Writer & Director of 6 Dynamic Laws for Success in Life, Love & Monday, Gregory Bayne
Gregory Bayne | Writer, Director, Cinematographer & Editor
Gregory is a filmmaker with work spanning features, shorts, documentaries, and digital series.
In 2010 he produced and directed the acclaimed, fan-funded documentary Jens Pulver | DRIVEN, about the legendary mixed-martial-arts fighter. The project was one of the earliest Kickstarter success stories, raising $27,210 in just 20 days. In 2015 he released his second documentary feature, Bloodsworth–An Innocent Man, which chronicled the remarkable true story of Kirk Bloodsworth, the 1st death row inmate in the US exonerated by DNA evidence. In 2014 he co-created (with Christian Lybrook), and directed the pilot for the online series Zero Point, which was developed through the IFP Screen Forward Lab, and premiered as part of the 2015 Tribeca N.O.W. program.
A 2012 Sundance New Frontier Storytelling Fellow, and 2015 IFP Screen Forward Lab fellow, Bayne has been a guest speaker discussing the evolving landscape of film, media, crowdfunding, and digital distribution at Columbia University, the Los Angeles Film Festival, Lone Star Film Festival, and London Film School, and has written for Filmmaker Magazine, WorkbookProject.com, and NoFilmShool.com.
Currently, Bayne is managing the release of his debut feature as a writer/director, 6 Dynamic Laws for Success (in Life, Love & Money), and developing numerous projects including his new film, Kill Thy Neighbor, filming summer 2019.
Christian Lybrook | Producer
Christian Lybrook is a writer, director and producer whose work has appeared at film festivals throughout the U.S., including the Tribeca Film Festival, SeriesFest, and the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF). His script for his short film Carbon won SVFF’s inaugural 1 Potato Award.
He is a fellow of IFP’s ScreenForward Lab and their No Borders Program, and participated in the first-ever Tribeca’s Digital Creators Market for the award-winning pre-apocalyptic thriller series Zero Point, co-created with Gregory Bayne.
He is currently developing a western crime drama, Branded, which tells the tale of a cattle cop whose past is dredged up when he investigates the murder of a prominent ranching family after their cattle have been found skinned alive.