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Cinema 4D

Introduction to Cinema 4D Course (C4D100)

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£679.50 +VAT 30 Day Advance Purchase Discount (3 days)

This 3 day hands on Classroom based Maxon Certified Beginners Introduction to Cinema 4D Training Course for total novices focuses on working with the powerful tools in Cinema 4D to help take your visual effects and motion graphics to the next level for.

This Cinema 4D Course is ideal for beginners new to Maxon Cinema 4D, as we start from the ground up teaching you how to: model, texture, animate, light and render 3D scenes in the fastest and most intuitive 3D application available today.

This classroom based Maxon Certified Cinema 4D course is a comprehensive introduction to the latest in R21. If you are looking for a more Intermediate course, our Intermediate Cinema 4D Course will be better suited.

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

Course Times - 3 Days

Course Start 10:00
Morning Break 11:30 - 15 Minute Break
Lunch 13:30 - 1 Hour break
Afternoon Break 15:30 - 15 Minute Break
Course End 17:00

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

  • Interface and navigation
  • Objects and Hierarchies
  • Polygon and spline modelling
  • Cameras animation and deformers
  • Materials
  • Textures and lights
  • Bodypaint 3d
  • Rendering and compositing
  • Hypernurbs Modelling
  • XPresso

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

  • Delegates should have a sound understanding of 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 After Effects Course Bundle.

  • Understanding the Cinema 4D Interface
  • Navigating around the 3D World
  • Essential Tools and Menus
  • Project Set Up

  • Creating, moving and manipulating objects
  • Extruding and stylising 3D text
  • Working with splines
  • Cloning objects
  • Using Subdivision Surfaces
  • The quick Polygon modelling tools
  • Making objects from Adobe Illustrator artwork

  • Applying and modifying deformers
  • Bending and twisting
  • Exploding and melting
  • Animating deformers
  • Working with the materials manager
  • Applying materials to objects
  • Changing the colour and texture
  • Creating reflections and transparency
  • Adding noise and gradients
  • Accessing the material library
  • Animation essentials
  • Creating and modifying keyframes
  • Using F Curves
  • Animating Cameras
  • Animating text
  • Creating motion paths for objects
  • Previewing animation
  • Adding a floor object
  • Adding a physical sky
  • Setting up the camera
  • Working fast with preset scenes
  • Types of lights
  • Types of shadows
  • Three point lighting set-up
  • Render settings and the most efficient options
  • Test renders and final renders
  • Ambient occlusion
  • Global illumination
  • Post effects

  • True 3D Motion Graphics
  • Building styles with Cloners
  • Using the plane Effector
  • Using the random Effector
  • Animating MoText

  • Working with Cineware
  • Importing Lights, and cameras into After Effects
  • Final tweaks and compositing techniques in After Effects

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Why Choose This Course?

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 20 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 Introduction to Cinema 4D Course 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.

Learn how you want, with 4 delivery styles!

Learn in our dedicated central London Classroom or on our Live Online Classes. Alternatively, if you prefer to learn at your own pace, try our Online Video Tutorials. Still not seeing what you want? Perhaps Bespoke Training is what you need, we can tailor any course to your requirements.

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