3d printed movie props

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

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 and sublime silliness.” It’s probably not going to bump serious films like The Godfather or The Shawshank Redemption out of their spots, but it’s well […]

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 and sublime silliness.” It’s probably not going to...
Stratasys Sponsors Retrospective Museum Exhibit on LAIKA’s Use of 3D Printing in Stop Motion Animation

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 like ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, Coraline, and Kubo and The Two Strings. All of these amazing films were nominated for Oscars, as well as other awards, […]

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 like ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, Coraline, and Kubo and The...
An Up Close Look at the Stunning 3D Printed Props from the Live Action ‘Ghost in the Shell’

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 casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely stunning. Visually, the film seems to absolutely nail the aesthetic of […]

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 casting of Scarlett Johansson, it is worth noting that the film itself looks absolutely...
Using 3D Printing & 3D Scanning to Recreate the Star Wars Holochess Scene for The Force Awakens

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 highest grossing film of all time. The movie is unquestionably a success, both commercially and critically as fans old and new seemed quite pleased with […]

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 highest grossing film of all time. The movie is unquestionably a success, both commercially...
This Amazing 3D Printed Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stormtrooper Was the Hit of CES 2016

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 on the movie officially became the highest grossing film of all time. Naturally since the film opened in late December Star Wars fever has been […]

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 on the movie officially became the highest grossing film of all time. Naturally since the film opened...
How 3D Printing Helped Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zoom into Theaters

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: The Hobbit trilogy to Iron Man and all of the subsequent Marvel films to the Star Trek reboot series. But it isn’t only props that are getting the […]

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: The Hobbit trilogy to Iron Man and all of the subsequent Marvel films to the Star Trek reboot...
Go ‘Back To The Future’ with This 3D Printed Flux Capacitor

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” to anyone, chances are that person will know exactly what you’re talking about, and probably even quote the movie. The small box with a Y-shaped […]

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” to anyone, chances are that person will know exactly what you’re talking about, and probably even...
3D Printed Sexbots & Killbots are Hellbent on Vengeance in New HBO Series ‘Westworld’

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 to branch in many different creative directions as humans. Pop culture is not to be left behind either–and especially in the world of moviemaking, animation, […]

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 to branch in many different creative directions as humans. Pop culture is...
Designer 3D Prints a Class II Power Loader from the Movie ‘Aliens’ After 30 Year Search Turns up Empty

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 years. We’ve seen costumes created that may actually be more detailed than the costumes depicted in the real movies, and we’ve even seen 3D printed […]

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 years. We’ve seen costumes created that may actually be more detailed than the costumes...
Check Out This Awesome Light-Up 3D Printed 1989 Batmobile

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 comic books you only knew him as the goofy, spandex wearing Adam West. But the release of the film featuring a darker, more serious Batman […]

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 comic books you only knew him as the goofy, spandex wearing Adam West. But the release of...
This 3D Printed Respirator Mask from Mad Max: Fury Road is as Horrifying as the Man Who Wears It

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 on our cultural landscape. And yes, I understand the absurdity of calling a dieselpunk car chase movie a blip on our society’s cultural radar, but […]

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 on our cultural landscape. And yes, I understand the absurdity of calling a dieselpunk car chase movie a blip on our...
Detect Ghosts in Your Closet with this 3D Printed Ghostbusters Giga Meter

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 bring back some good memories? I remember having sleepovers in elementary school, and spending the entire night watching Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II with my friends. […]

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

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, 3D printing provides a method of complete customization. However, while 3D printing is very successful in creating costumes, if a designer wishes to add a more […]

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, 3D printing provides a method of complete customization. However, while 3D printing is...
Who Ya Gonna Call For Your 3D Printed Ghostbusters’ Proton Pack? Tom Lemieux!

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 it would be followed up on with a sequel and with rumors always circulating about a new one, as it was to become one of […]

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 it would be followed up on with a sequel and with rumors always circulating about a new one, as it...
Be Kind, Re-Print; ‘Sweded’ Star Wars Trailer Uses 3D Printing And Lots of High-tech Cardboard

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 Drum, a group of “artistes” in Fresno who make videos and short films, was created in a “sweded” version that, while the budget was beyond […]

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 Drum, a group of “artistes” in Fresno who make videos and short films, was created in a...
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