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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.

25th Feb 2020 Work
Student film scales heights of silliness

Student film scales heights of silliness

This hilarious spec spot for the CodeCheck shopping app sees a chap landed with a pesky piscatorial attachment following a fishy purchase.

25th Feb 2020 Work
Girls, Girls, Girls – a user’s manual

Girls, Girls, Girls – a user’s manual

Cynthia Nixon stars in a powerful film from alt-fashion magazine Girls, Girls, Girls, that deconstructs the tyranny of being female.

25th Feb 2020 Work
LSO’s dance of a century

LSO’s dance of a century

The London Symphony Orchestra launches its new season with a stunning live-action film interpreting the explosive events of the early 20th Century.

25th Feb 2020 Work
Beckham’s red card recollection

Beckham’s red card recollection

adidas Football’s new series kicks off with Becks’ infamous tale of argy bargy with Argentina during the 1998 World Cup.

25th Feb 2020 Insight
Meat-free marketing: from ‘Got Milk’ to Post-Milk

Meat-free marketing: from ‘Got Milk’ to Post-Milk

There’s something suitably organic in the way vegan culture has developed. Ingredients including increased eco-awareness, improved products and the evolution of social comms, have bubbled up into a perfect plant-based stew that’s tastier than ever. So are brands leading the conversation or playing catch-up? Carol Cooper investigates.

19th Feb 2020 Work
Pint, interrupted

Pint, interrupted

The Government’s latest THINK! road safety initiative includes a pub where you can’t finish your pint.

18th Feb 2020 Work
Praise be for Labatt’s preachy pun

Praise be for Labatt’s preachy pun

New York indie agency Burns Group introduces a booze-brandishing zealot for the beer brand’s Blue Citra.

18th Feb 2020 Work
Coke ad fizzes with righteous indignation

Coke ad fizzes with righteous indignation

This punchy film starring actor Natasha Lyonne launches a Europe-wide campaign to heal the world with empathy.

18th Feb 2020 Work
What the hell’s going on?

What the hell’s going on?

AB/CD/CD have directed a fiendishly good video for Tim Burgess’ track Empathy for The Devil.

18th Feb 2020 Work
A right royal relaxation

A right royal relaxation

IKEA rules with slick campaign about rulers needing chill time.

12th Feb 2020 Work
Sebastien’s surreal domestic bliss out

Sebastien’s surreal domestic bliss out

Director Valentine Reinhardt creates a candy-coloured world of crazy for miniature musician.

12th Feb 2020 Work
Aguila’s bottle caps battle the binge

Aguila’s bottle caps battle the binge

Colombia’s biggest beer brand aims to put the lid on irresponsible drinking.

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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