Gregory Barnes is a queer filmmaker and artist based in New York City and Los Angeles. Raised a faithful Mormon in Oak Park IL, his films have been greatly influenced by the comedic absurdity of exiting that strange jello-obsessed-desert-religion. His most recent short, The Touch of the Master’s Hand premieres at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Prior, his work has been featured in NPR, Playboy, Pitchfork, and Z Ranch gallery in Marfa, TX. While no longer Mormon, Barnes served a mission in Argentina and graduated with a BA in media studies from Brigham Young University. He is currently an MFA candidate in film at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.


If you like my website, feel free to buy me a cup of coffee :)