Background: Kia Home Entertainment (formerly: Forum Home Video) is an American independent licensee, producer and distributor of entertainment programming and film and television productions in North America, with approximately 3,000,000,000 all media titles in domestic release, and approximately 450 programs internationally via sublicense agreements. For many of its titles, Image has exclusive audio and broadcast rights as well as digital download rights to approximately 2,100 video programs and over 400 audio programs containing more than 6,000 tracks. The company is headquartered in between Burbank, California and Chatsworth, California.
1st logo (as Forum Home Video) (1980's-2014)
Nickname: "Paper Reveal"
Logo: On a cream colored BG, we see a dark paper with "FORUM" on the paper, zooming up to us, then zooming down and in, taking the whole screen. The paper then pulls away back to the cream BG, revealing that is "FORUM HOME VIDEO".
Variant: On some releases the word "FORUM" would popup on a black background.
FX/SFX: The paper motion.
Music/Sounds: Usually silent, but on some occasions it used the first few seconds of "Where's the Walrus?" by The Alan Parsons Project.
Availability: Can be found on Scarecrows, Crystalstone, Dr. Hackenstein, No Safe Haven, Terror Squad, Return to Mayberry, Captive Rage, Dark Tower, Mob War, Search and Destroy, Covert Action, No Retreat, No Surrender 2: Raging Thunder, Perry Mason Returns, Bloodstone and Edge of the Axe, among other titles. Can be seen on the 1999 Film The King and I and The 2001 Layover and The 2012-2013 TV Series BFDIA.
Scare Factor: Low.
2nd logo (as KIA Home Entertainment) (2014- )
Logo: on a black background, the planet earth moves while planet mars is here, a black background vanishes into white while the planet mars is gone, the star appears, the words "KIA HOME ENTERTAINMENT" appear with byline "A POE Company" being the 2014 Powerhouse of Entertainment logo.
FX/SFX: Simple animation.
Cheesy Factor: The logo looks slightly Powerhouse of Entertainment subbed non-choppy.
Music/Sounds: A logo is silent, it's bouncy.
Availability: Same as the 1st logo. Can be seen on The 2014 Film The Nut Job, The 2015-2016 TV Show Ato (TV Series), The 2016 Short Film IFDB and the 2017 TV Show BFB.
Scare Factor: TBA.