NicThic Productions

Background: NicThic Productions is an American-Canadian animation company founded in April 2005 by D.A. Nichols and Abbey Thickson. The company replaced NT Animation which shut down in 2005. On November 1, 2019, Fredbear Studios announced their intent to acquire NicThic, and the acquisition was completed on January 2, 2020.

1st logo
(August 12, 2005-October 17, 2014)

Nicknames: "The Flipping Paper"

Logo:On a white background, a sheet of paper flips onto the screen, where the letters of "NICTHIC" form itself on each box. The black rectangular frame grows through us: NicThic Productions. Then the screen flashes, revealing the finished logo on a black background.

Variants:
  • Starting in 2010,the logo was enhanced with shinier effects. This was first used on The Fire Cat.
  • On some films such as Blueberries for Sal, the "PRODUCTIONS" text is omitted.
FX/SFX: The paper flipping and the letters appearing one by one.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 1987-1999 Miramax Films logo, orthe opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Very common. Was seen on many films released from NicThic Productions during the time. The logo was first seen on Fox's Island and made its final theatrical appearance on Cattanooga Cats, released on October 17, 2014.

Scare Factor: None to low.


2nd logo
(January 16, 2015-July 20, 2018)

Nicknames: "The City Skyline"

Logo: We pan up from a parking lot to reveal a city skyline. The camera then pans to the city skyline, before black paint splats form revealing the NicThic Productions logo.

FX/SFX: Amazing animation made from Rollercoaster Tycoon 3.

Trivia: The scenario used from the game in this logo is "World of the Sea", from the Soaked! expansion pack.

Music/Sounds: Usually a soft piano tune with coastal and city noises, or the opening theme of the movie.

Availability: Common. Debuted on Yogi Bear 2, released on January 16, 2015, and made its last appearance on The Ant Bully 2, released on July 20, 2018.

Scare Factor: None.


3rd logo
(August 10, 2018-)

Nicknames: "The Flipping Paper II"

Logo:On a white background, a paper starts flipping (similar to the 1st logo) in the logo onto the screen, drawing the outline of of the box. The paper then finished flipping with the "NICTHIC" text appearing. And then the word "PRODUCTIONS" wipes in from the left.