MADE Legends Edition - Page 67

MADE FEATURES Anthony noted the true success and reward of his films lies in the global reach and community impact his stories have. Meeting the Tuskegee Airmen in the making of his award-winning feature film directorial debut, Red Tails had the biggest impact on his life. One can imagine the pressure to deliver such a heroic story to the masses. “Everybody can’t be a hero, but everyone can be excellent. Excellence is the thing that I strive for.” A hero in his own right, Anthony continues to bust through glass windows and create more opportunities for those coming behind him. “My goal is to use this platform and visibility to make a difference and lift up PHOTO CREDIT: those behind me.” Eliza Morse/WGN America Indeed, he is directing his legacy. “If we seek the best in each other; if we seek to listen to each other; if we seek to learn about each other; if we seek to forgive each other and forgive ourselves, then maybe JUST maybe we can leave this world a better place than we found it.” - ANTHONY HEMINGWAY I’m continuing to carry the torch and pass the baton.” I realized I was MADE to do something. I found my purpose. ” made-magazine.com | 67