Flat Earth Productions Inc.

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Flat Earth Productions is a special effects company founded by Kevin O'Neill and Doug Beswick in 1995 to provide visual and sound effects for television series.

Logo (September 30, 1996-October 2, 2000)

Visuals: The screen fades in to a cloudy background. Closest to the top are the words "VISUAL EFFECTS BY", below that is an Earth cube rotating slowly, and below that are the stacked words "FLAT EARTH PRODUCTIONS INC.". The text is zooming in.


  • Sometimes, it shares the screen with other logos.
  • On Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles, the text "VISUAL EFFECTS BY" is absent.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: The ending theme of the show or none.

Availability: Seen on Xena: Warrior Princess episodes starting with the entire 2nd season up until the first episode of the 5th and penultimate season as well as the first episode of the 6th and final season. Also seen on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys episodes starting with season 3 up until the end of the 5th and penultimate season, as well as Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles.

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