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February 12, 2016

Analyze footage with Cinema 4D and seamlessly composite CG elements on top with incredible realism using Arnold and Fusion.

February 11, 2016

New standalone import and export functions make it even easier to exchange data with 3D applications and when working with large scenes.

February 9, 2016

In this course, Dutch 3D professional R.P. (Netinho) da Costa will get you up and running with Arnold for Cinema 4D.

January 27, 2016

Laubwerk's newest update 1.0.19 of its popular plant kits includes great new features for Cinema 4D users

January 19, 2016

As part of a school project, students learned how to use Cinema 4D while creating a metaphoric fantasy voyage through the human body.

January 14, 2016

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

January 14, 2016

Donovan Keith’s new set of plugins speeds up the process of converting splines into polygonal objects in Cinema 4D.

January 11, 2016

Discover how Territory Studio used Cinema 4D to create convincing on-set technology for Ridley Scott's Golden Globe awarded sci-fi thriller.

January 5, 2016

Creating a visualization for a product that hasn’t bven been finished requires a flexible and powerful toolset. Here’s how Cinema 4D made it happen

December 17, 2015

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the official MAXON blog. If you’re interested in Cinema 4D, BodyPaint 3D, MAXON, its employees or the artists and industries that use Cinema 4D, this is the place to be.

December 15, 2015

A new tutorial for premium members shows how to quickly and easily create a decorative Christmas tree in time for the celebration.

December 15, 2015

This service release for Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D R17 is highly recommended for all R17 users and offers general stability improvements, functional bug fixes as well as performance enhancements.

December 14, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

December 14, 2015

Acclaimed 3D Toolset Delivers Powerful Capabilities for Key Hologram Sequences in Blockbuster Sci-Fi Film Finale

December 10, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

December 3, 2015

360° projection for the supporting programme of the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris was created under the direction of Canadian artists Jean Ranger and Yan Breuleux with 1,000 Cinema 4D render nodes

December 1, 2015

For the Cannes Gold Lion-awarded design studio the creative process is all about the synergy that occurs between imaginative concepts and the tools that are used to implement them.

November 23, 2015

Duncan Evans discovers how Cinema 4D helped animate and tell stories for Discovery Science in a series of five-second sketches

November 19, 2015

The comprehensive Cinema 4D documentation is now available online, making it accessible anywhere, anytime.

November 18, 2015

After the huge success of FurryBall 4.8, AAA Studio ups the ante with the release of FurryBall RT.

November 18, 2015

Leading Creative Professionals Showcase Seamless Integration and Optimized Workflow Between MAXON Cinema 4D and Adobe Creative Cloud

November 12, 2015

Cineversity releases new Motion Graphics tutorial on how to animate electromagnetic spheres using Cinema 4D's Dynamics feature.

November 10, 2015

NVIDIA has released a new driver update for Quadro and Geforce graphics cards, which is available for download at their website.

November 9, 2015

The team at Tiny Inventions combines traditional puppeteer techniques with modern 3D animation to create a highly unique look.

November 6, 2015

MAXON exhibits at Content & Communications World Conference & Expo (CCWW), November 11-12 at Javitz Convention Center, New York City.

October 22, 2015

If you missed any presentations at IBC or in the livestream you can now see them all at the MAXON YouTube channel!

October 14, 2015

From October 15-16 MAXON will be presenting the newest features in Cinema 4D R17 at its booth in the Metropolis Filmpark, and will be again sponsoring the awards for “Best Opener/Trailer”.

October 13, 2015

Updates of Laubwerk’s Plant Kits and SurfaceSPREAD plugins are now also available for Cinema 4D R17

October 1, 2015

The unconventional animation film UGLY is looking for funding at Kickstarter

September 29, 2015

To explain the problems with pollution in major Chinese cities, broadcast designer Sophia Kyriacou turned to Cinema 4D's varied toolset

September 4, 2015

MAXON will present the brand new Cinema 4D R17 and all its features from Sept. 11 - 15 at the IBC 2015 in Amsterdam, hall 7, booth K30.

September 2, 2015

Didn't make it to this year's Siggraph? Missed our live stream? No problem: all presentations are now available at!

August 20, 2015

Opening sequences spark curiosity and give a glimpse of what to expect. Raoul Marks does this masterfully and his primary tool is Cinema 4D.

August 7, 2015

Join MAXON Aug 11-13 live at Siggraph or online at

August 4, 2015

Save up to EUR 595 with the MAXON Season Special when you buy a full version of or upgrade to Cinema 4D R16 with a MAXON Service Agreement (MSA)

July 31, 2015

Artist, visualization specialist and trainer Christoph Schindelar uses customized workflows in Cinema 4D to create challenging visualizations of interior furnishings.

July 28, 2015

The hotfix is recommended for users with a NVIDIA graphics card on a Windows machine, who experience frequent crashes.

July 23, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

July 16, 2015

IT-SERWIS, Authorized MAXON distributor for Poland publishes R2C4D, a plugin for easy file exchange between Autodesk© Revit© and Cinema 4D.

July 14, 2015

The new HB ModellingBundle 2.0 for Cinema 4D offers more than 60 scripts for improved performance and more efficient workflow for 3D modelin

July 13, 2015

A fascinating structure with an eventful history, explored across 2 distinct projects in which Cinema 4D was used to create an in-depth look into this landmark’s architecture.

July 6, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

July 1, 2015

Discover how Mill+ delivered this jolly three-minute animation for Eviivo's online booking service

June 25, 2015

Users of Cinema 4D Kit for Colorway can take advantage of numerous enhancements and improvements.

June 11, 2015

Discover how Territory Studio used Cinema 4D to help meet director Joss Whedon's desire for a gritty and darker story in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

June 9, 2015

Mutant jellyfish terrorize beachgoers in Patrick Longstreth’s sci-fi short, Hellyfish

June 2, 2015

This multi-part video tutorial from Chris Maynard explains techniques for creating professional matte paintings with Cinema 4D and other tools.

May 21, 2015

Computers and smartphones make everyday life easier – but it also leads to a reduction in mental arithmetic and memory performance: digital dementia

May 20, 2015

Users who weren't able to watch the workshops live can find all presentations on MAXON's Cinema 4D channel.

May 12, 2015

Arnold, widely used in high-end film and television production, offers outstanding image quality, impressive speed and ease of use.

May 6, 2015

The new service update 16.050 is now available for free download.

May 5, 2015

Integrated support for Substances in Cinema 4D offers games and 3D content creators all the power of Allegorithmic’s procedural material workflow.

April 30, 2015

For everyone who was not able to experience the presentations live or via live stream at this year's NAB, these can now be viewed in full length at

April 29, 2015

Thomas Dubois is actually an architect but also likes to create stories with his friends that he then uses as an inspiration for his illustrations. This is exactly how The Ark was created!

April 28, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany or Montreal, Canada

April 17, 2015

Duncan Evans talked to David Sheldon-Hicks of Territory Studio about working on the set of the Wachowskis sci-fi epic

April 15, 2015

The new live link between Ventuz Technology’s real-time graphics software suite and Cinema 4D provides seamless communication between the two toolsets.

April 10, 2015

How Jason Bruges Studio used Cinema 4D to control the New Year's Eve lighting display at the top of The Shard

March 31, 2015

To celebrate their 5th anniversary, Studio FutureDeLuxe wanted to create an animation that stood out from the usual studio look – and Cinema 4D helped them do exactly that.

March 30, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

March 30, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany

March 27, 2015

We congratulate creative studio Imaginary Forces on winning the 2015 SXSW “Excellence in Title Design Award” for WGN America network’s “Manhattan” TV series.

March 27, 2015

From April 13-16, 2015, MAXON will be showcasing the newest developments and outstanding productions with Cinema 4D R16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth SL10405. All presentations will be broadcast live at!

March 23, 2015

British comic artist Kevin Hopgood uses Cinema 4D to reveal the inner secrets of Marvel's mechanoid monsters.

March 11, 2015

Cinema 4D artists can let their imaginations go wild with this unique animation contest from March 15 to July 1, 2015!

March 5, 2015

London studio Neon mixes live action and CG in this finely spun yarn.

March 3, 2015

All of Pingo’s presentations from the Cinema 4D Advanced Production Techniques 2 expert symposium, which took place in December 2014 are now available at Vimeo on Demand!

March 2, 2015

Discover how Munk Studios brought some of the world's most dangerous aquatic animals to life

March 2, 2015

The all-new Release 1.7-1 of the 3D crowd simulator an(i)ma® from AXYZ Design is available immediately for OSX.

February 27, 2015

Experience MAXON’s streamlined Unity Workflow and be among the first to preview the integration with Allegorithmic Substance Designer at the Game Developers Conference, San Francisco, March 4-6, 2015

February 12, 2015

The current edition of this Digital-Tutors classic offers an ideal introduction to modeling in Cinema 4D and shows how to use the most important tools in Release 16.


February 11, 2015

Cinema 4D comes out the winner in this long-term project to reconstruct the Temple of the Goddess of Victory

February 10, 2015

Animation studio Job, Joris & Marieke centered their workflow around Cinema 4D.

February 5, 2015

An event management company asked Trevor Kerr to supply video and image material for concerts. Motion graphics artist Trevor Kerr used Cinema 4D to bring his client’s vision to life!

February 4, 2015

When the BBC's own in-house CG specialist wasn't available, the Corporation turned to Xrayvision to help complete a preview for the Games

February 2, 2015

The new service update 16.038 is available for free download

January 29, 2015

Originally planned as a short film and serve as a reference, this project ended up taking three years to produce, and thanks to a great deal of creativity and Cinema 4D, became much more than was planned …

January 19, 2015

The Dutch studio Job, Joris & Marieke is in the running this year with their short film 'A Single Life', which was created using Cinema 4D.

January 16, 2015

The Bevel tool, PolyPen and fire and fluid simulations are the focus of Digital Tutors’ new video tutorials.

January 9, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany or Montreal, Canada

January 9, 2015

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany or Montreal, Canada

December 19, 2014

Location Friedrichsdorf, Germany or Montreal, Canada

December 18, 2014

Los Angeles-based Imaginary Forces is always on the lookout for tools that meet or exceed the standards set forth by their demanding team of artists. This creates an ideal environment for testing Cinema 4D Release 16.

December 17, 2014

Cinema 4D newcomer Joshua Clos impresses both the jury and the general public to win in both competition categories.

December 11, 2014

Plant Kit 5 from Potsdam, Germany-based digital landscapers Laubwerk offers ten different coniferous trees – with the Christmas version included.

December 5, 2014

Real-life models of 3D objects remain an important part of architectural visualizations. Objects that were laboriously modeled in the recent past are now printed in 3D – also using Cinema 4D.

December 4, 2014

Professional techniques for designing interior and exterior architecture, living space accessories and furnishings using Cinema 4D R16.

December 4, 2014

In 3D Fluff’s newest Cinema 4D tutorial, Cinema 4D expert Alberto Blasi shows how to get the most out of Cinema 4D’s polygon tools when modeling complex objects.

December 1, 2014

MAXON has strengthened its SDK support team and created a new, clearly organized web platform that offers all plugin developers enhanced support

November 28, 2014

To show off its new Gtech Multi hand-held vacuum cleaner, Grey Technology turned to Bomper Studios for this polished promo video

November 7, 2014

Version 2015 of E-on Software’s plug-in for creating complex and detailed object groups and is available immediately.

November 6, 2014

In the course of eight weeks Marc will share his vast commercial production experience with course participants

November 5, 2014

Clément Morin uses Cinema 4D to create a film that shows how a tool that connects various social media channels works.

October 29, 2014

Bassetts Licorice Allsorts uses Cinema 4D to revamp their mascot - lickety-split!

October 27, 2014

Normally, Andy Lefton works in the field of advertising but with ‘Two Worlds’ he ventures into new territory – with the help of Cinema 4D.


October 22, 2014

Munich, Germany-based Cinema 4D powerhouse Aixsponza wins this year's animago AWARD in the category 'Best Visualization"

October 21, 2014

Made with Cinema 4D: Intergalactic interface design for an old spaceship, a crew of cosmic criminals and a virtual walkman ...

October 15, 2014

When Scardigno Design was asked to design a retail concession in Harrods, Cinema 4D was called upon to create the visuals that balanced upmarket looks with available floor space.

October 10, 2014

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.

October 7, 2014

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!