FILM, VIDEO, AUDIO AND
DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS

Producer Camera Writer Editor

I have received international acclaim for more than 20 films, videos, and digital media productions. My 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), Al Larvick Community Fund (2021), Missouri State University (2021), and many others.

As a professional filmmaker I have collaborated creatively with many community-based groups (NGOs) in various countries for higher education, environmental and social justice, and the alleviation of poverty. These countries include the Philippines, Thailand, India, Oman, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Puerto Rico.

 

I was producer, director/camera, writer, and/or editor of the following film/video/digital media projects.

FILM AND VIDEO PROJECTS

Echoes of the Ozarks: Daily Life, Music, and Dance in SW Missouri

This is a 30-minute 16mm documentary film about daily life, old time music and dance, and social change for a community in the southern Missouri Ozarks. The project was funded by National Endowment for the Humanities, Missouri Arts Council, and Arkansas Arts Council. UCLA Master's thesis project. Anthony Collins was writer, producer, and editor of the project. Produced in 1987. Digital remaster 2021.

Mines to Vines: Shomali Plains, Afghanistan (work in progress)

Mines To Vines is a work in progress video documentary about the transformation of land mine areas to verdant vineyards, uplifting the daily life of local farmers. Produced in Shomali Plains, Afghanistan. Produced in 2006.

Bendum: In the Heart of Mindanao, Philippines
 

Bendum: In the Heart of Mindanao, Philippines

This 30-minute video documentary examines a day in the life of a tribal community in the uplands of Mindanao, Philippines, struggling to successfully regain its identity and its ancestral lands in the destructive aftermath of commercialized logging. Funded by Ford Foundation and Fulbright Senior Scholar Research grants. Produced in the Philippines 1998-2000.

Rio de la Pasion: Homesteaders in Peten, Guatemala

Rio de la Pasion: Homesteaders in Peten, Guatemala
 

(The Passion River) is a 16mm documentary film about a family of homesteaders in the jungle forestlands of Peten, Guatemala. Produced in 1984. Digital remaster 2021. 20 Minutes.

Dubai: Where the Future Begins

Dubai: Where the Future Begins
 
 

This is an 8-minute video that promotes Dubai as a world-class destination for business, recreation, leisure, and family activities. Produced by anthonycollinsfilm.com for the Dubai Department of Economic Development in 2009.

Before and Today in Bendum, Philippines

Before and Today in Bendum, Philippines
 

This is a 2-minute documentary about changes in daily life for two Lumad women in Mindanao, Philippines. Funded by Ford Foundation and Fulbright grants. Produced in Mindanao, 1998-2000.

A Lumad Prayer in Bendum, Philippines

A Lumad Prayer in Bendum, Philippines
 
 

This is a 3-minute video that examines the meaning of “progress” from the perspective of Lumad people in the uplands of Mindanao. Funded by Ford Foundation and Fulbright grants.

What is Local Community Resource Management?

This is a 4-minute video documentary that questions “what is local community resource management?” by showing examples of daily life in Bendum, located in the upland forests of Mindanao, Philippines. Funded by Ford Foundation and Fulbright grants.

A Family School: Sharjah English School, United Arab Emirates

A Family School: Sharjah English School, United Arab Emirates
 

A Family School: Sharjah English School, United Arab Emirates

This 10-minute promotional video describes the benefits of Sharjah English School for those seeking a high-quality British education in Sharjah in the northern United Arab Emirates.

CYRIL STINNETT: Left-handed fiddle champion from NW Missouri

This 61-minute video is a one-on-one conversation with Cyril and his fiddle in his farmhouse in the prairielands of NW Missouri.

Active Learning in Architecture: Old Cairo, Egypt (work in progress)

Active Learning in Architecture: Old Cairo, Egypt (work in progress)
 

Active Learning in Architecture: Old Cairo, Egypt (work in progress)

University faculty and students study Architecture in the streets of Old Cairo, Egypt. WORK IN PROGRESS. 2001. (29 mins)

EMANUEL WOOD and FAMILY: Green Valley Waltz

EMANUEL WOOD and FAMILY: Green Valley Waltz
 

EMANUEL WOOD and FAMILY: Green Valley Waltz

This 30-minute video is a performance of Green Valley Waltz.

EMANUEL WOOD and FAMILY: Streak o’Fat and a Streak o’Lean
 

This video is a performance of Streak o'Fat and a Streak 0'Lean

EMANUEL WOOD and FAMILY: Music-making at home
 

This 30-minute video shows the Emanuel Wood family practicing music-making at home.

EMANUEL WOOD’s WORLD
 

The 30-minute video is a discussion with Emanuel Wood as he talks about life as he plays the fiddle and the banjo while sitting outside in his cabbage patch.

Beethoven in the Age of Napoleon: The Sequoia String Quartet and Dr. Robert Winter (UCLA, 1982).

This lecture-performance video focuses on the Beethoven String Quartet Op. 59 #2, movements 1 and 2

DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA and AUDIO PROJECTS

For Those of Us at the Borders: Recognition and Evaluation of Creative Work by Faculty

This is a 30 minute Final Oral Review (FOR) presentation about my Doctoral Dissertation.

The Doctoral Dissertation and its Abstract in text form are available HERE