New Media Schoolhouse

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

1st Logo (1992-1995)

Visuals: On a black background, there is a gray diamond with a gold emblem containing the roof of a schoolhouse and the Compact Disc logo on the top left. Underneath is the white text "NEW MEDIA SCHOOLHOUSE". The emblem is seen spinning right multiple times before stopping.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: A tune that sounds like an orchestra warming up that's been sped-up and repeated.

Audio Variant: On The Adventures of Pinocchio, a sped up, high-pitched whimsical tune is heard.

Availability: It only appeared on very few releases: The Adventures of Pinocchio and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

2nd Logo (1993-1996)

Visuals: On a violet background, a 2D version of the emblem from before is shown, now colored purple. The disc is in white with rainbow reflections and the Compact Disc and schoolhouse are positioned on the top left and bottom right respectively. Next to it is "New Media Schoolhouse" and underneath reads

A Division of
Multi Dimensional Communications, Inc.


  • On Swiss Family Robinson: A Family Adventure, the diamond is dodger blue, the rainbow reflections are in a slightly different color palette, the background is gray, and the company name (now capitalized, white, and with a shadow effect) is positioned underneath the emblem. Underneath it reads "#CD900M ©1994 Multi Dimensional Communications, Inc.".
  • On King Arthur's Magic Castle, the diamond is violet, the rainbow reflections are replaced with gray ones and the Comact Disc logo was replaced with Orange Cherry's. With the background in black, a red flag is underneath the emblem and a tan banner goes through it. Two red-striped swords are crossed and over the flag. Underneath is "Orange Cherry / New Media Schoolhouse" in a medieval font and within a long scroll. Lastly, the copyright notice and code from before are underneath it all in red.

Technique: A still, digital graphic.

Audio: None.

Audio Variants:

  • On Boing Boing and Roger, a playful new-age synth tune plays.
  • On King Arthur's Magic Castle, a drum fanfare is heard.

Availability: Seen on Windows 3.1, 95, and Mac fairy tale, educational, and other children games such as Boing Boing and Roger, King Arthur's Magic Castle, Swiss Family Robinson: A Family Adventure, and Talking Jungle Safari.

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