Timeline of Historical Film Colors

The Timeline of Historical Film Colors

is a comprehensive resource for the investigation of film color technology and aesthetics, analysis and restoration, developed and curated by Barbara Flueckiger since 2012.

Please access detailed information on over 230 individual film color processes via the classification system on this page, display the Timeline of Historical Film Colors in chronological order, search via the tag cloud at the end of this page or directly on the search page.

Autonomous Colors (applied colors)

Mimetic processes (natural colors)

Additive Colors

Subtractive Colors

Other