A. D. Cooper

From a copywriter background, A.D. is an award-winning writer of original features and TV scripts. She also directs short films and documentaries.

FILM
DARK COMEDY
Narrative short in development with producer Emily Brancher. Exec producer Camille Gatin.
THE PENNY DROPPED
Winner of Award of Merit, One-Reeler Short Film Competition. Watch the Film here on Vimeo
THE WITCHCRAFT CONSPIRACY
A supernatural biopic currently in development at Gritstone Pictures
THE ANGEL OF MONS
Winner of Women in Film and TV Script Initiative “Write Time”
THE MIRROR
Feature length horror. 2 option deals currently lapsed
A SMALL DOT ON THE WESTERN FRONT
8 minute film; Hurcheon Films
ACE
Short film. Winner of six awards
THE VIEW FROM THE WINDOW
1O minute drama. Winner of Prequel to Cannes Short Script Competition
HOME TO THE HANGERS
5 minute poetry film. Winner of Directors UK Alexa Challenge
STRANGER DANGER
3 minute comedy starring Prunella Scales (aged 80); Hurcheon Films and Webra Multimedia
SPRING ON THE STRAND
2 minute poetry film. 2 Festival Nominations and 1 Finalist Award.
THE FLASK
Wrote and directed museum installation in 72 hours with Actors Screen Collective
FEET
Nominated for ten awards.
TELEVISION
GOLDEN ARROW PICTURES
QUITE CONTRARY
Multi-platform interactive TV Series currently in development
PINTSIZE PICTURES / CHALLENGE TV
NINJA WARRIOR
Sports TV: re-versioned 89 x 23 minute episodes
THEATRE
A SMALL DOT ON THE WESTERN FRONT
Wrote and produced at Vauxhall Tea Rooms Theatre, February 2016
BOOKS
JOHN KEATON
A short story in World War I e-anthology The Clock Struck War published by Mardibooks
IF MEN REALLY RULED THE WORLD
Humour book published by West 1 Publishing as Vincent Furnier
IF WOMEN REALLY RULED THE WORLD
Humour book published by West 1 Publishing
SUMMARY OF AWARDS

Finalist: Cinema Poetica, Oregon for short film Spring on the Strand

Winner: Best Sound Design (shorts & features) Southampton Intl Film Festival for The Penny Dropped

Finalist: Colorado Film International Film Festival Script Competition for feature Earth Bound

Winner: Best Documentary, Dorking Film Festival for Writing the Peace

Winner: Award of Merit. One-Reeler Short Film Competition for The Penny Dropped

Finalist: Three Counties Challenge Short Film pitch at Film Expo South for Taking the Biscuit

Co-winner: Directors UK Alexa Challenge for Home to the Hangers

Winner: Jury’s Choice Best Short Film (London Rolling Film Festival), Best Direction UK, Best Photography UK (The Kids Festival, Spain) for Ace, Prize from the Cinewomen Foundation included a film maker profile

Finalist: Euroscript Screen Story Competition Garbo Still Loves Me

Co-winner: Ideastap/Mardibooks World War 1 Centenary Short Story Competition John Keaton

Co-winner: Script Factory Overnight Script Challenge

Winner: Prequel to Cannes Short Script Competition with The View from the Window

Winner: Women in Film and Television script initiative Write Time with The Angel of Mons

Winner: Institute of Practitioners in Sales Promotion Award for Tetley’s Bitter campaign

Winner: International Film & Video Festival Silver Screen Award (script) Walking Cyclists (COI)