Cinema 4D: Creating Content and Visuals for Live Performance

Using Cinema 4D to create stunning visuals for content creation
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 33 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Cinema 4D is a powerful tool in the motion graphics industry. Throughout this course we will go over basic and advanced skills and techniques in Cinema 4D. From the basic user interface of Cinema to complex texturing and animation. We will also be creating projects that will also further your understanding of Cinema 4D. These projects will go over different techniques that I use in my projects. By the end of this course you will be able to create stunning 3D visuals for live performance and other applications. You will also be able to use Cinema 4d in your workflow.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of Cinema 4D
  • Simple photo and video editing

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create content that can be used as visuals for performance and entertainment
  • Learn the basics of Cinema 4D

Who is the target audience?

  • People who would like to create stunning visuals for events
  • People who would like to learn Cinema 4D

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

This is simply an introduction to my Course

Section 2: Getting to Know Cinema 4D

In this lecture we will go over the basics of the Cinema 4D UI. We will also go over how to create custom layouts.

I know that this isn't the most fun video but it will help you to understand the basic interface that we will be using.


In this lecture we will be going over the basic shortcuts in Cinema 4D. More advanced shortcuts will be covered in separate tutorials.


We will learn how to create and edit simple primitive objects.


We will learn how to create textures and how to apply them to different objects.


We will learn how to use lighting in Cinema 4D.


We will learn how to create simple keyframes to create an animation.


We will be exploring the render settings and how to render a preview and a full render.

Basics of Cinema 4D
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Instructor Biography

Matthew Strang, California Institute of the Arts Student

I have been interested in lighting design and video for nine years now. I have been using Cinema 4D for 5 years and have continued to use it every day. Throughout those years I have been experimenting with Cinema 4D and what it can do. I have also been creating content for live events for two years.

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