Gabriel was born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico.
He received his B.A. in Film and M.F.A. in Design Media Arts from UCLA.
Gabriel has worked as a cinematographer and editor for film, television, and online platforms for over a decade.
He worked as a cinematographer for Big Boys Gone Bananas, a documentary featured at Sundance in 2011.
Gabriel worked at GoPro as a senior creative where he traveled around the world capturing stories from people doing amazing things.
Most Recently, Gabriel co-founded a media company named Ceremony working with brands such as: Nike, Jordan, Foot Locker, New York Magazine, Conde Nast and 88 Rising. He’s currently developing a coming of age high school metal band feature film at Ceremony and shooting a documentary in Oaxaca on the indigenous textile arts.