retro review: Print the Legend

This documentary examines the two startups looking to bring 3D printing in the homes of ordinary people: formlabs and MakerBot.  Intriguingly, MakerBot, the larger company that turned it’s back on it’s open source roots before being acquired by a large patent holding corporation, just announced that it was closing its retail stores and and laying off 10% of its staff.

Directors and Cinematographers: Luis Lopez, J. Clay Tweel

This documentary was acquired by Netflix, and is available for streaming.

Film buffs may be interested to know that a formlabs printer was used to create 3500 figures used in the stop motion short Chase Me:

(In honor of #IFFBOSTON each day of the festival I’ll post a capsule review of an alumni film)

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