Warner Premiere

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Credits
Logo descriptions by
Logoboy95


Logo captures by
Wyraachur, SubparMario63 and EnormousRat


Editions by
Jeff B. and V of Doom


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Background

Warner Premiere was the direct-to-DVD production/distribution arm of Warner Home Video, founded in late 2006. Warner Premiere only released direct-to-video movies on DVD. Its first release was The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007), a prequel to The Dukes of Hazzard (2005). Its logo is the initials "WP" all in the font similar to the WB shield. On August 13, 2012, Warner Bros. shut down Warner Premiere and it was folded into three operations: Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, Warner Bros. Animation, and Warner Home Video. The three names are responsible for any direct-to-DVD releases with Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry, and DC Universe.


1st Logo (March 4, 2007)

Nickname: "WP"

Logo: On a black background, we see a blue "WP" between the words "WARNER PREMIERE" with lines above and below it, with the byline "A TimeWarner Company" underneath the logo.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Ultra rare. Only seen on The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Logo (September 18, 2007-August 20, 2013)

Nicknames: "WP II", "The Enhanced WP"

Logo: Same as the first logo, but animated. On a black background, a blue outline of the letters "WP" zooms out in each other and flashes purely 3D blue. The words "WARNER PREMIERE" fade in between the "WP", followed by the TimeWarner byline fading in below. This logo is very similar to the previous one, but has more relief look.

Variant:

  • There is a version with "D I G I T A L" below, which can be seen on The Adventures of One Eskimo, H+: The Digital Series and Mortal Kombat Legacy.
  • On the infamous A Christmas Story 2, there's snow falling with the logo.

FX/SFX: All the animation in the logo.

Music/Sounds: A dreamy synth tune.

Availability: Common. Seen on movies like Superman: Doomsday (which was the first movie to use this logo), Another Cinderella Story, Batman: Gotham Knight, Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd in Out of Control, A Dennis the Menace Christmas, Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, Mr. Troop Mom and Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, among others.

Editor's Note: None.

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