Apatow Productions

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Background: Apatow Productions, or simply The Apatow Company, is an American film/television production company founded by Judd Apatow in 1999.


1st Logo (September 25, 1999-March 12, 2002) Apatow Productions (1999)Apatow Productions (2000, In Association With)

Logo: On a grey background, the letters "APat w" in a ink splatter-like font are seen being uncovered and covered along with their shadows. An orange or red ink splat appears and the middle dries up to make an "o", forming the word "APatow".Underneath the word, "PRODUCTIONS"fades in as a small font.

Variant: Sometimes the words In Association with fades in on top of the logo.

FX/SFX:The letters being uncovered and the red ink splat.

Music/Sounds: Either an western-styled theme or the ending theme

Availability: Rare. Seen on the NBC series Freaks and Geeks and the Fox series Undeclared.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Logo (August 4, 2006-August 6, 2008) Apatow Productions (2008)Apatow Productions (2007)

Logo: On a black background, we see this:

APATOW PRODUCTIONS in a Roadkill-type font. There is a yellow line that separates those two words,

Variant: The logo is entirely white on a black background.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the movie.

Availability: Seen at the end of Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Superbad, Step Brothers, and Pineapple Express.

Editor's Note: None.


3rd Logo (June 4, 2010-) Apatow Productions (2010)Apatow Productions (2012)

Logo: On a black background, there is a child-like drawing of a man laying with his arms spread out wide. Next to him are two drawn hearts, one more curvier than the other. Above those hearts are the handwritten words "APAtow Prod". The drawing is done in white. Sometimes the logo is inverted.

Trivia: Below the drawing of the stick-figured man is the signature "Iris," the name of one of Judd Apatow's daughters. Judging by this insignia, it's possible that she is the one who is responsible for creating this logo.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the movie, or none.

Availability: Current. Seen at the end of Get Him to the Greek, Bridesmaids, the HBO series Girls, The Five-Year Engagement, and This is 40, among others. However, the print movie posters and DVD covers uses the 2nd logo.

Editor's Note: None.


4th Logo (December 18, 2013-) Apatow Productions (2013)

Logo: On a white background, a praying mantis is seen nibbling on it's arms. Suddenly, it turns to face us and the blue text "APATOW PRODUCTIONS" fades in with a blur effect.

FX/SFX: The praying mantis, which is live-action, and the text. This was done by Picture Mill.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Seen on Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and, most recently, The Big Sick.

Editor's Note: None.