Polariod Fashion

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Polariod fashion fun! Nothing beats a real polariod and I’ve been thinking of getting one of the new insta film cameras but it’s still fun to mess around in Photoshop creating faux polariods. You can see the before frame taken from a fashion film and then after shot made up to be a fake polariod....

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Natural Beauty

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Natural beauty, a frame from the beauty makeup fashion film, “masque de l’art” directed and shot by Greg McDonald of Gate5 video production company in Los Angeles. Featuring three looks; natural, color and smoky eyes, the film was played on public kiosks by several LCD manufacturers to showcase their 7 foot 4k LCD screens. Gate5...

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Blue Summer Sun Fashion

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Blue Summer Sun Fashion. Even though I actually shot this in February, I’m still going to call it summer sun! To hell with being literal. After all, I color graded it in summer so it’s justified. I came across this photo from a previous shoot and I had disregarded it. I was looking for a...

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Creepy Location Scouting

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Creepy location scouting at the old LA zoo in Griffith Park in Los Angeles. Writer-Director Greg McDonald was checking it out for a possible photo shoot. In the old caves where they used to keep the animals could be a great location for horror or for a dark scary apocalyptic place. Gate5 is a creative video...

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Writing-Directing Site

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Writing-directing site for mostly my narrative work but also for fashion films and commercials. I’ve never had a personal site before that focuses on my writing and directing,  and I decided I needed one. So here it is, check it out at: gregorysmcdonald.com On the site, I’ll be posting newsworthy stuff about projects along with...

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Love Breaks

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Love breaks, a frame from the fashion film c’est l’amour we produced. The film is based on the poem, Don’t Ever Break A Woman’s Heart by Lorraine DuRocher. It plays on kiosks of a manufacturer of large 90″ 4k monitors. Directed by Greg McDonald of Gate5 in Los Angeles, it was shot at 6k resolution...

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Winter Fashion

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Winter fashion in Los Angeles. You gotta love it. While the rest of the country is in a deep freeze, we’re breaking out the convertibles and going for a spin in the country. Frame from a fashion film directed and retouched by Greg McDonald of Gate5. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service...

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High Quality Affordable Video Production

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High quality affordable video production is what we specialize in! 2018 marks 22 years in business for Gate5 in Los Angeles. We’ve made thousands of productions in a wide array of industries for small businesses to large corporations. Why have we been so successful? We deliver results. We custom design every video to speak to...

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Lifestyle Family Photographer

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Lifestyle family photographer and film director Greg McDonald shot natural light portraits for a family in Los Angeles. In addition to lifestyle photography, Greg shoots fashion and beauty and directs commercials. Contact Gate5 for booking and rate information. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service video production company producing high quality sharable content...

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Street Style

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Street style photo shoot in downtown Los Angeles by fashion film director and photographer Greg McDonald of Gate5 with model Kimber. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service video production company producing high quality sharable content for your social media outlets. We conceptualize, write scripts, direct, cast, film and edit viral videos, branded...

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