, 2008-June 24, 2009)


Logo: A bright light appears below the screen and moves up, unfolding into two wings. The name letters rotate, forming the name in silver font.


  • The logo is seen with the Warner Bros. shield on trailers for Terminator Salvation.
  • On the film, the logo is darker, squished, and glitches at the end.
  • At the end, the logo is still.
  • On season 2 of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, the Terminator Salvation video game, and Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series, the normal logo is squished.

Technique: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: A majestic orchestrated piece. On Terminator Salvation, it had the opening theme and static effects.

Availability: Can be seen on season 2 of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Terminator Salvation (both squished and without original music) as well as the video game of the latter. Last seen on Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series.

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