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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Working with an Alien

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Working with an alien is tough! Ha! Not at all when the alien is played by Kaitlyn Clare and you’re working with Brandon Bernath, two excellent actors. In this behind the scenes photo we were hurrying up before the sun went down while filming the sci-fi fashion comedy film, Nowhere In The Universe. We managed...

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Alien Sighting

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Alien sighting! A behind the scenes video with Kaitlyn Clare as the alien on our film shoot of the fashion comedy short film, “Nowhere in the Universe”. I had a blast making this! It was a super small cast and crew with great chill people. Working with people you like and get along with makes...

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Flash Fiction: A Sunny Desert Day

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A Flash Fiction Story “Even though I couldn’t see them behind her mirrored aviators, I could feel the disgust shooting out of her baby blue eyes and tugging on every last rotten cell of my plaque-filled heart strings. I didn’t need to see her eyes to recognize the look. I’d seen it before after a...

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Desert Location Scouting

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I went desert location scouting for an upcoming fashion film. This was my second scouting trip with a few more to go since I didn’t find what I was looking for here. Looking for nothing Seeking a completely desolate area to film in for a story about an alien that crashes her spacecraft and is...

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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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Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween! I don’t know why but we never get many trick or treaters at the cabin. Have a safe and fun and Halloween from Gate5 in Los Angeles. Photo by Greg McDonald. Gate5 is a creative video agency and full service video production company producing high quality sharable content for your social media outlets....

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Flashback to 1995

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I thought it’d be fun to post this music video Gate5 writer/director Greg McDonald was in from 1995. It’s by a band called Grither and the song is, “Repetitive Song of Joy”.  Transferred from a VHS videotape. And don’t forget, if you need a music video production company, give us a call. Enjoy!  

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Fun Footage Reel

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Fun footage reel featuring various clips from commercials, branded content, films and episodics that we’ve produced to start the new year off. Happy New Year! Need a video made? Contact us to discuss your project and to get a quote.  Check out our video samples.

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