Print the Legend

Print the Legend is a 2014 documentary film and Netflix Original focused on the 3D printing revolution.[1] It delves into the growth of the 3D printing industry, with focus on startup companies MakerBot and Formlabs, established companies Stratasys, PrintForm and 3D Systems, and figures of controversy in the industry such as Cody Wilson.

Print the Legend
Print the Legend
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLuis Lopez
J. Clay Tweel
Produced bySeth Gordon
Steven Klein
Dan O'Meara
Chad Troutwine
StarringBre Pettis
Maxim Lobovsky
Avi Reichental
Cody Wilson
Music byKyle Johnston
Matthew McGaughey
Noah Wall
CinematographyLuis Lopez
J. Clay Tweel
Edited byLuis Lopez
J. Clay Tweel
Audax Films
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Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • March 9, 2014 (2014-03-09) (South by Southwest Film Festival)
  • September 26, 2014 (2014-09-26)
Running time
100 minutes

The title of the film comes from the denouement of the film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.[2]

A trailer for the film is available at the documentary's official website.

It was filmed on Canon EOS C300 and Canon EOS C100.[2]


Print the Legend portrays some of the history and achievements of several 3D printing companies, including MakerBot, Formlabs, Stratasys, and 3D Systems.

The documentary also explores the relationship between the 3D printing industry and the gun rights advocacy movement. Cody Wilson, who is known for gun rights advocacy and specifically for promoting the 3D printing of guns, is interviewed extensively in the documentary.[3]




  1. ^ a b c "Print the Legend". Print the Legend. Retrieved 9 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Luis Lopez and Steven Klein interviewed on the TV show Triangulation on the network
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