EPISODE # 6 // The Colour Blue

Senior colourist Angela Cerasi explores the meaning behind the colour blue and how its various shades, hues and tones are used in visual language to subliminally layer a story and add greater depth to a film.

TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

  • The shades of blue
  • Blue light in the natural world
  • The link between blue and sadness
  • Blue as powerlessness
  • Working with blue in the colour grade
  • The “teal and orange” look
  • Using blue in the colour grade to create atmosphere
  • Moonlight
  • The ocean
  • The feature colour is…

 

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An example of the “teal and orange” look, as seen in Transformers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Netflix’s Ozark is a key example of the creative use of blue to enhance the story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Netflix’s Ozark is a key example of the creative use of blue to enhance the story