Mason Allen

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Mason Allen
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Mason Allen in 2020
Born (1994-04-15) April 15, 1994 (age 28)
Raleigh, NC, U.S.
💼 Occupation
  • Music video director
  • colorist
  • cinematographer
  • photographer
📆 Years active  2016-present
🌐 Websitemasontallen.com

Mason Allen (born April 15, 1994) is an American music video director, cinematographer, and photographer.[1]

Career[edit]

Shortly after graduation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016, Allen entered the music industry, touring with music artists of multiple genres as their videographer/photographer. While on tour with American country music band Old Dominion, Allen began directing their music videos. At age 25, he received his first nomination for Video of the Year (Director and Producer) at the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) for "One Man Band", Old Dominion.[2] Mason is also a 2020 CMT Awards nominee for Video of the Year ("Some People Do", Old Dominion) and Group Video of the Year ("One Man Band").[3]

Allen tours nationally and internationally, covering hundreds of live concerts and music festivals. His photos are featured in Billboard, People, Rolling Stone, CMT, iHeart, Inked, Good Morning America and CBS. In 2019, he photographed the album cover for the self-titled album Old Dominion.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Music Videos[edit]

Old Dominion

  • "Written in the Sand" (2017)[5]
  • "One Man Band" (2019)
  • "My Heart Is A Bar" (2019)
  • "Midnight Mess Around", lyric (2019)
  • "Some People Do" (2020)[6][7]

Documentary[edit]

Old Dominion

  • "Some People Do", documentary (2020)

References[edit]

  1. Allen, Mason. "About Mason Allen". Mason Allen. Mason Allen. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  2. "55th ACM Awards Video of the Year Nominee". 55th ACM Awards. Academy of Country Music. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  3. "2020 CMT Music Awards: Nominees Revealed". CMT News. Country Music Television. September 23, 2020. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  4. Dearmore, Kelly (October 28, 2019). "Old Dominion: The Cover Story". Sounds Like Nashville. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  5. "Old Dominion - Written in the Sand official music video". YouTube. August 30, 2018. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  6. "Why Old Dominion Take Pride in "Some People Do"". CMT News. Country Music Television. April 4, 2020. Retrieved September 22, 2020.
  7. Colley, Katie (April 3, 2020). "Old Dominion Help The Homeless In Emotional 'Some People Do' Video". ET Canada. Corus Entertainment Inc. Retrieved September 22, 2020.

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