Showcase Your Culture Hackathon: Interactive World AR Effects Workshop with Mitsuko Ono

Meta Product Events

Nov 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Meta Spark

About this event

Sign up now for this globally accessible workshop – get inspired and learn how to design an interactive World AR effect. Mitsuko is an expert in making AR effects super playful and she will show you how she came up with an effect that won in one of our previous challenges! Her tutorial should help you create your submission for the Lenslist & Meta Showcase Your Culture Hackathon, which is already open and ends on November 28.

Apart from the tutorial, Mitsuko will also answer your questions and advise you on how to ideate, create and showcase your own submission for the hackathon. Hope to see you there!

Sign up for the workshop today and take part in our Showcase Your Culture Hackathon!

When: November 22, 2022 at 11 AM GMT

Check the time for this workshop in your location here

Where: Once you sign up, you’ll get a Zoom link for this event via email.

Level: Intermediate

What You’ll Learn:

  • Making a World AR effect,

  • Adding interactions to objects in your effect,
  • Adding BGM and triggering sound effects,
  • Using particles to light your scene,
  • Using render pass to add effects to your objects,
  • Tips and tricks regarding animating assets.

As a participant, you’ll have access to individual and small group coaching, plus helpful resources to help move your own AR ideas from concept to completion. Space is limited, sign up today!

We’ll provide you with a link to download the project file during the live event!

What You’ll Need
  • Your FB account is used to sign in to Meta Spark Studio, and to publish your effects;
  • Meta Spark Studio - this is the software used to create effects for Facebook and Instagram;
  • Spark AR Hub - this is where you will upload your effect, view insights and track activity;
  • Spark AR Player for Android and iOS - used to preview your effects in real-time through your phone;
  • If you haven’t created a World AR effect yet, check out Meta Spark tutorials to learn how to enable these features ahead of time.

Post-Workshop Showcase

Please join the Lenslist for Creators Facebook Group to share your new Instagram effects created during the workshop and get more feedback!

Workshop Agenda
  • Event kick-off and intros (15 min)
  • Mitsuko Ono AR Journey (15 min)
  • Meta Spark Demo & Tutorial (30-60 min)
  • Design Jam Kick-off and Creator Pods in Breakout Rooms (~30 min)
  • Publish and Showcase Your New Instagram Effect (~20 min)

About Mitsuko Ono
Check Her Instagram Effects: @mitsukokubota

Mitsuko Ono is a Japan based creative artist known for developing surreal AR effects. She’s created AR experiences for several brands and celebrities and is a member of the Meta Spark Partner Network since 2020 and was on of the speakers at Meta Connect this year!

About Meta Spark

Meta Spark is the largest platform for mobile augmented reality. Over 600,000 creators from 190 countries use Meta's AR creation software to ideate, design and build AR experiences. And Spark AR Hub, to publish and track the performance of AR effects across the Meta Family of Apps and devices.

About Lenslist

Lenslist is a platform made for AR Creators and others interested in AR focused on community building, inspiration, curation and creating opportunities for Creators to get spotlighted and monetize their work. Lenslist’s mission is to support AR Creators on their journey and deliver innovative projects for and with the AR Community.


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