3D Printing Transforms How Movie Monsters are Made

HulkHollywood is changing the way movies are made with Stratasys 3D printing.

At Legacy Effects, the Hollywood-based special effects and costume design house, Lead Systems Engineer, Jason Lopes was searching for the right technology to create lifelike models for the Halo TV commercial.  Lopes turned to 3D printing and PolyJet technology and was blown away by the precision detail and lifelike models that could be produced in such a short time.

“I don’t think there is any way, besides using technology like this, that we can meet the demands of today’s customers.” – Jason Lopes, Lead Systems Engineer, Legacy Effects

See what happened after he held the first 3D printed character in his hands. Legacy Effects now uses an Objet 3D Printer on all its projects to create costume suits, maquettes, like the Incredible Hulk and specialized builds, including the iconic Iron Man suit.

Watch the video to see how Legacy Effects has transformed its business – and movie making – using 3D printing.

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