Cinema 4D Lite Level 1

Hands-on professional Cinema 4D training in Chicago, online or at your location.

Length: 3 Days
$1899 with Free Retakes for 8 Months

*We schedule this class by demand for groups of 3 or more students;  This class is also available as a custom One-on-One, or as an custom onsite training.

Taught by a Cinema 4D Authorized Expert with small class sizes. You may take this class live in Chicago or online.

Prerequisites:

Attendees must have solid working knowledge of After Effects.

Cinema 4D Lite Level 1

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Learn to create stunning 3D animations! Create 3D geometry objects and materials from scratch. Understand the Cinema 4D mini-timeline and use motion curves. Explore complex lighting and shadow options. Color correct and post-FX within After Effects.
  • Cineware and the C4D-AE rendering connection.
  • Creating Cinema 4D Lite files, restarting and re-opening.
  • Creating 3D Text and different spline Objects.
  • Creating 3D Geometry Objects.
  • Creating Materials from Scratch.
  • Utilizing the Content Browser.
  • Creating a 3-point lighting set-up in Cinema 4D.
  • The C4D Mini-Timeline and Keyframe Interpolation.
  • The full Cinema 4D Timeline.
  • Using Background Objects in C4D Lite.
  • Matching perspective and Camera Type.
  • Using the Composite Background Tag to Project Shadows.
  • The Difference for Interpret Footage in After Effects.
  • 3D Tracking in AE.
  • How to Send Track Data to Cinema 4D Lite.
  • Matching Lighting in 3D.
  • Using Multi-Pass Render Layers to Project Shadows and Ambient Occlusion.
  • Create Looping Animations in Cinema 4D Lite Using AE Expressions.
  • Creating Object Buffers.
  • Multi-Pass options for Compositing in AE.
  • Final Color Correction, Color Grading and post-FX in AE.
“Over the years, I have never taken a class from Ascend without being able to fully utilize the program the very next day!”
J. Janz, Kent Feeds