Gabriel Naylor is an Emmy® Award-Winning Visual Effects Artist & Art Director with over ten years of professional experience working freelance in Phoenix AZ, Los Angeles, and abroad. He was pivotal in shaping the Visual Effects and Motion Graphics curriculum where he earned the Bachelor Degree from The Art Institute of Phoenix in 2005; voted best portfolio. Gabriel is the youngest recipient of the NAPP's "Photoshop Guru Award," with his team, a triple winner of the Nasa Means Business Competition, he earned three Telly's as a lead artist at Copper Post for the History Channel, and eight Addy's for clients including the Arizona Lottery and MINI.
Mr. Naylor's Hollywood credits while at Beantown include work on "Two and a Half Men", "King of the Hill", "American Dad", and "Ancient Aliens." His department promoted Sony Pictures International and 20th Century Fox trailers for hundreds of titles including "Harry Potter," "The Da Vinci Code," "Avatar," "Transformers," "District 9," and "The Hangover." After a short stint at the NFL, Gabriel spearheaded the team at BLADE Editorial where landed and personally worked with clients such as The Arizona lottery, Toyota, Del Webb, and Petsmart. His mastery of After Effects led him to push the envelope with ILM's Nuke with dramatic effect. While freelancing, Gabriel crafted nominated promo work for the Outdoor Network and NBC Sports. He recently completed post-production on eight national Cold Stone Creamery commercials, is currently in post-production for Gas Mask Films' "Speak No Evil."
Gabriel Naylor's entrepreneurial activities include a partnership with Mindplate Digital Movie Distribution, The Paper Petalers Couture Paper Creations, and Digital Billboard projects for Sky Harbor, The DFW Airport, and upcoming hotels and restaurant locations. He created artwork in a secret project for Stan Lee and the San Diego Comic-Con, his photography has been published in several books and magazine covers, and in addition to being an Identity protection advocate, Gabriel Naylor has volunteered at the Humane Society, Habitat for Humanity, and Operation Photo Rescue.
His favorite movie is Galaxy Quest, is playing Portal 2 and La Noire, he is a proud Subaru Owner, geocaches for exercise, and is currently learning to weld. Gabriel Naylor resides in a 1930's home at the heart of Phoenix's art district with his wife.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 602.405.1979