Graphic Masters: Behind Hollywood’s hues and why colour matters.

You want to have ebbs and flows in terms of colour contrast to follow the story… It’s like having a good score, it’s there to accentuate what you’re feeling – Dave Cole, Colourist

To celebrate the work of the professionals and inspire a new generation of artists and filmmakers, we’ve partnered with HP to bring you a series of articles showcasing the extraordinary imagery being created for today’s films, broadcast TV and commercials.

In the third part of the series, HP take a look at three major films that wouldn’t have had the same impact without the very specific application of colour and visual creativity: The Life of Pi, Oblivion, and Pacific Rim.

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Read the full article to find out how the directors, colourists and cinematographers used colour, saturation and lighting to enhance the world of each film.