MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 18, which promises to bring new and upgraded tools to creative professionals working in a variety of contexts. Enhancements to the popular VFX, visualization and rendering software will enable artists working in video production, game design, architecture and other fields to more easily create and integrate 3D animations, graphics and visual effects into their work.
Cinema 4D has long been a favorite among motion graphics artists working primarily with video. While it's capabilities strech far beyond what your average video editor would need, it's relative ease of use has made it very attractive for those that want to incorporate 3D graphics into their After Effects projects. Most applicable to video enthusiets is the improved camera enhancement, including the new Camera Calibrator, and a faster render engine.