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Logo descriptions by
SobySobea, Logomaster210, Magnetic1977 and LogoPac


Logo captures by
EsaïeGregoryPrickett, BaldiBasicsFan and DonaldoC1997


Editions by
RVandres, AxG, Nico234, STHerbs97, MJAbiera, Bianche2006 and TPercival


Video captures courtesy of
Logo Archive, EnormousRat, ENunn and ifrequire

1st Logo (1996-2001)[]

Logo: On a space background we see a red and blue colors flying then has wiping CHEIL JIDANG again then zooms in then CJ ENTERTAINMENT below that CHEIL JIDANG above we see a chinese characters, The logo was fading out.

Variant: A filmed variant exists

FX/SFX: CGI animation

Music/Sounds: A synth orchestral tune.

Availiability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo (2001-2003)[]

Logo: We see the starfield with a comet flying across. Suddenly all stars fold into a glowing orange bundle, which then moves and spreads them out. The stars form the 3D blue name CJ ENTERTAINMENT seen in perspective, while the bundle goes to the far end and freezes there. The red dot flies over the logo and colors it into gold, stopping above the bundle and coloring it red.

Variant: Some films like Symphathy For Mr. Vengeance have the plain colored logo in an in-credit fashion.

FX/SFX: Nice CGI.

Music/Sounds: A synthesized woodwind and bell theme.

Availability: Uncommon. Can be seen on The Way Home.

Editor's Note: None.


3rd Logo (2003-June 24, 2022)[]

Logo: We start at a night sea landscape, colored in deep blue. Children jump around and play with fireworks on a rocky peninsula. 3 colored splashes blast from their fireworks and proceed up, while the camera follows them, then stops and lets the splashes to pass on. We then have a view from below, watching these splashes reaching the sky and exploding there, forming three oval figures - red, blue and orange. The logo name poses around it and glows. The background clears out.

Variant:

  • Starting in 2011, the text is now in the corporate font, all capitalized, and a byline appears in the same font saying "A CJ E&M CORPORATION COMPANY"
  • Sometimes, the space background clears into blue background.

FX/SFX: An AMAZING combination of CGI and live-action!

Music/Sounds: A short string entry as the children giggle and the fireworks pop, progressing into a massively beautiful, rising orchestral tune. We then hear some fireworks sparkle, followed by another string/horn note and a 5-note chime sounder. The rising part of the theme is actually a piece of production music from EastWest's "Scoring Tools" sample CD, used in many cartoons, Nine Network's 2001 "Still the One" campaign, and Tyne Tees Television's "Millennium" ident.

Music/Sounds Variant: A few films, such as Parasite, have part of the opening theme from the film.

Availability: Common on Korean releases, which can be on sale worldwide, such as Sophie's Revenge, A Man Who Was Superman and I'm a Cyborg but That's OK. For original Korean distributions it is usually replaced with its local publisher, but some films directly produced by CJ retain the logo. On English versions of their output, the logo is either intact or is replaced by the English distributor's logo.

Editor's Note: None.

4th logo (June 27, 2022-)[]

Logo: On an ocean at nighttime, a yellow light flies as the camera pans up to reveal a refined version of the same peninsula and children from the previous logo, with each firework colored red, blue and yellow. As the three children set off their fireworks, the camera pans up and follows them, which spin and explode to form the dots, with "CJ" and "ENM" fading in between the logo, like the 2021 variant of the previous logo.

Variants:

  • A scope variant exists.
  • On the Filipino adaptation of Start-Up, the print logo is in a white box beside the Studio Dragon logo, and also in-credit.

FX/SFX: This is pretty much a remake of the previous logo, only redone in CGI by Elastic.

Music/Sounds: A soft piano tune, then the sounds of children giggling, whit the end sounding much better than before. This is followed by a string piece and the explosion of the fireworks. A 6-note tune is heard as "CJ ENM" fades in.

Availability: Brand new. First appeared on Decision to Leave. This is expected to appear on future films from the company.

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