3d printed movie props

Weta Workshop Acquires Massivit 3D Printer for Creation of Giant 3D Printed Movie Props

Massivit 3D, as its name suggests, is known for its massive 3D printers, and they’ve traveled around the world and participated in some truly fascinating projects, such as the restoration…

Ironhead Studio’s 3D Printing Creates the Power of Hela’s Headdress

Thor: Ragnarok is out in theaters and it’s making a splash at the box office and in reviews, The Washington Post‘s Michael O’Sullivan calling it, “a delicious blend of meaty action…

Stratasys Sponsors Retrospective Museum Exhibit on LAIKA’s Use of 3D Printing in Stop Motion Animation

Feature film animation studio LAIKA, founded in 2005 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, is no stranger to using 3D printing technology in its award-winning animated films, including stop motion features…

An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action ‘Ghost in the Shell’

This week the long awaited, and controversial, live action adaptation of the manga and anime series Ghost in the Shell will finally hit theaters. Setting aside the debate over the…

Using 3D Printing & 3D Scanning to Recreate the Star Wars Holochess Scene for The Force Awakens

After a month of theatrical release Star Wars: The Force Awakens is crawling its way to racking up over two billion dollars at the box office worldwide, making it the second…

This Amazing 3D Printed Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stormtrooper Was the Hit of CES 2016

While it was never in doubt that the latest Star Wars movie would be a massive global success, while last week’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was going…

How 3D Printing Helped Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zoom into Theaters

3D printing has been one of Hollywood’s prop making secrets for a few years now, and the technology has been heavily deployed in everything from The Lord of the Rings:…

Go ‘Back To The Future’ with This 3D Printed Flux Capacitor

There is probably no piece of fictitious technology more well known than the Flux Capacitor seen in the Back to the Future trilogy. If you say the words “Flux Capacitor”…

3D Printed Sexbots & Killbots are Hellbent on Vengeance in New HBO Series ‘Westworld’

Our world is a fluid one, constantly experiencing ebb and flow, change, and with technology like digital design and 3D printing–a stupendous amount of evolution and progress that allows us…

Designer 3D Prints a Class II Power Loader from the Movie ‘Aliens’ After 30 Year Search Turns up Empty

3D modeling and 3D printing have led to the creation of all sorts of unique movie props, scaled down movie replicas and various cosplay designs over the past couple of…

Check Out This Awesome Light-Up 3D Printed 1989 Batmobile

Batman is probably one of the most iconic and universally known superheroes in the world, but that wasn’t always the case. Before Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie, unless you read…

This 3D Printed Respirator Mask from Mad Max: Fury Road is as Horrifying as the Man Who Wears It

There may be a few movies that make more money this year than Mad Max: Fury Road, but there certainly will not be a movie that makes a larger impact…

Detect Ghosts in Your Closet with this 3D Printed Ghostbusters Giga Meter

“Ghostbusters… If there’s somethin’ strange in your neighborhood, Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! If there’s somethin’ weird and it don’t look good, Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Boy, doesn’t that song…

Dutch Student Creates Incredible Iron Man Arc Reactor on His 3D Printer

We have seen a lot of individuals use 3D printing in the creation of costumes and props. Whether it is a Halloween costume or a more elaborate ‘cosplay’ type design,…

Who Ya Gonna Call For Your 3D Printed Ghostbusters’ Proton Pack? Tom Lemieux!

Before the words Ghostbusters are even off the tip of my tongue, we know what everyone is humming, whistling, and singing. Who knew, when that movie first came out, that…

Be Kind, Re-Print; ‘Sweded’ Star Wars Trailer Uses 3D Printing And Lots of High-tech Cardboard

If you’re of a certain vintage and predilection, you may have seen a new movie trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” This is not it. This version, by Dumb…