Stefan Surmabojov
My name is Stefan Surmabojov. I'm 26 year old motion graphics designer located in Bulgaria with 7 years of professional experience. Most of my time is spend working as a freelancer, but in my spare time I create tutorials for Tuts+ and templates for VideoHive. I love photography, 3D, and VFX.
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Shatter Parametric Objects in C4DC4d parametric shatter r
    Learn how to destroy parametric objects in Cinema 4D with Stefan Surmabojov.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Quick Tip: Exploring C4D's New Typography ToolsC4d qt typography tools retina
    Learn about Cinema 4D's new typography tools in this short tutorial.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Line Chart Driven by ExpressionsTuts thumbnail expression driven line chart
    In this tutorial, we're going to learn how to create a line chart fully driven by expressions. We are going to be using a lot of expressions to make it all work hopefully you'll learn some interesting tips along the way.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Recreate the Logo Opening for DC ComicsC4d dc logo retina
    Recreate the DC logo opening animation using Illustrator, Cinema 4D and After Effects.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Building an Advanced Video Slider with Electronic Motion ControlTimelapse ss prelg
    In this tutorial, we are going to create a motorized slider. It could be used for time lapse work or other types of video. I'll breakdown all the parts and tools you need, and then show how I constructed it all into a functioning slider. If you want to build your own slider, we recently published a tutorial on how to make a basic video slider using awesome open source CNC products that may also suit your needs.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Dynamic Valentine's Day Animation in Cinema 4DC4d valentines day animation retina
    In this tutorial we are going to create a cool looking 3D animation for Valentine's day. Starting off in illustrator, we will quickly create a heart shape and then jump into Cinema 4D to setup the animation using some dynamic simulations, add materials to the scene, render the animation and export it. Finally we will move into After Effects to composite the piece, and make it look sexy and finished by adding motion blur, particles, flares and color correction.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Your Own HDR Day to Night TimelapseTuts retina hdr day to night
    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a cool looking HDR day to night time-lapse. Starting with the needed equipment for the shoot, we'll also cover the settings of the camera and the intervalometer. Finally, we'll go to the post-processing stage where all the magic will happen.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a DSLR Viewfinder Display and Shutter AnimationTuts retina dslr viewfinder
    In this tutorial, we are going to create a cool looking DSLR viewfinder animation. We'll start by creating the aperture animation using shape layers. We will then move on to creating the rest of the assets on a single layer and finally put everything together.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    A Thorough Introduction to Greebler for Cinema 4DC4d greebler retina
    In this tutorial we're going to take a look at very cool plugin for Cinema 4D called Greebler. At first glance the plugin looks really complex with a lot of different options, but we're going to show you that there is nothing to be scared of. Once you get used to working with it, you'll be able to achieve amazing results with a few clicks.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating an HDR Time Lapse with SNS-HDR ProHdr timelapse prelg
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to shoot and post-process a high dynamic range (HDR) time lapse video. I'll start with the basic gear you need to shoot and take you through post-processing the files, exporting the images, and compiling them into a sequence.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creating a Starlight Time Lapse VideoStarlapse ss prelg
    In this tutorial, we are going to take a look at how to shoot and process a time lapse video of the stars. As the earth rotates, the stars appear to move across the sky during the night, but they move so slowly that the only way to really appreciate this phenomenon is through time lapse footage. We'll cover finding a location, choosing your gear, setting up your camera and doing the post-production.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Animated Holiday-themed BackgroundC4d ae christmas background retina
    In this holiday-themed tutorial, you'll learn how to create a great looking animated winter background of falling snow. Starting in illustrator, you'll prepare the snowflake vector shapes and export them into Cinema 4D. Where you'll extrude and animate the snowflakes before rendering. From there it's into After Effects, where you'll harness the power of Particular to create falling snow and composite the elements together.Read More…