Animating 3D Cinematic Sequences in AE and Cinema 4D

A course by Ross Sneddon , Multidisciplinary Designer

Multidisciplinary Designer. Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Joined February 2022

Explore composition, editing, and workflow to turn complex ideas into engaging scenarios using Illustrator, After Effects, and Cinema 4D

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  • 736 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Explore composition, editing, and workflow to turn complex ideas into engaging scenarios using Illustrator, After Effects, and Cinema 4D

A course by Ross Sneddon

“The exciting thing about filmmaking is how subjects can be explored in so many different ways. Storytelling takes a lot consideration, but the payoff is worth it.”

Ross Sneddon is a multi-award-winning designer with a specialty in 3D animation who has worked with clients such as

In this online course, take control of your creativity and tell your story with visuals and sound as Ross shows you how to create animations for 3D environments. Get inspired, develop mood boards, and use computer software like Adobe Suite and Cinema 4D to develop a full title sequence for a fictional film or TV show.

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What will you learn in this online course?

21 lessons & 11 downloads

  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 736 students
  • 21 lessons (5h 31m)
  • 11 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Produce a short cinematic title sequence for a fictional sci-fi movie or TV show.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to take their understanding of editing and composition within 3D environments to the next level.

Requirements and materials

You will need a computer with Adobe Suite, Cinema 4D, and Octane

New to Adobe After Effects? In that case, we recommend taking Domestika Basics courses to learn how to use the software: Introduction to After Effects.


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Ross Sneddon

A course by Ross Sneddon

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Multidisciplinary Designer

Ross Sneddon is an award-winning, multidisciplinary designer based in Glasgow. A lover of animation since receiving a PlayStation as a child, he started sharing his early creative works when he was just 15. Ross later studied graphic design at Edinburgh University before pursuing his dream career in film and animation.

Ross has worked with clients including NASA, the BBC, National Geographic, and the Luxembourg Space Agency. He has also won more than ten awards during his career, including Best Animation at the New York International Film Awards in 2021.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparing for the Project

    • Good References
    • Storyboarding and Animatics
    • Knowing the Basics
  • U3

    Making the Sequence

    • Creating Scenes in Cinema 4D: First Steps
    • Creating Scenes in Cinema 4D: Environment and Basic Animation 1
    • Creating Scenes in Cinema 4D: Environment and Basic Animation 2
    • Creating Graphics in Illustrator
    • Importing to After Effects and Compositing
    • Editing and Transitions
    • Animation 1
    • Animation 2
    • Animation 3
  • U4

    Finalising and Rendering

    • Colour Grading 1
    • Colour Grading 2
    • Colour Grading 3
    • Sound Mixing
    • Rendering the Final Cut
  • U5

    Showcasing the Work

    • One for the Portfolio
    • Sharing My Process
  • FP

    Final project

    • Animating 3D Cinematic Sequences in AE and Cinema 4D

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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Animating 3D Cinematic Sequences in AE and Cinema 4D

A course by Ross Sneddon
Multidisciplinary Designer. Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Joined February 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 736 students