Radar Pictures

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Radar Pictures was founded in 1999 by Ted Field after he left Interscope Communications.

1st Logo (November 1, 2002-)

Visuals: On an orange background, six black ovals fly and zoom into the screen. Three of them disappear, but another three remain. The background shrinks to even bigger oval banner, where the previous three put in, and the black word "radar" appear inside on the right spot. The word "pictures" also appears next, on the black background, colored orange.


  • The logo was redone for newer films with the red glow behind.
  • At the end of films starting with How to Deal, the logo is red with the text "radar pictures" in white.
  • At the end of Waist Deep, the print version is used.
  • On The Wheel of Time, the logo is on a white background with the oval in orange and "radar" in white with the word "pictures" in black.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: It first appeared on They. The enhanced version was first seen on How to Deal and later appeared on The Invention of Lying and Beirut.

2nd Logo (October 17, 2003-September 2, 2016)

Visuals: On a black background, several red rings move towards the screen and then to the left center of the screen to form a circle emblem, which is actually the oval from the first logo, now in red with black rings. Then the word "radar" from before forms on the right tip of the circle, and the word "pictures" forms just to the right.

Variant: On The Box and the trailer for Everybody's Fine, the logo is in black and white.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: None or the opening theme of the movie.

Availability: This logo made its first appearance on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Amityville Horror. It was later seen on The Box, Horsemen, All About Steve, Twelve and made it's final appearance was Kickboxer: Vengeance.
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