Bmason2u.com is the umbrella for everything B Mason. Whether you're looking for the latest projects, hoping to work together in the future, or just swing by to check out the golf blog you can find it all here. Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama Brandon Mason aka B Mason studied Broadcasting & Communication Management at the University of Alabama at Birmingham before working at a CW (CBS Corporation & Time Warner) affiliate as a creative service and promotions producer. His passion for story telling led him to the Academy of Art University in San Francisco where he received his Masters of Fine Art Degree in Directing Motion Picture.
B Mason has directed & produced award winning short films, which have screened at film festivals across the globe. His award winning short film STAKES took home Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative at the 2013 Sidewalk Film Festival and Best Narrative Short at the 2014 San Diego Black Film Festival.
B Mason has also directed over 35 music videos some of which have aired on BET, MTV, VH1, & Music Choice. He credits his music video style from following the careers of music video director’s Hype Williams, Chris Robinson, Marc Klasfeld, Gil Green and Erik White with admiration. Long before MTV’s “Making the Video” and BET’s “Access Granted” made it look cool to be a music video director; B Mason would sit in his bedroom and watch YO! MTV Raps, Rap City, Soul Train, The Box and similar shows that paved the way for 106 & Park and Total Request Live.
B Mason's visual roots took hold in Birmingham, where he was challenged to learn all aspects of filmmaking and photography because there wasn’t a broad pool of talent from which to draw. With drive and determination, he pushed himself to master directing, producing, editing, shooting, photography, and lighting, all with the goal to become better overall director. He has also worked hard to coax effective and believable on screen performances out of his actors, using a hands-on approach to filmmaking that combines technical savvy with an intuitive feel for telling a story. B Mason prides himself on producing high quality still imagery. Fueled by an innate passions for filmmaking and photography with the ultimate goal to produce electrifying and transcendent art that will stands the test of time.
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