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Seven Gates Where Angels Fall Episode 3 – Is now online !

Episode III has been uploaded and ready to view. I’m hoping that this episode is a huge improvement over the last ones. Each episode I try to correct or improve on things from the previous one.


Production Update #16 – Seven Gates Where Angels Fall – As Darkness Reigns


The third episode of Seven Gates Where Angels Fall is close to completion. I set out a year ago working on this project, the goal and vision was clear. I was going to teach myself animation and tell a story at the same time. I knew that each episode would  be a major leap from the previous one as my knowledge and skill levels increased. Episode three doesn’t fail to follow that model. Subtle things are sometimes what really seem to be the area of improvement.

I have tried to always keep peoples comments and suggestions in my mind as I move forward. One question I get a lot is , “Why post the episodes while you are learning and teaching yourself this?“. The answer is I learn better that way and If someone else can learn from my mistakes all the better.


Everyone has an opinion these days on whats the best way to do something. I’m not one of those people. I do what works for me and as I learn more I adjust as needed. I personally work better that way and tend to learn faster. Every one is different  and there is no one “fits all” approach to learning or developing new skills and knowledge sets. So If i were to give advice, it would be this. Do what works for you and learn along the way. Every mistake is not a failure, its just a chance to do it again.


The above image is a new character concept created in DAZ 3d using Iray render. Iclone will  have this type of render coming in the next few months as well. (Iclone being the software I currently use for animation.) As I continue working on this project I am also planning new episodes and continual story lines, well beyond what has already been scripted and recorded. This is just how I work sometimes, I just keep throwing ideas and concepts around as I work on current episodes. It helps to keep me focused as well as keeping the ideas from being lost over time.

Seven Gates Where Angels Fall – Production update march 2018


The first complete episode was released three weeks ago. The response has been amazing. I appreciate every comment, recommendation and view that the first episode has received so far. Every step of this project has been both a challenge and an adventure at times.  I have learned from both my mistakes as well as successes in the process. I sincerely hope that the next episode will be a huge improvement overall.

I have one change to make in the casting. The voice actor that played Liam, is unable to continue with the second episode voice tracks due to a heavy project load. I wish Anthony all the best and am grateful to have worked with him on the first episode. Anthony has an amazing talent and I know he will see many years of success.

In response to this change, I will be casting another actor to take over as Liam. The release of the next episode should not be delayed by this change, since all new episodes are currently set to be about 10 -15 minute episodes to allow for quicker releases. Episode 2 will actually become episode 2 – 3 and 4 in response. The actual idea to change the length of the episodes was Jack Kamionko’s idea ( The voice of Shamsiel) and I thought it was a great idea. Thanks Jack!

The project was always designed to teach myself the trade and learn the skills and workflows needed to do animation. This goal has not changed and I hope someone has found the experience to be a help in someway.  If I could point out one thing that I have personally learned it would be this, study and learn everyday. Read everything you can about your chosen endeavor, watch tutorials online classes whatever you can get your hands on. Read the books that courses and colleges recommend and use in the degree programs. Take as many online courses and training sessions that you can.  Overall read and watch and observe what others have done.



The world will burn: Is the official sound track for Seven Gates – Where angels fall.

I am extremely excited to announce that The World Will Burn has agreed to let me use their music as the official soundtrack for Seven Gates – Where Angels Fall.  Their music is perfect for the series and Dale Thompson the lead singer is also the voice of Azazel. It’s like Christmas today. 🙂

Thanks so much Dale and Alan you guys rock! Literally.

I’ve listed the bands bio and official videos as well as the link to their website. These guys rock you wont regret it!

The World Will Burn Official Website


A breath of fresh air in the metal genre…”



Bringing a fresh perspective to the world of heavy music, The World Will Burn was founded in 2015 as an alternative to onslaught of metal bands that have proliferated in the past decade.  Sensing that fans wanted modern music with key elements found in classic hard music of the past, TWWB released their debut album “Severity” in January of 2016.  The album gained significant exposure and was highly regarded by fans and critics alike.  “Severity” soon rose to #1 on Amazon’s Hot Alternative Metal Download chart had a #1 single on the same chart, with 2 other songs reaching the top 50.
In 2017 The World Will Burn released their sophomore album, “RuiNation”.  This album continued the same formula of success found in their debut release, but added significant texture and more experimentation the band became known for.  A better album across the board, “RuiNation” promises to bring an entirely new audience into the following.
Featuring former BRIDE front man Dale Thompson, TWWB contains gritty, powerful vocals fans have come to know through his past 12 studio albums and live shows around the world.  Joining Thompson is Alan Zaring, a new comer to the genre, who delivers intensity, creativity, and overwhelmingly catchy hooks to the music.  The World Will Burn focuses on raw emotion, and we welcome you to experience a new force in the world of heavy music.


Dale Thompson                              Alan Zaring

Dale Thompson Cast as Azazel – Seven gates – Where Angels Fall

Dale Thompson  has been cast as Azazel. He was and is one of my all time favorite singers from the first day I heard my first Bride song when I was younger. I am humbled and honored to have Dale on board.


Dale Thompson has over 20 studio releases to date, and is best known as front man for the band BRIDE.  His vocals are legendary and he is consistently considered one of the top singers in heavy music worldwide.

He is currently the front man for the band THE WORLD WILL BURN.

THE WORLD WILL BURN has carefully crafted their music to be more than just a collection of songs.  From the very beginning, TWWB has been focused on creating an emotional musical experience for the listener.

THE WORLD WILL BURN is a unique worldwide collaboration between Dale Thompson and Alan Zaring.  Dale, who lives in New Zealand, and Alan, who lives in the United States,  have been working together remotely to create music that transcends culture, language, and genres.  THE WORLD WILL BURN is focused on emotion and passion instead of commercial pressure.  Their  debut album  changed the way you look at hard rock music.  New, fresh sounds combined with classic influences merged with thoughtful lyrics.  THE WORLD WILL BURN has broken free from the onslaught of heavy music that all sounds the same.

You can check out his music and amazing vocals here on their website and youtube