Clara Bacou is an exceptionally talented 3D and AR artist specialising in 3D modelling, visual development, creative direction and AR Lens creation. Her work is bold and innovative which led to her being handpicked by Snapchat to be one of their first Official Lens Creators.
Clara Bacou is a versatile animation director and artist known for her expertise in 3D design and augmented reality. Her work involves otherworldly animated music videos, social filters and designing content for AR eyewear. Her innovative designs have allowed millions of users to alter their appearances and surroundings.
As a director, Bacou has creatively led on groundbreaking mixed reality projects for clients including Meta, Snapchat, TikTok, and has produced captivating video and AR work for commercial clients such as Universal Music, Gucci, Takashi Murakami, Fendi and Coach.
As a designer and an artist, she has made a prominent mark on the the 3D community and has been selected to exhibit internationally at group and solo shows in Miami for Art Basel, Berlin for Pictoplasma, LA, Florence, Lisbon, Budapest, Arizona, and at Frieze-registered galleries in her hometown London.
She first gained recognition as one of Snapchat's initial official Lens creators. Her filters have since received over 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.