Hawkeye plug-in for Cinema 4D is an experimental plug-in that creates multiple different composition guides. If Cinema 4D’s default composition helpers are not enough for you, this plug-in will give you many more options.

Currently supports only perspective camera projection!
All Hawkeye guides are spline objects!


  • Many different composition helpers
    • Crosshair, cross, diagonal cross
    • Rule of thirds, golden section
    • Dynamic symmetry
    • Different diagonals
    • Harmonious triangles
    • Basic shapes A, V, diamond
    • Grid lines (horizontal and vertical separated)
  • Supports also editor camera
  • Option to restrict guides to linked cameras
  • Four (4) customizable safe guides
  • Option to use custom aspect ratio, guides and safe areas scales correctly with the custom aspect ratio

Place Variable Tokens plug-in to Cinema 4D’s plug-ins folder. Default paths are:
Win: “C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Roaming\MAXON\Cinema 4D R[VERSION]\plugins\”
Mac: “/Users/[USER]/Library/Preferences/MAXON/CINEMA 4D R[VERSION]/plugins”

Get it here: https://realaturtur.gumroad.com/l/hawkeyec4d

Cinema 4D, Plug-in