Rich Bye is the president and founder of Goodbye Pictures. He is a two-time Emmy winner, a Peabody Award winner, and has been nominated for six additional Emmy’s, an NAACP Image Award, and three Producers Guild Awards. Rich got his start with MTV News and Specials where he fell in love with documentary filmmaking, a passion that led to his collaboration with acclaimed director RJ Cutler on a number of documentaries, including the groundbreaking series American High. In 2003, Rich helmed the first season of Project Runway. Acting as Executive Producer, he guided the series through five hit seasons on Bravo. Rich’s intense curiosity and desire to connect to the characters featured in his shows is the driving force behind his approach to storytelling.
Megan Bennett serves as the Senior Director of Development for Goodbye Pictures, overseeing the company’s slate of talent partners and spearheading the development of linear and digital projects as well as and production of digital content. Prior to joining Goodbye Pictures in 2013, Megan worked at Steiner Studios, the largest film and TV studio outside of Los Angeles. After moving to Los Angeles, she held a post at The Institute, Michael Bay's Emmy Award winning production company, where she oversaw the daily operations of the office, and coordinated all development projects. Megan is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and holds a B.S. in Radio-Television-Film.
A proud Detroit native, Cameron decided on a career in film and TV in the second grade and has been working his way up ever since. After graduating with a BFA from Wayne State University, while also studying at USC and UCLA during the summer semesters, he moved to Los Angeles in 2007 and started making his way up through shows like Beauty and the Geek, The Biggest Loser, Project Runway and others for ABC, NBC, Comedy Central, E!, and Animal Planet.
In 2010, he joined Goodbye Pictures as a Production Coordinator on the first season of Million Dollar Decorators and has been with the company ever since. Now acting as Director Of Production, Cameron oversees daily operations for all of Goodbye’s series and development projects.
A month after receiving his degree in Radio-Television-Film Production from Northeast Louisiana University, Thomas left his tiny south Louisiana hometown and headed west to Los Angeles. Six weeks later, he was working on the Warner Brothers Lot in feature film editorial. He spent the next several years working in a variety of film and television jobs, in both production and editorial, before landing at Actual Reality Pictures in 2003. Initially, Thomas was hired as assistant to the company’s principal, acclaimed director RJ Cutler, but quickly transitioned to a role as editor on several of RJ’s series.
In October 2012, Thomas started what was to be a six-week editing gig at Goodbye Pictures. Within three months he was supervising postproduction for all of their projects, and shortly after was officially hired as Director of Post Production.
Prema DiGrazia moved from Portland Oregon to Los Angeles to study film and television production at California State University, Northridge with a focus in producing and editing. After receiving her BA, she began working at PrettyBird Pictures, a music video and ad agency. While continuing to produce ads, music videos, and digital content, Prema has worked on shows such as The Biggest Loser, Silicon Valley, and MTVs SafeWord. She now serves as a post production coordinator on various projects with Goodbye Pictures.
Zach oversees the daily operations of the office in addition to assisting the development team on all its current projects.