Jordan Mechner is an author, game designer, graphic novelist and screenwriter. He created the video games Karateka, Prince of Persia, and The Last Express.
His graphic novels include the New York Times best-selling, Eisner award-nominated Templar, illustrated by LeUyen Pham & Alex Puvilland.
He joined forces with Ubisoft as writer and game designer of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003), and wrote the first screenplay for the 2010 Disney live-action film adaptation, relaunching Prince of Persia as a global franchise including toys, LEGO sets, and over 20 million games sold to date.
Jordan wrote and directed the IDA award-winning PBS documentary film Chavez Ravine: A Los Angeles Story.