From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Starling (a.k.a. "Starling Productions") is a French game show production company founded in 1989 by former TF1 producer Franck Marty. Starling first produced educational cable series and since 1992, Starling produced game shows and reality series. In 1998, Marty was recruited by Canal Plus ("Canal+"). On June 7, 2004, Sony Pictures Entertainment acquired Starling from Vivendi S.A. and it was made part of Sony Pictures Television International until April 1, 2009, when all SPT's companies and joint ventures were combined under one roof. In July 2020, Satisfaction Group acquired Starling along with the French operations of Sony Pictures Television.

1st Logo (19??-2000s)

Visuals: On a black background is the text "STAR LING" flashing, along with a swirl between the two words. Then, the swirl brights with a star that travels onto the top; the place where the light changes into a yellow star

Technique: 2D animation.

Audio: A whooshing sound followed by an ascending harp crescendo.

Availability: Appeared on early shows from the company.

2nd Logo (2004?- )

Visuals: Unknown.

Technique: Unknown.

Audio: Unknown.

Availability: So far, it's seen on Tournez Manège! (translated as Turn Ride!, the French version of The Dating Game).

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