Posts Categorized: VFX Photography - Feature Films

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… VFX Breakdown With Digital Zombies”>Read more »

WORLD WAR Z: Between Two Worlds

 ‘…The story begins in Philadelphia, but the only photography actually captured there was undertaken by Matt and visual effects photographer Aviv Yaron during a comprehensive photo shoot…’ http://www.digitalmedia-world.com/Features/world-war-z-cinesite-matt-johnson-raytrace-environment-cg.html