Barry Caillier, Director
A short biography . . .
There are those who only talk of their dreams and others who are determined
to achieve them. Barry Caillier is one of the latter. Born and raised in
Chehalis, Washington, Caillier has always been indefatigable in his quest
to make a creative statement. From 1969 through 1975, he played in various
local rock & roll bands, interspersing his performing with extensive travels
to the Orient, Australia, Indonesia and Europe, all of which gave him a
taste of the exotic and the unusual, leaving him no choice but the further
pursuit of his dreams.
Moving to Los Angeles in 1975, Caillier, whose eventual goal was directing,
began his career as an actor. He appeared in MASH, Grand Theft Auto, All
That Glitters and Whatever Happened To The Class of '65? With his typical
verve, he learned the ways of the "L.A. actor": how to sneak on
a set, how to hustle an interview; how to turn every opportunity into an
achievement. When a child actor couldn't calm down during filming of Whatever
Happened To The Class of '65?, it was Caillier who gave director Jules Irving
an idea that would save the scene and earn him Irving's respect. Caillier
began to explore his technical skills in his next jobs as production manager
of a videotape workshop and location manager for the films HEART LIKE A
WHEEL and PRIVATE SCHOOL. From here he went on to the formation of his first
production company, Challenger Productions.
In 1981 he combined his talents with those of Pat Royce and they formed
a company that would eventually become The Lensman Company, moving back
to Seattle to work in an environment that was conducive to young, ambitious
filmmakers. Running into former classmate Tim Noah in 1984, Caillier directed
The Lensman Company's first project, a one-hour children's show starring
Noah, IN SEARCH OF THE WOW WOW WIBBLE WOGGLE WAZZIE WOODLE WOO, which garnered
four Emmys, including one for Caillier as Best Director. THE WOW was shown
on HBO in 1988-89, The Disney Channel 90-91 and is currently being distributed
worldwide by A&M Video.
Next, Caillier co-wrote and debuted as a feature director, with the full-length
feature titled DAREDREAMER. It was completed in early 1989 and premiered
in select markets across the country in February 1990.
Barry's next directorial project was the feature film co-scripted by partner
Royce and Lorraine Devon, titled TO CROSS THE RUBICON. It won Best Independent
Film at the Boston Film Festival and Critics Choice for Best Picture at
the New Hampshire Film Festival. It is currently being readied for it's
worldwide video release March 24th, 1996.
Along with his feature film and television work, Caillier is also experienced
in the commercial, rock video, corporate and documentary genres. He most
recently finished some very creative work for the internationally known
rock group QUEENSRYCHE and has, at present, two informational hiking videos,
shot entirely in the mountains of The Olympic National Park and Yosemite
National Park, for sale in video outlets across the country.
Currently Caillier has written, and is in development of, several feature
films including THE VOLUNTEER, A Mystery Thriller, & TO CHANGE A LOCK, a
romantic adventure set in the Outback of Australia.
With boundless energy and ever increasing experience, Barry continues on
in the conquest of his childhood goals and dreams. We have no doubt he'll
make it. Thank you for your time and interest.
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