It’s a game of two halves, as shots reflects on the marketing around this summer’s Women’s World Cup. In part one, Carol Cooper takes to the pitch with expert commentators and explores how the fickle fortunes of women’s football down the years fed into the narrative of ‘the struggle’, the legacy of This Girl Can and how brands have backed the rebirth of a sport.
Though her eye-popping work has been sought by clients from Tata Motors to Spike Lee, Ketna Patel is more than a pop artist for hire. With a tri-cultural, outsider’s vision and virtual ‘travelling studios’ in India and Britain, she’s on a mission to wander the globe and pose life’s big questions.
Political, principled and with 35 years' worth of convention-busting work under his belt, Rich Silverstein shares much with his GS&P co-founder Jeff Goodby. But, as the co-recipient of this year's Lion of St Mark tells Carol Cooper, they also differ profoundly...
As he prepares to receive this year's Lion of St Mark with co-founder Rich Silverstein, GS&P's Jeff Goodby tells Carol Cooper about the behavioural science of advertising and how all presidents should be able to take a pie to the face.
Works by Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuaron and a host of contemporary artists unite in an immersive, multi-sensory exhibition, opening at the Saatchi Gallery today.
From candlelit cave paintings to spectacular Spider-verses, mankind's been making moving drawings for millennia and, as far back as the late 1800s, adland has been harnessing its magical powers. Carol Cooper chats to industry magicians about the state of the animation nation today.
Whether it's making innovative, Grammy-nominated promos for virtual band Gorillaz or lush films for the BBC Olympics trails and The Beatles: Rock Band game, the Friends Electric director has his head in the clouds.
Is humour still a crucial part of advertising? Has the Trump/Brexit axis of twattery and other woes of the world nudged mirth off the menu? Has snowflakery pushed us from joke to woke? Carol Cooper and industry pros take a look at lols in adland.
Carol Cooper meets AMV BBDO’s creative duo Jack Smedley and George Hackforth-Jones, a pair of gentlemen jesters whose motto is 'never punch down'.
Ariel Danziger’s lush fashion film blends imagery from Latino wrestling with a dreamy pastel-hued pallette.
The award-winning director behind Peep Show, Veep and the British Airways Safety Film series chats to Carol Cooper as part of our Comedy Focus.
Since This Girl Can jiggled its way onto our screens in 2015, there’s been some improvement in how women are portrayed in ads, but though we’re seeing more images of wobblier, tougher lasses, where are the funny ones? Carol Cooper investigates.