Film School: Color Palette Cinema

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A wonderful way to watch, and learn from, movies.

Color Palette Cinema, as its name suggests, takes a still from a film, and breaks down its colours into a handful of swatches. While the premise may sound simple, the results can be illuminating, eye-opening, and inspiring – if not for filmmaking or film study, certainly for film appreciation.

Further Viewing

StudioBinder expands on the colour swatches approach to studying cinematic images:

wolfcrow posits Why Great Movies use the Three Color Rule:

Two explorations of ways filmmakers use colour. At one end, The Cinema Cartography looks at the use of colour across the work of different filmmakers:

… and at the other end: Jorge Luengo Ruiz‘s supercut of the use of one colour throughout the body of work of a single director, Pédro Almodóvar: