Writer / Director Barry Battles found his debut script THE BAYTOWN DISCO included on Franklin Leonard's Hollywood Black List. After developing the project with Robert Teitel, Lleju Productions came aboard to finance the film, attracting an all-star cast including Billy Bob Thornton, Eva Longoria, Clayne Crawford, Travis Fimmel, Andre Braugher, Zoe Bell, Michael Rapaport, Paul Wesly and Daniel Cudmore.
Since the film's completion Barry has gone on to create multiple branded-content short films in addition to directing the stand-alone film for the FARCRY video game series; FARCRY5: INSIDE EDEN'S GATE, produced by UBISOFT. Barry has won multiple AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS for campaigns he wrote, produced and edited for the WB Television and FOX properties THE BIG BANG THEORY, MIKE & MOLLY and EMPIRE. Barry has won multiple TELLY AWARDS for writing, directing and producing campaigns for non-profit organizations; THE WELLNESS COALITION and WATER 282
The Alabama native now resides in Los Angeles, California.
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