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Famous Players Film Company


Famous Players Film Company

Paramount was founded in 1912 as Adolph Zukor's Famous Players Film Company, which became Famous Players-Lasky Corporation four years later.

Paramount Pictures Corporation


Paramount Pictures 1914

The Paramount label first materialized in 1914 during its early years as a distribution company. Paramount would become a wholly owned division of Famous Players by around 1916.


In this period, Paramount's logo began to consist of a mountain peak, a field of stars, and the name of the company in script font - a format which has since been passed on to all subsequent logo designs.



Paramount Pictures 1917


Paramount Pictures 1968


Used during the Gulf+Western era.






1986–1987 (75th anniversary logo)

Paramount Pictures 75th Anniversary

When Paramount began to mark 75 Years, their logo became CGI for the very first time. It was first revealed as a prototype on December 12, 1986 in The Golden Child, followed by a finalized version on January 5, 1987.


Paramount 1988 Communications

Early version of the 1989 logo with the Paramount Communications tag.


Paramount 1989 Communications

Used during the Paramount Communications era.


Paramount Pictures 1995 MKII

On March 11, 1994, Paramount was purchased by Viacom, as noted on their updated byline in that company's corporate font. This logo began appearing on-screens in 1995. The logo is still used in Paramount DVD and Paramount High Definition!

2002 (90th anniversary logo)

Paramount 90th Anniversary

When Paramount marked 90 Years, this logo was launched on March 1, 2002 in We Were Soldiers.

2010–present (primary)


Paramount slightly updated their logo with the byline written in the new Viacom font. It first appeared on-screens in Iron Man 2 in 2010. This print logo was replaced by the 100 Years logo in 2012, but later returned the next year.

2011–2012 (100th anniversary logo)

Paramount 100th Anniversary

When Paramount marked its 100th Anniversary dating back to its inception, their on screen and print logo was heavily updated, using a new look for the mountain, and switching the background back to daytime. This logo was first revealed in print on the 3D re-release of Titanic in November 2011. It made its first on-screen appearance on December 16, 2011 in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. The "100 years" text was dropped on December 21, 2013 and the very first movie to use the simple version was Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters which launched January 25, 2013 in the U.S. However this print logo was abandoned from usage sometime in 2013, and replaced with the previous logo.This logo is now used as logo of Paramount Channel.

2013–present (secondary)



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