Mason.jpg     Here's the obligatory little blurb on the "who I am" - my life boiled down into a few paragraphs... I'll keep it somewhat professional, nothing about the Red Sox over-achieving this season, and no bragging about my talented daughter or wife (which they both are)... So, since you have nothing better to do right now - here goes:
MASON COOPER BIOGRAPHY   (aka: The Story - From Back Then... To Now)

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, Songwriter/Music Producer, 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 projects include the currently filming"Lamborghini"(Alec Baldwin; directed by Bobby Moresco), the true story film "The Royal" (about the life of baseball star/criminal justice advocate Willie Mays Aikens), Grandave's feature "7th & Union" (Omar Chaparro, Felipe Esparza), Ambi Entertainment’s crime thriller “Bent” (Andy Garcia, Sofia Vergara), the LA gang/peace ture story of "California Love," "Nine Eleven(Charlie Sheen, Whoopie Goldberg), the recent Open Road theatrical hit about icon Steve Jobs – “Jobs” (Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad), the animated feature "Bling" (Taylor Kitsch, Jon Heder, Jennette McCurdy), the graphic comic thriller "Bad Kids of Crestview High" (Gina Gershon, Sean Astin, Drake Bell), The Geffen Playhouse production “Thom Pain” (Rainn Wilson), Entertainment One's/DirecTV hit TV drama "Rogue" (Richard Schiff, Thandie Newton, Cole Hauser) and the polyromantic comedy "You Me Her" (Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard), AT&T’s Peter Farrelly created comedy series "Loudermilk" (Ron Livingston), Dennis Quaid’s thriller film “Beneath The Darkness,” the Raging Bull prequel/sequel “The Bronx Bull,” the animated film “Spark” (with Susan Sarandon, Hilary Swank, Patrick Stewart), the Documentaries “My Fighting Season,” “The Volunteers,” and "Locker Room Addiction," and the Audience Music series (for AT&T's Audience Network) that includes concert programming by Sheryl Crow, Korn, Taylor Swift, Machine Gun Kelly, Imagine Dragons, Foo Fighters and many more.

Cooper's client network as a Music Supervisor and Film Music Strategist includes companies such as DirecTV-AT&T/Audience Network, Sunset Pictures, Ambi Entertainment, Vitamin A Films, America Salutes You charities, eOne Entertainment, Mythic Films and The Geffen Playhouse. Additionally, he 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, Jason Alexander, Cheyenne Jackson, Joey Lawrence, Kay Panabaker, Victoria Justice, Amy Grant, Bret Michaels, Weezer's Brian Bell, Dylan McDonald, Kyle Massey/Chris Massey, Devon Werkheiser, Alex Aiono, others...

Full credits can be found at on IMDB, with past project highlights 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, Ralph Hemecker’s Warner Bros. hit series “Witchblade,” 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), Primary Wave/DirecTV’s comedy series “Hit The Road” (Jason Alexander), 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.

Originally 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, Bernie Taupin and Megadeth, and solidified global co-ventures for the firm with 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 and 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 again to the west coast, Cooper served as strategic manager for clients expanding into the Film/Music arena, including,, rock superstar Slaughter, the Jim Croce catalogue, and Rick Wakeman of Yes.

Cooper continues to focus on his integrated approach:
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