MAXON Newsroom

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

at MAXON Computer GmbH in 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

at MAXON Computer GmbH in 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

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf, Germany or MAXON Canada, Inc. in Montreal

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

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf

March 30, 2015

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf

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

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf, Germany or MAXON Canada, Inc.

January 9, 2015

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf, Germany or MAXON Canada, Inc.

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!

October 6, 2014

Oculus Rift is one of the most important new innovations for the media sector. Students Nguyen (Kenji) Duong and Felix Droessler are tapping this market and are using Cinema 4D to create interactive content.

September 23, 2014

Next Limit and MAXON present the great RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge

September 22, 2014

Digital-Tutors is offering 5 new tutorials for Cinema 4D professionals.

September 22, 2014

Expert symposium for production techniques with Cinema 4D – after a resounding success in Denmark, this event is now coming to Germany and will include leading Cinema 4D professionals.

September 5, 2014

The new version of Viz Artist with an integrated Cineware Live 3D pipeline will be premiering from Sept. 12 – 16 at the Vizrt booth 7.A10 in hall 7

September 5, 2014

MAXON will be presenting the brand-new Cinema 4D R16 and its groundbreaking alliances from Sept. 12-16 at their booth #H39, hall 7 at the IBC 2014 in Amsterdam

September 4, 2014

This new workflow for flexible editing of materials and lighting will make its European premier at the MAXON booth 7.H39 in hall 7 at the IBC 2014 in Amsterdam

August 29, 2014

The Furryball renderer from AAA Productions delivers faster rendering with GPU support.

August 27, 2014

Download a fully-functioning plant demo for Cinema 4D

August 26, 2014

Shading, lighting and rendering are the foundation of good visualization and are the focus of this master class course by Marc Potocnik, a.k.a. renderbaron.

August 25, 2014

Artist Murat Sayginer uses Cinema 4D to create a mysterious flood of images with a deserted island as a backdrop.

August 19, 2014

For their latest in-house project, creative agency DBLG turned to 3D printing as way of making their ideas solid

August 7, 2014

Join MAXON from August 12 –14, 2014 at booth 1422 and live online at as they present the newest technologies and outstanding projects around Cinema 4D

August 5, 2014

From August 1 through August 31, 2014, new and existing MAXON customers can take advantage of great savings and make a secure investment for the future during MAXON's August special.

July 31, 2014

Teamwork and Team Render save the day

July 29, 2014

Digital-Tutors offers a new training, which provides an introductory look at the MoGraph toolset in CINEMA 4D.

July 28, 2014

Every year the University of Graz’ TANKIA Team constructs a race car as part of a practical learning project – and this year CINEMA 4D was part of the team as well.

July 18, 2014

The new v.1.0.9 makes Laubwerk's digital botanics for CINEMA 4D even faster, more realistic and user-friendly.

July 17, 2014

National Geographic is known for its high standards when it comes to photo reporting. And where real-world photography reaches its limits, Cinema 4D is there to help get the job done.

July 10, 2014

TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK features an animation created with Cinema 4D and After Effects that perfectly illustrates how the Adobe Cloud works!

July 4, 2014

A slightly macabre but thoroughly enjoyable music video created by Job, Joris and Marieke using Cinema 4D.

June 27, 2014

Music and images are often intertwined in new media – and CINEMA 4D often plays an important role in adding impressive imagery to music.

June 26, 2014

Submit your CINEMA 4D project to compete in the category 'Best of CGI' at photokina 2014. Entry deadline is August 1, 2014.


June 26, 2014

UK training specialists at 3D Fluff show how to quickly and efficiently create high-end images and animations of great-looking interior spaces.

June 23, 2014

Motion graphics are essential for all TV broadcasters. This new tutorial from Ditigal-Tutors also makes it easy for beginners to get a great start.

June 16, 2014

Animated paper with human characteristics is all the rage! CINEMA 4D artist Pingo van der Brinkloev has now made his know-how regarding animated paper characters available in the form of an exciting tutorial.

June 11, 2014

Dark clouds loom over the closely monitored city. Drum beats defy the complete surveillance and create magical, colorful patterns in the sky.

June 2, 2014

To represent a resurgent economy, this BBC designer created a booming paper town

May 26, 2014

View all workshops at the MAXON YouTube channel