Andy Z joins GATe as Executive Director. He brings 39 years Broadcast experience to the job. He started as a film editor at WJLA-TV in 1977. In 1980, he wrote and produced promos for PBS primetime shows including NOVA and Masterpiece Theater, as well as promo reels for the LA Press Tour. He took time off to self produce a fiction film and returned to the working world as a promo producer, then photographer/director of commercials and program segments at WFTY-TV. He spent 19 years as a photojournalist at WJLA-TV covering local news.
Phoebe McFarb is a graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park and lifelong Greenbelt resident who has been working at GATe since August 2017. She shoots, edits, teaches, maintains the channel & administration, and helps with member productions at GATe.
Mr. Geo is a graphic designer, artist, and instructor. He teaches both children's animation and adult independent study in animation. He is also the foremost authority on Media 100 digital editing, PhotoShop, and Flash software at GATe.
Alan Haley joined GATe with many years of experience in public access with the New Carrollton cable access channel. He continues to work on cell animation and has begun working in other mediums. His current project is 3D animation for a short film.