A D Cooper: Creative Practitioner

From an advertising copywriting background, A D Cooper has created a string of award-winning short films most of which can be seen elsewhere on this website.

In other art forms, she’s written,directed and produced stage productions on the London fringe; published articles, film reviews, short stories and joke books, and written the narration and ‘as live’ comedy commentary for over 80 episodes of “Ninja Warrior” (Pintsize Pictures/Challenge TV). In addition, she is creative content controller on the Dorset Film website.

In August 2021, her 50-minute audio script “What did you do in the war, Mama?” was released as a podcast through Towton Audio. https://www.towtonaudio.com/what-did-you-do-in-the-war-mama

Currently, A D is developing a number of feature projects as a writer for TV, film and theatre, but is also working towards her feature debut as a writer/director. See the Coming Soon page of this website.

She’s looking for opportunities to collaborate as either a writer and/or director. Her literary agent is Meg Davis at Ki Agency.

She is a member of the BAFTA Crew for a third year, part of the ITV 50:50 Comedy, and the Film London/UKTV All Voices initiatives.

Qualifications:

Diploma in Advertising Writing from Watford College

M. A. in Screenwriting from London College of Communication.
Also an associate lecturer on the same course in 2016/21 running short film script workshops as well as other industry-related lectures.

She's also certificated for Corvid-10 protocols in production (2020)

Check out this interview with A D Cooper about writing and film making on UK Talk Radio in June 2018 (released July): http://uktalkradio.org/film-expo-south/

For a short film script called "Balls"

A D Cooper was delighted to be on the judging panel for the Monologue competition being run by N G Personal Management with the judging taking place in early October 2020.

Her next judging role will be with the Film Expo South Script 2 Screen Competition in late 2021.

Selected for a third year in 2021.