Afghanistan, 2007. Los Angeles, 2016.
Dr. E. Anthony Collins is a filmmaker, teacher, and musician based in the lovely vicinity of Los Angeles, California.
Anthony has worked on professional, creative, and scholarly projects in the USA, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, Thailand, Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other places worldwide for the past 40 years.
Filmmaker: Anthony has received international acclaim for more than 20 films, videos and digital media productions. His professional and creative works have been exhibited, broadcast and distributed in more than 10 countries.
Notable achievements in filmmaking include two Ford Foundation Media Production Grants (1998, 1999), three Fulbright Grants (1998, 2013, 2017), a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (1986), and many others. He has also worked directly with many community-based groups (NGOs) in various countries for higher education, environmental and social justice, and the alleviation of poverty—in the Philippines, Thailand, India, Oman, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Puerto Rico—facilitating community-based skills and knowledge for autonomous media production.
Educator: Anthony has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in college, k-12 and various other settings. Anthony also has a broad range of experience as an educational media producer and teacher, academic mentor, academic and creative research scholar, academic program leader, and researcher-writer.
Teaching and research enable Anthony to integrate his talents, passions and knowledge for the benefit of student learners. His scholarly interests include alternative educational research methodologies including the processes of Grounded Theory and Grounded Action (Glaser); and he has written for publication in Higher Education, US legal history, Ethnic Studies, and Film Studies.
Musician: As a musician for more than 40 years, Anthony performs on several acoustic instruments (viola, violin, guitar, others) and is expanding the scope of his interest to include studies in electronic music. His musical interests are wide, varied, and based upon life-long pursuits in the study of music in all its aspects.
Educational Background: Anthony has earned a Doctorate degree (Ed.D) in the field of Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding Graduate University (California, USA); a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Film and Television Production from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Film and Television from UCLA.
CONTACT: E. Anthony Collins email@example.com