Gabriel Naylor became interested in visual effects in High School. By the time he entered college, he had developed a keen eye for photography, taught himself 3D, and made his first green-screen composite. His travel-filled childhood provided him with a unique perspective and a fluency in English and Spanish. Personal interests include photography, inventing, philosophy, and kayaking. While at the Art Institute of Phoenix, and under the mentorship of Emmy Award® Winning David Stipes, he became the Visual Effects Supervisor for three award-winning NASA Public Service Announcements.
He has set high standards early on, earning him not only the best portfolio in his class, but three Addy awards, three Telly awards, a JPG Magazine cover,and even an NAPP Photoshop Guru Award. Gabriel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Effects & Motion Graphics in December 2005. He has worked as a compositor, Motion graphics artist, and digital matte painter for hundreds of national and local projects.
Gabriel has competed work on many national and local productions including several films like “What The Bleep Do We Know Anyway?” many documentaries including the highly popular History Channel's “Banned from the Bible II,” and more recently "Ancient Aliens." He relocated to Hollywood in late 2008 and is currently working Freelance working on nationally Syndicated shows, documentaries, films, and many other formats. Additionally he heads the graphic development of International trailer spots for Sony International & 20th Century Fox for over a year.