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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.

15th Jan 2020 Work
Sécurité Routière unveils surprisingly happy endings

Sécurité Routière unveils surprisingly happy endings

The French road authority releases two life-saving tales with twists – nothing bad happens.

15th Jan 2020 Work
Greenpeace and Aardman release sad tale of turtles in trouble

Greenpeace and Aardman release sad tale of turtles in trouble

Stars including Olivia Colman and Helen Mirren lend their voices to a sorrowful animation highlighting the plight of the oceans.

14th Jan 2020 Work
MX releases cinematic civil war-themed promo

MX releases cinematic civil war-themed promo

Director Sakari Lerkkanen has created an epic eight-minute musical exploration of the casualties of conflict.

14th Jan 2020 Work
Tops at Spar reveals alcohol’s unpalatable aftertastes

Tops at Spar reveals alcohol’s unpalatable aftertastes

This sobering campaign for the South African liquor store drives home the horror of drink-related road death.

14th Jan 2020 Work
SafeAuto predicts a riot

SafeAuto predicts a riot

The low-cost car insurer frees the people from the tyranny of pricy premiums in Joan’s jolly campaign.

7th Jan 2020 Work
SWVL spot captures Cairo’s colourful chaos

SWVL spot captures Cairo’s colourful chaos

A series of bemusing images greet a man as he journeys out of his flat in this entertaining spot for the bus service.

7th Jan 2020 Work
YMCA’s one-take wonder

YMCA’s one-take wonder

This clever spot visualises two versions of the same story in – almost – one continuous camera move.

7th Jan 2020 Work
Inniskillen pours a taste of Hollywood

Inniskillen pours a taste of Hollywood

The Canadian wine brand’s movie trailer pastiche delivers full-bodied notes of 70s culture with a dry finish.

6th Jan 2020 Work
Kolonial clocks in with hilarious musing on time

Kolonial clocks in with hilarious musing on time

The online grocery brand delivers delightfully silly spot aimed at stressed-out families.

6th Jan 2020 Work
Another Wynne win for GoCompare

Another Wynne win for GoCompare

Droga5 continues its droll series for the insurance giant starring winning the Welsh tenor.

23rd Dec 2019 Work
Chio Chips channels cheesy pop hit

Chio Chips channels cheesy pop hit

Love is literally in the air in We Are Blossom’s hilarious serenading snack spot.

20th Dec 2019 Work
NHS England passes on heartwarming message

NHS England passes on heartwarming message

Pablo’s life-affirming film about death conveys new regulations about organ donation.

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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