Cinema 4D – How to Trigger Animation using MoGraph Effectors Tutorial

[Instructor] EJ Hassenfratz

In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at how to create complex animations quickly and easily by using MoGraph Effectors to trigger animation in Cinema 4D.

Topics covered include:

  • Learn how to Clone Objects using a Cloner
  • Learn about the Step Effector
  • Using the Step Effector to create an accordion type of animation
  • How to create a honeycomb grid pattern
  • How to use a Plain Effector to trigger keyframed animation
  • Utilizing the Random Effector for more organic, interesting animation offsets
  • Creative 2D uses for this technique for HUD style animations


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