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History of the 20th Century Fox Logo

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (more commonly known as 20th Century Fox) is one of the biggest and most popular American film studios. Established in 1935 as a result of the merger of Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures, the corporation is a subsidiary of News Corporation. The studio has its corporate headquarters in the Century City, Los Angeles.


The 20th Century Fox logo is one of the most memorable entertainment logos ever created and is seen as a prime example of an Art Deco-influenced design. The original logo, designed in 1935 by Emil Kosa, Jr. The emblem has been modified over the years. The most frequent color scheme in the 20th Century Fox logo features golden yellow and blue colors.

Some major modifications included those by Rocky Longo in 1953 and 1981 revising the logo by straightening the "0."

Moreover, an exclusive logo was featured when James Cameron’s film Avatar debuted in 2009. The tag “A News Corporation Company” appears at the base of the monolith for the first time.

CGI version of the logo, A refurbished logo created by Fox-owned CG animation house Blue Sky Studios (the Ice Age franchise) made its debut before James Cameron's Avatar.

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The Latest 21st Century Fox Logo

Fox's new logo for its renamed news and entertainment divisions references design elements from Emile Kosa Jr.'s classic. Movies released under 20th Century Fox, as the studio will still be called, will retain the 2009-vintage monolith. The "A News Corporation Company" tag is scheduled to disappear.

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