Siggraph 2014

It’s only 24 hours until we take-off for Vancouver, woo hoo! Tim and I are starting to get really excited about all the people we are going to meet and cool exhibits we are going to see. Have you heard of Birdly? Birdly is an installation that explores the experience of a bird in flight….

Bounce Card Script for Cinema 4D

This is a handy Python Script for Cinema 4D that will make targeting those light hotspots much easier thanks to the scripting prowess of James Chiny Watch the video to see it in action, nice idea @hypoly and thanks for sharing with the community. You can grab the script here

Curve to Fresnel in Cinema 4D

This is a cool script that I came across on Vimeo and thought would share with you. From the very talented Simon Holmedal from ManvsMachine. Allows you to map your fresnel with a curve rather than a gradient, this offer a lot more control and is a great addition to your C4D toolset. Thanks @sholmedal…

Maxon to Reveal Arnold for Cinema 4D at Siggraph

SOLID ANGLE AND MAXON TO REVEAL ARNOLD FOR CINEMA 4D AT SIGGRAPH The new bridge between the two applications will debut at the MAXON booth (#1422) on August 12, 2014 MADRID & FRIEDRICHSDORF, 30 July, 2014 – SOLID ANGLE, maker of Arnold, the industry leading global illumination ray tracer, and MAXON, leading developer of professional…

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Binary Grid with X-Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial for Binary Grid with X-Particles I cannot get enough of X-Particles for Cinema 4D, this particle system is so much fun! Here’s another quick tutorial to inspire you, it is a bit cheesy in that late 90’s Matrix kind of way but will hopefully motivate you to take this idea to another…

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Instant Molecules with X-Particles

Cinema 4D Tutorial – Instant Molecules with X-Particles X-Particles has to be the most powerful particle system available for Cinema4D right now and if you’re not using it then I have to ask – why not!? Sure you can achieve stuff with the archaic particle system in Cinema 4D (reminds me of the particles in…

DEM Earth for Cinema 4D – Price Dropped!

Easily generate dynamic Digital Elevation Models and georeference them in real-time to your world imagery with DEM Earth for Cinema 4D. DEM Earth for Cinema4D automatically downloads the data it needs to build the model you want. All you have to do is provide a Geographic coordinate. Produce real-time interactive and dynamic landscapes which you…

Making It Look Great – Prices Dropped!

Making It Look Great 6 / 7 / 8 and 9 have all had their prices permanently reduced, check them out here and add some new training to your collection! Making It Look Great 6 for Cinema4D – Reduced from $98 to $49 Making It Look Great 7 for Cinema4D – Reduced from $98 to…

Disable SDS Script

Disable SDS Globally! Here’s a quick and handy little script which will enable / disable all the SDS objects in your scene.  Super handy workflow helper! Drop this script & icon in your ~/library/scripts/ directory which you can access very easily by opening the Cinema 4D preferences and clicking on the button bottom right of…

New C4D Training Now Available from Ben Watts!

Available now from Ben Watts of BW Design is Volume 1 in a Cinema 4D VFX Training Series. Ben is a self taught motion designer & 3D generalist from Australia who has been using After Effects since 2007, starting his 3D journey in 2009 using 3ds Max. Ben also uses Cinema 4D and over the…