Born in London, Warren Holder is a Art Director/Illustrator based in New York. He started his career producing work for MTV, the Guardian, 55DSL, and the BBC. After graduating from Central Saint Martins in London, Warren joined film and television marketing house Empire Design. At Empire, Warren has produced campaign concepts and commercial storyboards for a range of major productions, including The Bourne Identity , the James Bond films Casino Royale, and Skyfall, Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles, and Toy Story 2, and AMC’s Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead.
Warren’s early interests in Japanese graphic novels/ animation took him to japan where he lived for a while to learn more about the art and culture. When he returned he started creating concept artwork and worked as a freelance Art Director for Nexus Productions, Tokyo Plastic, and Factory Fifteen.
In 2007, he started working with Oscar winning costume designer Colleen Atwood on Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd and then went on to do Alice in Wonderland, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Fantastic Beasts. Warren has also worked with award winning costume designer Jacqueline Durran on Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and WB’s Pan starring Rooney Mara . Other productions include Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor; The Dark World , Mission Impossible, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and Maleficent.
The foundation of Warren’s work grew out of his admiration for comics, cinematography, and fashion. This blend of influences are reflected in his detailed narrative work and character design to his stand alone bold graphical pieces. It has allowed him to maneuver through a diverse range of topics from political and social issues to pop culture and all out fiction.
Recently Warren’s work has been featured in the L.A Times, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, and Vanity Fair.
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