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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.

20th Jan 2022 Work
Game, set and snack

Game, set and snack

Edita Confectionery Industries, manufacturers of the beloved American snack cake in Egypt, releases a fun tennis-themed spot to launch a design challenge.

20th Jan 2022 Work
Sensitive flowers

Sensitive flowers

Food-growing charity Mindfood releases a charming film about a chatty pot plant who reveals how green fingers can battle the blues.

20th Jan 2022 Work
Outsider insight

Outsider insight

Director Varun Chopra has crafted an arresting film profiling four ‘misfits’ in Mumbai as they battle prejudice and exclusion.

19th Jan 2022 Talent
The Way I See It: Phil Lee

The Way I See It: Phil Lee

Now creative director at BAFTA and Emmy-nominated creative community, Untold Studios, Phil was previously video commissioner at XL Recordings, where he spent 21 years helping to create award-winning visuals for stars including Adele, Radiohead, M.I.A and FKA Twigs. Here he shares his thoughts on litter, long service and living in the moment.

18th Jan 2022 Work
When it comes to the crunch

When it comes to the crunch

Walkers launches a campaign celebrating the nation’s love for the crispiness of crisps.

17th Jan 2022 Work
The not-so-good goodie bag

The not-so-good goodie bag

Frustrated senior adland professionals form The Change Collective and launch a campaign highlighting the dangers of sexual harassment and misogyny in the industry.

12th Jan 2022 Work
EuroMillions’ cute communiqué

EuroMillions’ cute communiqué

This sweet film imagines the joy of Juliette, a young woman building up to announcing a lottery win that will change her family’s life.

11th Jan 2022 Work
Sleep-Eze’s fun fever dream

Sleep-Eze’s fun fever dream

The Canadian sleep aid brand drifts off into surrealism with a perfectly potty spot from The Perlorian Brothers.

7th Jan 2022 Work
Bloom & Wild’s fading glories

Bloom & Wild’s fading glories

The flower delivery brand’s Care Wildly campaign continues with an elegant film highlighting the beauty of the message behind the bouquet.

7th Jan 2022 Work
Alt-J’s quantum jump

Alt-J’s quantum jump

This stunning video for the indie band’s new track Hard Drive Gold fuses nuclear meltdown with a pole vaulter’s final leap.

7th Jan 2022 Talent
YDA-winner Christian Schilling on visualising the power of friendship

YDA-winner Christian Schilling on visualising the power of friendship

Christian Schilling's spec spot for Duracell picked up a gold trophy at the YDA 2021. Here he discusses how his mother's music box, a dip in a white-water river and – possibly – Forrest Gump all contributed to the making of his epic film.

6th Jan 2022 Work
Out of the furnace…

Out of the furnace…

The Federal Ministry for Climate Protection Austria releases a spooky animation about the threat posed by outdated fossil fuel energy systems.

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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