ABOUT JUSTIN O. COOPER
Justin O. Cooper writes and produces media content as the CEO and Global Creative Consultant of JOCMedia & Entertainment, LLC, an international creative consulting agency specializing in film production, marketing communications, and music supervision & licensing solutions.
Currently working with New York Life Insurance, Cooper is a creative consultant. He writes, edits, and produces 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, also consults as a film liaison for The Royal Film Commission - Jordan and Thailand-based Benetone Films. He connects both organizations 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. There he oversaw on-location physical production logistics for an array of features and episodic TV series that include 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, Cooper served as the publicist to 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 affiliated with SESAC and 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, Cooper's bylines have appeared in Music Industry Quarterly, IMARA Woman Magazine, and others and serves as editor and publisher of SOLIVAGANT Magazine.
He is currently completing studies at UCLA Extention (specialization in film editing and certification in TV & film development). He is also a graduate of Benedict College, where he studied mass communication