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Mason Lieberman is an award-winning composer, audio director, and producer known for his contributions to the gaming and anime zeitgeist. He prides himself on being a problem-solver whose biggest passion is always to connect people through music.
Beginning his professional journey as a freelance composer, he got his start composing on anime series like Rooster Teeth's RWBY and Beyblade Burst Evolution, amongst many others. His music has enhanced the heroics of franchises like Spider-Man, Mobile Suit Gundam, Ultraman, and Neon Genesis Evangelion, while lending epic gravitas to titles like PUBG Mobile, Apex Legends Mobile, Teamfight Tactics, EVO, Omega Strikers, Eden, Game for Peace, Devil Engine, Soundfall, Bread & Fred, Renaine, and many others. 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 Pokémon, Stars Wars: Visions, The Rising of the Shield Hero, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. franchise, Riot Games' League of Legends, Guild Wars 2, AMC's The Walking Dead, Made in Abyss, Arknights, Tower of God, Warhammer: Vermintide, the Grammy-nominated Stray Gods, Sega’s Sin Chronicle, 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 acclaimed academic programs like Harvard University, UCLA, Musicians Institute and Berklee College of Music, industry-leading conferences like NAMM, SXSW, and GameSoundCon, and many others.
He is a member of faculty at the University of Southern California, where he lectures on video game audio for the School of Cinematic Arts’ Interactive Media and Games department. He is also a member of faculty at Berklee College of Music, where he teaches in the Screen Scoring program on subjects surrounding video game scoring, film scoring, and the business of being a composer in the modern media landscape.
In 2019, he partnered with Asia Pacific government officials as an international ambassador to Australia representing the video-game music industry.
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. He was honored to be a part of the Forbes 30 under 30, Gaming category for the 2022 list. In 2023, he won the Hollywood Music in Media award for “Best Game Score - Mobile” for his work as a composer and music director for Game for Peace.
He is currently in-house as 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.
Mason endorses Kiesel Guitars, NS Design, and Auralex Acoustics.