Using color in cinematography – Seamus McGarvey ASC, BSC

On the latest edition of CookeOpticsTV, Seamus McGarvey ASC, BSC talks about the use of color in his films.

He talks about what characteristics some colors can have and how they can be used to create an emotion or define a character.

Seamus is one of the most accomplished cinematographers out there and he has shot such movies as, Atonement, Anna Karenina, Life, The Accountant, The Avengers, Godzilla, and Fifty Shades Of Grey.

Seamus McGarvey ASC, BSC has collected two Academy Award nominations for his cinematography on “Atonement,” and his 2012 adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic, “Anna Karenina.” In addition to the Oscar nominations, McGarvey won the British Society of Cinematographers (B.S.C.) award for “Anna Karenina” and “Nocturnal Animals” as well as a nomination for “Atonement,” and also earned BAFTA and A.S.C. nods for both projects.

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