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Color Theory (and Practice): Download This Guide

“Simply put, color can affect us emotionally, psychologically and even physically, often without us becoming aware. Color in film can build harmony or tension within a scene, or bring attention to a key themes.”

The team at StudioBinder has produced an ebook, “How to Use Color in Film: 50+ Examples of Movie Color Palettes,” developed to teach you how to pick the right color schemes to create and memorable and meaningful visual aesthetic.

Covered in the ebook are:

  • Color in Storytelling
  • Balanced Color Schemes
  • Discordant Color Schemes
  • Using Associative Colors to Represent Characters and Themes
  • Using Transitional Colors to Indicate a Change

Download the guide here.

More Resources

Watch: Color Science Basics For Filmmakers

Color Science Basics for Filmmakers

Read more: How to Build the Perfect (or Imperfect) Color Palette for Your Project 

Click to read the article “Color Palettes From Famous Movies Show How Colors Set the Mood of a Film”

Read more: Color Palettes From Famous Movies Show How Colors Set the Mood of a Film

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