HDRI Studio Rig


HDRI Studio Rig is a Cinema 4D lighting plugin from Greyscalegorilla. Quickly and easily add Global Illumination lighting and reflections with High Dynamic Range Images. Rotate, adjust, and place your HDRIs for the perfect render*. Plus, create seamless backgrounds to complete your scenes.

This plugin includes an HDRI Browser with 70+ custom HDRI studio images and HDR rigs. The environments were captured in professionally lit 3D product studios, designed to to light your scenes, animations, and products.

Render* your scenes, and quickly preview your project in the Cinema 4D Viewport.

*Compatible with Standard and Physical Renderer Only
*NOT Compatible with ProRender in Cinema 4D R19

Feature List

  • Easy-to-use Interface
  • “C4D Shadow Catcher” included
  • Seamless floor controls for perfect backdrops
  • HDRI Browser for quickly changing your HDRI
  • Render Setting Presets for quick and easy rendering
  • Simple Slider interface
  • Change scene brightness and reflection brightness separately
  • Easily blur your HDRI for better GI effects
  • “Rotation preview” for aligning your HDRI to suit your needs
  • Works with all GSG HDRI Packs (sold separately)
  • Exclusive Fill Light for easily adding light everywhere
  • Built in color correction controls
  • Background options for perfect alphas and backgrounds
  • Background gradient controls
  • Studio quality floor reflection built in


  • “NO HASSLE LICENSE” No waiting for authorization codes, you download, install, and go.
  • HDRI STUDIO RIG – This custom plugin helps you rotate, tweak and place your HDRIs perfectly for your render.
  • OVER 70 STUDIO QUALITY HDRIS INCLUDED captured from professionally lit 3D product studios.
  • SEAMLESS FLOOR RIG – Render your objects on a seamless floor with great shadow detail and perfect background.
  • CUSTOM RENDER SETTINGS – Custom render settings for every type of render including flicker-free animations. Built so you can worry about making your render look great and not about perfecting settings.
  • VIDEO TRAINING – Comprehensive video training for the pack including tutorials on how to use Global Illumination with Physical Renderer.

Check out The HDRI Studio Rig in Action

The HDRI Studio Rig has helped thousands artists achieve a perfect render. This is just a small example of the amazing work being done by these talented artists.

HDRI Studio Rig Render Presets

In this video, Nick explains how to use the render presets that ship with HDRI Studio Rig. This list of useful render presets can help lower your render times or be a fast way to get final quality images in Standard and Physical Renderer.

Flicker Free Global Illumination Presets

In addition to great still renders, you can also get flicker free GI renders using our custom presets for all compatible versions of Cinema 4D including the new Physical Renderer. Get great looking Global Illumination animation without slow render times or flickery shadows.