In filmmaking, color is used to set the tone of a scene before any of the actors have even uttered a word. Red is used to denote passion, danger or power. Pink signifies innocence, femininity and beauty. Yellow is associated with joy, naivety and insanity. Blue symbolizes isolation, passivity and calmness.
StudioBinder has come up with an interesting infographic that showcases the different color schemes used by filmmakers and the range of emotions they evoke. Check it out below.
Color Psychology In Films: A Supercut
Here’s a brilliant montage by audiovisual media student Lilly Mtz-Seara that shows how filmmakers use color psychology to portray the desired emotion in certain scenes.
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