"Cinema Palettes": A Curated Guide to Colors of Films

Colors are factors that subconsciously shift our moods and perceptions. It's a smart yet tricky storytelling device. But with mastery, compositions become livelier than they were.

Artists and color lovers will love scrolling up and down with their phones in this cool account of color palettes found in different stills from the most visually stunning films. Here's Cinema Palettes. All color studies show off each corresponding color found in a screenshot.

Here's some of our favorites:

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Dir. Wes Anderson, Cinematography: Robert Yeoman, Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Excision (2012), Director: Richard Bates Jr., Cinematography: Itay Gross. Production Design: Armen Ra; Lost in Translation (2003), Director: Sofia Coppola, DP: Lance Acord, Production Design: K. K. Barrett, Anne Ross; Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Director: Jared Hess, Cinematography: Munn Powell, Production Design: Cory Lorenzen
Melancholia (2011), Director: Lars von Trier, Cinematography: Manuel Alberto Claro, Production Design: Jette Lehmann; Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Dir. Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris, DP: Tim Suhrstedt, Production Design: Kalina Ivanov; My Own Private Idaho (1991), Director: Gus Van Sant, DP: John Campbell, Production Design: David Brisbin; Amélie .(2001), Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Cinematography: Bruno Delbonnel, Production Design: Aline Bonetto; Marie Antoinette Dir. Sofia Coppola, DP: Lance Acord, Production Design: K. K. Barrett, Costume Design: Milena Canonero; Ran (1985). Director: Akira Kurosawa, DP: Takao Saito, Asakazu Nakai, Shoji Ueda; The Matrix Revolutions (2003).Dir. Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, DP: Bill Pope, Production Design: Owen Paterson

Images are from Cinema Palettes. You can find them on Instagram too.

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