Barry Jay was born in New York City and in 1983 he moved to Los Angeles to be a songwriter where he became devoted to fitness. And in 1998, Barry founded Barry's Bootcamp. Since then, Barry's has grown with over 55 studios worldwide. When Barry was a kid he loved making his own horror movies on his super 8 camera. This followed him into his adult life and In 2015, Barry penned his first horror film, The Chosen produced by Terror Films; then in 2016, Barry wrote the wraparound story for another Terror Fims production, the horror anthology Patient Seven. Barry made his directorial debut last year with a script he wrote, Ashes which was release July 2019 by 1091 Media. His second feature, Killer Therapy is in post. He resides in North Hollywood with his 3 rescue dogs.