theWork theCraft theTalent theInspiration theNews theInsight theShowcase theFocus
Log in
Logged in
Search the archives
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.

7th Feb 2023 Work
A vicious circle

A vicious circle

South Africa’s Western Cape Government launches a gender-based violence awareness campaign that urges men to end the cycle of abuse.

7th Feb 2023 Work
Tourism Tasmania’s got wood

Tourism Tasmania’s got wood

In anticipation of what is surely the southern hemisphere’s hottest ticket The Tasmanian Queer Woodchop Championships, this fun film promotes Hobart-based music and art festival Mona Foma, which hosts the titillating timbertastic event.

7th Feb 2023 Work
BMW breaks the fourth wall

BMW breaks the fourth wall

Emmy-Award-winning director and actor Michaela Coel helps to launch the BMW Filmmaking Challenge (in partnership with the BFI) with a quirky, meta spot that celebrates cinematic ingenuity.

7th Feb 2023 Work
Tom Grennan’s photobooth bonding

Tom Grennan’s photobooth bonding

Sayna Fardaraghi directs a touching music video for the singer-songwriter’s new track Here that celebrates the photo-captured connections between people.

1st Feb 2023 Work
Bean Bar’s no ordinary cup of Joe

Bean Bar’s no ordinary cup of Joe

This zesty spot for the new Cypriot coffee chain celebrates the individuality of the brand and its consumers.

1st Feb 2023 Work
Squarespace’s all-round view of Adam Driver

Squarespace’s all-round view of Adam Driver

The website building brand announces its upcoming ninth Super Bowl ad with an amusing video teaser for the in-game spot.

31st Jan 2023 Work
Office secrets

Office secrets

Working With Cancer launches a powerful film depicting the worries sufferers have about revealing their sickness at work.

27th Jan 2023 Work
P!NK’s picturesque plunge

P!NK’s picturesque plunge

Georgia Hudson directs a cinematic promo for the title track of Trustfall, US singer P!NK’s upcoming ninth studio album.

27th Jan 2023 Work
Spa promotes a dose of nothing

Spa promotes a dose of nothing

The Belgian water brand advocates the health benefits of taking a completely empty pill several times a day.

26th Jan 2023 Work
We Are Warriors shares the burning truth

We Are Warriors shares the burning truth

The First Nations social enterprise group We Are Warriors in collaboration with RG/A Australia, launches Through the Fire, a stirring film aiming to empower Australia’s indigenous youth.

26th Jan 2023 Work
A touch of celebrity cephalopod surrealism in the night

A touch of celebrity cephalopod surrealism in the night

Lisa Paclet directs the world’s first AI-generated film to visualise Liz Taylor’s travels with an octopus.

25th Jan 2023 Work
Aegean Airlines sends in the clouds

Aegean Airlines sends in the clouds

The Greek flight company launches its new hub for young travellers with a jaunty spot depicting young folk clowning around amid unusual meteorological entities.

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.

Work, Craft, Profiles, Insight