ShadowMachine Films

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ShadowMachine Films, doing business as simply ShadowMachine, is a animation/production company founded by Alexander Bulkley and Corey Campodonico.

1st Logo (February 20, 2005-July 16, 2007)

Nickname: "The ShadowMachine Car"

Logo: On a black background, we see the yellow highlight "SMF" with the word "SHADOWMACHINE FILMS" below it. We can see what appears to be a road in the letters, then everything fades to white.

FX/SFX: The moving 'road' in the logo.

Music/Sounds: The sound of the car revving, or a screeching sound.

Availability: Seen on seasons 1 and 2 episodes of Robot Chicken and Moral Orel.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo (August 12, 2007-March 25, 2012, October 2, 2015)

Nicknames: "The ShadowMachine Disk", "The S Disk"

Logo: On a black background, we see a turning letter "S" on the disk with the rectangular outline around it. Under the disk is the word "SHADOWMACHINE".


  • On Titan Maximum and season 5 of Robot Chicken, the logo is slightly darker.
  • On Hell and Back, the parts of the disk and the letter "S" are spinning around to the introduction of the film.

FX/SFX: The turning.

Music/Sounds: A distorted electric guitar noise.

Music/Sounds Variant: On Hell and Back, the machine sounds are heard.

Availability: Seen on seasons 3-5 of Robot Chicken, Titan Maximum, Mary Shelley's Frankenhole, and later episodes of Moral Orel. This logo was brought back on Hell and Back.

Editor's Note: None.

3rd Logo (April 2, 2014- )


Logo: On a black background, we see the letters of "SHADOW MACHINE" flipping in and trembling, while the outline of it briefly appears and trembles as well.

Variant: A still variant exists.

FX/SFX: The logo forming.

Music/Sounds: A whoosh combined with a jet-like sound, a deep humming noise or the closing theme.

Availability: This logo appeared on Greatest Party Story Ever on MTV, as well as BoJack Horseman and Tuca & Bertie on Netflix. It is also seen on Human Discoveries.

Editor's Note: None.

4th Logo (May 30, 2018)

TBA. Seen on Dallas and Robo.

5th Logo (March 20, 2021-June 14, 2021)

TBA. Seen on Final Space.

6th Logo (June 13, 2021- )

TBA. Seen on Tuca and Bertie.

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