updated 09:30 pm EST, Tue January 20, 2009
Craft Director Tools
Craft Animations has announced that its Craft Director Tools is now available for users of Maxon Cinema 4D. The suite of animation plug-ins includes three primary groups; Craft Camera Tools, Craft Vehicles and Craft Accessories. A variety of camera functions can be used for automatic zoom, movements and simulated human interaction, along with real-time perspective and angle adjustments. Other features include a stabilizer for cameras attached to objects, a spherical path utility, spline speed controller and a zero-gravity environment replicator.
Craft Camera Tools provides users with real-time camera control, while Craft Vehicles can be used to create accurate simulations of vehicles in motion. Craft Accessories simulates and animates props such as missiles, trailers, and other moving parts. Craft Freeware offers a free-to-use toolbox with features for real-time recording, interaction and depth orientation.
The Craft Director Tools packages for Maxon Cinema 4D are available individually, with prices between $130 and $1200. The tools are compatible with Cinema 4D R10, R10.5, and R11.