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Background: Azerbaijanfilm (Azərbaycanfilm) is an Azerbaijani state-owned film production company situated in the capital city, Baku. Its origins trace back to 1920 when it was established as the photo-cinema department of the Azerbaijan SSR People's Commissariat. Over the years, it underwent several name changes, including "Azerbaijani Photo-Cinema Office" (AFKI) in 1923, "Azdovletkino" from 1926 to 1930, "Azkino" from 1930 to 1933, "Azfilm" in 1933, "Azdovletkinosenaye" in 1934, "Azerfilm" from 1935 to 1940, and "Baku Cinema Studio" from 1941 to 1959. In 1960, it adopted its current name, "Azerbaijanfilm" cinema studio, in honor of Jafar Jabbarly. Today, "Azerbaijanfilm" operates under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan.

1st Logo (November 1, 1976-September 14, 1977)[]

Logo: On a dark background, three flames are seen burning. Below, "АЗӘРБАЈҸАНФИЛМ", made of metal, fades in and zooms back slightly.

Variant: On Sevinc buxtası, the text is white and superimposed over the footage. It also does not zoom back.

FX/SFX: Live action and practical effects.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability:

  • Seen on Xoşbəxtlik qayğılar, De ki, məni sevirsən! and Sevinc buxtası.
  • Most films produced by this studio before the 2000s only utilized an in-credit notice.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo August 2, 2012-2022)[]

Logo: On a black background, a segmented silver metallic shape in the form of a waving banner zooms out. The end of a filmstrip "folds" in underneath the waving banner shape, completing the emblem to be a waving segmented filmstrip.. The spark of light forms the word "AZƏRBAYCANFİLM" in silver and red, next to the emblem. A reflection forms under the logo.

FX/SFX: CGI.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on films from this period such as Dolu, Sübhün səfiri, and others.

Editor's Note: None.

3rd Logo (December 19, 2022-)[]

Azerbaijanfilm (2022)

Logo: On a black background, a stylized winged camera shutter emblem is seen. "AZƏRBAYCANFİLM" is seen below.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on recent films such as Fikrət Əmirov.

Editor's Note: None.

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