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D. J. Barton began his career in the entertainment industry at age 11 when he began doing theater which he pursued through high school. After graduation he worked with several independent theater groups. After relocating to Charlotte, NC, D. J. took an active role in the sketch comedy troupe "This, That,and the Other" in 2000. It was there that he first met Director A.Blaine Miller. In 2001, Blaine invited D. J. to join the production crew of the independent film "The Last Confederate" as the script supervisor and continuity. During filming, D.J. met Kathryn A. Taylor who he - along with Blaine - would later collaborate with on the film "P.O.V. (Point of View)" (2006) as script supervisor and continuity. D. J. worked with Blaine and Keith Sweeney as script supervisor and continuity for the promotional trailer for "Timing", a project currently in development. Since filming the promotional trailer, D. J. has stepped into the role of Principal Casting Director within Dalliance Films. It was through his concerted efforts that the company was able to garner interest for "Timing" from Colin Ferguson and Sean Maher. D. J. continued his efforts to round out the principal cast with talent that complements the leads' styles and looks while bringing additional star power to the film. D. J. also discovered his love of writing after working as editor and contributing writer for the Virginia theater magazine entitled, On Stage. Since then he has written the feature-length script "Sweet Amber" and he has collaborated with Blaine on two others, "For Cole" and "Roster". D. J. was the Associate Producer on Dalliance Films' "Back in the Saddle" (2009) created for the 1st Annual Charlotte Film Community's 72-Hour Film Challenge. He also worked as the Script and Continuity Supervisor on the set. The film was voted the winner of the competition by more than 700 Charlotte film industry professionals. He has served as Script and Continuity Supervisor on both Dalliance Films' projects and with other independent film productions. These productions include the short films "P.O.V. (Point of View)" (2005), and Michael Sharpe's "Monomaniacal" (2010), where he also served as Casting Director. D. J. has become an active member of I.A.T.S.E. and has been on an rise as a Script Supervisor continuing to work on larger projects including Cinemax's "Banshee", and films for Twentieth Century Fox and Relativity Media.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: K. Taylor

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