Makers Movement: 5 documentaries for all makers
The Makers Movement is revolutionizing completely the way we create things, leading to a new concept of global economy. Among other tools, 3D printing is helping this movement to improve faster, giving regular people the ability to take an idea and create a finished product through a very easy process. Today everyone everywhere can have the power to create and discover things, without the need to have a big corporation around them.
If you consider yourself a maker or you’re simply curious about this Makers Movement that is changing the world, here’s some good documentaries you must watch – sounds like a good plan for the Weekend, isn’t it?
Funded with Kickstarter, Maker is a must-watch documentary if you want to understand the Makers Movement that gives you a deeper look into the current maker movement in America and its impact on society, culture and the economy in the U.S., and the world. It’s the story of the new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together fueled by passion and powered by the advent of new technologies.
From the same team of Maker, this documentary explores the concept of “design thinking” and how this process can change business, culture and society. What is design thinking? How is it applied in business models? How are people changing the world with their own creative minds? – if you want to know the answers, you must watch this documentary.
A movie completely dedicated to 3D printing that shows an inside vision of consumer 3D printing and how maker startup are trying to succeed in the 3D printing market. A must watch to understand how the Makers Movement and 3D printing are completely connected.
We Are Makers tells the story of the Maker Movement: it’s the story of the people behind it, showing how wide it can be. A publisher, an entrepreneur, a design professor, a middle school teacher, two museum educators – all of them will show you why new technologies and communities of making are bringing us back to something deeply human.
A documentary made by a hackerspace team focusing on the rebirth of the Makers Movement. They visited hackerspaces and makerspaces across the U.S. to show us the incredible innovation, creativity, struggles and triumphs that exemplify these spaces – showing us how the Makers Movement is changing the world.