How Different Colors Convey Different Emotions in Movies

You may not realize it as you’re watching a movie, but directors are manipulating how you feel by playing with certain colors in each scene. Here’s a compilation of how the psychology of color works in movies. For example, pink is often used to convey sweetness or femininity, while red is utilized for violence. Green for nature, blue for isolation.

Lilly Mitz-Seara’s video does a fine job in breaking it down below.


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Or in the case of The Martian, red is used to symbolize that he’s on fucking Mars.