Claire Cook

Universal Everything

Claire Cook

Claire holds an MA (Cantab) in French and German with European Cinema from Cambridge University. She went on to produce and curate the acclaimed onedotzero festival of digital moving image and its international tour.

Claire worked as Senior Content Producer at BBC Film Network and spent 4 years as guest curator of pioneering exhibition space Le Gaite Lyrique in Paris where she oversaw the moving image programme ‘Stop. Look. Listen!’

Since then, Claire’s groundbreaking collaborations with public service, commercial and cultural partners have transported and inspired audiences worldwide via AR, VR, installations, web and mobile.

Her most recent productions for Nexus Studios include the BAFTA nominated ‘Big Bang AR’ for CERN and Google Arts & Culture, the BBC’s first app ‘Civilisations AR’ (further developing it for Magic Leap) and the BAFTA nominated ‘Gruffalo Spotter’, an AR experience for families commissioned by Magic Light Pictures and Forestry England.

Claire is a regular industry speaker around technology and immersive storytelling and recent talks have included those for the National Film and Television School (NFTS), Cinekid, Games for Change and the Royal College of Art (RCA). Claire’s also spoken on behalf of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) on gender diversity in the technology and creative sector.

Claire joined Universal Everything in 2019.

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