Camilo Barria


Camilo Barria is a director & art director based in the USA.Driven by a Major in Sociology, Post Graduate studies in Type, Communication, and Design History, his work focuses on exploring live action and animation, combining storytelling with art direction to express emotions and create compelling, sexy, and sometimes funny stories in a unique and memorable manner.

His work has been honored by the Promax BDA Association and published by STASH Magazine (USA), Die Gestalten Verlag (Germany), Zeixs FUB (Germany), and Do Press Books (China) over the course of his career. He has collaborated with musician and composer Simon Pyke from Freefarm UK in the project 30 Seconds of Sound Visualized. Most recently his music video Cut Me Short screened at the Hong Kong Art House International Film Festival 2016, and the Paris International Music Video Underground Festival 2016.

He is a member of The Art Directors Club and a founding member of experimental creative & directing duo Blackanimals.

Since 2001, he has partnered with several highly reputable TV channels, and animation studios throughout Latin America and the United States, in roles such as motion designer, art director, compositor, sound director, animation director, creative director, and most recently as producer-editor and director.

Title Director, Creative Director
  • 2014 PROMAX/BDA Latin America
  • Gold Award Integrated Marketing Cosumer Tie-In Spot
  • MTV Viewpoints + Reebok: Urban Experience.
  • Silver Award Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot
  • Mind Control Spot. Doritos + MTV Millennial Awards Call to Action.
  • Bronze Award Integrated Marketing Consumer Tie-In Spot
  • Attitude of the year. AXE + MTV Video Music Awards Call to Action.
  • 2012 PROMAX/BDA Latin America
  • Gold Award Show Open for MTV Popland.
  • Gold Award Best Telenovela Campaign for MTV Popland.
  • Gold Award Outdoor/Environmental/Transit Ad for MTV Popland.
  • Silver Award Consumer Trade or Print Ad Campaign for MTV Popland.
  • Bronze Award Show Open for MTV Exit.
  • 2011 PROMAX/BDA Latin America
  • Gold Award Best Telenovela Campaign for MTV Niñas Mal.
  • 2010 PROMAX/BDA Latin America.
  • Gold Award On-Air Identity Campaign, Gold Award On-Air Program Packaging, Bronze Award Holiday/Special Event for MTV Bicentenario.
  • 2009 PROMAX/BDA Latin America
  • Gold Award Program Open for MTV HD Essentials.
  • Bronze Award Program Open for MTV Cine Pop.
  • 2008 PROMAX/BDA Latin America
  • Silver Award Best Use of Typography On Air for MTV Juanesencial.
  • Bronze Award Program Open for MTV Asterisco.
  • STASH Magazine:
  • 72 MTV Bicentenario Trilogy.
  • 61 MTV Los 10 Mas Pedidos.
  • 61 MTV CinePop.
  • 48 MTV Asterisco.
  • 48 MTV Joystickeros.
  • 36 Zune Los Corazones (The Hearts)
  • 32 DMAX / Die Ludolfs
  • 2012 Logo Design 3. FUB Books, Zeixs. Germany.
  • 2012 Moving Graphics: New Directions in Motion Design. Dopress. China.
  • 2009 Latin America Design Compilation Book. FUB Books, Zeixs. Germany.
  • 2007 Ronda Magazine. Chile.
  • 2006 ZUPI Magazine. Brazil.
  • 2004-2005 200byTwoHundred Online Mag. UK.
  • 2005 Proyecto Demo Australis. Chile.
  • 2004 Zupi is Art. Brazil.
  • 2003 LATINO Graphic Design. Die Gestalten Verlag. Germany.
Media Specialties
  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Art Direction
  • Broadcast
  • Creative Direction
  • Film and Video
  • Motion Graphics
  • Music Videos
  • Photography
  • Production
  • Typography