Maxon Cinema 4D for Architects

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TRAINING COURSE – Maxon Cinema 4D R21 for Architects / Interior Designers

Target Group

This training is aimed at architects, interior designers and artists who want to generate photorealistic still images and animations  from CAD data and want to learn how to effectively deal with Cinema 4D.


You will learn to prepare the models in your CAD solution. Moreover, you get to know how to exchange your models in an effective way and then post process them in Maxon Cinema 4D.
In particular, the differences in techniques and the simple creation of the desired look are covered in depth.


Helge Maus is MAXON Certified Lead Instructor and beta tester for CINEMA 4D.


  • Basics of 3D
  • Preparation and exchange of 3D models
  • Cinema 4D's material system
  • Effective assignment of materials
  • Light and shadow
  • Camera and optics
  • Shift Camera
  • Rendering methods
  • The physical camera
  • The physical renderer
  • DoF, Bokeh, vignetting
  • Global Illumination
  • Render still images
  • Sketch and Toon
  • Camera rides
  • Daylight-animations
  • Animation rendering
  • Post production in Adobe Photoshop
  • Introduction to VRAY for Cinema 4D 


Training Requests

All training contents will be adapted to your individual needs. A free analysis is the basis of a successful learning. Therefore take the chance and feel free to contact us. After a first talk on the phone, we create an individualized plan according to the goals you wish to achieve.

If you are interested in a training by pixeltrain / Helge Maus, you can reach us by phone +43.699.10669979 or email info(at) . We will contact you as soon as possible for an informal talk.

Besides the training, we also provide a detailed, free advice before you buy a package, as well as consulting and project support during a production.



Maxon Cinema 4D is a professional software package for creating 3D objects and scenes for

film, multimedia, visual effects, product design, architecture and engineering.
The entire family of Maxon Cinema 4D products offers all possibilities for professional modeling, texturing, animation and rendering of images. Therefore, you are able to create animations in a stunning quality.

One of the greatest strengths of Maxon Cinema 4D lies in architectural visualization. The tight integration with programs like Vectorworks,  Allplan, AutoCAD and  ArchiCAD offers a quick way to take your plans and then set them photo realistically in scene with the help of the different functions and tools of Cinema 4D. In addition, the module "Sketch & Toon" is able to create renderings in a sketchlike appearance. In contrast, the newly added physical renderer achieves to provide even extraordinary realistic results. Therefore, Maxon Cinema 4D Visualize is the ideal work environment for all architects and interior designers.