well, Both are different software with completely different user interface. IF you are good at Photoshop then you are ready start with aftereffects. You just need to know some basics(it may take 2–3 days). aftereffects is a video effects software

Slice it Up Cinema 4D - aescripts + aeplugins - aescripts.com Procedural and non-destructive way to slice spline objects in Cinema 4D. Buy it with the AE or AI version for a 10% discount or all 3 for a 20% discount. Create a 3D Animated Logo in Cinema 4D and After Effects Jul 30, 2015

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Integrating Cinema 4D into After Effects The more you get into After Effects, the more you realize how cool it is to bring in stuff from outside the program. This tutorial shows how take a scene from Cinema 4D and bring it over into AE. After Effects is a compositing program and this is a perfect example of how to take a basic animation and add some "after effects"! Tutorial Step 1 CINEMA 4D - Free After Effects Templates

How to open Cinema 4D Lite in After Effects (2 min, Beginner)

Introducing Cineware and Cinema 4D Lite For After Effects Imagine Live Compositing™ directly in After Effects without having to render any files out of Cinema 4D. Change anything in your Cinema 4D file and it will automatically be updated in your AE comp. Very powerful stuff. Cinema 4D Lite. Included in the upcoming version of After Effects is a FREE version of Cinema 4D called Cinema 4D Lite. Adobe After Effects CC Features Maxon’s Cinema 4D Lite R21 The latest release of Cinema 4D Lite can be launched within After Effects and independently as a standalone application. And, since Cinema 4D Lite utilizes Maxon’s new entitlement system users can instantly upgrade to the full commercial version at any time, with new low-cost subscription pricing directly from within Cinema 4D.