10 Hidden Secrets Behind The Popular Logos Of Hollywood Film Studios

  • 11:54 am May 21, 2018
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Hollywood Industry has so many popular film makers and various studios when they created history of movie. There are many memorable production logos which became famous all these years. There are many memories Which has built in those studio’s where each and every film they shot there. Many logos have became famous all these years but many of them don’t know how they became to be. While many companies have modernized their vanity card over time, they still stay faithful to the original idea at play.

The Work On Dream

This DreamWorks was originally meant to that a man sitting on the Moon fishing. Artist hired to draw it but Robert Hunt decided to do a new version with a child instead of a man.

This was chosen at the very end. Hunt took his son William, logo who became a composer and now work in the music industry.

The lion Roar

This Lion logo first came out by Howard Dietz in 1924. He had his Columbia University sports team called “The Lions”. So, this was the reason behind this lion.

There are 5 different features of MGM lions: Slats, Jackie, Tanner, George, and Leo


The Warner Brothers

This logo is very much simple. We have the sign of Warner brothers on this.

Their parents were migrated to America from the Russian Empire, and their real last name was Wonskolaser.

The Lady With Torch

The Woman holding a torch became a logo of Columbia in 1924. The surprising thing is this was not based on the single model on whom the image was based.

The recent version dating from 1992 is based on a picture of an ordinary American housewife, Jennie Joseph. Her facial features were altered for the final look.

The mountain Star

This logo is very famous which is known as Paramount. William Hodkinson is the artist behind him who drew the mountain exactly where he lived Ben Lomond Mountain in Utah.

Before it had 24 stars and in the recent logo, it has 22 stars.


This logo was designed fashionably using the lamp instead of using the letter 'I'. Pixar's logo appeared as a result of the studio's first successful movie.

Everyone liked “Luxo Jr.,“ animated lamp which ended up replacing the letter "I" in their name.

Also read: 8 Popular Logos With Hidden Messages

Walt Disney

However, in 2006, it was replaced by Cinderella’s Castle from Disneyland Paris. This logo is based on a fairy tale manner and also designed like that. Firstly, this logo was inspired by an image of Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany.

Later, in 2006, it was replaced by Cinderella's castle from Disneyland Paris.

A Lion's Gate

This logo is inspired by the bridge in Vancouver. Where the founder Mr. Robert Altman was born.

There was no Lion's image were involved in the whole history of making this logo as MGM.

Castle Rock Entertainment

Well, this is originally owned by Warner Bros but it was originally taken from Stephen King’s novels.

This logo display the castle house from 1993 horror movie.

Scott Free

Ridley Scott has his own movie studio. Its logo is an animation which implies a person turning into a bird.

This shows that an individual attaining freedom. Italian illustrator Gianluigi Toccafondo is an artist who designed it by drawing each individual and then photographing it.