About Us


LIFE3D studios are an experienced team offering comprehensive 3D scanning, 3D printing, and moulding solutions for film, television, art and design.

Founded by Tristan Schoonraad, the team has over 30 years of experience meeting briefs and deadlines with quality finished products. Our range of work has included digital and physical life casting, sculptural artworks, film props, creature effects, specialty costumes, medical training bodies and bespoke corporate displays.

Meet the team


Tristan Schoonraad

Tristan has over 20 years of experience in the film industry. Working worldwide behind the scenes in the special effects, make-up, and prop departments for countless major motion pictures, with the most famous faces, making the magic happen. As an industry expert of casting and moulding, he has applied these skill sets to digital fabrication, becoming a keen innovator in the uses of 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies. Tristan is also an acclaimed artist and has produced a catalogue of sought after artworks under the name ‘Schoony’, which feature in galleries, publications and auction houses globally.


Jasper Turner
Chief Operating Officer

Jasper graduated from The National Institute of Dramatic Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Properties and Objects. During his studies he completed a masterwork study of digital fabrication technologies. As a prop maker he has gained experience in theatre, film and television working with a range of materials and processes. It is through this understanding that he incorporates 3D Scanning, CAD, and 3D Printing to improve traditional processes.