Mason Cooper, an industry veteran with success in music supervision, music publishing, music production and
more, is at the forefront of the modern paradigm of synergizing the music, film and television industries, serving in his
multifaceted capacities as Music Supervisor, Music Editor, Music/Soundtrack Producer and Film Production Consultant.
His comprehensive approach includes assisting with film budgeting and
music strategies, full service music supervising/clearance coordination, music/song editing and re-record mix oversight, working
within all film and musical styles and genres, overseeing composer and song licensing negotiations and documentation, writing
songs and producing music recordings for films and soundtracks, and assisting with project deliverables.
Cooper’s recent projects include the Open Road theatrical hit about icon Steve Jobs – “Jobs”
(starring Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad), DirecTV’s Neil LaBute written tv series “Full Circle” (starring
Ally Sheedy, Minka Kelly, Billy Campbell), Dennis Quaid’s thriller “Beneath The Darkness,” the
upcoming Raging Bull prequel/sequel “The Bronx Bull” and the animated film “Monkey King Reloaded.”
His client network includes companies such as Sunset Pictures, Mythic Films, Momentum Entertainment, Vitamin A
Films and DirecTV/Audience Network, with past projects including director Christian Sesma’s “Shoot The Hero”
(WB; Jason Mewes, Danny Trejo, Nick Turturro) and “I’m Not Like That No More” (Paul Rodriguez,
Felipe Esparza), thirteen television specials for Viacom’s MTVNetworks, Showtime’s award winning documentary “Annie:
Life After Tomorrow,” MGM’s “Deal” (Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Tilly), SONY SPE’s
“The Prince & The Pauper” (with Disney’s Cole & Dylan Sprouse), First Look/Showtime’s
“Stiletto” (Tom Berenger, Tom Sizemore), the Bobby Moresco-directed “The Kings Of Appletown”
(Cole & Dylan Sprouse), MGM’s “All’s Faire In Love” (Christina Ricci, Cedric The Entertainer),
the John Gotti inspired feature film “At The Sinatra Club” (Warner/Tricoast / Jason Gedrick, Michael
Nouri), the Gil Cates Jr. directed dark comedy “Lucky” (Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor; Phase 4 Films), and
Image Entertainment’s Sean Faris action packed “Freerunner.
Cooper has become a specialist in writing/creating original songs and hit song covers, producing new recordings
with actors and artists including: Dennis Quaid, Katie Holmes, Cheyenne Jackson, Joey Lawrence, Kay Panabaker, Victoria
Justice, Amy Grant, Bret Michaels, Weezer's Brian Bell, Dylan McDonald, others…
from the northeast, Cooper began formal musical training at age 4, earned a music scholarship at Arizona State University,
majoring in Business Management and Theater, culminating in a B.B.A. (Music Industry emphasis) from Belmont University.
His formal music industry career began in Nashville at Bobby Goldsboro’s House of Gold Music and Eddie Rabbit’s
Briarpatch/DebDave Music companies, forging an artist-oriented independent publishing vision of the music business, and continuing
that path as the Creative Director for Lenono Music, the publishing company of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
Hitting Los Angeles in the mid 1980’s: As Managing Director of Lippman Kahane Entertainment, he helped
rep management music clients such as George Michael, Melissa Manchester and Megadeth, and solidified global co-ventures for
the firm (w/ EMI Music, Warner/Chappell Music and Polygram Records). Working with LKE’s roster brought Cooper
into the film music world, moving on to head the Film/TV Music Department for Motown’s Jobete Music (catalogs of Stevie
Wonder, Smokey Robinson, etc.). During this time, Cooper wrote and produced songs for various films as well as network
TV themes (CBS’s “Major Dad,” FOX”s “Glory Days,” NBC’s “Sister Kate”).
The early 1990’s marked a return to Nashville, helping to kick start careers for artists such as Sony’s superstar
duo Montgomery-Gentry. Relocating once again to the west coast, Cooper served as a strategic manager for companies expanding
into the Film/Music arena, including eMusic.com, ARTISTdirect.com, classical label Cala Records, the Jim Croce catalogue,
and Rick Wakeman of Yes.