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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.

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The Federal Ministry for Climate Protection Austria releases a spooky animation about the threat posed by outdated fossil fuel energy systems.

6th Jan 2022 Work
Anchor hits skid row

Anchor hits skid row

The butter brand’s playful campaign celebrates the sublime slidey-ness of butter.

5th Jan 2022 Work
​Stay home and snack

​Stay home and snack

SkinnyPop’s new commercial sends out a Covid-secure message with a K-Pop flavour.

5th Jan 2022 Work
Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

Savills real estate agents explores property porn in a rom-com style spot.

23rd Dec 2021 Work
Islands in the (dried up) stream

Islands in the (dried up) stream

AlmapBBDO/São Paulo creates an unusual initiative for the UN Global Compact, to highlight the climate crisis by sinking an ‘unwanted’ island.

23rd Dec 2021 Work
Tis the season of festive fussing

Tis the season of festive fussing

This fun spot, created for Konzum by Zagreb agency Zoo, celebrates the mountain of prep that a family Christmas calls for.

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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