The Coopers co-owner and sound designer Jon Cooper joins D&AD's Film Advertising Craft jury

jon picture.jpgJon Cooper (left), co-owner and sound designer at boutique sound design and audio post facility The Coopers in Auckland, has been selected as a jury member on D&AD's Film Advertising Craft jury.

Cooper has had more than 25 years experience in sound design, composition, music production and audio post. He started out as a music engineer in the early eighties, recording the likes of Hello Sailor, Don McGlashin, Netherworld Dancing Toys, Shona Lang, Russell Crowe and The Cats Away.

Cooper later moved to the advertising side and has previously worked at Liquid Studios Auckland as a senior engineer and sound designer. He's worked at Song Zu in Sydney as creative and musical director and Digital Post where he designed the audio post facility. He has had stints at Vidcom/601 Digital, 89FM, as well as running his own award winning businesses, Yon Yon C Music & Sound Design, where he focused on composition, becoming one of the top advertising composers in NZ at the time. He also ran an Audio/Video Forensics lab.

Says Cooper: "I've judged for The AXIS awards several times and now I'm looking forward to seeing how it's done overseas."

Currently Cooper and his wife, producer Pen Cooper run The Coopers.

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