Mrbayne

gregorybayne

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Gregory Bayne is a filmmaker living and working in Boise, Idaho. Part the emerging wave of filmmakers who are building their careers outside the industry strongholds of Los Angeles and New York Bayne’s work as a producer, director, editor, and cinematographer has appeared in several short, feature length and documentary films including TRUDELL, which premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, the ESPN produced and Michael Hoffman directed OUT OF THE BLUE: A STORY ABOUT LIFE AND FOOTBALL AT BOISE STATE, about the 2007 Boise State Fiesta Bowl Champions, and PURPLE STATE OF MIND, a 2008 audience award winner at the Tallahassee Film Festival. His work has shown theatrically, at film festivals worldwide (including the Sundance, Seattle, Munich and SXSW, and deadCENTER Film Festivals), and broadcast nationally on PBS, ESPN and the Sundance Channel.

Bayne’s feature directorial debut, PERSON OF INTEREST, hailed as "this generation’s Taxi Driver" released in 2010 and was downloaded over 40,000 times in its first month of availability. In 2011-12, the film will appear on Cable VOD Networks across North America.

Bayne has been a guest speaker discussing the changing landscape of film and media at Columbia University, the Los Angeles Film Festival and the London Film School, and written articles for Filmmaker Magazine and the film/technology website WorkbookProject.com. He has been featured in FilmThreat, Filmmaker, MicroCinema and WIRED Magazines. His book, WORKING CLASS FILMMAKER – A Pragmatic Field Guide for Going It Your Own Way, will release this fall.

Currently, Bayne is releasing his latest film, JENS PULVER | DRIVEN, an intimate feature documentary about legendary mixed martial arts champion, Jens Pulver, who rose from a childhood laced with violence and substance abuse, to become one of the most loved and respected MMA fighters of all time. The film, which has been hailed as "Beautiful," "Emotional," and "Raw and Powerful," is currently engaged in an international screening tour and is being released by Warner Brothers VIDEO ON DEMAND beginning in July of this year.

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Previously unreleased clip from JENS PULVER | DRIVEN - "The Idiot Stamp" Jens speaks to high...

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Previously unreleased clip from JENS PULVER | DRIVEN - "The Idiot Stamp" Jens speaks to high school students about "not closing the door" on their future.

THE JENS PULVER | DRIVEN 'FAN EDITION' DVD in ON SALE NOW THRU SEPTEMBER 5TH Just $14+S&H....

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THE JENS PULVER | DRIVEN 'FAN EDITION' DVD in ON SALE NOW THRU SEPTEMBER 5TH Just $14+S&H. Available at jenspulverdriven.com and Amazon.com. Filmed January through April 2010, JENS PULVER | DRIVEN takes you behind the scenes for an emotional roller coaster ride that proves equally heartbreaking and inspirational as we follow legendary mixed martial arts champion, Jens Pulver, on his 'last march' toward a do or die comeback after suffering four losses in the cage. The result is an unprecedented in-depth look into the fighter, capturing an intimate portrait of a man who rose from a childhood laced with violence and substance abuse, to become one of the most loved and respected MMA fighters of all time. Ultimately, JENS PULVER | DRIVEN is a story about the universal human struggle to transcend personal loss in the pursuit of greatness. All of us share in this fight, but not all of us, like Jens Pulver, have it played out in front of millions on pay-per-view. DVD Details Available Now | Ships Worldwide | International Orders Welcome This Special Edition DVD includes the extended 100 minute cut of JENS PULVER | DRIVEN and over 20 minutes of extras. IN ENGLISH | COLOR & B&W | Region Free DVD | 100 Minutes | 5.1 Sound Mix | Not Rated | Scene Selection | 20 plus minutes of Special Features including Deleted Scenes, Extended Interviews and Outtakes

First 15 minutes of JENS PULVER | DRIVEN

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First 15 minutes of JENS PULVER | DRIVEN
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Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Available Nationwide On Demand

The independent documentary about legendary mixed martial arts fighter, Jens Pulver, that was made possible by generous fan support has found North American distribution through Warner Bros. Video...

Folks, thank you for all the support along the way. Happy to announce that our Jens Pulver | DRIVEN...

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Folks, thank you for all the support along the way. Happy to announce that our Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Store is open for business. You can order the film on DVD or grab one of the many HD Digital Download packages we have on offer. Check it out here: http://thislovelymachine.com/jenspulverdriven/store/ Thank you, and Merry Christmas everyone! Gregory

Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Limited Edition DVD art. Some of these still remain available to reserve at...

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Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Limited Edition DVD art. Some of these still remain available to reserve at http://jenspulverdriven.com

New clip! This is a fun one. "Back in the Day" - Jens gives a brief history of MMA, and his role in...

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New clip! This is a fun one. "Back in the Day" - Jens gives a brief history of MMA, and his role in the sport.

Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Teaser Trailer "The Plunge" - from the upcoming feature documentary releasing...

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Jens Pulver | DRIVEN Teaser Trailer "The Plunge" - from the upcoming feature documentary releasing this November. Reserve a Limited Edition DVD signed by Jens at www.jenspulverdriven.com.

After losing his last four fights, Jens Pulver, former UFC World Champ, is set to return to the...

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After losing his last four fights, Jens Pulver, former UFC World Champ, is set to return to the cage on March 6, 2010. DRIVEN is the feature documentary film that will capture this journey, and reveal the incredible story behind this legendary fighter. You can learn more about the film, and how to be part of it by visiting Kickstarter.com. http://thislovelymachine.com/gregorybayne/2010/01/19/why-i-am-making-driven/ Hey there, I'm the guy making JENS PULVER | DRIVEN. I've been receiving lots of emails, and having tons of interactions across the web. I wanted to answer some of the questions I've been getting, such as: Why am I making this film? How did it come about? Why the online funding campaign? It's all answered here. If you have any additional questions, feel free to email me at gregorybayne(at)thislovelymachine(dot)com.

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