Jordan Barel began his career as a short filmmaker before creating his own entertainment company, Loaded Barrel Studios, publishing Graphic Novels. His work has won numerous international awards including the Independent Publishing Book Awards (2012, 2013), The LA Book festival, the Geekie Awards ®, and many others. His studio currently tours around the country and sells their graphic novels in several languages around the world.
The company was founded as a way to translate comics to films, leading Jordan to option his books and screenplays with producers such as David Uslan, Brendan Deneen, Jeffrey Erb, and Aaron Berger. He’s developed at studios Chatrone, Unique Features, and Leomark Studios in the independent film space. Currently several of his books are optioned to film companies.
Previously Jordan was an Entertainment Attorney who has worked in Business Affairs for New Line Cinema, Generate, Alloy, and AMC. He switched from legal to creative and served as the Television Coordinator for Verve Talent & Literary Agency working with all of the company’s TV writers on their pitches and presentations for staffing season.
Currently Jordan works in development for Producer/Actor Paul Scheer and Abominable Pictures in their comedy and TV department.
Name: Jordan Barel
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Abominable Pictures