Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday Creative Army!

I've got my coffee and hand and your weekly dose of content coming in hot - grab your coffee of choice and let's dive right in.

First up, In Depth Cine has put together a compelling video essay that explores how directors collaborate with cinematographers to achieve a specific visual aesthetic. Among other things, this video outlines how some directors maintain a similar visual style throughout their filmography (here's looking at you Wes Anderson), while others visual approach varies from project to project. You will see examples from Raging Bull, The Darjeeling Limited, No Country for Old Men, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Hugo, Inside Llewyn Davis, and more. 

Next up, speaking of Wes Anderson, Studio Binder recently took a dive into the bright and bold colors that make a film unmistakably Wes Anderson. Specifically, this video discusses Anderson's unusual approach to color and character - how he juxtaposes sad characters in a bright and colorful world. You will see color bipolarity in The Royal Tenenbaums and The Grand Budapest Hotel, color psychology in The Darjeeling Limited, and more. 

As always here at Stage 32, we love to share stories and knowledge with our fellow film fans. Know someone who would love this content? Share it with them! Tag them below! You can keep up with all of our content by subscribing to the Stage 32 YouTube. For more inspirational, educational, and motivational content on all things entertainment industry follow me on Instagram and Twitter @rbwalksintoabar.

Wishing you a very happy, healthy, & creative Sunday.




In Depth Cine - How Directors Collaborate with Cinematographers


Studio Binder - Color Theory & Wes Anderson's Style: Sad Characters in a Colorful World




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