Gregory Collins is currently a Research Fellow with the Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture at Arizona State University. Prior to this appointment, Collins was the director of development for Burnt Orange Productions. At Burnt Orange, he was centrally involved in producing The Quiet (starring Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle, Shawn Ashmore), The Cassidy Kids (starring Anne Ramsay, Kadeem Hardison), National Lampoon's Homo Erectus (starring Ali Larter, David Carradine, Tom Arnold) and Elvis & Anabelle (Blake Lively, Max Minghella, Mary Steenburgen, Joe Mantegna). Before this, Collins worked with Emmy Award winner Beth Sepko and Third Coast Extras Casting (Friday Night Lights) on multiple studio productions including Sin City, Bad News Bears, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, The Return and Infamous. Collins began his film career in 2002 as the Executive Administrator of the Austin Film Society where he was heavily involved in all aspects of the organization. He played central roles in producing several large-scale events including the Dazed and Confused 10 Year Anniversary, the 2003 and 2004 Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards and the regional premieres of many studio releases. He has written several feature screenplays and produced several short films and music videos. He recently wrote and produced the feature film The Melvin Mills Document. Collins was born and raised in Kenya, East Africa.