Apollo ProMovie

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

Background

ApolloMedia is a German film financier. The company was formed in 2001 and it would rebrand to Apollo ProMedia (also known as Apollo ProMovie) some time in 2004. Apollo also operated under Apollo ProMovie and Apollo ProScreen.


ApolloMedia

Logo (2 November 2001-2004)

Visuals: On a black background, various shimmering lines appear and disappear, illumining the text "ApolloMedia". A lens flare appears below the text and fully reveals the text. "Apollo" is in white, with the two "l"s having blue segments on top of each, while both are different lengths. "Media" is in navy blue. Beneath it, there is a blue bar with the text "F I L M P R O D U K T I O N".

Technique: CGI.

Audio: A horn section, which gradually becomes more triumphant and climaxes when the logo is fully formed.

Availability: Seen on most productions that were financed by ApolloMedia, such as Deathwatch, Kart Racer and George and the Dragon. Also seen on international prints of The Musketeer.

Apollo ProScreen

Logo (30 July-5 December 2004)

Visuals: On a black background, there is the text "APOLLO-PRO-SCREEN" in a futuristic font, on a white line above "FILMPRODUKTION". "PRO" and "SCREEN" are in blue while "APOLLO" is in white and partially overlapped by the "P" in "PRO, which is smaller than the other two words. The image slowly zooms in.

Technique: 2D animation.

Audio: The closing theme of the movie.

Availability: Was seen on Evel Knievel and The Librarian: Quest for the Spear.

Apollo ProMovie

1st Logo (12 September 2004-2 May 2008)


Visuals: Essentially just the text reading "Produced By ApolloProMovie" with copyright information below.

Variants:

  • Other times, the company would be referred to by its full corporate name "ApolloProMovieGmbH & Co. Filmproduktion KG".
  • Zoey 101 features additional information beneath the standard copyright blurb.

Technique: A still digital graphic.

Audio: None or a quote from Zoey 101.

Audio Variant: On TeenNick airings of Zoey 101 with split-screen credits from 2010 until 2012, the tail-end of the preceding Schneider's Bakery logo's audio (the "ding" sound from the "DANWARP" variant) plays into this logo.

Availability: Seen on Zoey 101 and Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.

2nd Logo (24 May 2005)

Visuals: On a white background the text "apollopromovie" is seen, the "apollo" in black and "promovie" in blue, with "movie" having a cut in the middle. "filmproduktion" is below in a skinny black font, and everything is surrounded by two thin black lines.

Technique: Still digital graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen on Trump Unauthorized.

Apollo ProMedia Filmproduktion GmbH

Logo (2004?-)

Visuals: Same as the ApolloMedia logo, only this time the above text is replaced by "ApolloPr0Media", with the latter two words in navy blue while "Apollo" is in white, and the bottom text lacks the blue bar. It is also still.

Technique: A still digital graphic.

Audio: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Seen on co-productions with Motion Picture Corporation of America, namely Slipstream, Pavement and Dracula 3000.