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June 24, 2016

Short-Term Licensing – Long-Term Benefits.

June 22, 2016

A lot of stressed out urbanites long for a break in unspoiled nature. This longing was the inspiration for the 360° VR video ‘Longing for Wilderness’.

June 20, 2016

How Cinema 4D, Cineware and Adobe After Effects enabled Vincent London to create its humorous BBC Two idents quickly and efficiently

June 9, 2016

The annual Pause festival is the tech show for creative spirits. Visitors are invited per video clip, and this year’s invitation was created by seasoned Cinema 4D artist Brett Morris.

June 9, 2016

Vicarage Studio's poignant homage to Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time is built from the same numerical rules as its inspiration.

June 7, 2016

Two new webinar videos covering character animation and architectural visualization are available immediately at MAXON’s YouTube channel.

June 6, 2016

The newest update of Lightmap’s popular tool offers numerous new HDRI lighting options for Cinema 4D users.

May 31, 2016

Cinema 4D took the lead in design, animation, asset creation and rendering for the breathtaking closing credits for Marvel Comics’ blockbuster Captain America: Civil War.

May 18, 2016

Company to Showcase Cinema 4D Software Innovation in Design; Acclaimed 3D Motion Designer, EJ Hassenfratz, to Lead Session on Adding 3D to 2D Animation Workflow.

May 18, 2016

“What is real and what is not?” is the name of an exciting new exhibit created with Cinema 4D – and an invitation to enter a digital dream world.

May 13, 2016

This month, MAXON will be presenting two more exciting and informative Cinema 4D webinars.

May 10, 2016

If you weren't able to catch the live streaming of MAXON workshops at this year's FMX you can still see them all at MAXON’s YouTube channel.

May 9, 2016

"Cinema 4D Ultimate Learning System 2.0" from cmiVFX offers basic and specialized Cinema 4D training in a series of 5 Tutorials.

May 9, 2016

We're celebrating 30 years of MAXON and you can save 30% on all software licenses.

April 28, 2016

Learn how a new start-up business used Cinema 4D to make spectacular cake presentations

April 27, 2016

SEHSUCHT uses Cinema 4D and the Unreal engine to create one of the first-ever interactive VR music videos.

April 15, 2016

Unique productions from studios such as Territory and ManvsMachine and the newest technologies in and for Cinema 4D will be at the focus of MAXON workshops at the FMX 2016 from April 26 – 29.

April 15, 2016

Sport betting is on the rise everywhere and China is no exception. Betting offices are creating adverts to attract an increasing number of players – and Cinema 4D is at the creative forefront.

April 11, 2016

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf, Germany

April 11, 2016

at MAXON Computer GmbH in Friedrichsdorf, Germany

April 6, 2016

This new, free Cineverstiy tutorial teaches After Effects artists the basics of Cinema 4D Lite so they too can add 3D elements to their compositions

April 4, 2016

Most games that run on multiple platforms are developed using Unity 3D and creating content for these games can be easily done using Cinema 4D!

March 11, 2016

CGI artists from all branches can now submit their work for the 20th anniversary animago AWARD.

March 3, 2016

Cinema 4D users can submit their work to the world’s most important media art event through March 13, 2016.

March 3, 2016

Cineversity (CV), the dedicated education and resource website from MAXON Computer, Inc., for Cinema 4D users, has released CV-VR Cam, a new plug-in available for rendering virtual reality (VR) content.

February 24, 2016

How Vincent London used Cinema 4D to deliver a host of displays and infographics for the latest Bond movie

February 24, 2016

The updated Sketchfab plugin for Cinema 4D lets you export 3D objects, scenes and animations directly to the community platform and makes it even easier for artists to use Sketchfab’s online service.


February 24, 2016

“The brief was refreshingly open and we were given a real chance to experiment"

February 17, 2016

Cineversity released a new virtual reality series on how to create a 360 Degree Virtual Reality video using Cinema 4D's Sketch & Toon, and Mettle's Skybox Studio

February 17, 2016

Cineversity releases a quick-start tutorial on how to bring Cinema 4D assets into a Virtual Reality environment using Unity and Oculus Rift

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

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

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