Originally Posted by colker
A 3D printed film camera is just that: layers of technologies merged so consumers can have more fun.
More importantly it is a means for a new camera production industry (smaller scale and reasonable cost). We do not need Nikon or Canon. We need lenses shutters, camera bodies, film transport mechanism, exposure meters (optional), etc., and a group of people dedicated to producing these on whatever scale the market can support. We need film too.