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A 100% Cinema 4D Users Group

Welcome to the largest, purest Cinema 4D Group on DeviantART, all members are users of the program! There is a LOT of talent in this group, we welcome you to browse the group galleries and give the artists some good ol' fashioned DA love. If you are a Cinema 4D User, we welcome you as a member!



Before attempting to join this group please read these simple rules...



If you own Cinema 4D and have work made with Cinema 4D by you in your gallery here on DA, then you can join.

If you don't - then you can't, plain and simple.

Linking to offsite Galleries with nothing in your DeviantArt Gallery will not qualify you for membership, you must have C4D work in your DA Gallery.



Other than that, you are very welcome to watch the group.

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Tutorials

Cineversity (Official Maxon Training)
www.cineversity.com/home2

GrayScaleGorilla (GSG): Great tuts and add-ons. greyscalegorilla.com/blog/

Cinema4dtutorialNET - Facebook Page www.facebook.com/pages/Cinema4…

Maxonlogistic.com - Spanish Speaking Cinema 4D Tutorials - maxonlogistic.com/index.php?op…

Digital Tutors www.digitaltutors.com/09/train…

German Auto Modeling Tutorial www.lacreme.de/index.php?sekti…

Pariah Studios Tutorials:
www.pariahstudios.co.uk/?page_…

Ace5 Education:
ace5education.com/

cmiVFX for C4D www.cmivfx.com/store/Browse.as…

Rob Redman Tutorials
vimeo.com/robertredman

MoGraph (WonderHowTo)
www.wonderhowto.com/topic/mogr…

Base80 Tutorials
www.base80.com/index.php

CG Tutorials/C4D
www.cgtutorials.com/c4/Maxon_C…

eHow Tutorials
www.ehow.com/videos-on_5619_us…

C4DVault
c4dvault.blogspot.com/

C4D ZBrush Workflow
www.pixologic.com/docs/index.p…

C4D Cafe
www.c4dcafe.com/ipb/files/cate…

Gnomonology BodyPaint
gnomonology.com/prod/24/all

C4DUser.com
(some car tutorials)
www.cinema4duser.com/technique…

Car/Blueprint Tutorial
cinema4dtutorials.com/modeling…

CGTuts
cg.tutsplus.com/articles/web-r…





Plugins/Resources

A Collection of Plugins
www.xsyann www.xsyann.com/?cat=10

C4DPlugins.com (pay attention to the version number)
www.c4dplugs.com/search.php

News at Maxon: Update October 15th, 2014


Dauntless with the Cinema 4D Protective Shield



With its outstanding animations, Aixsponza has made a name for itself in many branches – with the exception of game trailers. Their new creation for Dreadnought successfully catapults them into yet another genre.



Dreadnought is a game project that Berlin, Germany-based YAGER Development GmbH plans to release in 2015. As is the case with most action games, Dreadnought will offer an intro in cinematic quality that gets players excited about the game. These intros are also teasers that are designed to attract customers to the upcoming product.

In this game, futuristic fighter planes will battle it out in the Earth’s atmosphere. Players have a choice of fast fighter planes, super battle ships or fearless Dreadnoughts. The intro had to give future customers an impression of the game’s storyline.

The team of artists in supervisor Manuel Casasola’s team had only four weeks to finish the project. Since the game takes place on a future Earth, a complex landscape had to be created with numerous seas and cliffs. Daylight and a clear atmosphere combined to create an immense amount of visibility. The landscape was generated using World Machine and subsequently exported to Cinema 4D in various resolutions.

“The landscape geometry and textures over which the fighters would fly took up seven terrabytes of memory. This amount of data could barely be handled despite the high-end computers being used, which is why we developed a special tool: a Python tool with which the LOD (level of detail) geographical files, which were separated into different parts, could be combined. This made it possible to display detailed, high-resolution geometry in the foreground, 4k textures at mid-range and low-resolution textures in the distance,” explains Fuat Yüksel “and displacement maps were applied in Cinema 4D to geometry in the foreground to add the finishing touch.”

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C4Dome 2 - HDRI at its Best



HDRI lighting is a key element of hyper-realistic rendering. The new plugin C4Dome 2 is supported by the Cinema 4D render engine and lets you achieve spectacular results!



The C4Dome 2 plugin was specially developed for Cinema 4D R15 and R16 and, like its predecessor, is a HDRI toolset that contains a wide range of corresponding presets that produce outstanding results even without tweaking. C4Dome 2's HDRI functionality separates light sources from reflection sources. Additional functionality include the ability to take HDRI elements from the library and combine them create custom HDR images as well as a special render preview that makes it easier to fine-tune scenes. C4Dome 2 is specially designed to be used with the Cinema 4D render engine and delivers results comparable to any available external renderer. C4Dome 2 also delivers flicker-free animations.
C4Dome 2 is available immediately.

Website for C4Dome 2

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MAXON Announces Cineware 2.0 and Cinema 4D Lite Release 16 Included with the Latest version of Adobe After Effects CC



Enhancements Include Improvements to Interactivity, Workflow and Compatibility with Recently Released Cinema 4D R16

Friedrichdorf, Germany – October 9, 2014 – MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced MAXON Cineware 2.0 and Cinema 4D Lite Release 16, now available in the latest version of Adobe After Effects CC (2014.1) . The upgrades symbolize the ongoing strategic relationship between MAXON and Adobe to deliver improved integration and performance between MAXON’s powerful 3D application, Cinema 4D, and Adobe’s industry-leading software. The new updates to the Cineware workflow, available in the Fall release of After Effects CC 2014, are designed to optimize performance and enhance creative capabilities.

With After Effects CC, creative professionals benefit from the seamless integration provided by Cineware that establishes a direct connection between Cinema 4D and After Effects. Users can open, edit and enhance Cinema 4D project files inside After Effects using the Live 3D pipeline first introduced last year in After Effects CC. Even compositing passes can be selected, edited and enhanced directly in After Effects. A lite yet feature-rich version of Cinema 4D, called Cinema 4D Lite, is included in After Effects CC.

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Just Add Water - And Win!



Next Limit and MAXON present the great RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge








RealFlow is justifiably one of the leading fluid simulation packages for 3D professionals and has long been the tool of choice for many Cinema 4D users. To celebrate MAXON's partnership with Next Limit Technologies, we want to invite our users to take part in the RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge and let their imagination go wild. Entries can be submitted through December 3, 2014 and winners will receive prizes valued at over $5000! All infos about the RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge are available here.

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renderfeed Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Professional

Hello all!

We've just published the 4th of a series of interviews with talented C4Dartists. This time we are profiling Chaotic Atmospheres:

 

renderfeed.com/2014/06/renderf…

 

Happy reading,

 

Your Renderfeed team

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renderfeed Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional
Hello everyone!

We wanted to let you know that Berd, our artist of the month, has kindly donated a free Cinema 4D asset, which you can access from our blog: renderfeed.com/2014/06/free-..…

This blog post also contains an update on Berd's latest project, a Twitter music machine for Rayban.

Happy reading,

The Renderfeed Team
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renderfeed Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Professional

Hello everyone!

 

We've just published the 3rd of a series of interviews with talented C4D artists. This time we are profiling Spanish Cinema 4D designer Berd: renderfeed.com/2014/05/renderf… 

 

We hope you like this interview. Please take a look when you get the chance!

 

Thank you and have a great weekend,

 

The Renderfeed Team 

 

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Nuclear-Pixel Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
merci de m'avoir accepté !! :) (Smile)
j’espère pouvoir partagé de nouvelle et meilleur création ici.

thanks for accepting me :) (Smile)
I hope share new and better creation.
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renderfeed Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional

FREE CINEMA 4D ASSET!

Our artist of the month Luca Viola was kind enough to pass along some of his C4D models that he used to make his beautiful Pac Man frames! You can download them here:

 

renderfeed.com/2014/05/renderf…

 

Thanks to Luca for participating in our artist interview initiative!

The Renderfeed Team

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renderfeed Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Professional
Do you want to learn a few new #Cinema4D tricks this week? We have collected over 1000 #C4D tutorials on #Pinterest - check it out: www.pinterest.com/renderfeed/c…
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renderfeed Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Professional
Take a look at Renderfeed's new #Cinema4D artist interview featuring creative young Italian #C4D artist Luca Viola: renderfeed.com/2014/05/renderf…
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SpontaniousCombust Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Student Filmographer
I have the student version on Cinema 4D and my previous computer broke so I got a new one. I need a new activation code for this computer, where do I get one?
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2753Productions Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You will have to contact Maxon concerning this.  There are Student to Full license upgrades available in their marketplace.  Once you have this done, and have C4D works uploaded to your gallery please re-apply for membership then.
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nightfever77 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
from Maxon
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