Nobel laureate & former Energy Secretary endorses Our Beautiful Planet
August 9, 2021 – Dr. Steven Chu will appear in several upcoming episodes of Kikim’s new documentary series
Kikim & partners launch groundbreaking series of climate science films
May 25, 2021 – Kikim’s new project showcases climate research to spark curiosity and increase understanding of how the world works
“Secrets In Our DNA” set to premiere in January 2021
December 29, 2020 – Kikim Media’s new film on direct-to-consumer DNA testing will be broadcast nationally on PBS
Look Who’s Driving now available for streaming on PBS
October 29, 2019 – Kikim Media’s highly-anticipated film on autonomous vehicle technology is now available online
Look Who’s Driving: Special Advance Screening and Panel Discussion
October 3, 2019 – Join Kikim Media at the Computer History Museum for a special advance screening of “Look Who’s Driving”!
The Ornament of the World Selected for Madrid International Film Festival
June 13, 2019 – We’re thrilled to announce that Kikim’s documentary on medieval Spain will be included in Madrid IFF 2019
Stanford University Camera as Witness Program Features Secret Sauce
April 11, 2019 – The first episode of Kikim’s Silicon Valley three-part documentary series will be screened at Stanford University
Silicon Valley: The Untold Story Awarded Bronze World Medal
April 11, 2019 – We’re proud to announce that New York Festivals has honored our documentary series with a television award
Look Who’s Driving Post-Production Update
March 15, 2019 – We’re excited to report that post-production of our NOVA episode on autonomous vehicles is underway.
The Ornament of the World Screening at Yale University
February 16, 2019 – Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center hosted a screening of Kikim Media’s upcoming documentary on Medieval Spain.
Silicon Valley: The Untold Story Selected for UNAFF 2018
October 8, 2018 – The first episode of Kikim Media’s three-part documentary series on Silicon Valley will be screened during UNAFF 2018.
Kikim Media Congratulates Nobel Prize Winner Dr. James P. Allison
October 1, 2018 – We’re proud to announce that Dr. James P. Allison has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Silicon Valley: The Untold Story now streaming
April 2, 2018 – We’re excited to announce that our new series on the history of Silicon Valley is now available on streaming platforms.
Silicon Valley history series launch draws thousands of viewers
January 18, 2018 – We’re pleased to announce last night’s launch of Silicon Valley: The Untold Story at the Computer History Museum.
In Defense of Food Available to Stream on Netflix
April 27, 2017 – We’re delighted to announce that In Defense of Food is now available worldwide on Netflix. Please tell your friends!
Ornament of the World post-production update
February 9, 2017 – The Ornament of the World begins its first recording session, led by our composer Jamshied Sharifi.
Manu Prakash wins MacArthur “Genius” Award
September 21, 2016 — Manu Prakash, whose lab invented a $1 microscope made from paper, was recently named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow.
Kikim Media celebrates our 20th anniversary
August 30, 2016 — Kikim Media is proud to celebrate our 20th anniversary making non-fiction films in the Bay Area.
Interview shoots continue for history of Silicon Valley
August 29, 2016 — Silicon Valley production continues with a number of new shoots coming up in September and October.
In Defense of Food receives Emmy nomination
July 25, 2016 — In Defense of Food has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Informational Programming: Long Form!
In Defense of Food nominated for Science Media Award
July 20, 2016 — In Defense of Food has been nominated for a Jackson Hole Science Media Award in the health and medicine category.
Ornament of the World post-production update
July 1, 2016 — Animation is approximately halfway completed. We look forward to a PBS primetime broadcast later next year.
The Botany of Desire wins award in Prague
October 25, 2012 — The Botany of Desire wins the Award of the Minister of Agriculture at the Life Sciences Film Festival in Prague.
In Defense of Food World Premiere at Mill Valley Film Festival
October 1, 2015 — In Defense of Food premiered to a sold-out house! A Q&A with director Michael Schwarz followed.
Capturing Grace debuts nationally on PBS World
July 31, 2015 — Capturing Grace, our film about dancers with Parkinson’s, will have a national broadcast on the PBS World Channel.
Extreme By Design PBS broadcast
November 1, 2013 — Extreme by Design, a new documentary produced by Hawkview Pictures and Kikim Media, premieres Wednesday, December 11 at 10 p.m. on PBS.
Kikim Media receives Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant
September 13, 2013 — The grant supports production of a three-hour series on the cultural and technological history of Silicon Valley.
Special screening of Extreme By Design at Stanford University
March 27, 2013 — Extreme By Design will be shown at Stanford’s CEMEX Auditorium on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30pm.
Kikim Media receives a NSF grant for In Defense of Food
March 8, 2013 — The National Science Foundation has awarded a major production grant in support of In Defense of Food.
First five Science Bytes pilot episodes completed
August 17, 2012 — Kikim Media has completed production of five short videos telling stories from the frontiers of science.
Kikim’s latest videos premiere at the Skoll World Forum
March 29, 2012 — Kikim’s latest videos screened today at the world’s pre-eminent meeting of social entrepreneurs.
The Botany of Desire Wins a 2011 CINE Golden Eagle Award
December 16, 2011 — Documentary based on Michael Pollan’s best-selling book wins in the Environment and Natural Science category.
Kikim completes new short video about nemaline myopathy
March 5, 2011 — Kikim completed a new video for A Foundation Building Strength about a rare muscular disease called nemaline myopathy.
Kikim video helps launch Seed to Skillet cookbook
December 2, 1010 — Our launch video helps catapult the book to the top of Amazon’s list for cooking, food and wine books.