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I wish I had read this book when I was in film school, my films would have looked much better.
Ms. Bellantoni illumuinates the use of color in some of my favorite films and has given me the joy of seeing some of them in a fresh and altogether revealing way.
While my class has completed readings on most film elements, they inevitably want to return to Bellantoni's work on color and camp there!
for those who want to learn about color in film . this is a must buy. very intellectual and rational!Published on September 30, 2011 by neversettle22
I was thrilled with this purchase as I orginially found it in a bookshop in Sydney for 3 times as much money. The copy from Amazon was good as new and worth every cent. Read morePublished on June 13, 2010 by Katharine Rogers
I had been looking for a book like this for ages. I can only recommend this book to anyone who is involved with film, and not only cinematographers or art designers. Read morePublished on October 6, 2009 by Carlofornia
Most books on cinematography cover the manufacture and names of major lights, color temp., and possibly a few pages dedicated to zones, a small number of lighting setups outside... Read morePublished on April 26, 2009 by FakePurseNinja
As a student first looking into the true meaning behind film, I enjoyed "If It's Purple Someone's Gonna Die". Read morePublished on October 31, 2007 by Dominique Hugg
As a student in a university level film-studies class, I found this text to be not only intriguingly insightful but also truly helpful in regards to one's ability to intelligently... Read morePublished on October 22, 2007 by Eric P. Edgerton
Unlike most books on the psychology of color, this one focuses on film and relies heavily on the author's personal experience teaching the subject. Read morePublished on August 5, 2007 by Barbudo
This book is very thought provoking. Some of the theory is similar to other books on color and its importance and psychological, physiological impact, but keeping it completely... Read morePublished on June 7, 2007 by Stephen J. Hullfish