[Formlabs User Summit] Marvel's Prop Making with 3D Printing, by Russell Bobbitt

In this video, Marvel's Props Master Russell Bobbitt talks about his experience in prop making with 3D printing technology. Russell Bobbitt has had over 30 years of experience in feature film prop design and is now Head of Props at Marvel Studios and creator of duplicate movie props for Marvel MasterWorks. He is well known for his work on Iron Man, Avengers: Endgame, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, among many other films both inside and outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Did you miss the event? Check out the Formlabs User Summit 2020 virtual archive and watch all the recordings of the sessions: https://bit.ly/383oiSF #propmaking #propmaker #propdesign #propdesigner #props #filmmaking #filmproduction #marvel #marvelstudios #russellbobbitt #3dprintedprop #3dprinting #formlabs Contents: 0:01 Intro to speaker 1:30 What is a prop? 3:23 Bobbitt's first experience with 3D printed props: Star Trek & J.J. Abrams 6:33 Prop making process 11:08 Technology advances for prop designing and making 13:10 Props volume produced per film 15:14 Materials used & testing 19:08 Lessons learned using 3D printing 23:27 Expectations for the future of 3D printing in prop making 27:00 Being a 3D printing nerd 29:10 Keeping up the work during the COVID-19 pandemic 30:56 Using 3D printing in a film set: Avengers & Ant-Man 35:45 Questions & Answers: Post-processing the prints 38:20 Questions & Answers: The most difficult prop made for the Avengers movie 41:16 Questions & Answers: Finding designers and modelers Subscribe for more 3D Printing videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/formlabs1?sub_confirmation=1 Formlabs ► https://formlabs.com/ YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/user/formlabs1 Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/Formlabs/ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/formlabs/ Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/formlabs/ LinkedIn ► https://www.linkedin.com/company/formlabs/