Remixing lights in After Effects


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Remixing lights in After Effects

Once the render is done in Cinema 4D, you can to return to After Effects and in this case, we're not going to bother with the video, so just start with the blank project. Again, do Command+I on Mac or Ctrl+I on Windows to Import your Cinema render. Let's go to the Project we just created. It's in Chapter 4/Cinema/separate light renders and there is our .aec, which Cinema created for us. So I'll select that and do Open. Take a second to think about it, because it's a more complex project. Twirl it down.

Now we see not only do we have our Ambient and Reflection passes, and Special Passes of our normal background and our object buffer, we now have folders for each of our lights that were rendered in Cinema, and inside each of those folders is a pre- composition for that light, I'll open this up a little bit more. And then the separate Diffuse, Shadow and the Specular highlights, which you can't see in this render, for each of the lights.

Let's go ahead and open up...

Remixing lights in After Effects
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Remixing lights in After Effects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Chris Meyer and Trish Meyer as part of the CINEMA 4D and After Effects Integration

Subjects:
3D + Animation Video
Software:
CINEMA 4D
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