), one of the world's largest Internet TV network acquired the
rights for 3D printing award-winning documentary feature Print
the Legend. The documentary will exclusively premiere on Netflix
and can be viewed by Netflix subscribers all over the world.
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Print the Legend won the Special Jury Recognition award for
Editing & Storytelling in the recently held SXSW film
festival. It is a documentary based on the nascent 3-D printing
industry in the U.S. and its challenges.
The film deals with the people behind the machines. The
documentary revolves around the various impediments that startups
like Makerbot and FormLabs had to face in their struggle to
survive amid giants like
3D printing is considered to be a revolutionary technology as it
can change the world in the truest terms by enabling people to
print anything from human organs to guns. It can destroy the
world's industrial infrastructure by bringing the technique to
Some of the other documentaries that Netflix has acquired include
the likes of The Square, an Oscar-nominated film about political
unrest in Egypt, The Short Game, about kid golfers, and The Lady
in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, which is about Holocaust
survivor pianist Alice Herz-Sommer. The last documentary won the
Oscar in the short documentary category in 2014.
Netflix believes that these additions to its content portfolio
will boost its customer base, which will drive top-line growth
We believe that the expanding content portfolio and launch in new
international markets will help Netflix to counteract stiff
competition from the likes of
), and HBO.
Currently, Netflix has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).