TV Comedy Director

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TV comedy director Greg McDonald of video production company Gate5 in Los Angeles, wrote and directed The Man Van, an episodic comedy web series that takes a behind the scenes look at his efforts in getting a production off the ground. In episode 21, he finds himself searching for a new cinematographer at Home Depot....

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Martian Romance – A Fashion Film

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Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. A man’s point of view of his break up with his girlfriend.  The second semi spontaneous fashion film from fashion video director Greg McDonald of video production company Gate5 with with model Crystal Lee, makeup by Thirati K and wardrobe by Jiping Liu.

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Alien Fashion

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Fashion production Los Angeles from Gate5 and director Greg McDonald with a behind the scenes photo at the alien fashion shoot. We shot in 6k in portrait mode for a stop motion like fashion film and for stills. Gate5 is a full service video production provider.

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Travel Inn on Sunset Blvd.

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I recently dug up this footage I shot in 2001 at the Travel Inn, a seedy low budget motel on Sunset Blvd. in 2001. It was for a short film I made at the time about the characters that stay there. Now that the Travel Inn is long gone, this footage is an historical document....

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Like Rain – the Rain

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Frame of the fake rain in the fashion film, Like Rain, we produced. I wanted a stylized rain that looked more like a painting and not like reality.  This frame was taken from the 6k resolution video footage. Of course, when I uploaded it to vimeo their encoding couldn’t handle the detail and turned the...

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Like Rain – a Fashion Film

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It was a fun time making this fashion film, Like Rain, dodging snakes and roaming dogs in the California desert. 

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Fashion Frame

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A frame from the fashion film, Sun Dance, shot by director Greg McDonald at 6k resolution.

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Blood Bath

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Got drenched in blood for a friend’s film.

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