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CINEMA 4D R18 Compatibility Information – 3rd Party Products

CINEMA 4D R18 Compatibility Information – 3rd Party Products

October 5, 2016

Wondering if your plug-ins, renderer, or other add-ons are compatible with R18? We will keep this page updated with new information as we receive it.

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Cinema 4D Tutorial: R18 Cloner Updates

Cinema 4D Tutorial: R18 Cloner Updates

September 20, 2016

The Pixel Lab has a short overview of some of the updates to the Cinema 4D Cloner object in R18.

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X-Wing Hologram using Cinema 4D and After Effects

X-Wing Hologram using Cinema 4D and After Effects

August 31, 2016

Dennis Wei explains some of the techniques he used to create an X-Wing Hologram animation using Cinema 4D and After Effects, using the awesome free X-Wing model from videocopilot.net.

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CINEMA 4D – Using Motion Capture Data to Create an Animated Character

CINEMA 4D – Using Motion Capture Data to Create an Animated Character

August 30, 2016

Import Motion Capture Data Into Cinema 4D – The team at Greyscalegorilla is created a new, in-depth, 7-video tutorial series on using motion capture data in CINEMA 4D. Check it out!

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In Depth: MAXON Cinema 4D Release 18 New Features Roundup

In Depth: MAXON Cinema 4D Release 18 New Features Roundup

August 22, 2016

With the upcoming September release of MAXON C4D R18, we wanted to know more about all the new features and figured you did too. From Voronoi fracture & mograph enhancements, to new shaders and tools, C4D R18 had tons of new additions to unlock your 3D creativity.

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Stranger Things – “Upside Down” World Look

Stranger Things – “Upside Down” World Look

August 9, 2016

The popular new Netflix Series Stranger Things is a nod to Spielberg classics, such as ET and Goonies. Learn how to recreate the “Upside Down” world Look – from Red Giant's Seth Worley.

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Recreating the Stranger Things Opening Title

Recreating the Stranger Things Opening Title

August 9, 2016

The popular new Netflix Series Stranger Things is a nod to Spielberg classics, such as ET and Goonies. Learn how to recreate the 80's-styled opening sequence in After Effects –  from Red Giant's Seth Worley.

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C4D and AE: 3D Pokemon Title

C4D and AE: 3D Pokemon Title

August 9, 2016

Ignace Aleya from Tolerated Cinematics takes you through the steps to create a pretty cool looking 3D Pokémon title using both Adobe After Effects and MAXON Cinema 4D.

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Optimizing Scenes in Cinema 4D

Optimizing Scenes in Cinema 4D

August 3, 2016

Tim from Helloluxx shows us several tricks for optimizing Cinema 4D Projects, from speeding up render times to increasing editor playback.

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X-Particles Explosions in Cinema 4D

X-Particles Explosions in Cinema 4D

July 20, 2016

Noah Witchell has a tutorial on making a fiery explosion using the FLIP Solver, which is built into X-Particles.

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Easy Color Grading Using Magic Bullet Looks

Easy Color Grading Using Magic Bullet Looks

July 20, 2016

This tutorial by Tom J. McCoy explains how Magic Bullet Looks works to create professional color grades.

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Model a Glass Pitcher in Cinema 4D

Model a Glass Pitcher in Cinema 4D

July 20, 2016

Pete Maric, triplet3d.com shows how to model a pitcher with spline and lathe NURBS, editing the points to create the top lip. He uses the Explosion FX deformer to add thickness to the walls of the pitcher then explains how to model the handle of the pitcher using sweep NURBS and  scale curves. This is tutorial #3 on the page, so scroll down to watch. 

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Using Transparency and Refraction Channels to Create Glass

Using Transparency and Refraction Channels to Create Glass

July 20, 2016

Lynda.com has a free episode of their Creating Materials in CINEMA 4D course. This is tutorial #2 on the page, so scroll down! 

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Creating a Thin Glass Material with Proper Refraction in CINEMA 4D

Creating a Thin Glass Material with Proper Refraction in CINEMA 4D

July 20, 2016

If you apply a glass material to an enclosed object, you will see a lot of refraction, making the object look like it’s a solid mass of glass, like a bowling ball or paper weight.  Noah Witchell shows you how to create the look of thin, delicate glass, the type you might see on a light bulb or nice wine glass.

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5man Rigged Character for CINEMA 4D – Picking Things Up

5man Rigged Character for CINEMA 4D – Picking Things Up

July 19, 2016

Quick Tip on how to setup the 5man CINEMA 4D Character to pick up and place objects.

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