Elizabeth Gray Bayne
Elizabeth Gray Bayne is the founder of graybayne film/media, a health and social issue-based production company, where she produces films, PSAs and digital content for universities, nonprofits and government agencies, as well as teaches community-based storytelling and documentary filmmaking to high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She is a recipient of generous grants from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Glassbreaker Films, and the Center for Cultural Innovation.
An award-winning filmmaker, her work centers on the use of storytelling and behavioral psychology to motivate audiences to change behavior and adapt new habits for improved health outcomes. Elizabeth has a Masters in Public Health from Yale University and a Masters of Fine Art from the ArtCenter College of Design. She has produced documentary and PSA content for MIT, USC, the LA County Department of Public Health, and her work has appeared on ABC, the Smithsonian Channel and Magic Johnson's Aspire TV Network.
Elizabeth's short documentary "Continuing A Legacy" about black cowgirl and junior rodeo competitor London Gladney is currently screening in festivals. She is in late stage post-production on her first feature documentary "Chocolate Milk" about birth and breastfeeding gaps for Black mothers in the U.S. Elizabeth is developing her first narrative feature "FORTRESS," a revenge thriller, which has received recognition as a semi-finalist for the Women in Film/ The Blacklist Writing Lab and the Project Greenlight Clive Barker's Reel Fear Pitch Contest.