C4D & Unreal Engine: A Perfect Union


Software Presentation of Maxon

About workshop

Unreal Engine is the most powerful game engine and when combined with Cinema 4D, they form a perfect union. This enables you to transfer full scenes from Cinema 4D to Unreal Engine 4 and to enhance them right inside, a very welcome development. This workshop will show you how to use both applications and get the most out of their best features.

What you learn

You will learn how to maximize the use of both applications in tandem, how to transfer assets between the two, and how to fix problems that may arise. A project will be created inside of Cinema 4D, with all the steps explained as they happen, and then prepped for transfer to Unreal Engine.
Unreal Engine will be used for all the lighting, texturing and rendering of the scene. It will also be used to create an interactive version of the original C4D scene, usable on other devices. The knowledge gained in this workshop will be valuable in real-time visual effects (VFX) work, motion graphics and rendering.

Who should attend

Motion designers, animators, VFX artists, digital artists, and post-production operators.

Meet the instructor

Perry Harrovas is the Advanced Systems Engineer for the Graphics department at World Wrestling Entertainment. He has 28 years of experience in VFX, compositing and 3D animation at all levels. Twenty years ago, he wrote the definitive book on Maya, Mastering Maya Complete 2. He has given talks all around the world and also created two full college programs in Chicago and Connecticut. Perry has always been keenly focused on rendering, especially interested in real time. In production, he primarily uses Octane, Arnold and Redshift,but has also begun using Unreal Engine as a renderer in 2011.


Q: Do I need to bring anything?
A: No, it will be a presentation.

Q: I don’t have Cinema 4D nor Unreal. Why should I go there?
A: Perry is gearing the talk for people who know C4D but is able to easily adjust it to explain what he is doing for those who don’t know it.

Q: Do I need to know Cinema 4D?
A: You don’t necessarily need to know C4D, but it wouldn’t ruin your enjoyment if you do know C4D.

Q: Do I get any discounts for C4D or Unreal?
A: All participants will get a free 3-month trial of Cinema 4D.

Event details

Friday 21/2 14–16:30
Duration: 2.5 hours

Archa theatre (the festival venue)
Na Poříčí 1047/26, Prague