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Silicon Run Productions has been producing award winning educational films about semiconductor and computer manufacturing since 1986, with its two most recent films exploring the exciting fields of Nanotechnology and MEMS (microelectromechanical systems). Each film features live industrial footage and illustrates technical processes using vivid animations and graphics. All Silicon Run titles are available on DVD and by streaming. »read more

I market semiconductors and I had no idea of the complexity involved in their manufacture – it was sort of like a black art – until I saw the Silicon Run film. I found the information very usefu and approachable.Theresa Buckholz
Strategic Communications Manager and Community Relations Liason
Mitsubishi Electronics America
These films are very well done. We use them in introductory courses, and my wife also uses them in her high school classes to attract students to careers in science and engineering.Wayne Anderson
State University of New York at Buffalo
The Silicon Run films are very useful. They give students an idea of how chips are made. We use them in a class in computer architecture and also a class in general technology.Gerald C. Busch
Mauston High School
Mauston, WI

Our Next Film

Our final addition to the Silicon Run Series will be a film on nanoelectronics. Principal investigator Ruth Carranza, with sponsoring research organization Pellet Productions, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to begin pre-production.

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Workshop with Educators

Our first research activity was a workshop in November 2015 at Stanford, which was attended by ten undergraduate science professors from »read more