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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.

12th Sep 2019 Work
The One Show launches with shaman-power

The One Show launches with shaman-power

To promote today’s call for entries to The One Show 2020, the advertising awards body is offering the services of a real Peruvian shaman to bless creative work.

11th Sep 2019 Inspiration
Sowing the seeds of great ideas

Sowing the seeds of great ideas

Muse gone missing? Try this inspiring ideas generator for creatives.

11th Sep 2019 Work
Posties probe the private world of shoppers

Posties probe the private world of shoppers

eBay launches witty films celebrating the shopping fails and pervy purchases that postal workers are privy to.

11th Sep 2019 Work
Smart phone daft hair

Smart phone daft hair

BBH NY’s fun spot for Samsung tells the story of an alpaca-based craze for bonkers barnets.

10th Sep 2019 Work
School dinner with an extra helping of love

School dinner with an extra helping of love

This sweet Brazilian animation for Nestlé Health Science pays tribute to the role of nutritionists and is testament to the power of fond food memories.

10th Sep 2019 Work
Diesel redefines the wearing of labels

Diesel redefines the wearing of labels

For its new Fall campaign, Diesel has launched a fun spot created by Publicis Italy on the topic of ‘wardrobing’.

10th Sep 2019 Work
Fear of being a seat-belt softie exposed in smart PSA

Fear of being a seat-belt softie exposed in smart PSA

BBDO Dublin has produced an amusing spot for the Irish Road Safety Authority that plays on young drivers' reluctance to insist passengers buckle up.

10th Sep 2019 Work
Fisherman’s tale reveals the power of connecting

Fisherman’s tale reveals the power of connecting

Archer’s Mark produce new campaign for LinkedIn following heartwarming stories of Grimsby locals.

10th Sep 2019 Work
Saucy Swedish ad hits spot for cock socks

Saucy Swedish ad hits spot for cock socks

Stockholm agency House of Radon creates NSFW interactive film to get people conversing about contraceptives.

6th Sep 2019 Craft
Landscape is so last year in the vertical world

Landscape is so last year in the vertical world

The official opening of Samsung KX, the tech giant’s new ‘digital playground’ in London’s Kings Cross, took place this Tuesday with ‘the world’s first vertical gig’ as its centrepiece. Henry Scotland, CD at Iris, the agency behind the event, explains the process of going portrait.

5th Sep 2019 Work
Wind’s wacky ad scores a basket

Wind’s wacky ad scores a basket

Athens agency bounces out a batty basketball-themed ad for Greek comms giant.

5th Sep 2019 Work
Intern creates stunning surrealist short

Intern creates stunning surrealist short

New director Laura Passalacqua wrote and directed this remarkable animation in just four weeks during her internship with Passion Pictures/Paris.

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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