About

gemal-woods-gemalism-image-2Ge·mal·ism (jim ôl iz’em) n. 1. a creative movement dedicated to making you think twice at once 2. being Gemal Woods

The Artist, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor and founder of Park Triangle Productions has relaunched his personal site (It’s been around since 1999), focusing on creative content. From a broadcast documentary (Close Ties), an award winning docu-series (The Angle), and an award winning script (Knife to a Gunfight), as the Creative Director, Gemal is pushing the company to be as dedicated to its own creative vision as well as faithfully serving its clients.

Look to this site to convey the deeper creative musings before they filter through Park Triangle Productions—if they ever do. As well, there will be ideas here that don’t appear at Park Triangle—and vice versa. The atmosphere on this site will cater more towards the creative process.

Your’re here, so click around (visit again) and be inspired…oh and hire him as a Creative Consultant of some sort on your next project. He is for hire you know?

Background

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Gemal’s eclectic life experiences have provided him a unique lens through which to view the world. He has worn the shoes of a mid 80′s graffiti artist, award winning fine artist, street criminal, erratic student—now a filmmaker, creative consultant and devoted family man—each influencing his growing body of work.

Gemal’s work has won recognition in the DC film and arts community as well as nationally. He is the winner of the Rosebud Film Festival (2005 & 2012), Arizona Black Film festival (2010), Texas Black Film Festival (2012), Best of Festival The Chicago International Social Change Film Festival (2012), LA WebFest (2012) and second place winner of the Cadillac Under Five Film Contest (2005). His scripts have earned him finalist honors in several competitions. He’s the recipient of The DC Commission to the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship Grant (2013).

He attended the New York Film Academy (NYFA) in 2003 to enhance his filmmaking skills. After attending NYFA, Gemal started Park Triangle Productions a small Production Company that services clients like the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities as well as many commercial entities and independent filmmakers in need of production services.

Gemal resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife Erica, son Excel and daughter Truth.