The Introduction to Cinema 4D Course

Cinema 4D

The Introduction to Cinema 4D Course (C4D100)

From £451.50 With 90 day discount (3 days)

This 3 Day Maxon Certified Beginners Introduction Cinema 4D Training Course focuses on working with the powerful tools in Cinema 4D to help take your visual effects and motion graphics to the next level.

This Cinema 4D course is ideal for beginners new to 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.

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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

Days 1 - 39 am - 5 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

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

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.

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This course is available with Creative Skillset's latest Film Fund. Click here to find out more.

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 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.