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Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper

Features Editor

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

25th Nov 2022 Work
Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen’s moving statue

Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen’s moving statue

The refugee organisation’s installation highlights the horrific fact that since 2018, no less than 18,292 children fleeing war or poverty have been lost in Europe.

24th Nov 2022 Work
PETA proposes we don’t gobble the gobblers

PETA proposes we don’t gobble the gobblers

The animal rights charity’s Christmas campaign suggests a vegan festive feast with a sweet story about an adorable tiny Turkey.

24th Nov 2022 Work
Foxy Bingo gets on down at Dirty Gertie’s

Foxy Bingo gets on down at Dirty Gertie’s

The online gaming site’s playful new campaign has a cheerfully gingery aesthetic that champions all things foxy.

23rd Nov 2022 Work
And the beat goes on… and on

And the beat goes on… and on

These five jive-tastic films for Ubisoft’s legendary Just Dance game feature dancers that were born to boogie, continuously.

23rd Nov 2022 Work
A home: lost and found

A home: lost and found

This film for the French housing charity Fondation Abbé Pierre is a beautiful story of a young man’s journey from family strife, to the streets, and finally to a place of his own.

22nd Nov 2022 Work
Omar Apollo’s broken home

Omar Apollo’s broken home

The video for the Mexican-American singer’s new track Evergreen expresses inner heartbreak through a disintegrating interior.

21st Nov 2022 Work
Humda’s bizarrely bad drivers

Humda’s bizarrely bad drivers

This pleasingly oblique trio of PSAs for the Hungarian Mobility Development Agency takes imaginative look at how roads, reveries, impatience and selfishness don’t mix.

18th Nov 2022 Work
​The National Lottery’s winning love story

​The National Lottery’s winning love story

Directed by Tom Hooper through SMUGGLER, this heart-warming tale of strangers on a train features a frantic hunt for numbers that will boost both romance and finance.

18th Nov 2022 Work
Apple’s airborne snow angels

Apple’s airborne snow angels

Promoting the brand’s AirPods Pro headphones, this cheering spot sees a couple leap, dance and parkour their way around Buenos Aires creating magical bursts of snow as they go.

18th Nov 2022 Work
Kaho Yoshida’s slip of the tongue

Kaho Yoshida’s slip of the tongue

This visceral, witty and erotic animation sees the Jelly London director take revenge on mouthy mansplaining men who fetishise Asian women.

17th Nov 2022 Work
Arla’s better nature

Arla’s better nature

The Danish-Swedish dairy company releases a sensual film that gently meditates on naturalness.

17th Nov 2022 Work
Cisco’s frozen assets

Cisco’s frozen assets

The IT brand’s cool ad utilises freeze-frame video effects to depict how a cyber-attack can bring a company to a standstill.

Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper
Features 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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