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

The Silicon Run film series has become a standard of instruction at Level One Communications for several years now. Because we are a ‘fabless’ semiconductor design and test facility, the Silicon Run series has supplemented our staff with the wafer fabrication and assembly technology many typically don’t get a chance to observe. Thanks for the behind the scenes view of this marvelous semiconductor industry.Dan Hamilton
Staff Trainer
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
Everyone here is quite fond of the Silicon Run films. We use them a lot. Tarrant County Junior College

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