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XChange Training Location Manchester

Maxon Cinema 4D allows for 3D models Motion graphics Product visualisations Architectural planning Professional animations

Maxon Cinema 4D Intermediate 2 Days - Manchester

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£525 + vat

Add visual flair and apply optimisation techniques as you take your Cinema 4D skills to the next level. Enhance the realism of your designs as we show you how to add a professional polish to all your 3D projects.

With our help, you will take your existing Cinema 4D know-how and enhance it as you learn how to add new levels of detail to your designs. We will demonstrate how you can animate challenging systems and apply better lighting. You will learn how to control the wealth of options available to improve quality while reducing the time taken to render your projects.

Add visual flair and apply optimisation techniques as you take your Cinema 4D skills to the next level. Enhance the realism of your designs as we show you how to add a professional polish to all your 3D projects.

With our help, you will take your existing Cinema 4D know-how and enhance it as you learn how to add new levels of detail to your designs. We will demonstrate how you can animate challenging systems and apply better lighting. You will learn how to control the wealth of options available to improve quality while reducing the time taken to render your projects.

  • Cinema 4D Intermediate 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Intermediate course will take your existing Cinema 4D knowledge to the next level as we discuss more advanced 3D designs and character animations. Join us as we discover how to control advanced animations, apply better lighting, and speed up rendering.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Animate complex systems such as hair and fur
    • Convert 2D to 3D with camera mapping
    • Add realism with enhanced lighting techniques
    • Improve rendering speed by applying efficient adjustments
    • Manage layers, preferences, and exports

    Our goals are for you to learn the advanced techniques that will make your designs stand out, and for you to become a confident Cinema 4D user.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of Cinema 4D.

    You will need basic experience in using Cinema 4D. Ideally, you will have taken our Maxon Cinema 4D Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Intermediate Training course outline Maxon Cinema 4D R20
      • Mograph motion graphics tool kit
      • Dynamics physics engine
      • Flowing hair and fur
      • Xpresso automated motion
      • Real time motion capture
      • Particle effects
      More Realism
      • Global illumination lighting
      • Ambient occlusion automatic shadows
      • Convert 2D photos to 3D models with camera mapping
      • Studio lighting rigs
      • HDRI 32-bit panoramas
      • Area lights and shadows
      • Image-based automatic lighting
      Faster Rendering
      • Adjusting sampling rates
      • Creating track matte alphas for post editing
      • Depth & motion vectors for DOF and motion blur
      • Polygon reduction
    • Sketch and Toon for pencil and technical diagrams
    • When to use 16 and 32-bit formats for higher quality
    • HyperNURBS sculpting
    • Working with the HUD
    • Layer management
    • Setting default preferences
    • Multipass Photoshop export
    • Compositing photo and video background plates
    • Cleaning up imported meshes
    • Free web resources
    • Plugins
    • Training material - tutorials
    • Expectations from advanced level course
    • Online communities
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our Manchester Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Manchester

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  • Cinema 4D Intermediate 2 Days - Upcoming Manchester Course Dates

    10 Nov - 11 Nov £525 + vat
    12 Jan - 13 Jan £525 + vat
    09 Mar - 10 Mar £525 + vat
    11 May - 12 May £525 + vat
    06 Jul - 07 Jul £525 + vat
    01 Sep - 02 Sep £525 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Having never used Cinema 4D before this was a great introduction to a very complex program. The basic tools were well covered and have provided a good starting knowledge to look into the workings of this program further."

    Siobhan Hooper, Headline Publishing, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "Extremely useful professional knowledge from someone in the industry who knows what they're talking about."

    Michael Riley, Selfridges, Maxon Cinema 4D - 4 Day Masterclass

    "Totally impressed with the depth of material covered and the instructor's interaction with both the software and ourselves."

    Emily Theodore, Catersales, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate Course

    "Really interesting and stimulating stuff, clearly taught and explained."

    David Parish, STI Line, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very good experience, will recommend to contacts. Learnt so much in a easy way, great value. Was not sure what to expect but can safely say it has been a brilliant process and the tutor was fantastic."

    Alun Edwards, Studio Output, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very Good, All my questions were answered and I had a comprehensive introduction to Cinema4D. I will be coming back for the intermediate and advanced course along with an After Effects course."

    Fraser Crick, Estee Lauder, Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "The course was well structured, very informative and the trainer was brilliant!"

    Katherine Parmley, Joyce Design, Cinema 4D - 2 Day Introduction

    "A worthwhile training course. A very experienced instructor who gave useful tips and tricks in addition to the scheduled course."

    Andy Hunt, Totem Agency, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

    "Size of classes are perfect. Everyone was able to ask questions and get them answered. The trainer was knowledgeable and got through a huge amount of information in an understanding way..."

    Ian Alwis, Cut and Polish, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

    "Very enjoyable, clearly instructed, and I look forward to using Cinema 4D a lot more in my work. Thanks!"

    Clare Evans, FlashDynamix, Maxon Cinema 4D - 4 Day Masterclass