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Note: Not to be confused with other companies of the same name.

Background[]

Originally known as Seoul Audio & Video Industry Center. This is a major branch of independent home video in the South Korea. They founded in 1969, and it was owned in 1977 by operation owner of Yang Ming and Shell in Netherlands. In 1979, it was changed to Seoul Media.

1st Logo (1979?-198?)[]

TBA

2nd Logo (198?-1993?)[]

Seoulmedia
VIDEO_TAPE_警告文_SEOUL_MEDIA

VIDEO TAPE 警告文 SEOUL MEDIA

Note: (video source: 大鳥智博) Logo seen at 1:30.

Logo: On a footage background containing of grey/orange, filmstrip, and content footage frame, we see the text "Seoul Media" scrolling from up to down, When it's done, a blue Korean and English text rises on the film roll and then fades to flashing of lights in space, the disc (from the Samsung and WJCT logo) then spins from the center, which then settles, and then the "S" made of disc appears below. The text from the same, also white, slides it.

FX/SFX: Choppy animation.

Music/Sounds: A tense synth fanfare, with some whooshes.

Availability: Rare.

3rd Logo (1993?-2005)[]

Logo: On a blue background, the white triangle then spin out and then split out seconds, then reveals a 2 triangle with the "S" and the 2 which reads "M" on the triangle, the background changes from green and then red, then magenta, and then white, when it's finshed, it then turns black and then "SEOUL MEDIA" appears below.

FX/SFX: 2D animation.

Music/Sounds: A 14-note violin and 6-note piano fanfare.

Availability: Rare. Seen on many VHS and DVD by the label.

4th Logo (2005-2008)[]

Logo: On a white background, "sm" in a Frutiger font draws in a colored lines, then turns to black. The words "Seoul Media" wipes in.

FX/SFX: Colorful animation.

Music/Sounds: A 6-note saxophone and the 5-note drumbeat was heard.

Availability: Uncommon. It's seen on some current releases on DVD and Blu-Ray by the label.

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