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Imperfections Make the Perfect Addition to Maxon Capsules Posted: 24/06/2022
Imperfections Make the Perfect Addition to Maxon Capsules

As part of the company’s continuing effort to add value to its subscription offerings, Maxon is pleased to announce the addition of 50+ 4K premium tiled textures to the Maxon Capsules collection, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor flaws to the surfaces of 3D objects. The greyscale maps feature a mix of scratches, dust specs, smudges, fingerprints, hairs, residue, isolated fingerprints, all scanned from real surfaces and meticulously tiled. The Surface Imperfections Volume 1 texture library was created by David Gruwier and has been licensed by Maxon for immediate royalty-free use by all Cinema 4D and Maxon One subscribers.

Tags: Maxon | Maxon Capsules | Cinema 4D | Surface Imperfections | VFX
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Cinema 4D Lite R25 Now Available Posted: 14/12/2021
Cinema 4D Lite R25 Now Available

Based on Maxon's award-winning 3D animation package, C4D Lite is available immediately for download to Adobe Creative Cloud® members.

Tags: Maxon | Adobe | Creative Cloud | Cinema 4D | C4D Lite
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Maxon Wins Big at the 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards Posted: 11/11/2021
Maxon Wins Big at the 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards

Maxon today shared that both Cinema 4D R25 and Red Giant Complete are winners in the Best New Graphics, Editing, VFX, and Switchers Technology category in the 2021 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. This official awards program recognizes the most significant and promising new products and technologies showcased by corporate partners of NAB Show and the winners were selected from a total of 16 categories by a panel of industry experts.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant Complete | NAB | Cinema 4D | Product of the Year Awards
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Maxon One Subscriptions Now Include Forger for Free Posted: 26/10/2021
Maxon One Subscriptions Now Include Forger for Free

Today, Maxon announced the inclusion of Forger with all Maxon One subscriptions with the release of Forger 1.8, an update to the company’s professional-level, digital 3D sculpting application for the iPad. New licensing options include a free version that brings sculpting to all iPad users, and a subscription version that can be purchased independently from the Apple App Store. Maxon One subscribers can simply login to their MyMaxon account for access to Forger included with their subscription. This latest version also features a seamless workflow with Cinema 4D - objects can be imported into C4D to be brought to life, and 3D models in development can be moved back and forth between Cinema 4D and Forger to facilitate a seamless, iterative workflow. 




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WandaVision Fantasy Technology Powered by Cinema 4D Posted: 28/09/2021
WandaVision and rsquo;s Fantasy Technology Powered by Cinema 4D

Maxon announced today that Cinema 4D was used to support the creation of several fantasy user interfaces (FUI) on the hit Disney+ series, WandaVision, a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). 3D motion design artist Robyn Haddow was tasked with bringing the fantasy technology to life for viewers watching the series at home. A FUI expert with a superhero resume, Haddow’s portfolio includes television series such as The Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, as well as feature films including The Suicide Squad, Black Widow, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man Homecoming and many more.



Tags: Maxon | WandaVision | MCU | VFX | Animation | Cinema 4D
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Maxon Fall Product Releases Offer a Wealth of Rich Features and Compatibility Posted: 14/09/2021
Maxon Fall Product Releases Offer a Wealth of Rich Features and Compatibility

Maxon, the developers of professional software solutions for motion designers and visual effects artists, today announced updates to nearly every application within the company’s Maxon One product offering. Cinema 4D R25 and Trapcode Suite 17 unveil significant new functionality, the VFX Suite 2 features the addition of the recently acquired Bang muzzle flare generator, the introduction of Redshift RT and multiple products have received essential compatibility updates.

Tags: Maxon | product release | Cinema 4D | Redshift | Red Giant Complete | post production | vfx | special effects
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Maxon Congratulates Perception Design Lab For WandaVision Emmy Nomination Posted: 12/08/2021
Maxon Congratulates Perception Design Lab For WandaVision Emmy Nomination

Maxon is pleased to congratulate Chief Creative John LePore and Creative Director Doug Appleton of New York City-based design lab Perception on their 2021 Emmy nomination. The pair were recognized with a nomination in the Outstanding Main Title Design category for their work on WandaVision’s Main on End title sequence, which used Cinema 4D to bring Perception’s vision to life.

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Maxon Reveals May 3D Motion Design Show Speakers Posted: 13/05/2021
Maxon Reveals May 3D and amp; Motion Design Show Speakers

Maxon just announced its lineup of speakers for its May 19th 3D & Motion Design Show, the free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. Coming off the heels of the three-day April 3D & Motion Design Show, which launched Cinema 4D S24, attendees will get a closer look at how some of the most dynamic 3D artists are leveraging the Maxon suite of creative tools.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant | Cinema 4D | Motion Design Show
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D S24 Posted: 13/04/2021
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D S24

The latest subscription-only release of Maxon’s 3D application allows users to easily browse and obtain models, materials and other assets, and to intuitively place them within the scene. The release also includes key workflow enhancements and a sneak peek at continued progress on the Scene Nodes and Scene Manager interfaces to the new core.

Tags: Maxon | Cinema 4D | C4D | 3D design | product updates
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Moves by Maxon Update Offers Streamlined Workflow Posted: 13/04/2021
Moves by Maxon Update Offers Streamlined Workflow

Maxon, the developers of professional software solutions for motion designers and visual effects artists, is pleased to announce the release of an update to Moves by Maxon for iOS devices. Moves by Maxon capitalizes on the emerging technology of Apple's AR-Toolkit, which enables users to capture facial motion and whole body movement; enabling artists to bring motion sequences into Cinema 4D with limited technical effort. Moves by Maxon was released in early 2020 and has become quite popular among Cinema 4D users. In this latest updated release several optimizations have been implemented to make the app more stable and user-friendly. Most notably, Moves by Maxon now includes simplified connectivity to Cinema 4D S24 via automatic network discovery, removing the previous need to scan a QR Code image or manually configure the IP address of the machine running C4D.

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Maxon Announces Three-Day April 3D Motion Design Show Posted: 07/04/2021
Maxon Announces Three-Day April 3D and amp; Motion Design Show

Maxon just announced its lineup of speakers for its April 3D & Motion Design Show, the free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. During the extended April show, which will run from April 13, 2021 to April 15, 2021, Maxon will host presentations from a collection of notable creative directors, motion designers, and animation directors including Doug Appleton and John Lepore, the creative minds behind WandaVision, and Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple, the originator of the "everyday" movement and the face of the NFT-powered crypto art movement having just sold his piece, “The First 5000 Days” for $69 million at auction. The show kicks off on April 13th at 8:30AM PDT with Maxon CEO David McGavran providing company news and exciting announcements.

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Maxon Announces 2021 Lineup of 3D, VFX and Motion Graphics Special Events Posted: 23/02/2021
Maxon Announces 2021 Lineup of 3D, VFX and Motion Graphics Special Events

Maxon has announced its extensive lineup of 2021 events for content creators working in 2D, 3D, motion design, VFX and visualization. In addition to participating in mainstay industry events like SIGGRAPH, NAB, and IBC, Maxon will continue with their popular free online showcase, the 3D & Motion Design Show, the first of which will take place on March 17, 2021.

Tags: Red giant | Maxon | VFX | Cinema 4D | 3D & Motion Design Show | 2021 | Events Calendar
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Maxon Announces November 3D Motion Design Show Lineup Posted: 13/11/2020
Maxon Announces November 3D and amp; Motion Design Show Lineup

Maxon announced the lineup for the November 3D & Motion Design show, a free series of artist-focused streaming shows for 3D and motion graphics artists. Taking place online on November 18, 2020, on The 3D and Motion Design Show, renowned creative directors, motion graphics artists, and even one of the few Cinema 4D Master Trainers in the world will showcase their personal projects and demonstrate techniques for managing workflows using Cinema 4D, Redshift and Red Giant products.

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Maxon Cinema 4D Immediately Available for M1-Powered Macs Posted: 11/11/2020
Maxon Cinema 4D Immediately Available for M1-Powered Macs

Today, Maxon announced Cinema 4D will be available for the new M1-powered Macs when they ship. This makes Cinema 4D the very first professional 3D animation tool available for the new Macs.

Maxon has a two-decade long history of being the first professional 3D package to support Apple innovations, including being the first to offer multiprocessing on the Mac, the first to support Mac OS X, the first to run on Intel Macs, the first to support 64-bit on a Mac and now the first available for the new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini powered by M1.

Tags: Maxon | Cinema 4D | Apple | Apple M1 | 3d animation software | motion graphics
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R23 Posted: 08/09/2020
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R23

In conjunction with their own live, virtual 3D Motion and Design Show and the IBC 2020 conference, Maxon today announced the availability of Cinema 4D Release 23 (R23). The next generation of Maxon’s professional 3D software delivers powerful enhancements to its animation and UV workflows, character animation toolset, and the inclusion of Magic Bullet Looks technology. The introduction of the new Scene Nodes system provides a preview of the performance customers can expect in future developments of Cinema 4D. Plugin developers will appreciate the update to Python 3, and creative pipelines will benefit from the inclusion of USD import/export and updates to FBX and OBJ handling. R23 will be available on September 9th for subscription holders and will be available as an upgrade for perpetual license holders

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