Product Video Production: Tips for Making it Compelling

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Product video production is an excellent way to connect with potential customers and drive sales. An effective video will inform and inspire the viewer to give you their attention and buy your product. Videos can increase conversions by 80% according to a Forbes article. Many video production companies in Los Angeles consider product demo or...

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Construction Documentary Video

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Construction documentary video we produced for an offshore public works project for the LA Dept of Water and Power and for L3 Harris MariPro, the contractor. It was quite an honor to be a part of this project. The work that the teams from the LA DWP and from L3 Harris did was unbelievable. They...

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Construction Video Production

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Here are a couple of frames from an offshore construction video production we did for the LA DWP and L3 Harris MariPro, the contractor. It was an honor being involved in it and having the privilege of working with the incredibly talented teams and good people from LA DWP and L3 Harris. As construction videographers...

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Construction Videographer

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Gate5 offers construction videographer services to document site progress with video and photography. We documented an offshore construction installation project for the Los Angeles Dept of Water and Power and L3 Harris MariPro,the contractor that took place in the Santa Monica Bay in Los Angeles. The morning the top frame was taken was one of...

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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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Drive Imaging Tech

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Drive imaging tech product video we produced for the Falcon NEO, used in forensic investigations. The unit can image up to four sources to eight destination at the highest speeds possible, allowing investigators to clone the data from any device. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service video production company producing high quality...

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Live Video Stream Production

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Live video stream production for the Neuropathy Action Foundation we produced last month with a two camera shoot for the day long event featuring multiple sessions throughout the day. The live stream featured chat and unlimited viewers. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service video production company producing high quality sharable content for...

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Creepy Location Scouting

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It’s behind me… what the? Ahhhh!! Don’t worry. I’m okay. It was nothing. I just stepped on a discarded bag of potato chips. The noise scared me a bit. My little venture into some creepy location scouting at the old LA zoo in Griffith Park in Los Angeles. I was checking it out for a possible...

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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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