Recent Documentary Films
I am a storyteller at heart. For more than 20 years I have used the power of digital media to amplify the voices of artists, activists, veterans, and other unsung heroes around the globe.
Multimedia artist Marble Slinger has spent 20 years crafting beautiful and functional glass pipes, but his influence in the scene goes far beyond his flameworking. Take a short, strange strip through a month in the life of the artist known as Slinger.
From War To Wisdom (2017)
When the war ends, the real battle begins. The horror of war turns to hope for the future for this exemplary crew of combat veterans.
Art That Gives Back (Coming in 2024)
The inspiring story of a dedicated community of artists who dig deep to give back to their struggling city. As budget cuts decimated essential arts programming in public schools, The Michigan Glass Project, led by a tight-knit crew of glass pipe makers, knew they had to do something to bring art classes back to the children of Detroit.
Fuego (In Production | 2025)
An elusive artist in the outskirts of Havana builds a hot shop from scratch, and with the help of a few dedicated apprentices, begins a studio glass movement in Cuba.
Glass visionary Marble Slinger partnered with Dan Collins Media to produce Degenerate Art. This media manifesto tells the story of the underground glass pipe movement, a creative subculture that was virtually unknown to the mainstream art world even as it exploded into a billion-dollar industry and an international cultural phenomenon. The film was distributed by Cinetic/FilmBuff, and has reached millions of viewers during a two-year stint on Netflix, and through festival and community screenings. This clip features the dynamic opening credits sequenced produced by Philadelphia filmmaker Max Tubman, and the opening minutes of the documentary, Directed by Marble Sligner and edited by Daniel R. Collins.