Equipment For Sale

I finally got a chance to go through the vast amount of equipment I have accumulated throughout the years and decided to offer some of it for sale.

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Russian roulette: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

…Plates that would form views looking out from inside the glass windows were gathered by Johnson and visual effects photographer Aviv Yaron. Together they scouted various Moscow rooftops and vantage points for suitable angles…

One of the places we shot from,” adds Johnson, “was a bizarre oligarch’s restaurant on one of the towers in the area which was a glassed-in fancy restaurant. In fact, we had to wait for some Russian billionaires to finish their dinner at two in the morning before we could go in there and photograph. I do spend an awful lot of time on rooftops. Aviv and I were going to do a coffee-table book of ‘panoramas from rooftops around the world.’”…’

http://www.fxguide.com/featured/russian-roulette-jack-ryan-shadow-recruit/

 

Into The Woods

Sample and Hold (http://www.sampleandhold.co.uk/) and Aviv Yaron Ltd. have collaborated on ‘Into The Woods’ to further refine the procedure of scanning and texture shooting for Digital Doubles. We have reduced the time we spent with the principle actors/actresses to 15min-20min, whilst improving the coherency of the shoot and scan data. This, hopefully, will also support a better efficiency during Post-production too.

First Look At Russian Zombie; Plus VFX Breakdown With Digital Zombies

…Cinesite’s environment team decided that to give the “realest” look they would base the CG as much as possible on photographed reality. Cinesite VFX supervisor Matt Johnson and VFX photographer Aviv Yaron took extensive reference photographs of buildings in and around Philadelphia which were digitally projected onto geometry. The buildings were then placed in layouts in Nuke and fitted into the original Glasgow plates…’

http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/nailbiter111/news/?a=86384