VH1 Films

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
OZ_Paramount87 and AlbertoTheMonkey

Captures by
Camenati

Video captures courtesy of
ifrequire

Background

VH1 Films was the film production division of VH1, which was currently owned by Viacom until it merged with CBS Corporation to become ViacomCBS (now Paramount Global) in 2019. Future VH1 movies will now be produced by it's successor MTV Entertainment Studios.

1st Logo (September 28, 2001)

Logo: On a white background we see pulsing circles quickly zooming in, which pans left and shines to form the 1994-1998 VH1 channel logo with "Music First" (the slogan from 1994-2003) below. Next to it we see the word "FILMS" in a narrow upper-case font, fading in next to the logo.

Technique: The pulsing circles, the shining of the VH1 logo and the "FILMS" text fading in.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Appeared exclusively on Zoolander.


2nd Logo (November 4, 2006)

Logo: We move across the sunset sea and stop upon the island where the giant VH1 Films logo, consisting of the 2003-2013 VH1 Network logo (without its cube) with the large word "FILMS" next to it, stands. A human figure moves below, opens the small door in the logo (where the blue light beams) and walks there.

Technique: Great animation.

Music/Sounds: A somber organ/piano tune, changing to disco music when the door opens, then back. After the door closes, there is a brief orchestral flourish that sounds similar to the 1999 Warner Bros. Pictures logo theme.

Availability: Appeared exclusively on Totally Awesome.


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