How Creators Use Color in Filmic Storytelling


This post is by Jason Hellerman from No Film School


Want to spice up your cinematography? Add a pop of color.


I think as writers and directors we often get caught up in the big elements of a story. We’re worried about the plot, dialogue, set pieces, and so much more, that we forget there are the little things that can make a big difference. Those touches to a screenplay or a film can accentuate voice and theme.



One of the most significant “small” elements is color. A pop of color can enhance a mood, pull out a theme, or even evoke an emotion.



Today I want to go over some simple ways to add color to your work. Check out this video from In Depth Cine and let’s talk after.



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