VIF International Films

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Descriptions by

Captures by
EnormousRat and Camenati

1st Logo (2000-2001)

Logo: We see a rotating grayscale Earth. An aqua-green band fades in and compresses into a fancy-shaped ViF. The word "Filmproduktion" appears below.

Technique: Rotating planet and zooming name.

Music/Sounds: A whoosh sound followed by an orchestral soundtrack.

Availability: Extremely rare. Seen on Kids World, The Unscarred and Deeply.

2nd Logo (August 25-November 17, 2001)

Logo: On a black background, we see the text "Vif International Films". To the left of the text is a circle with 2 searchlights. Under both the text and the circle is a line.

Technique: The searchlights moving.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on 2001 PBS airings of MythQuest, followed by the Mind's Eye International, WNET and PBS logos. Even though MythQuest reran on VisionTV, it doesn't have the WNET and PBS logos.

3rd Logo (2001-2002)

Logo: On a cobalt background, we see a searchlight beaming around from the upper left corner. Then the picture zooms out into the circle, and the light flips vertically, then rotating again to the normal position and casting a reflection from the bottom of the circle. There are other circles with letters "i" and "F". The name reads "Vif International Films" and the whole logo is underlined.

Technique: Moving searchlight and zooming logo.

Music/Sounds: Windy sound with single "flip", followed by the orchestral soundtrack from the first logo.

Availability: Seen on Love the Hard Way and Vector File.

4th Logo (2002)

Logo: Same action as before is played, but the background name is much representing blue. Also, the spheres look improved with 3D effect, placed closer to each other and the letters inside changed their design.

Technique: Same as the previous logo.

Music/Sounds: Same as the previous logo.

Availability: Extremely rare. Seen on Where Eskimos Lives.

5th Logo (2006)

Logo: Print version of the first VIF circle appears on the white background, where the name reads:

Vif Babelsberger Filmproduktion
GmbH & Co. Dritte KG

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Appeared on Ozzie.

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