“Regis and Kelly” Show Package

“Regis and Kelly” Show Package

Big Machine Design (BMD) (http://bigmachine.net) created a new show opening for Regis and Kelly, a popular NYC based daytime talk show. Tools used included CINEMA 4D, the MoGraph module, After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Boujou. Giant Octopus (www.giantoctopus.com) hired BMD to create a completely new show package including this show opening. Read the story on maxon.net: ..

Wrapping 3D Text in CINEMA 4D

Wrapping 3D Text in CINEMA 4D

Occasionally you can run into problems when you try to wrap, bend or twist 3D text. This is usually because the faces or sides of the text need more segments so that the text can be deformed cleanly. This tutorial shows you the main controls for getting clean text every time

Sub Poly Displacement 1/2

Sub Poly Displacement 1/2

Sub-polygon displacement (SPD) in CINEMA 4D’s Advanced Render module is like a bump map on steroids. It works by subdividing the model at render time then using a texture to displace surfaces to create very high levels of detail. This tutorial shows you how to get going with SPD

Sub Poly Displacement 2/2

Sub Poly Displacement 2/2

Sub-polygon displacement (SPD) in CINEMA 4D’s Advanced Render module is like a bump map on steroids. It works by subdividing the model at render time then using a texture to displace surfaces to create very high levels of detail. This tutorial shows you how to get going with SPD

“Did I Just See A Paper Man Walk Past?”

“Did I Just See A Paper Man Walk Past?”

Human rights charity Liberty (www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk) has released a 30-second short film featuring a paper man created in CINEMA 4D in support of its campaign against the introduction of ID cards in the UK. The spot was created by graphic artist and filmmaker Will MacNeil (www.willmacneil.com), who has produced graphics for UK broadcasters including the BBC, ..

Tip34 Customize CINEMA 4D’s Interface

Tip34 Customize CINEMA 4D’s Interface

Want to move a menu to a place in the interface where you can reach the tools more easily? Watch this Quicktip to find out how to customize and save your layout

OSRAM Dot-It Spot in CINEMA 4D/After Effects

OSRAM Dot-It Spot in CINEMA 4D/After Effects

OPTIX DigitalPictures (www.optixdigital.de) eloquently mixed the product with real-world and fantasy-world surroundings for the “Dot-It” campaign. All of the 3D elements were created using CINEMA 4D. OPTIX used the Sketch and Toon shader with a hard Fresnel effect in the Luminance channel to create the sketched look. In addition to the separate scenes, all the ..

Milford Tea Spot in CINEMA 4D/After Effects

Milford Tea Spot in CINEMA 4D/After Effects

OPTIX Kreation (www.optix-kreation.de) took Milford’s newest tea product “My Chai” and placed it in a wonderfully enchanting world. Global Illumination and Ambient Occlusion took care of the necessary portion realism for the tea packet and glass. The MOCCA module put the animation of the self-folding tea packet and the curious hummingbird into motion. All of ..