Training for Cinema 4D

Training Resources

Whether you are a first time user or an established user we have extensive resources to help you learn the programme.

An investment in training can save you both time and money. It can dramatically improve your workflows and methods.

We have a range of products – both on line and personalized – to meet your needs. Call us to discuss your specific requirements.

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Introductory Tutorials

Learn 3D modeling, animation and rendering basics in Cinema 4D.Our entry-level tutorial makes it easy to get started and offers a comprehensive overview.

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Online Learning/Cineversity’s free basic membership gives you access to additional video tutorials. A premium membership offers access to educational videos and plug-ins.

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Cinema 4D Quick Tips

Each week, the Video Quick Tips offer beginners valuable tips and tricks for everyday Cinema 4D use.

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Cinema 4D Communities

Share your Cinema 4D experiences with other users and download a treasure trove of free tools, textures and models.

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Case Studies

How other designers are using C4D in Advertising/Design, Architecture, Movies/VFX, Broadcast/Motion Graphics, Games and Visualisation

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Maxon Labs

MAXON engineers often develop ideas that stay on the shelf until we decide to bring a prototype to completion. Through MAXON Labs, this innovation can reach you faster.

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Developer Support

MAXON’s SDK Support team helps develop C4D plugins and encourages exchange of ideas among developers.

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Cinema 4D documentation that explains how each setting works is available in the application itself and also here.

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What’s New in Cinema 4D Release 20

Overview of New Features 

Cinema 4D Release 20 offers entirely new ways of creating 3D artwork.

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Control MoGraph Falloff with Fields

Learn how to layer multiple fields to control the strength and color of MoGraph effects.

New in C4D R20

Volume Modeling

The new Volume Modeling workflow in makes it easy to create complex organic shapes from basic primitives.

What’s New Webinars

Other Training Products

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Our Trainers

Andy Day – Cinema 4D

Andy has been working in the music and post-production industry for over 25 years, with clients including 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney, Discovery, National Geographic, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Universal Records and MTV. He is now Creative Director of his own production company Handy Productions Ltd, based in Auckland, New Zealand.

He is an Apple Certified Master trainer for Final Cut, Logic Studio and an Apple Certified Consultant in New Zealand, taking regular trips to the US, Australia and Europe to train Apple users.

Andy is also an Ambassador for Adobe video products in New Zealand, an Adobe CC Certified Instructor and Lead Instructor for Maxon’s Cinema 4D in Australia and New Zealand.


Peter Coombes – Cinema 4D

Peter Coombes has a background in yacht and boat design, which says much about his intuitive grasp of presentation and applied design.

Pete has recently joined Megabits as a Cinema 4D trainer after moving to Auckland from London last year. Skilled in enhancing presentations, he has quickly established himself as a valued member of our team.

Pete_LondonThe founder and director of architectural visualisation company Clear Ltd, Pete has had considerable experience of working in the architectural industry. That includes heading the visualisation department of one of the UK’s leading practices.

Since his childhood, when he keyed-in programs on a ZX Spectrum, Pete has been fascinated with the promise of computers and he has used them throughout his professional life. With years of experience using CAD and graphics programs, including Vectorworks and Cinema4D, his depth of understanding means he can generate solutions to the most challenging design problems.

Pete says his background in yacht design continues to influence his work as a designer. He’s been sailing since before he can remember, and raced, delivered and designed many boats in the early years of his working life.

Real-world experience informs his ability to determine what’s needed to communicate ideas to target audiences. As a designer himself, Pete appreciates the importance of work flow and the pressures that attend a current job.

Pete has completed courses in life drawing, photography and music and is studying for a maths degree through the UK’s Open University. He’s a keen runner and cyclist, and has cycled in North America, the South Island and the UK.

Always keen to embrace the new opportunities in his life, he says he’s very excited to be part of the Megabits team, providing training, support and advice to our valued Cinema 4D clients. In addition to training, Pete is also available as a contract visualiser to take Vectorworks graphics, to the 4th dimension, in Cinema 4D, for those clients who have yet to invest in this great tool.

As with all our trainers, he can be reached within a day and will undertake site visits, although he is more conveniently available on line.