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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

Good quality, well-made, informative and interesting. Silicon Run II exposes students to a manufacturing process that they would otherwise not see. Rejean Barriacult
New Brunswick Community College – St. John
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
The best, if not the only, overview of back-end processing I have come across. We schedule our fundamental circuit course around calculations of interconnect delays in computers, so your films is very useful.Michael Reed
Carnegie Mellon University

New Film on Nanoelectronics in Pre-production!

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

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