Logo description and photo capture by Logophile
Video capture courtesy of Eric S.
Centerpoint was a production company formed in 1981 by the Sentry Insurance Co. They had offices in Los Angeles and New York. They were active in the early-mid 1980s. In 1985, Sentry sold the company to Bill Ellis, Centerpoint's president, and went under that year when an expensive TV series they produced, Ocean Quest, flopped.
Logo: On a black background, ten white lines trail in from the middle of the screen and appear while the trails go away. The word "fades in in the middle of the lines.
- One version has the logo on a darker background.
- Another version has gold lines.
FX/SFX: The lines trailing in, the appearance of the company name.
Music/Sounds: A lush three-note synthesized tuner with the last note sustaining itself with jingles through the last part. Usually had the closing theme of the program or no music.
Availability: Uncommon. Can be found on several TV movies from the 1980s, such as Sadat, The Last Days of Pompeii and The Toughest Man in the World.
Scare Factor: None to minimum.