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This is the production company of film producer Jordan Kerner.

(January 18, 2002-present)[]

Logo: Shot in grayscale, in the large Olympic stadium, with the torch in the caldrum, fireworks explodes in the nightsky. The camera zooms out to reveal grandma and the little boy watching it holding hands together. It continues to zooming out through a tunnel entrance as the white words:

THE
KERNER ENTERTAINMENT
COMPANY

is shown forming in three lines. As the camera stops zooming, the fireworks continues to explode.

Trivia: When Jordan Kerner was 10 years old, he and his grandparents were on a trip to Rome to watch the Soviets win at the 1960 Summer Olympics at Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. This is how his own production company logo was inspired.

Variants:

  • On A Wrinkle in Time (2003), it was shortened.
  • Starting with Charlotte's Web, the name is shortened to:
    THE
    K ENTERTAINMENT
    COMPANY
    However, Smurfs: The Lost Village uses the original variant.
  • On The Smurfs 2, it similar as the previous variant, but the main torch (Except for two smaller torches at the far left & right) and the fireworks is blue (To represent the main characters' skin color). Papa Smurf (next to grandma at the left) and Smurfette & Clumsy (next to the boy at the right) is also watching on the top rail. As the camera gets to the text, the floor glows blue. At the end, it freezes and starts rippling as the gate glows brighter. The background fades to blue water, the text & the gate blurs out as bubbles fades in at the left and right as the logo backs away surging to the opening titles.
  • On early trailers for Smurfs: The Lost Village, it is still.
  • On the final trailer for Smurfs: The Lost Village, it is the same as the previous variant, but to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the company's first film Snow Dogs it reverted back to its original name (10 years, and nearly 3 month since) it changed the name starting with Charlotte's Web).
  • On Smurfs: The Lost Village, it is the same as above, but it is normal and it's shaded in blonde yellow (Hense the hair of Smurfette).
  • On Clifford the Big Red Dog, the brightness was enhanced and the shortened text now gains a shadow. The entire logo dissolves into a pencil-drawn illustration rendition. The camera pans down into the clouds.

FX/SFX: The fireworks and the people turning their heads. CGI.

Music/Sounds: A horn fanfare that culuminates into a 7-note orchestrated fanfare.

Music/Sounds Variant: Sometimes, the closing/opening theme plays over it.

Availability: The normal version is seen on Snow Dogs and George of the Jungle 2. This first appeared on Snow Dogs, and was later seen on Charlotte's Web, the Smurfs films, and most recently, Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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