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Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper

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12th Jun 2019 Work
Punchdrunk and UNKLE mix an intoxicating cocktail of sound and vision

Punchdrunk and UNKLE mix an intoxicating cocktail of sound and vision

Works by Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuaron and a host of contemporary artists unite in an immersive, multi-sensory exhibition, opening at the Saatchi Gallery today.

17th Apr 2019 Insight
The art of the cel

The art of the cel

From candlelit cave paintings to spectacular Spider-verses, mankind's been making moving drawings for millennia and, as far back as the late 1800s, adland has been harnessing its magical powers. Carol Cooper chats to industry magicians about the state of the animation nation today.

3rd Apr 2019 Talent
Pete Candeland on why the skies have it

Pete Candeland on why the skies have it

Whether it's making innovative, Grammy-nominated promos for virtual band Gorillaz or lush films for the BBC Olympics trails and The Beatles: Rock Band game, the Friends Electric director has his head in the clouds.

18th Mar 2019 Insight
It's a funny business

It's a funny business

Is humour still a crucial part of advertising? Has the Trump/Brexit axis of twattery and other woes of the world nudged mirth off the menu? Has snowflakery pushed us from joke to woke? Carol Cooper and industry pros take a look at lols in adland.

14th Mar 2019 Talent
A comedy of (good) manners

A comedy of (good) manners

Carol Cooper meets AMV BBDO’s creative duo Jack Smedley and George Hackforth-Jones, a pair of gentlemen jesters whose motto is 'never punch down'.

11th Mar 2019 Work
EXCLUSIVE: Luchadoras take a hallucinogenic trip into the desert

EXCLUSIVE: Luchadoras take a hallucinogenic trip into the desert

Ariel Danziger’s lush fashion film blends imagery from Latino wrestling with a dreamy pastel-hued pallette.

8th Mar 2019 Insight
Becky Martin on funny bones, female directors and formulas for LOLs

Becky Martin on funny bones, female directors and formulas for LOLs

The award-winning director behind Peep Show, Veep and the British Airways Safety Film series chats to Carol Cooper as part of our Comedy Focus.

8th Mar 2019 Insight
Send in the (lady) clowns

Send in the (lady) clowns

Since This Girl Can jiggled its way onto our screens in 2015, there’s been some improvement in how women are portrayed in ads, but though we’re seeing more images of wobblier, tougher lasses, where are the funny ones? Carol Cooper investigates.

6th Mar 2019 Work
The Road Whisperer utters words of wisdom in VMLY&R's new work

The Road Whisperer utters words of wisdom in VMLY&R's new work

An old 'Dude' with a ferret helps rookie drivers own the road in this new campaign for THINK!

5th Mar 2019 Work
Honda creates the hybrid you can feel

Honda creates the hybrid you can feel

The ad blends test driver testimony with artistic imagery to convey desirable driving experience.

5th Mar 2019 Work
Andreas Nilsson's lyrical portrait of LNER life

Andreas Nilsson's lyrical portrait of LNER life

The Biscuit director captures the whimsy and wonder of rail travel with a mildly eccentric east coast journey.

27th Feb 2019 Work
Canadian PSA Traces the Making of a Monster

Canadian PSA Traces the Making of a Monster

Advocacy group White Ribbon has launched a powerful film, helmed by Hubert Davis, that explores the roots of toxic masculinity.

Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper
Contributor

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