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Romite is founded by Greeny Phatom creators Terry Ward, Robert Stainton and Michael Wildshill.

Romite Animation Studios

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1st logo (2009-2012)

Nickname: "Blocky Logo", "Habbo Style", "The Logo Appearing After The Axaxins", "The New God", "When Typo Gets Cooler"

Logo: The still logo of Romite appears.

Variant: On the current season of Johnny Test, there are blue humps under the logo, a registered trademark next to "media", and a byline that reads "DHX MEDIA is a registered trademark of DHX Media Ltd."

FX/SFX: Usually none, being a still picture, but sometimes word zooms out letter by letter.

Cheesy Factor: "Romite" name sound like someone didn't type "Remote" right.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show, usually. It doesn't seem to have its own music.

Availability: Pretty new, and apparently replacing the logos of its subsidiaries. The still version appears at the current prints of series made by the production companies before Romite acquired them; for example, in Adventure Time (by Frederator Studios; as Romite acquired the team behind Adventure Time) or in The Axaxins (by 9 Story, Telegael, DQ Entertainment and DHX Media/Studio B), and the zooming-in version appears on How To Be Indie on Disney Channel in the UK and YTV in Canada.

Scare Factor: None.

Telegael

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Le Studio Tex

Only Logo (1999)

Logo: Against a purple sunburst we see an upside down tooth with the head of a grinning cartoon man. The words "LES STUDIOS TEX" arranged in an arc fashion in red is above the tooth. Everything is encased in a rope arranged to form a square.

Trivia: The name of the company comes from the protagonist of The Wacky World of Tex Avery.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Was seen on The Wacky World of Tex Avery and Sonic Underground. The latter show retains this logo on iTunes.

Scare Factor: None, it's a very goofy logo overall.

Decode Entertainment

1st Logo (1997-1998)

Logo: On a white background, we see the words "DECODE Entertainment Inc." in blue. The logo shines.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Very rare. It was last seen on the first 13 episodes of Rainbow Fish on HBO

Scare Factor: None.

2nd Logo (1998-20??)

Logo: On a screen filled with TV static, a bunch of "symbols" (like you would find on a computer) writes the word "DECODE". Then on the lower left corner on the screen, a robot head appears and blinks.


Later Variant: There is a variant where the robot head is bouncing on the "DECODE Entertainment Inc." text. The robot then smiles.

FX/SFX: The "symbols" writing, the robot head appearing and blinking.

Cheesy Factor: The symbols and robot animations is a bit creepy. None for the later variant, except it might too simple for some people. Music/Sounds: A TV static sound, but on most of its shows, the ending theme plays over.

Availability: Common. Can be seen on Franny's Feet on PBS Kids Sprout. The later variant can be seen on Animal Mechanicals on The Hub and Super WHY! on PBS Kids and PBS Kids Sprout.

Scare Factor: Medium; the static sound and animation may catch someone off guard, but it's a harmless logo. None for the later variant, it is a lot better than the 1st variant.

Cookie Jar Entertainment

Only Logo (2004-2013)

Background: Cookie Jar Entertainment is the last name of the former production company originally known as "Cinar" established in March 2004 by Michael Hirsh as subsidiary of the Cookie Jar Group after he left Nelvana Limited. On August 20, 2012, DHX Media announced that it would acquire Cookie Jar for $111 million, and it was completed on October 22 of the same year. Today, Cookie Jar still survives as an in-name-only unit of DHX Media known as "DHX Cookie Jar Inc.".


Nicknames: "The Cookie Jar", "The Exploding Jar", "Annoying Jar"

Logo: On a black background, we see COOKIE JAR (stacked) resting on a yellow oval and a lid on top with a byline saying "Cookie Jar is a trademark of Cookie Jar Entertainment". Suddenly, the lid flies off and two bright lights emerge out of the jar. The lid falls back down, tilted.

Variants:

  • On Gerald McBoing-Boing, the logo is superimposed over the credits.
  • The logo simply swings and zooms in, like on season 9 of Arthur.
  • Sometimes, the logo is still and has no byline, as seen on Postcards from Buster.
  • There may also be a "www.thecookiejarcompany.com" URL below.
  • Sometimes the logo has fluid animation (i.e.: the current version, introduced in 2009).
  • Sometimes seen with the word "TOONS" below for their block on This TV.
  • On Johnny Test for NDS, the logo was on the circular white plate.
  • In 2009 during the KEWLopolis shows on CBS, the logo played in warp speed.
  • Starting with the sixth season of Johnny Test, the byline reads "COOKIE JAR is a trademark of DHX Cookie Jar Inc." with "A DHX Media Company" under it.

FX/SFX: The lid flying.

Music/Sounds: Either the end theme of the show, silence, or a "pop" sound followed by a playful synth-disco tune and a child giggling.

Music/Sounds Variants:

  • There are kids that are saying "Cookie Jar!" that's merged with the standard jingle (currently still in use as of 2009).
  • There is also a sound of a lid popping up and then clinging when the lid closes.
  • Sometimes, there is no sound.

Availability: Common. It appears on episodes of Arthur, The Doodlebops (w/ jingle), and Johnny Test. Also seen on Boomerang's reruns of the 2005 Teletoon/Cookie Jar/Classic Media remake of Gerald McBoing-Boing. Now also appearing on shows that DiC originally owned like Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot and Strawberry Shortcake on Cookie Jar TV on CBS. Recent TV airings of The Busy World of Richard Scarry replaced "A CINAR Presentation" on the in-credit logo with "A COOKIE JAR Presentation", with the 1991 and 1995 Paramount logo preceding it, as usual. N-Circle's DVD releases of Cookie Jar's archive programming have the jingle version followed by the N-Circle logo, while This TV broadcasts of their archive programs (many of which have not been seen in the US beforehand) under the title This is For Kids or (for E/I shows) Cookie Jar Toons has this logo plastered over any Cinar/DiC logos, with the exception of some episodes of Inspector Gadget (which uses the 2001-2002 Fox Family/Fox Kids international prints with the 2nd "Kid in Bed", the Saban International logo and the 2001 Fox Kids logo).


Studio B Productions

1st Logo (1996-2000)

Nicknames: "The TV Set", "Filmstrip B", "Studio B TV"


Logo: Against the dark blue-red gradient background, we see a drawing of a blue television set with a wall plug next to it. Under it are the words, "Studio B" in a script font (called "Rage Italic") with "'PR'ODUCTIONS" in spaced-out letters with a black line above it, below. In the screen of the TV set, we see a static screen, which is cleared up with static. The lightning circuits into it's antennas, causing the static screen to turn into a black filmstrip "B" on a yellow screen in the center of the TV set.

FX/SFX: Just the animation of the TV set.


Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Can be seen on Season 2 episodes of Savag'e Dragon and Ned's Newt.

Scare Factor: None.


DHX Media

DHX Media Ltd. is a Canadian production company formed in 2006 by the merger of Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film Company, the name being an abbreviation of these two. They acquired Studio B in December 2007, and bought Wild Brain for $8 million in 2010. Finally on August 20, 2012, DHX acquired Cookie Jar for $111 million, and it was completed on October 22 of the same year. After that, DHX became the largest independent owner of children's entertainment content. They didn't use a logo until 2007.

1st Logo (2007)

Logo: Just the following text on black:

dhxmedia


FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on Shake Hands with the Devil, which is credited to Halifax Film, even though it doesn't exist anymore.

Scare Factor: None.

2nd Logo (2011-2013)

Nickname: "That Logo That Appears After Ponies"

Logo: On a black background, we see the letters "dhx" in white, surrounded by a thick blue outline. Above "hx" is a white "media", set in Gill Sans.

Variant: On the sixth season of Johnny Test, there are blue humps under the logo, a registered trademark next to "media", and a byline that reads "DHX MEDIA is a registered trademark of DHX Media Ltd."

FX/SFX: Usually none, being a still picture, but sometimes it is slowly zooming towards the viewer.

Cheesy Factor: It's simple and ugly.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of the show, usually. It doesn't seem to have its own music.

Availability: Pretty new, and apparently replacing the logos of its subsidiaries. The still version appears at the end of more recent episodes of Pound Puppies, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic from the second season onwards (excluding the two-part season premiere), and the new Littlest Pet Shop, all of which are on The Hub, and the zooming-in version appears on How To Be Indie on Disney Channel in the UK and YTV in Canada.

Scare Factor: None.

Cinar

Background: Founded in 1976, Cinar (pronounced "seh-NAR") was originally a film distribution company which distributed international/foreign films from the 1970s to the early 1980s from offices in New York City. The company was owned by the married couple Ronald Weinberg and Micheline Charest. In 1984, things were changing for Cinar as the couple moved the company to Montreal, Quebec and began to focus on children's TV programming. Between 1985 and 2004, Cinar produced a number of successful shows such as Arthur, Caillou, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, The Adventures of David the Gnome, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, and Zoboomafoo, among others. In March 2004, after a financial scandal which brought down the company's founders several years earlier, the company was bought out by Michael Hirsh and the company was renamed and rebranded as "Cookie Jar Entertainment" (now an in-name-only unit of "DHX Media").

1st Logo (1985-1994)

Variants:

  • Sometimes, "A" and "PRODUCTION" (or "PRESENTATION") are shown above and below the logo, respectively.
  • On the first season of Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1992-93), the Cinar logo is in-credit on a black background, bypassing this logo.
  • A still of this logo with "A" above and "PRODUCTION" below was seen on David the Gnome, Adventures of the Little Koala, and Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1993-94 season, before the 2nd logo was introduced). Sometimes, "CINAR" turns upward.
  • An animated version of this logo was tied into the opening of David the Gnome.
  • The logo may be shorter so that it starts fading into the zoom-out.

FX/SFX: The bars interlocking, the glittering stars.

Cheesy Factor: Rather poor quality early computer graphics and cheesy "glittering" effect for its time, although the animation itself is pretty cool (kinda resembling Marvel Productions "CGI Spidey" logo).

Music/Sounds: A six-note twinkling synthesizer theme. On most shows, it plays over the ending theme.

Availability: Extremely rare. Last seen in the U.S. when Boomerang reran Young Robin Hood. Can be seen on Cinar shows of the period on VHS releases by Golden Book Video, such as Madeline. The musical variant can be found on the Just for Kids video release of John the Fearless and was found on reruns of Maya the Bee on Canada's YTV during the 1990s.

Scare Factor: Minimal. Pretty much depends on the ending theme shown.

2nd Logo (1993-2004)

Nickname: "Cinar in Space"

Logo: On a space background, various glowing line blocks zoom-out from the bottom of the screen, forming a redesigned Cinar logo. Most of the differences are subtle, but the most obvious is that the letters "N", "A", and "R" are separate. The logo flashes and the disclaimer "CINAR is a registered trademark of CINAR Corporation" appears below. Starting in 1998, the URL "www.cinar.com" appears below that (this variant may plaster the URL-less logos on new prints of Cinar’s classics).

Variants:

  • Sometimes, there is no byline.
  • Most of the time, the byline is used in different forms (On Arthur, it's using their own text form).
  • Sometimes, a byline would say: "CINAR is a registered trademark of CINAR Films Inc.".
  • A still version of this logo exists on Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Wimzie's House and Zoboomafoo.
  • Another still version with "A" above and "PRODUCTION" below was seen on the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark?.

FX/SFX: The zooming line blocks, the flash.

Music/Sounds: A whooshing sound with a calm new age synth tune, which is rarely heard. It most commonly used the ending theme of the show. On some shows, like Night Hood and The Busy World of Richard Scarry, it is silent.

Availability: Was common back in the '90s. It survives on many pre-2004 Arthur episodes on PBS and on VHS/DVD. Some PBS affiliates have already replaced it with a Cookie Jar Entertainment or DHX Media logo. On the internet, the logo survives on Flight Squad (This TV's prints have it plastered with the Cookie Jar logo). Also on some earlier Caillou episodes on Netflix; the full version with music was seen at the beginning of the first episode Big Brother Caillou. This TV's prints of former Cinar shows have this logo plastered with the Cookie Jar logo. It is also preserved on the Time-Life DVD of The Adventures of Paddington Bear, released in 2002. Also seen at the end of The Little Lulu Show. Recent re-airings of The Busy World of Richard Scarry on This TV kept the Paramount logo, but replaced "A CINAR Presentation" on the in-credit logo with "A COOKIE JAR Presentation".

Scare Factor: Low. The darkness and quick pace may get to some, but the CGI is much improved over the previous logo.

3rd Logo (2003-2004)

Nickname: "Bland CGI"

Logo: Superimposed on the screen, we see the Cinar logo, in white, zooming-in into a blue oval, with the same copyright stamp and URL from the previous logo fading-in.

Variant: On Zoboomafoo: Playtime and Zobooland game for GBC, the logo is white.

FX/SFX: The CGI logo zooming in.

Music/Sounds: A whooshing sound followed by baby laughing, which is rarely heard. At most times, the closing theme of the show, or none.

Availability: Extremely rare. After Michael Hirsh acquired Cinar because of their 1999 scandal (as well as debts and losing worth) in 2004, Cinar became kaput. Expect this logo to be replaced with a Cookie Jar or as of 2012 the DHX Media logo these days. This logo was seen on the last season of Mona The Vampire and season 2 of Simon In The Land of Chalk Drawings. Ironically, neither Arthur, Caillou, or even Zoboomafoo for that matter used this logo as those shows used the 2nd logo. Mona The Vampire's broadcasts on This TV likely have this logo plastered with Cookie Jar. The musical version can still be found at the beginning of Sony Wonder releases of Cinar shows from the period.

Scare Factor: None to minimal. The dark skies on the Mona variant may or may not get to some people, besides the terrible CGI animation compared to the 1st logo.

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Entertainment Rights

DreamWorks Classics

Bullwinkle Studios

Terry Ward Animation Studios

Bardel Entertainment

Big Idea Productions

9 Story Entertainment

Method Films/Onyx Films/Onyx Lux 3D

Vistec Entertainment

4Kids Entertainment

Sunbow Entertainment

TV-Loonland AG

France Animation

MoonScoop

DiC

Film Roman

Classic Media

Nelvana

Halifax Film Company

WildBrain

Colossal Pictures

BIG Pictures

FilmFair Animation

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