JUSTIN O. COOPER
Justin O. Cooper is the CEO and Global Creative Executive of JOCMedia & Entertainment, LLC, an international creative consulting agency specializing in film production, marketing communications, and music supervision & licensing solutions.
Currently working with multiple market units within New York Life Insurance Company, he is a creative consultant producing internal and external media assets, including instructional videos and national TV commercial ad campaigns for the Fortune 100 Company.
Cooper, well-versed in global film incentives and physical production resources, serves as the North American Liaison for The Royal Film Commission - Jordan, where he connects and promotes the Kingdom of Jordan to Hollywood studios, networks, executives, and producers interested in shooting abroad. He has provided support to notable projects, including ALADDIN (Disney), STAR WARS: EPISODE IX - THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (Lucasfilm), DUNE (Legendary Entertainment), and others.
Before charting his path as an entrepreneur, Cooper led the global marketing and publicity efforts for the Association of Film Commissioners International and was a Senior Publicist at Rogers & Cowan, a leading Hollywood PR firm. Cooper garnered earned media placements in Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Screen International, The New York Times, and other notable trade and lifestyle publications.
From 2011 - 2014, Cooper was the film liaison for Southern Regional Medical Center in Metro Atlanta, Georgia. He oversaw on-location physical production logistics for an array of features and episodic TV series, including WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING, RIDE ALONG, PROJECT ALMANAC, MILLION DOLLAR ARM, NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, and productions from ABC, BET, Lifetime Networks, and others.
Before his film work, he served as the publicist for Grammy-winning singer and actress Ann Nesby and as a marketing representative for Warner Music Group (WEA). As a songwriter and music publisher, he is formerly affiliated with ASCAP and SESAC. He is an ASCAPlus Award recipient as a songwriter for his work with Grammy-winner Tom Scott's single, "You Are My Everything." As a published journalist, his bylines have appeared in Music Industry Quarterly, IMARA Woman Magazine, and others, and he serves as editor and publisher of SOLIVAGANT Magazine.
Cooper is a certified film editor credentialed by UCLA Extention and a graduate of Benedict College. He is currently completing studies at UCLA in film & TV development, developing movie and TV projects for his production company banner, KALEIDOSCOPE.