Yellow Bird is a Swedish film and television production company. In 2003 Danish producer Ole Søndberg and Swedish author Henning Mankell started a collaboration on a series of television films based on Mankell’s famous fictional detective Kurt Wallander and Yellow Bird was born. The success of the initial Wallander films was followed by Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, Jo Nesbø’s Headhunters, Liza Marklund’s Annika Bengtzon series as well as the British version of Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh.

Yellow Bird was sold to media conglomerate Zodiak Entertainment in 2007.[1]


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Nicknames: "The Yellow Bird", "The Silent Bird"

Logo: On A Black Background. We see the Yellow Bird with a Black Tattoo and wears gray Headphones is shown on the Screen. The Yellow Bird is Smoking on the cigarette. He Then puts cigarette out and steps on it. the Text "Yellow Bird" Stacked on each other in a Gray white font. the Yellow Bird Then Jumps and does a roundhouse kick, knocking over the D in "bird" and knocking back the Letter "W" in "Yellow". The yellow bird Pick up the Letter "D" and the Background fades out.

Trivia: Is a Silent Bird who Do Not Speak. It's Funny


  • Sometimes, the Logo adds Bylines, which is "part of Zodiak media group", "A Zodiak Television Company", or "A Zodiak Entertainment Company".
  • on Wallander (TV series) - The bird just stands until the opening hatch sound is heard somewhere. Then he produces a pistol and points it at the left.
  • on Newer films made in 2010. The bird works at the laptop when part of the "e" is destroyed. The scared bird jumps back to the text, looking around, and drags the laptop closer.

Trailer Variant: on The Girl Who Played With Fire, There's is on a Fire Background with No Bird.

FX/SFX: Really neat computer animation.

Cheesy Factor: It has okay animation.

Music/Sounds: The sound of the Bird jumping and other actions.

Music/Sounds Variant: On The Girl Who Played With Fire, the Opening theme of the Trailer.

Availability: Seen on the Swedish The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, Wallander and other Swedish films.

Scare Factor: Minimal. This is a funny logo.