FilmFour International

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

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This was the original name of Film4 Productions. The company's name changed to Channel Four Films for a short time in 1996.

1st Logo (1983-Early 1990s?)

Visuals: On a black background are two upside down fours connected in white outlines, in a sunset-themed color. Below the fours is a white text saying, "A FILM FOUR INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATION".

Technique: Fading effects.

Audio: None.

Availability: It was only known to be seen on Shadey (1985).

2nd Logo (1991-September 5, 1998)

Visuals: Over a black background, "FiLMFOUR" slowly zooms in, while in the background, two shadowy copies of it move both left and right. "FOUR" is colored white. The dot above "i" is replaced with the Channel Four logo.

Variant: A version with "DISTRIBUTORS" in white under "FiLMFOUR" exists.

Technique: 2D animation.

Audio: None.


  • Seen on some films such as Hillary and Jackie.
  • It also makes a surprise appearance as a variant on Censor and Eileen, released in 2021 and 2023, respectively.

3rd Logo (1990s?-1998?)

Visuals: On a black background is the abbreviation "FFd" on a light blue broken filmstrip that zooms in, then the text "FILM FOUR DISTRIBUTORS LTD" appears.

Technique: Camera-controlled animation.

Audio: None.

Availabilty: This logo was spotted on the trailer for Brassed Off.

Legacy: This logo was thought to be lost for a long time.

FilmFour International
Channel Four Films
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