Reference Cinema 4D Cinema 4D Visualize, Broadcast, Studio MoGraph Shaders
Function available in CINEMA 4D Broadcast, Studio

Multi Shader

Basic Shader

Multi Shader

An example for a possible setup. A Multi Shader was loaded into the material assigned to the Cloner. The Shader Effector uses a black-to-white gradient to manage the allocation of the three shaders. This can also be done using a Step Effector.