Gabe is an award-winning cinematographer and filmmaker

he spent his childhood filming his buds on their skateboards, snowboards and surfboards. somewhere along the line he was given his dad's old 35mm film camera. after nearly failing economics in his first term of college, he decided to pursue film. he studied 16mm film in the czech republic, ate deep-fried cheese and drank cheap beer. this led him to new york city where he worked as a director of photography at vice media. there he worked for spike jonze's new tv channel viceland and then vice on hbo. after shooting documentaries throughout europe and the middle east, he needed a change. a hurricane hit the coast of new york so he decided to once again film surfing. this short film got a vimeo staff pick and encouraged him to shoot more outdoors content. he has since made trips to hawaii and australia shooting and directing short documentaries. he is now a partner and director at ROVE and is rooted in maine.