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Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper

Contributing Editor

Carol has been writing for shots for 11 years and, in the role of Contributing Editor, adds to her workload of freelance articles and profiles with regular Work postings.

5th Aug 2020 Work
Age UK’s touching depiction of dotage

Age UK’s touching depiction of dotage

Tom Sweetland’s film for the charity draws attention to the enduring loneliness of the elderly.

4th Aug 2020 Work
Slave masters slammed in Hacking’s homage to Public Enemy

Slave masters slammed in Hacking’s homage to Public Enemy

The political rage driving Run The Jewels' new track Ju$t, featuring Pharrell and Zack De La Rocha, is exuberantly expressed in Winston Hacking’s animated promo.

4th Aug 2020 Work
Feasting on hope

Feasting on hope

Beyond Food Foundation’s inspiring campaign reveals how the founder’s indomitable spirit is the homeless charity’s recipe for success.

29th Jul 2020 Work
Zen and the art of muting motorcycles

Zen and the art of muting motorcycles

Little Minx directors +jacksonkarinja release a short film capturing the inner quiet of the motorcycle racer.

28th Jul 2020 Work
A lost weeknd

A lost weeknd

D’ART Shtajio, Japan’s first Black-owned animation studio, has created a stunning anime video for the The Weeknd’s track Snowchild.

28th Jul 2020 Work
Dermot Kennedy’s elemental journey

Dermot Kennedy’s elemental journey

The video for the Irish singer-songwriter’s new track Giants is a sensual odyssey into earthly beauties.

28th Jul 2020 Work
All rise for the speaker

All rise for the speaker

Get on your feet and head to the virtual music store with this pulsating dance track promo from Love Regenerator and Steve Lacy.

22nd Jul 2020 Work
Jidenna’s transcendent trip

Jidenna’s transcendent trip

The hip hop artist’s video for his latest single, Black Magic Hour, is a burnished odyssey through fire and smoke to his ancestral past.

21st Jul 2020 Work
StyleWar takes stock

StyleWar takes stock

The Swedish directing collective has created a fantastically bizarre promo for BRONSON, fashioned entirely from stock footage and VFX.

21st Jul 2020 Work
Mother Nature’s healing balm

Mother Nature’s healing balm

iPlace's tender tale sees a father and son reconnect in the wilderness.

21st Jul 2020 Work
A queer lens on modern queries

A queer lens on modern queries

This promo for Aish Divine’s track Common Questions takes a peppy, pastel-hued intersectional view of the queer and non-binary dating app culture.

15th Jul 2020 Work
Race to the future

Race to the future

Mercedes-Benz’s goal to achieve emission-free driving by 2039 has inspired the creation of a slick spec spot by director Maik Ludemann.

Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper
Contributing Editor

For 11 storm-tossed years now, Carol’s been lurking in the hold of the great ship shots, churning out in-depth features, country profiles and interviews with such heroes as Frank Budgen and David Droga.

Variously known as shots’ sub-editor, contributing editor and ma’am, Carol helps produce shots magazine, curates and posts loveliness to shots.net, generally swabs the decks and has been known spend up to 12 hours tussling with one single marine metaphor.

Prior to, and alongside, shots, she has worked for a staggering variety of consumer titles, writing stuff ranging from e-sports analysis for Broadcast, to saucy nonsense for Nuts. 

Carol is also a playwright and loves shots more than words can wield the matter.

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