Gregory Bayne is a filmmaker living and working in Idaho. A veteran editor and cinematographer on numerous feature, documentary and short films, including Heather Rae’s award winning Trudell, Michael Hoffman’s Out of the Blue: A Film About Life & Football at Boise State, and Blackhorse Lowe’s B. Dreams, Bayne has produced and directed three feature films of his own since 2009: The narrative thriller Person of Interest, the intimate documentary Jens Pulver: Driven, a widely praised, fully fan-funded feature about the legendary mixed martial arts champion, Jens Pulver, and Bloodsworth - An Innocent Man, about Kirk Noble Bloodsworth, the first death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence in the United States, due out in 2016.
A 2012 Fellow at the Sundance New Frontier Storytelling Lab, Bayne has been a guest speaker discussing the changing landscape of film, media, digital distribution and the effective use of crowd-funding at Columbia University, the Los Angeles Film Festival, Lone Star Film Festival, and the London Film School. He has written articles on these topics, and the fundamentals of storytelling, for Filmmaker Magazine, WorkbookProject.com, and NoFilmShool.com. His body of work has been featured at industry gatherings including IFP’s Independent Film Week, and festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Seattle, Munich, and Dead Center.
Currently, Bayne is developing numerous feature and television projects with his creative partner, Christian Lybrook, including the first season of their debut series, Zero Point, which premiered at the 2015 Sun Valley Film Festival and continued on to screen at the Tribeca Film Festival and the inaugural SeriesFest in Denver, Colorado.