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Leadership: for the Desmond Doss Foundation

Gabe Videla
Gabe Videla
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Gabe Videla

Chairman, Board of Directors

CEO, D’Artagnan Entertainment, inc.

• CEO, Special Effects Unlimited (SEU), inc.

• Executive Producer, documentary, “The Conscientious Objector.”

• Associate Producer, feature film, “Hacksaw Ridge.”

• Member, Desmond Doss Council

- 55 years of diversified experience in Administration, Financial Management, Operations, Sales/Marketing, Contracts/Negotiation, Mergers/Acquisitions, and Corporate Development.

- Negotiated the film rights on behalf of the Desmond Doss Council & Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

- Oversaw full-service film production company involved in assorted film, television and commercial projects.

- Started or acquired a multitude of businesses in Importing, Distributing, Urethane Chemicals, Motion Picture Special Effects and Film Processing.

- Oversaw operations; oldest and largest live-action special effects service in the Film Business.

- Responsible for all company operations and production service packaging.

- Fostered the careers of 32 Oscars and 68 Oscar Nominated Special Effects Supervisors.

• Member Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences


• Vice President Finance – Chemetics Systems, Inc. Wilmington, CA

- Developed Urethane Foam Manufacturer specializing in rigid and flexible foam products.

• President Gardenware Enterprises, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA

- Developed importing and distributing company from inception, specializing in garden products; pottery, and patio accessories.

• Director Corporate Administration, Diners Club Corp., Denver, CO

- Responsible in developing new corporate headquarters and relocation of operations from NYC to Denver, Colorado.

- Oversaw construction of a 310,000 square foot facility housing 800 employees, coordinating the cross-country delivery and installation of the Honeywell 4200


Education Business Administration - Finance – Law (LLB) - La Salle University