A. D. Cooper is an award-winning writer, scriptwriter, playwright, journalist and copywriter as well as being a film director. She is a writer and/or director for hire. Alice has also presented her plays on London fringe stages, and her audio dramas are available via Towton Audio.
To see a wide selection of her writing styles in published works, please visit her writing portfolio at https://alicewrites.co.uk
Her literary agent for prose, scripts and plays is Meg Davis at Ki Agency http://www.ki-agency.co.uk
Amongst many projects with Meg, A. D.’s completed the feature script for “A Small Dot on the Western Front”, and her planned debut feature script "The Inglenook Stone" is being considered by producers. See the "Coming Soon" page here: https://hurcheonfilms.com/projects/7196300. She's also developing a feature documentary about women's rugby with specialist commentator Nick Heath.
She's a member of BAFTA Connect, Cinesisters, WGGB, Directors UK, Women in Film & TV, and part of the Film London/UKTV Equal Access Network, the ITV 50/50 Comedy Initiative, and an inductee into the World Rugby Hall of Fame (one of 18 women in a cohort of 160 members).
Her directing agent is Ian Taylor at Red Door Vision (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A.D. has also lectured at the London College of Communication (M.A. Screenwriting - ongoing), Ravensbourne University (The Visual Tools module of the B.A. Digital Film Making),Farnham University of the Creative Arts (Scriptwriting module of the B.A. Film Making) and Raindance (Scriptwriting).
But she's always interested in new challenges and collaborations.
CV available on request via the Contact page.
After 3 years on the BAFTA Crew, A.D. is now on this new level of BAFTA membership.
The trailer for a 48-minute radio play written by A.D. Cooper and released as a podcast via towtonaudio.com in August 2021. Towton Audio will release another of her scripts in early 2023.
An 'as live' interview with a 19th Century astronomy pioneer. DIrected by Laurel Parker, available from towtonaudio.com.
Read the full review here: http://cinemajam.com/mag/movie-reviews/my-cousin-rachel
Read the full article here: http://cinemajam.com/mag/features/baftas-lucky-225 (June 2017)
A review of Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” (Nov 2016). Read the full article here: http://cinemajam.com/mag/movie-reviews/nocturnal-animals
Finalist for feature script “Earth Bound”
Hurcheon Films is developing a number of feature projects. At the same time, there are a number of family, sci-fi and historical feature scripts that are available for option. Some of these have been optioned previously, and have been through a thorough development process. Please contact us to see treatments and scripts.
A. D. Cooper is collaborating with other creative practitioners on other projects such as a children’s sitcom, and is available as a freelance writer and/or director for hire. She’s written over 200 corporate, training and internal communications scripts for a number of different production companies covering a wide variety of brands and services including digital. Lists of these including many active links are available on request. She's also directed some of these corporate videos.
In addition, Alice's written over 80 episodes of narration/as-live commentary for the re-versioned sports entertainment show “Ninja Warrior” (Challenge TV/Pintsize Pictures), published short stories and joke books. She wrote her own column in “Rugby World” for many years as well as contributing to other specialist rugby publications writing about the women's game for which she received the Tankard Award from the Rugby Union Writers' Club in 2023. In November 2022, she was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame for her work as co-organiser of the inaugural Women's Rugby World Cup in 1991.
She creates advertising concepts and copy for everything from websites, experiential marketing, digital ads and e-marketing through to poster, press, radio & TV commercials. Her many writing styles can be found on her writing portfolio site at http://alicewrites.co.uk
She has been a regular contributor of reviews, opinion pieces and training articles to the online magazine for film makers called “The Spread” run by Cinema Jam. See above and below for a few examples.
Read the full review here: http://cinemajam.com/mag/movie-reviews/love-and-friendship
An overview of films about World War 1. Read the full article here: http://cinemajam.com/mag/features/the-great-war-and-cinema
Review for “Bridge of Spies” (2015). Read the full article here http://cinemajam.com/mag/movie-reviews/bridge-of-spies
One of many pieces of journalism covering women's rugby.
Recognition from the community of rugby journalists.