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Dan Cooper is an award winning multi-media creative professional from Washington, DC, currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. Director, DP, creative director, writer, producer, editor, designer, photographer, composer, bassist, deejay.

He has worked with PBS, Disney, NFL Network, Discovery, Science, Investigation Discovery, TLC, AHC, Travel Channel, National Geographic, MTV, BET, VH1, FXX, NBC, ABC, CBS, Viacom, The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, the United Nation's World Food Programme, and many others.

He has also held dj residencies in DC at Marvin, Science Club, the legendary 18th St. Lounge, spun at numerous art openings including the Rubell's celebrated 30 Americans opening at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

As a musician, he is best known as bassist for pioneering live hip-hop group 3LG who performed with Run-DMC, The Roots, KRS-One, Digable Planets,

A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Wu Tang Clan, Jawbox, Naked Raygun, Bernie Worrell, Cameo, Chaka Khan, G-Love, Chuck Brown, Branford Marsalis, and many others.


Telly 2017/Silver - PBS: David Bowie: Five Years

Promax 2017/Bronze Daytime Promotion/Music Video - ABC: The View with Mary J. Blige

Promax 2016/Bronze NonFiction Spot - AHC: Surrender

Emmy 2015/Daytime - PBS Genre Sizzles

Emmy 2010/National Capital Chapter - Best Short Form Editor

WAMMIES 1995-2001/Washington Area Music Association Best HipHop group


BA, The George Washington University

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