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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.

23rd Feb 2024 Work
Battersea’s shaggy dog story

Battersea’s shaggy dog story

The animal welfare charity launches a new campaign created by New Commercial Arts that features an emotional short about a forlorn pooch and his carer.

23rd Feb 2024 Craft
How Richard Bullock made waves with his ambitious amphibious spot

How Richard Bullock made waves with his ambitious amphibious spot

This remarkable film promoting Super Rugby Pacific 2024 was the brainchild of Revolver writer/director Richard Bullock. Here he dives into the making of his underwater epic There's Something In The Water and reveals the challenges of dealing with weighted players and water-filled rugby balls.

21st Feb 2024 Work
Aspire to perspire with Gatorade

Aspire to perspire with Gatorade

The drink brand’s new campaign celebrates the amateur sportsmen and women who exude impressive quantities of the salty skin-cooling enzyme while training to achieve their personal goals.

20th Feb 2024 Work
Sunrise says lift your gaze

Sunrise says lift your gaze

This amusing spot from the Swiss telecommunications company advises keeping an eye out for life's little surprises – such as celebs appearing in small spaces.

20th Feb 2024 Work
A never-ending story of war

A never-ending story of war

The Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center releases a moving campaign that responds to the rise in global conflicts by underscoring unsettling parallels between past and present wars.

16th Feb 2024 Work
Burna Boy’s black-and-white bop

Burna Boy’s black-and-white bop

The Afro-Fusion star performs his hit song On Form, together with his signature stomp dance in the latest campaign for G-Star Raw.

16th Feb 2024 Work
Doritos favours the bold

Doritos favours the bold

This inspiring film extends the snack brand’s For The Bold In Everyone’ platform profiling a remarkable skateboarder with a special skill.

16th Feb 2024 Work
Tourism Tasmania prompts Abstract Inspiration

Tourism Tasmania prompts Abstract Inspiration

Art Insanity, Awesome Innovation, Aesthetic Indulgence – it’s AI but not as we know it, in the tourist board’s surreal new campaign.

15th Feb 2024 Work
IFBI’s curious calamities

IFBI’s curious calamities

This comic campaign for Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance (IFBI) imagines an array of unusual accidents that call for expert cover.

15th Feb 2024 Work
Super Rugby’s scrum-down by the sea

Super Rugby’s scrum-down by the sea

Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby's awesomely aquatic campaign celebrates the binding force between the nations involved in 2024’s Super Rugby tournament – the Pacific Ocean.

14th Feb 2024 Work
Flowers at death’s DoorDash

Flowers at death’s DoorDash

The delivery company’s darkly droll Valentine's Day campaign tackles the grave issue of men not receiving flowers till their own funerals.

14th Feb 2024 Work
AI revives the voices of gunshot victims

AI revives the voices of gunshot victims

This impactful campaign for advocacy groups Change the Ref and March for Our Lives promotes The Shotline, a remarkable AI-powered platform lobbying lawmakers to end gun violence.

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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