Cinema 4D Lite for After Effects CC

Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D Lite for After Effects CC (C4D250)


This 1 Day Maxon Certified Cinema 4D training course focuses on working with the fast and powerful tools in 'Cinema 4D Lite' to help take your visual effects and motion graphics to the next level.

The Cinema 4D course is designed as an additional bolt on to our After Effects Advanced course but can also be taken independently as a stand alone one-day introduction.

  • 8 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course manual and course media
  • Course attendance certificate
  • Refreshments

Course times

Day 19 am - 5 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

This course is intended for Advanced After Effects users who are looking to use Cinema 4D for 3D design and have little or no experience of the application currently.

  • Interface & Workflow
  • Modelling
  • Deformers
  • Animation Essentials
  • Materials
  • Effective Lighting
  • MoGraph
  • After Effects Integration

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Delegates should have a sound understanding of Adobe After Effects and 3D graphics.

Whilst there is no certification for this course, our trainers are industry-experienced Maxon Cinema 4D Instructors. Additionally, you will receive a certificate from Soho Editors upon completion of the course.

Want to take your experience to the next level? Try The Introduction to Cinema 4D Course.

  • Identifying what you need to know and what you don't
  • Understanding the Cinema 4D Interface
  • Navigating around the 3D World
  • Essential Tools and Menus
  • Creating, moving and manipulating objects
  • Extruding and stylising 3D text
  • Working with splines
  • Creating objects from Illustrator artwork

  • Applying and modifying deformers
  • Animating deformers
  • Bending and twisting
  • Exploding and bulging
  • Creating and modifying Keyframes
  • Using F Curves
  • Animating text
  • Animating a camera
  • Applying materials
  • Changing colours and textures
  • Creating reflections and transparency
  • Accessing the texture library
  • Types of lights
  • Types of shadows
  • Three point lighting set-up
  • Fracture Objects
  • Motion with the Random Effector
  • Animating with the Plane Effector
  • Working with Cineware
  • Sending Comps to C4D
  • Importing Lights & Cameras back into AE
  • Final tweaks and compositing techniques in AE

You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your pencilled date.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay too long.

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Why Choose This Course?

If you are a designer looking to develop your 3D design and graphics skills, then this is the course for you! The Introduction to Cinema 4D will teach you how to create still images and animation suitable for TV and film.

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 17 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

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The Cinema 4D Lite for After Effects CC is an internationally recognised qualification that is based on practical, real-world post production knowledge you can put to use from day one.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*. Find out more.