Voronezh Animation Studio

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

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Background

Voronezh Animation Studio (known as Wizart Animation until 2023) is a Russian animation studio based in Voronezh.



1st Logo (December 27, 2012-June 1, 2020)

Visuals: On a black background, we see blue "wizart" set in Curlz MT. The "i" is stylised as an orange spark. The "animation" text (set in Arial) is seen below.

Variants:

  • On Yoko, the logo is in-credit, and the text reads "series" instead of "animation".
  • On Sheep and Wolves, the logo is placed on a dark purple background with flowers. The logo also slowly zooms in.
  • On The Tales of Wonder Keepers, the logo is placed next to the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation logo.

Technique: A still, digital graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen on The Snow Queen, Sheep and Wolves, Yoko (in-credit) and The Tales of Wonder Keepers (starting with the fifth episode. earlier episodes had the 3rd logo).

2nd Logo (December 12, 2014)

Visuals: On a black background is the logo from before, but it glows. After a while, the logo disappears and turns into particles.

Technique: CGI animation.

Audio: None.

Availability: Only seen on The Snow Queen 2.

3rd Logo (December 29, 2016-November 16, 2021)

Visuals: On a black background, purple and blue particles appear. They rotate and form the spark and the texts from two previous logos. The logo glows for a moment.

Technique: CGI animation.

Audio: A hum followed by a reversed sparkling sound.

Availability: Seen on their films starting with The Snow Queen 3: Fire and Ice.

4th Logo (February 16, 2023)

Visuals: On a blue background, we see many particles flying. Some of them form a gold circle with the stylized blue "w" inside, which glows for a moment. On the left side of the "w", we see 4 stars and the spark from before.

Technique: CGI animation.

Audio: A sparkling sound. A synth note is heard when the logo is formed.

Availability: Seen on The Snow Queen & The Princess.