Searchlight Pictures/Trailer Variations

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

These are the logo variations seen on trailer throughout the years by Searchlight Pictures (earlier as Fox Searchlight Pictures), with more to be added overtime.

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Stealing Beauty (1996): The 1996 logo is pillarboxed due to the logo not being well optimized for 2.35:1 or wider aspect ratios.

Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997): The 1996 logo is heavily cropped and is in a colder color tempature. Like on Stealing Beauty, this version is not well optimized for ratios wider than 1.85:1.

Love and Other Catastrophes (1997): The logo is zoomed out further than usual.

Two Girls and a Guy (1998): Same as Love and Other Catastrophes, but with less saturation on the sky.

NOTE: On a few trailers, it'll just use the 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment logo at the time.

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998): The logo is orange with the 2.35:1 version of the News Corporation byline and is pushed to the left.

Polish Wedding (1998): Same as Two Girls and a Guy, but is paler.

Cousin Bette (1998): Same as Love and Other Catastrophes, but it is zoomed out way further than usual.

Note: this variant is the biggest open matte of any Fox Searchlight logo ever exploited. This is so the logo cuts off on the bottom and "floats", a la the 1981 20th Century Fox logo on the TV spot for Short Time.

Among Giants (1999): Same as Slums of Beverly Hills, but the color scheme is brighter and zoomed in a bit.

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999): The logo is film deteriorated.

Boys Don't Cry (1999): Same as Slums of Beverly Hills and Among Giants, but is centered, in normal darker colors, and flickers to the moon and vice versa and animates really fast. Seen on the VHS trailer. The logo is the same as in the movie itself without the flickering, but normal.

Woman on Top (2000): The logo is zoomed in a lot. Seen on the VHS trailer.

Bootmen (2000): Same as Cousin Bette, but is very slightly zoomed in a tiny bit.

Quills (2000): Same as Cousin Bette, but it's zoomed in slightly, pushed up a bit, and uses the smaller News Corporation byline.

The Deep End (2001): The logo is intense blue.

Waking Life (2001): It consists of a monkey seen on a stool beside a film projector in an underground building. Then he logo can be seen in wrap-speed projected and turns into a cartoon until it gets a lot more bright.

One Hour Photo (2002): The logo is slightly darker and also squished.

Brown Sugar (2002): The logo is in a set of circles. Sometimes it shakes and spins a bit, like on the VHS trailer.

Bend It Like Beckham (2002): Same as The Good Girl and One Hour Photo, but the color scheme is orange and transitioned by a flying soccer ball.

28 Days Later (2002): Suddenly, all of the searchlights turn off one by one while it slowly zooms out.

The Ringer (2005): The logo is black and white.

Roll Bounce (2005): The print logo is made from acid-colored shapes.

Another trailer has the print logo made from the shapes multi-colored.

Night Watch (2006): The logo shakes and jitters a lot, and it's colored blue.

The Hills Have Eyes (2006): The logo has a moss green tint and the searchlights turn on and animate. Note: this was a still image with no searchlights lit except for on the front, same as the 28 Days Later variant but the three searchlights are not in the same animation as the normal logo.

Thank You for Smoking (2006): The logo speeds up and slows down at various intervals and the News Corporation byline is cut off.

The History Boys (2006): Same as Roll Bounce, but is colored differently and doesn't zoom in a lot.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006): The text from the structure is on a yellow background, but with the two searchlights from said above. Only on the TV spots.

I Think I Love My Wife (2007): The prototype 1996 logo is used, zoomed in, and is styled like the animated 1995 logo. The "O" in "FOX" is replaced with a ring.

The Darjeeling Limited (2007): Same as the movie itself.

Day Watch (2007): The logo is pure white and also covered in a blizzard.

Juno (2007): Same as Little Miss Sunshine (TV spots only). The text from the structure is on a pregnancy test meter.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008): The logo is in a box along with the Warner Bros. Pictures, Celador Films and Film4 logos. Only seen on some TV spots.

Tropic Thunder (2008): On the Satan's Alley trailer, the logo is bylineless.

The Secret Life of Bees (2008): The logo is tinted blue.

My Life in Ruins (2009): The logo is made of stone and surrounded by ancient columns.

Adam (2009): The camera pans up into space after we see the logo.

Gentlemen Broncos (2009): The logo has two rear searchlights that are lightsabers and the front searchlights shoot lasers that ride on their beams.

Sound of My Voice (2012): The logo animates in reverse while it's finished.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012): The 1995 logo is used. Seen on one TV spot.

Ruby Sparks (2012): The logo is tinted blue.

Hitchcock (2012): The logo is styled a la the 1956 20th Century Fox logo and it's bylineless. Seen on the international trailer.

Stoker (2013): Same as Sound of My Voice, but the logo animates in reverse while it's "un-finishing".

The East (2013): The logo is glitched with scenes from the movie and The East's symbol (a compass with an "E" on it) is visible.

Another variant has the logo glitching with The East's symbol glitching on the logo.

12 Years a Slave (2013): The 2013 revision of the 2011 logo is in a box with the Regency and River Road Entertainment logos. Seen on a TV spot.

Black Nativity (2013): A making-of featurettes variation uses the 1995 logo.

Starred Up (International, 2014): Same as The Descendants, but it's bylineless.

Dom Hemingway (2014): The logo opens in a shades/door style.

Jackie (2016): The logo is upon a black background. Only on the TV spots.

Battle of the Sexes (2017): Same as the movie itself, but it's more yellowish.

The Shape of Water (2017): The logo is green-tinted and is underwater.

Searchlight Pictures

The Night House (2020): The logo is mirrored in the middle and is pale.

Nightmare Alley (2021): Smog surrounds the structure. Seen on the teaser trailer.

On the first official trailer, the teaser variant is tinted in a shade of brown.

Fire Island (2022): The searchlights' beams in front of the structure are rainbow-colored.

Rye Lane (2023, UK): The print logo is beige on a melon-orange background beside the BBC Film and British Film Institute logos.

Poor Things (2023): Cyan lightning bolts are seen around the structure and in one of the searchlight beams. The logo itself is also a bit darker.
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