Camilo Barria

Director & Creative Hybrid

Level
Senior
Location
Los Angeles, United States
Availability
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Projects

About me

Camilo Barria Royer is an award-winning Director and Creative Hybrid who specializes in conceptualize and develop ideas in the realm of visual narratives regardless of the medium. He spent over twenty years working with Comedy, Youth & Music, and Family entertainment in Latin America and the United States in roles as diverse as Art Director, Animation Director, and Creative Director, ideating and crafting campaigns, scripts, leading creative teams, branding, and short content. Passionated about telling authentic stories, irreverence, and achieve humorous, beautiful work that sparks a smile. Camilo brings those many years of expertise to his Directing approach when he collaborates with clients to elevate their vision. Camilo holds a Major in Sociology, focused on Cultural Studies, Photography, and Latin America Studies from Universidad Central de Venezuela. He has broadened his horizons through filmmaking, production, screenwriting, storytelling, and courses in Design Thinking at IDEO. Recently, he has completed the Professional Program in Producing at the venerable UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and TV, and attended the legendary Robert McKee STORY Seminar to support his evolution in exploring the intersection of art and entertainment. He currently partnered with Netflix's Creative Studio as Image Concept Developer through his independent design practice United Büro and is an Independent Writer/Producer Filmmaker.

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Skills

  • Film
  • Creative Direction
  • Advertising
  • Commercial
  • Editing
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image Making
  • Content Creatiion
  • TV Broadcast
  • Producing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Viacom CBS Networks International

    Viacom CBS Networks International

    • Television
  • U

    Univision Communications Inc.

    • N

      Netflix

      • C

        Chilevision

        Work history

        Currently

        Artistic Director/Founder

        United Büro

        Dec 2019
        • Los Angeles, United States
        • Full Time
        • Founded in 2019 and based in Los Angeles, California, United Büro is an independent and interdisciplinary boutique design practice working for the entertainment, fashion, and music industries. www.unitedburo.com

        Currently

        Image Concept Developer

        Netflix

        Dec 2019
        • Los Angeles, United States
        • Freelance
        • Producing broad-ranging, world-class visual content for Original Titles in partnership with Netflix's Creative Studio.

        2018

        Director / Writer / Creative Producer

        Univision Communications Inc.

        Jun 2016 - Dec 2018
        • Miami, United States
        • Full Time
        • Influencing the development and production of multiplatform branded content for Fortune 500 clientele, I steered the process from concept design to completion while directing creative teams and maintaining positive client relations. Highlights of my achievements include: • Producing strategic and innovative content for major clients, including Nissan, T-Mobile, Verizon, Anheuser-Busch, Walmart, and others. • Securing recognition as a three-time winner of Telly Awards in Branded Content and General Automotive categories, with content created and produced for the T-Mobile and Nissan U.S. Hispanic market. • Partnering with T-Mobile to lead the process from ideation to completion for a once-in-a-time short film highlighting J Balvin Unlimited and his insights on music and digital culture, with the cinema verité-style project awarded bronze at Telly Awards.

        2012

        Creative & Art Director / Creative Producer

        Viacom CBS Networks International

        Dec 2007 - Sep 2012
        • Buenos Aires, Argentina
        • Full Time
        • Creative & Art Director/Creative Producer MTV, VH1, & Comedy Central Latin America Producing broad-ranging visual content for regional marketing, including Argentina and Brazil, I secured, motivated, and managed the top-tier creative talent and directed the contributions of in-house directors and designers as well as external vendors. Highlights of my achievements include: • Receiving an impressive collection of 20+ awards from PromaxBDA Assoc. during my tenure. • Engaging as part of a creative task force charged with the production of three millennial serialized dramas, personally overseeing the development of creative strategy for campaigns, promos, and opening titles and serving as writer and creative producer behind three music videos. • Reinvigorating the MTV brand as an entertainment leader among young audiences while driving website visits by 179%.

        2014

        Creative Director / Development

        Viacom CBS Networks International

        Sep 2007 - Oct 2014
        • Buenos Aires, Argentina
        • Full Time
        • Creative Director Advertising & Brand Solutions Department, The Americas Providing forward-thinking direction to diverse creative projects for Fortune 500 clients, I led a team of five producers and engaged pan-regional production companies to meet targets for quality, pioneering work. Further, I handled all aspects of operations and maintained relationships with decision-makers and teams across business lines. Highlights of my achievements include: • Maintaining a satisfied portfolio of clients ranging from Unilever and Coca-Cola to Samsung and Reebok. • Leading the ideation and development of creative strategy and the look/feel of first edition of the MTV Millennial Awards, translating the impact of social media on the MTV screen and effectively reinforcing the brand position as a relevant, specialized curator while recognizing the most influential creators on the internet. • Receiving gold, silver, and bronze awards for integrated marketing consumer tie-in sports from PromaxBDA Assoc.

        2007

        Art Director / Writer / Creative Producer

        Punga Visual Consorcio

        May 2005 - Jul 2007
        • Buenos Aires, Argentina
        • Full Time
        • Providing forward-thinking art direction and writing for international brands such as Nike, mun2, DMAX, MTV, and Microsoft at a one-of-a-kind design studio that was soon labeled as "one of the most innovative animation studios worldwide” by Motionographer in 2009. Hands-On art director, designer, and animator working with a talented team of illustrators, 3D artists, animators, and sound designers.

        2005

        Art Director/Creative Producer

        Chilevision

        Dec 2001 - May 2005
        • Santiago, Chile
        • Full Time
        • Providing and producing a broad range of audiovisual projects in the realm of motion design and broadcast design for one of the largest public networks in Chile. Managing a team of five creative producers for Promos, News and Entertainment departments.

        Education

        Currently

        Certificate

        UCLA

        Mar 2020
        • Los Angeles, United States
        • UCLA Extension Film & TV Development Program

        2019

        Certificate

        UCLA

        Jun 2019 - Aug 2019
        • Los Angeles, United States
        • UCLA TFT / School of Theater, Film and Television Professional Program in Producing Fields of Study: Film and TV Production, Line Producing, International Sales and Distribution, Feature and TV Narrative Structure, Finance and Completion Bonds, Studio System, Streamers, and Independent FIlmmaking.

        2018

        Certificate

        IDEO

        Jan 2018 - Aug 2018
        • San Francisco, United States
        • Leading For Creativity with Tim Brown Power of Purpose with Joe Brown Unlocking Creativity with Suzanne Gibbs Howard Hello Design Thinking with David Kelley

        2003

        Mar 2002 - Jan 2003
        • Santiago, Chile
        • Faculty of Architecture and Design School of Design Graduate Studies in Typography and Communications.

        2000

        Mar 1992 - Dec 2000
        • Caracas, Venezuela
        • Universidad Central de Venezuela. Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. School of Sociology. Fields of Study: Cultural Studies, Urban Planning and Architecture, Latin American Contemporary Politics, Film, Photography and Literature Studies, Power, Institutions, and Social Theory. Universidad Central de Venezuela, UCV, is a premier public university in Venezuela located in Caracas. Founded in 1721, it is the oldest university in Venezuela and one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. The main university campus, Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, was designed by architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and it is considered a masterpiece of urban planning and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.

        Awards

        2019

        2019 Glam Squad Spot / Silver Winner / Regional TV General Automotive

        Telly Awards

        2018

        2018 T-Mobile - J Balvin Unlimited / Bronze Winner / Branded Content General Branding

        Telly Awards

        2018

        2018 Walmart - Todos Juntos / Bronze Winner / Branded Content Campaign Commercials

        Telly Awards

        2017

        2017 Señor Sol – Grid Alternatives / GRAND PRIX Winner / ADCAN* Awards

        ADCAN

        • ADCAN* Awards 2017 GRAND PRIX Winner. PEOPLE'S CHOICE Winner. ENVIRONMENT CATEGORY Winner. – ADCAN* is a growing international movement of filmmakers, animators, creatives and industry leaders all working together to make both the industry and world a better place. Their mission is to champion a socially responsible world by building a creative culture for good. Judge Board: Rattling Stick, Nexus, Partizan, Vice, Anonymous Content, Park Pictures & Psyop.

        2014

        2014 Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot / Gold, Silver, Bronze Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Gold Winner. Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot. MTV Viewpoints + Reebok. Promax 92822 • Silver Winner. Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot. MTV Millennial Awards. Promax 92821 • Bronze Winner. Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot. MTV VMA's & AXE. Promax 92820

        2012

        2011 Best Show Open / Gold & Bronze Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Gold Winner. Best Show Open: MTV Popland. Promax 53551 • Bronze Winner. Best Show Open: MTV Exit. Promax 53564

        2011

        2010 Best Telenovela Promotion / Gold Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Gold Winner. Best Telenovela Promotion: MTV Niñas Mal. Promax 34045

        2010

        2009 Best On-Air Identity Campaign / Gold Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Gold Winner. Best On-Air Identity Campaign: MTV Bicentenario. Promax 16322 • Gold Winner. Best On-Air Program Packaging: MTV Bicentenario. Promax 16324

        2009

        2009 Best Program Open / Gold & Bronze Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Gold Winner. Best Program Open: MTV Essentials. Promax 935 • Bronze Winner. Best Program Open: MTV Cine Pop. Promax 933

        2008

        2008 Best Use of Typography / Silver Winner - Best Program Open / Bronze Winner

        Promax & BDA Awards

        • • Silver Winner. Best Use of Typography: MTV Juanesencial. • Bronze Winner. Best Program Open: MTV Asterisco.