NAB 2015: Cinema 4D Lighting and Octane Rendering


Lighting and rendering is probably one of the hardest parts of producing beautiful 3D renders. With Octane being the popular renderer of choice nowadays, every Cinema 4D user should take a look at what all the fuss is about. With our partnership with Cineversity, the Dojo is able to showcase some of the best presentations on lighting and rendering in Cinema 4D from NAB 2015. Organized and separated into digestible chunks, I hope these four presentations will help you get an inside look at production standard rendering and lighting techniques that will take your skills to the next level.

NAB 2015 Rewind – Brett Morris, Capacity: Abstract Animation with Simple Deformations from Cineversity.

NAB 2015 Rewind – Brett Morris, Capacity: How to Defeat a 3-Week Deadline with C4D and Octane from Cineversity.

Learn how Brett Morris of Capacity used C4D and Octane renderer to create an undulating orb and an alien landscape.

NAB 2015 Rewind – Nick Campbell: The Art of Lighting with Cinema 4D from Cineversity.

Nick Campbell from demonstrates a variety of lighting styles and shows some techniques for achieving each style in Cinema 4D as well as some specific tips on lighting hair.

NAB 2015 Rewind – Nick Campbell and Chris Schmidt: AskGSG Live from Cineversity.

In a special presentation of their weekly AskGSG live stream, Nick Campbell and Chris Schmidt of answer a viewer question about rendering products that are entirely black.

Thanks again to Maxon US and, for recording and publishing the 2015 NAB Live Cinema 4D Presentations. They have a lot more to release, so stay tuned for additional presentations. If you like these presentations or find this post useful, feel free to leave your feedback below in the comments!

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