Maker Profile: Mantis Hacks’ Matt Denton on Harry Potter animatronics, giant 3D printed LEGO & hexapods

Maker Profile: Mantis Hacks' Matt Denton on Harry Potter animatronics, giant 3D printed LEGO & hexapods

In the maker community, UK-based Matt Denton is probably best known for his Mantis Hacks Youtube channel and giant 3D printed LEGO projects. Denton, as readers may recall, 3D printed a LEGO Go-Kart as well as a LEGO Forklift that were almost big enough for his seven-year-old nephew to ride. What Mantis Hacks fans might not know is that Denton also has a prolific professional career in the film and TV industry. Micromagic Systems , founded by Denton in 1999, has supplied robotics and animatronics to movies like Prometheus, the Harry Potter films, and the recent Star Wars installments. […]

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