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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.

14th Oct 2020 Work
That’s easy for you to say…

That’s easy for you to say…

Wikipedia has joined forces with Stamma, the British Stammering Association, to rephrase the negative language used to describe stammering.

14th Oct 2020 Work
Dance your rocks off with Apricots

Dance your rocks off with Apricots

BAFTA-winning director Mark Jenkin employs euphoric elements and gyrating rocks in his bewitching music video for Bicep’s new trance anthem.

13th Oct 2020 Work
A magnificent multiplying Ms

A magnificent multiplying Ms

Director Martina Scarpelli’s animated promo for Kai’s track, A Little Too Much, expresses the complexity of womanhood via some spectacular monochrome morphing.

13th Oct 2020 Work
That lightbulb moment

That lightbulb moment

IKEA celebrates the power of collective actions in a hopeful film directed by Adam Berg.

7th Oct 2020 Work
Reality-bending bonkers Berliners

Reality-bending bonkers Berliners

The Festival of Animation Berlin launches with a multi-media celebration of the city’s colourful characters.

7th Oct 2020 Work
Trainspotting recycled

Trainspotting recycled

Project Everyone and The Climate Coalition (TCC) launch a dazzling film by Adam Smith that pays tribute to Danny Boyle’s 1996 masterpiece.

6th Oct 2020 Work
The route to Appy-ness

The route to Appy-ness

Renault’s campaign brings joy with the first 100% electric car town in France.

6th Oct 2020 Work
All’s well that mends well

All’s well that mends well

Clas Ohlson’s tale of a trashed toy promotes sustainability in a playful way.

1st Oct 2020 Work
An obscure briefcase of desire

An obscure briefcase of desire

Alexandre Do and Lo Xu-Ming Tong’s gripping, enigmatic neo-Western explores cultural alienation in Cambodia.

29th Sep 2020 Work
A paramedic’s pain

A paramedic’s pain

Directing duo Luke Seomore and Joseph Bull create an affecting film to accompany the track Palace by Seomore's ambient band Blessed Are The Hearts That Bend.

29th Sep 2020 Work
Orange dials up the cute

Orange dials up the cute

The telecoms giant launches a sweet film, directed by Frédéric Planchon, that urges customers to recycle their phones.

29th Sep 2020 Work
Orbs of enchantment

Orbs of enchantment

Filmmaker Gary Roberts has created a bewitching short film that ponders the question, where do memories go when we lose them?

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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