Elizabeth Bayne is a filmmaker and public health advocate. She earned her Masters of Public Health from Yale University and MFA in film from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. A member of Women in Film Los Angeles, BADWest, Film Independent and the American Public Health Association, Elizabeth is committed to using film to promote health and social issues in underserved communities. Since graduating, she has successfully bridged both worlds to produce PSAs and digital content for numerous institutions, health agencies and nonprofits, as well as write and direct several narrative short films.
Segments of her short documentary Safe Agua Chile have appeared on the Smithsonian Channel’s Design with the Other 90%, while the narrative short Las Chicas and My Best Asset aired recently on cable network Aspire TV’s American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Independent Series hosted by David Banner. Her digital video Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day, produced for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, received six awards, over 30K online views and was recognized by Physics Today, Edutopia, Popsugar, and the National Science Foundation. Elizabeth’s recent project Chocolate Milk is designed to address disparities in breastfeeding within the African American community. The web series has earned over 250K online views, screened at dozens of national health conferences and is currently being expanded into a feature documentary.