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Kirk Davis

Short Form Work:

Covering Colvin

Winner 2018 Telly Award SILVER, General-Biography for Non-Broadcast
Winner 2018 Telly Award BRONZE, General-History for Non-Broadcast

In March, 1955 a young woman refused to move to the segregated section of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Surprisingly, this was not Rosa Parks, but Claudette Colvin. Read more..

Produced, shot and edited by Kirk Davis
Written by Matthew Delmont

Introducing ASU CXFEL

The new Compact X-Ray Free Electron Laser being built at ASU will revolutionize research into medicine, energy and even art history.

Written and co-produced by Kirk Davis

Soul Work

Is innovation always good? And is more always better?

Not without "soul work", says Gaymon Bennett, associate professor of religion, science, and technology at Arizona State University.

Produced, shot and edited by Kirk Davis

Long Form Work:

X-ray Visionaries

A documentary on the history and future of X-Ray Science. The subject of the first Nobel Prize may just hold the key to addressing everything from opioid addiction to boundless energy to the early detection and treatment of cancer.

Researchers at ASU's Biodesign Institute are pioneering the use of super-fast, super-bright X-rays to map out the structure of proteins. Their work is helping to replicate photosynthesis, develop better pain medications and more.

Written and produced by Kirk Davis.

Sunny Day Flooding

Norfolk, Virginia, is the first city in the US to grapple with the inundation of seawater from climate change on a daily basis during the high fall tides known as King Tides. The site of the largest Naval base in the world, the city is of vital national importance. Local government officials and volunteers join together to battle the rising waters.

Produced, shot and edited by Kirk Davis for ASU


26 minute PBS documentary.
The rise of industrial-scale chemical compounds has helped increase our quality of life in substantial ways. In the 1960's, the promise of "better living through chemistry" made benefits of these new substances seem limitless. Researchers at ASU are studying this problem and finding solutions.

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