Yellow Bird

From Audiovisual Identity Database

(Redirected from Yellow Bird (Sweden))

Credits
Descriptions by
LJK193 and Camenati

Captures by
Camenati

Video captures courtesy of
LogicSmash, Logo Archive, and EliotSilver PVP

Background

Yellow Bird is a Swedish film and television company that was founded in 2003. The company was sold to Zodiak Entertainment in 2007.

(January 14, 2005- )

Logo: A round-shaped yellow bird with headphones stands next to the text "Yellow Bird" appears stacked. Depending on the movie, the bird performs various activities:

  • Wallander (TV series) - The bird just stands until the opening hatch sound is heard somewhere. Then he produces a pistol and points it at the left.
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (trilogy) - The bird, now has a dragon tattoo, is smoking a cigarette. He puts the cigarette out and steps on it. Then he jumps and does a roundhouse kick, knocking over the "D" in "bird" and knocking back the "W" in "Yellow". Then he turns around and picks up the "D".
  • Newer films made since 2012: The bird works at the laptop, when part of the "e" is destroyed. The scared bird jumps back to the text, looking around, and drags the laptop closer.

Bylines:

  • Before 2007: None.
  • 2007-2010: "A Zodiak Entertainment Company" or "A Zodiak Television Company"
  • 2010-2012: "part of zodiak media group"
  • 2013-2016: "a zodiak media company"
  • 2017-2020: "we are banijay"
  • 2021?-: "We are Banijay" with the Banijay logo at the left.

Variants:

  • Sometimes, this logo can share the screen with other logos.
  • A still version of this logo exists where the text is 2D and the yellow bird isn't moving.
  • A print version of this logo exists.
  • There is a version exists where the text appears in either grey or yellow unstacked reading like this "YellowBird" and the same yellow bird appears standing next to the text.
  • Another version has it without the bird.

Technique: Really neat CGI.

Music/Sounds: The sound of the bird jumping and other actions, none or the ending theme of the show for the still version.

Availability: Seen on the Swedish The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, the Wallander franchise including the UK adaptation and Young Wallander, and other Swedish films and television series.

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