Color Theory In Film
How directors and editors work together using color theory in film to accentuate the story.
FILMMAKING TECHNIQUES: EPISODE 5
How can I accentuate my movie color palette?
In our fifth episode on Filmmaking Techniques and visual storytelling, we look at another critical element to the story: color theory in film.
If you want to deepen your frame, you can utilize color psychology in film to direct your audience's emotions and desires.
In this episode, we'll be exploring the ways that directors access a movie color palette and exploit color theory in film to get their message across. We'll dive into specific filmmaking techniques that the masters utilize to get their story's tone and heart across to the audience.
We break down the 3 factors to guide your film color decisions:
Get ready to bring your color theory in film to the next level. Watch the video to become an expert in color psychology and get your movie color palette ready for your next project.
What does film color really communicate?
What colors belong in your movie color palette? How can you set the mood of a scene by only tweaking the colors present on the screen? That's where the hue comes in to play. We'll show you the filmmaking techniques behind creating a fantasy world, dystopia, and even how to accentuate the real world so your movie's story pops as it meets the eye.
How can you get the hues on screen to match the tone and mood you want for the story? Look no further than saturation. We examine the film color theory you can use to manipulate the saturation of a scene, or entire film, to fit any story. What if your movie takes place in the past, or even the distant future? Don't worry, we have the answers.
Having trouble communicating your film's message because the images on the screen are too bright, or even too grim? You're in control of your color psychology. Get your movie color palette right! We'll show you the filmmaking techniques behind handling your story's brightness. You'll be well on your way to a professional, polished look for you next feature.