Cinematheque Collection

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Cinematheque Collection was a home video distributor owned by several companies throughout its timespan, most notably Xenon Entertainment and Media Home Entertainment.

Logo (1986-1988)

Visuals: On a light gray background, a black "CINEMA" in a serif font flies in from the left and sits on the near-top left of the screen, followed by "THEQUE" in the same format flying in from the right size and sits right next to the former word, forming "CINEMATHEQUE". Next, a black rectangle filling in half of the screen fades in below the former word displaying a white "COLLECTION" in the same font. It ends with the byline

A Division of Media Home Entertainment, Inc.
A Heron Communications, Inc. Company.

fading in below the latter word. The logo then fades out.

Technique: Analog computer animation.

Audio: A fragment of Antonio Vivaldi's Spring Concerto from "The Four Seasons".

Availability: It was seen on a 1988 American VHS release of the Mexican film Una Mujer Sin Amor and the 1986 VHS release of Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress (which inspired Star Wars).

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