Ten Thirteen Productions

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Ten Thirteen Productions is a production company founded by Chris Carter, the creator of The X-Files, Millennium, and The Lone Gunmen. The name of the company is a reference to Carter's birthday: October 13th.

Logo (September 10, 1993-)

Visuals: In a blurred, typewriter font (ITC American Typewriter), the text "TEN THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS" is seen on a black background with "PRODUCTIONS" below "TEN THIRTEEN". After a few seconds, "in association with" appears below.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: The sound of a film reel running, followed by a boy saying "I made this!".

Audio Variant: On some reruns of the shows, the voiceover is absent.

Audio Trivia: The voice of the boy is supplied by Nathan Couturier, the son of X-Files supervising sound editor Thierry Couturier.

Availability: It can be seen on The X-Files (including its revival seasons in 2016 and 2018), Millennium, and The Lone Gunmen.

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