01 Jan Mason Lieberman
Years Attended: 2021
Mason Lieberman is a senior composer and game audio supervisor for Tencent, the largest video-game company in the world. In this position, he has the indescribable honor of working with many of the best audio professionals in the industry on a daily basis. He prides himself on being a problem-solver whose biggest passion is always to connect people through music.
Having started his professional journey as a full-time freelancer, he is most known for his work composing on anime series like Rooster Teeth’s RWBY and Beyblade Burst Evolution, amongst many others. In 2019, he partnered with Asia Pacific government officials as an international ambassador to Australia representing the video-game music industry. As a cellist, guitarist, and vocalist, Mason has had the great pleasure of working with a wide variety of film and gaming franchises, with personal favorites including The Rising of the Shield Hero, Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. franchise, Riot Games’ League of Legends, AMC’s The Walking Dead, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Made in Abyss, Eden, Tower of God, Warhammer: Vermintide, Hell’s Kitchen, and God Eater.
As a public speaker, Mason Lieberman has addressed passionate audiences on subjects related to film scoring, anime music production, video game scoring, and music theory. He has lectured academically at Harvard University, UCLA Musicians Institute, Berklee College of Music, Stephen F. Austin State University, and many others.
He was thrilled to present the official Cowboy Bebop charity single, ‘The Real Folk Blues’, in collaboration with Funimation, Sunrise, featuring special guest artists like Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts, Steve Blum, and many, many more. This original arrangement hit #6 on Billboard global Digital song sales chart, as well as #1 on rock charts in Japan. In 2021, he shared the ‘Best Score’ award at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards with the rest of the team of ‘Tower of God’. He also received the 2020 GANG award for “Best Casual or Social Game Audio” for his contributions to Tencent’s wildly-popular ‘Game for Peace’ soundtrack.
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