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Hollywood's Preferred Colors are Orange and Teal

1/25/2013 5:35 AM Eastern

A couple of new infographs highlight a strange phenomenon: that Hollywood leans toward the colors orange and teal in its cinematography and marketing materials. Explains statistics student Edmund Heller, the creator of one of the infographs, "Cinematographers tend to favor colors at the opposite end of the color wheel, so if they picked red, the opposite complementary color would be green, and then you’ve got a Christmas movie." The same goes for orange and teal.

Read more and see the infographs here on Wired.


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