Gabriel Tolliver

Gabriel Tolliver

366th Creative Mothership Group
Director, Filmmaker, Producer, Screenwriter, Film/theatre Journalist and Videographer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
April 2014
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About Gabriel

Gabriel Tolliver is a 2017 graduate of UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism. Gabriel was a US Army video journalist(46R) from 2007-2011 which included deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (09-10). In addition, he is an author of several books, a haiku poet, mixed media artist, entrepreneur and a filmmaker. He is also an advocate of media literacy and archival media preservation.

Prior to joining the Army, Gabriel was a Fort Greene, Brooklyn NY based freelancer who’s past work includes MTV(most notably YO! MTV RAPS), VH1, Elektra Records, Russell Simmons/Stan Lathan Entertainment Group and Sesame Street.

His most recent film project, "FLEECING LED ZEPPELIN" is a short crime caper film based on true events involving one of Rock's greatest unsolved heists. Gabriel’s passion is creating content/programming across media platforms and diverse worlds as a self-described, “creativemothership."

Gabriel is a member of the Writers Guild of America, East.

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1408116/

Unique traits: Resiliency. Life behind words. Empathic. High Emotional IQ. (ENTJ-A) US ARMY Veteran(2007-11), OEF 09-10. 46R Soldier. Entrepreneur. Author. Artist. Philosopher.

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Credits

  • Power

    Power (2015)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew "Power" tells the story of James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York City nightclub owner who caters to the city's elite. He wants to build an empire, turn the club into a Fortune 500 business, but there's just one problem: Ghost is living a double life. When he is not in the club, he is the kingpin of the most lucrative drug network in New York for a very high-level clientele. His marriage, family and business all become unknowingly threatened as he is tempted to leave his criminal life behind and become the rags-to-riches businessman he wants to be most of all. Written by Jiilo_Kim

  • Fleecing Led Zeppelin

    Fleecing Led Zeppelin (2014)
    Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Short) Writer In 1973, $200,000 was stolen from one of the Drake Hotel's safety deposit boxes in New York City. The money was all the cash from Led Zeppelin's final show at Madison Square Garden. Fast forward to today. NYPD cop, Bobby Turner is cleaning out his recently deceased mother's house and finds a bowling bag in the closet, stashed with $200,000. How did it get there? And what will happen now with it? Written by Jackie Maw Tolliver & Gabriel A. Tolliver

  • Producer

    Producer (2011 - 2012)
    Documentary by NBPC (Documentary) Writer Documentary web series exploring Black culture above, below and somewhere in between the cultural radar.

  • Red Light, Green Light

    Red Light, Green Light (2003)
    Film (Short) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Duck Duck Goose!

    Duck Duck Goose! (2002)
    Video (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Horror) Writer A beloved children's game goes horribly awry one afternoon involving a payphone.

  • The Hardest Part

    The Hardest Part (1994)
    Film (Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Derek and his best friend, Clint wait in a deserted neighborhood for Cynthia, "The Girl of Derek's Dreams" to arrive for their first date. As time passes, cynicism and doubt test Derek's faith. Sometimes waiting can be "The Hardest Part."

Awards

  • Best Horror Screenplay - Terror Film Festival
    (2012)

Education

  • University of California-Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
    (2015-2017)

  • Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)
    (2011-2013)

  • New York UniversityTisch School of the Arts
    (1996-1998)

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