RAN BARKER grew up on his families Farm/Ranch in West Texas just outside the small town of Hodges, Texas (Population 27)

In 1985, he graduated from Tarleton State University/Texas A&M and moved to Dallas where he  pursued an acting career appearing in over 100 national commercials, feature films and TV series including "DALLAS"

In 1989,  he moved to Los Angeles to study acting/filmmaking at UCLA and AFI. and  he  joining Warner Bros. as  Department head of Corporate Services. When Warner Bros bought back the Burbank Studios, Ran was in charge of relocating the entire Corporate Staff onto the New Warner Bros lot. He met up with his high school friend Marilyn Webber, who was attending AFI as a screenwriter.  She asked him to work on her short film "Last Breeze of Summer". The short film went on to grab an Oscar nomination.  

In 1994, he became Administrator of TV, working with ER, FRIENDS, LIVING SINGLE, SUDDENLY SUSAN, & 30 other shows. While working as Administrator of TV,  Ran produced his first feature film "Border to Border" with a newly created production company "Stage 15 Productions" formed by Ran and 5 other WB employees.  BORDER which went on to win the NY Int'l Independent Film Festival and the Las Vegas Int'l Film Festival.

In 1998, Ran went to work with JOHN WELLS PRODUCTIONS and worked with productions, ER, TRINITY, WEST WING, ADVERSARIES & THIRD WATCH.

In 1999, he left Warner Bros to worked on independent features  "I'M THE ONE THAT I WANT", "PUZZLED" , "NOTORIOUS C.H.O.",  CHO REVOLUTION and the awarding winning shorts "GAME DAY", "FUGLY" and "APPLE JACK", which won "Best Film" at the Los Angeles Int'l Short Film Festival in 2003,  a top ten finalist award for Project Greenlight and was a top 10 finalist for an Oscar Nomination in 2003.

In 2003, Ran returned to Warner Bros. to work  in Technical Operations for Feature Films and TV and he is writing and producing his own projects on the side



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