The Impact of Color in Film | Cinematographer Lawrence Sher


Lawrence Sher, the cinematographer behind Joker (2019), explains the impact that different color combinations have on the viewer, and how they can evoke certain emotions. He walks through excerpts from movies such as The Hangover, Paul, and Garden State, that he’s shot in the past, to emphasize various color combos, as well as the lighting set-ups used to generate them. Thanks to Lawrence Sher and Vanity Fair for this professional tutorial on color in film. It weaves in personal anecdotes and advice from Sher in a way that’s both educational and entertaining for film students!

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