Best Comedy Film

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The film, Nowhere In the Universe, written and directed by Greg McDonald won Best Comedy Film and Audience Choice Award at the Los Angeles Underground Film Forum! The film is a sci-fi comedy about how some lines can never be crossed no matter how desperate you are. Keeping with the ‘underground’ theme, the festival was low-key, they didn’t...

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Alien Makeup

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Behind the scenes timelapse footage of special effects alien makeup, prosthetics and body paint being applied by Makeup Artist Thirati K on actress Kaitlyn Clare for the film, Nowhere In The Universe. The film was produced, directed and written by Greg McDonald of Gate5, a video production company in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, we weren’t able...

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Nowhere In The Universe

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Nowhere in the Universe is a sci-fi fashion comedy film directed by Greg McDonald about desperation – no matter how desperate you become, some lines can never be crossed. Update: it won Best Comedy Film and Audience Choice Award at the LA Underground Film Forum! It’s also a semi-finalist in Cinefest LA. The location We...

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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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Kids Carpool Karaoke

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I can’t sing but I can make kids carpool karaoke videos! Trust me on this one, you really don’t want to hear me sing. This was a very fun project to do and as it turned out, it was more challenging than I originally thought it would be. We shot several karaoke videos with different...

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CineFashion Film Awards

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CineFashion Film Awards by Cinémoi has nominated Brandon Bernath for Best Actor for his appearance in the humorous short fashion film, The Selfie That Changed The World written and directed by Greg McDonald of Gate5. Congrats Brandon! The awards show will be held at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood on October 8, 2017 and...

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The Selfie That Changed The World

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The Selfie That Changed The World is on to NY and will screen in the Chain NYC Film Festival in August after screening at the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival last weekend. The film takes a humorous look inside the mind of a selfie addict, directed by Greg McDonald of production company Gate5 in...

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Woman in Red

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Another frame from episode 27 of the comedy web series, The Man Van, now on Amazon Prime Video and on the 24 Hour Movie Channel on Roku and soon Apple TV. We had a lot of fun shooting this episode on the streets of Hollywood.

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Bonjour!

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Frame from an episode of the comedy web series, The Man Van, written and directed by Greg McDonald.

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Psycho Therapy – Comedy Web Series Episode

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Psycho Therapy, episode 18 of the comedy web series The Man Van from writer-director Greg McDonald of Gate5. The series features behind the scenes videos of his efforts in trying to get a series called The Man Van off the ground. Episode 18 finds Greg trying to get rid of his on-camera mugging that was...

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