Anthony Weeks, MFA, MSW
Anthony Weeks is a documentary filmmaker, illustrator, and writer based in San Francisco, CA. He has more than fourteen years of experience working with senior-level product and strategy development teams to think visually and turn data into stories. As both an information designer and illustrator, Anthony collaborates with project teams to create visually-rich graphic chronicles and murals of their strategic conversations, often in real time, as a catalyst for facilitating dialogue, clarifying vision, and animating the process of ideation.
A select client list includes: American Heart Association, Baylor Medical Center, Best Buy, Deloitte, Exxon Mobil, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Kaiser Permanente, Kraft Foods, McKinsey & Co., Nestlé, Nokia, Pepsico, Philip Morris, Target, and the US Navy.
Anthony has illustrated a number of books, including the 2012 release by social media guru Howard Rheingold entitled Net Smart, published by MIT Press. In 2013, Anthony will be working with the Malaysian Prime Minister’s office to author and illustrate a collection of books and materials about the need for creativity and innovation in education. Anthony’s documentary films have been screened at venues including the Angelus Film Festival (Los Angeles), Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Dokufest (Kosovo), Honolulu International Film Festival, Hot Docs (Toronto), Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, San Francisco Asian American International Film Festival, San Francisco Independent Film Festival, and the Thin Line Film Festival. Anthony was a 2009 award recipient from the Princess Grace Foundation (New York/Monaco), was selected as a Jury’s Choice-First Prize winner in the 2010 Black Maria Film + VideoFestival, and won Honorable Mention for Outstanding Documentary in the 2010 Angelus film competition in Los Angeles. His film Imaginary Circumstances (2010) was an official selection of the New Filmmakers LA series, was named a 2010 winner of the CINE Golden Eagle Awards, and was screened at embassies and consulates abroad in 2011 as part of the US State Department’s American Documentary Showcase. The film also won an Emmy in 2011 from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and won a student Academy Award in 2011 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Anthony is currently a partner in Dogpatch Films, a documentary media production company in San Francisco.
Anthony holds a Master of Fine Arts in documentary film and video from Stanford University, a Master of Social Work from Augsburg College (MN), and a BA from Grinnell College. Anthony was a 1997-98 Coro Fellow in Public Affairs in San Francisco.