Clara Bacou

Clara Bacou is a versatile animation director and artist known for her expertise in 3D and AR design. Her work involves otherworldly animated music visuals, social filters and contributing pioneering content for AR eyewear. Her innovative designs have allowed millions of users to alter their appearances and surroundings. 

As a designer, Bacou has collaborated and creatively led on groundbreaking mixed reality projects for clients including Meta, Snapchat, and Universal Music and has produced captivating video and AR work on commercial projects for clients such as Nike, Louis Vuitton, Spotify, Takashi Murakami, Coach, NARS and Fendi.

As an artist, she has made a prominent mark on the 3D community and has been selected to exhibit internationally in group and solo shows, including Miami for Art Basel with Snapchat Spectacles 3, Berlin for Pictoplasma, Charleston for Beeple x Christie’s Studio Opening, Toronto, Florence, Lisbon, Budapest and at Frieze-registered galleries in her hometown London. 

She is a recognised Snapchat and Meta creator and is part of a selected group of artists and developers worldwide collaborating to create exciting new mobile AR. Her filters have 40+ million views, 35+ million shares, and 3k days of playtime. Her work’s impact has been highlighted in leading publications such as Forbes, Adweek, Elite Daily, The Verge, VentureBeat, VRScout, Next Reality, and WeRSM.