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Maxon Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course

Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Schedule

Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course Synopsis

In this Course we will learn how to use more sophisticated tools in Cinema 4D to create complex models, better lighting, advanced texturing, more photorealistic renders and better scene optimising.

Prerequisites for this Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course

Working knowledge of Cinema 4D, equivalent to Cinema 4D 101 course

Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course Length and Time

This class is 3 days long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

Enrollment in Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form. Please contact our Client Care Department at (877) 819-2665 for additional savings on our bootcamp classes or other specials.

Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course Locations

We have training centers in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Goals for Cinema 4D 201 - C4D Intermediate Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Lesson 1 - Intermediate

  • Lighting
  • Creating a light dome
  • GI

Lesson 2 - Modeling

  • intro to poly-modeling

Lesson 3 - Texturing

  • advanced materials
  • UV mapping
  • Baking materials

Lesson 4 - Animation

  • Re-timing animation (time tracks, xrefs, etc)
  • Baking animation (PLA, object, motion clips)

Lesson 5 - MoGraph

  • Overview (cover the method of mograph)
  • Creating clones
  • Effectors
  • Dealing with text (cloner, motex, fracture)
  • Caching / Baking
  • Dynamics

Lesson 6 - Rendering

  • GI - caches, baking, still, animation
  • Physical vs. Standard
  • Compositing tags

Lesson 7 - Compositing

  • External comp tags
  • Dealing with 3D data
  • Custom render layers

Lesson 8 - Customizing C4D

  • Preferences vs Scene Settings
  • Creating a custom start .c4d file


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

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