DIRECTING

Rainbow Floor (2022) | Cartoon Series Pilot

Self-funded, self-produced 14-minute animated pilot

  • Created and Directed By DeLon R. Warren & Barry Strum

  • Led a talented team of 43 people to create a cartoon pilot

Best Animated Short - Marina Del Rey Film Festival

Official Selection - OutFest LA

Nerds (2022) | Spec Commercial 

30-second mixed media spec Nerds commercial

  • Client: Burton Chaikin

  • Animation Director: DeLon R. Warren

  • Storyboard Artist: Davey Jarrell

  • Animator: Michelle Velasco

  • Mixed Media Compositer: DeLon Warren

 

Happy Song (2021) | Music Video

2-minute 2-D animated music video

  • Client: Roy O.

  • Director: DeLon R. Warren

  • Character Designer: DeLon R. Warren 

  • Storyboard Artists: DeLon R. Warren and Davey Jarrell​

  • Animators: Michelle Velasco, Rotimi Olowu, & DeLon R. Warren 

  • ​Background/ Layout Artist: Metaphor Brown 

Music video garnered 10k views

Fool For Your Love (2019) | Music Video

4-minute 2-D animated music video

  • Client: Harry Nathan & Odeya Rush

  • Animation Director: DeLon R. Warren

  • Character Designers: DeLon R. Warren & Kevin HK Kim

  • Storyboard Artist: DeLon R. Warren​

  • Animators: DeLon R. Warren & Deena Baum 

  • ​Background/ Layout Artist: Megan Maniago 

Music video garnered 226K views

OBJECTIVE (2018) | Thesis Film

7-minute thesis film for USC School of Cinematic Arts

  • Director: DeLon R. Warren

  • Character Designer: DeLon R. Warren

  • Storyboard Artist: DeLon R. Warren​

  • Animator: DeLon R. Warren

  • ​Background/ Layout Artist: Megan Maniago 

 

Short garnered 5 awards and screened in film festivals across the globe