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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 Apr 2021 Work
Uneasy riders

Uneasy riders

Bullion director João Retorta helms a wheelie good video for British rock duo Royal Blood.

14th Apr 2021 Work
A hotline to phone hell

A hotline to phone hell

The long-awaited collaboration between Vladimir Cauchemar, producer ASDEK and rappers Rim’K and Laylow lands with a psychedelic telephonic video.

13th Apr 2021 Work
Spot the Differin

Spot the Differin

Galderma’s acne treatment ad promises a better way to tackle the consequences of pimple popping.

31st Mar 2021 Work
Cheaper by the douzaine

Cheaper by the douzaine

French supermarket chain Intermarché celebrates large families with a sweet film about demanding tots.

31st Mar 2021 Work
You’re never alone with a clone

You’re never alone with a clone

Posh.com virtual receptionist service launches a quartet of fun stories about the dastardly doings of doppelgangers.

30th Mar 2021 Work
The best medicine

The best medicine

This moving film for Ronald McDonald House Charity captures a child and his family’s heartrending journey through serious illness.

30th Mar 2021 Work
Pelvicular perfection

Pelvicular perfection

Frito Lay’s new campaign for Tostitos sees Dan Levy and Kate McKinnon compete for crisp-description kudos.

24th Mar 2021 Work
Strangeness and charm

Strangeness and charm

Zalando champions unusual beauty in an uplifting film featuring British rapper Mista Strange.

23rd Mar 2021 Work
An imperfect 10

An imperfect 10

International children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes launches the saddest birthday film, marking a decade of civil war in Syria.

23rd Mar 2021 Work
Model behaviour

Model behaviour

Dove’s new campaign, It's On Us, leads the way by supporting the casting of more diverse ‘real beauty’ models.

23rd Mar 2021 Work
The meta, the better

The meta, the better

David Dearlove’s Taj Mahal presents…. A Short Film takes a hilarious swipe at a genre that often seems longer than it is short.

17th Mar 2021 Work
A celebration of colour

A celebration of colour

The Netherlands’ Eurovision Song contest entry, Birth of a New Age by Jeangu Macrooy, gets a sumptuous video honouring Afro-Caribbean mythology.

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.

Work, Profiles, Insight