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Dean Alexander is an advertising/fashion photographer and film director/cinematographer. His work has taken him to over 50 countries.  His still photography has won over 150 International Awards including Communication Arts Photo, Advertising and Design Annuals, Archive Magazine, National ADDYS, One Show, PDN Photo Annual, among others. He has been selected by Lürzer's Archive Magazine as one of the "200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide" every year since 2010 and recognized by GRAPHIS as one of the "100 Top in the Americas".  His images have been selected as “Runner-Up” for American Photo’s IMAGE OF THE YEAR Award. In film, he is an EMMY AWARD winning director.  His films have won awards in the Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Milan Fashion Film Festival, London Fashion Film Festival, Madrid Fashion Film Festival, Miami Fashion Film Festival, International Fashion Film Festival Brussels and the ONE Club among others.


SELECTED AWARDS

2017

EMMY Awards - WINNER "Commercial-Single Spot”

Berlin Fashion Film Festival - , WINNER “Best Fashion Film in US & Canada", GOLD for "Best Production Design" SILVER for "Best Use of Fashion" SILVER for "Best Idea/Script”

Canadian International Fashion Film Festival WINNER “Best Director” Nominated “Best Cinematography”

PDN Photo Annual WINNER for "Video/Multimedia"

Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide” 2017

American Advertising Federation of Washington DC - 2 GOLD ADDYS, 1 SILVER ADDY

2016
Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide" 2016
Communication Arts Photo Annual 2016 TWO images in the category "ADVERTING" and ONE piece (short film) selected in the category "MOVING IMAGE"
One Show - Bronze Pencil - Consumer: Broadcast & Moving Image - Short Films & Video
EMMY Awards - WINNER "Commercial-Single Spot"
CLIO IMAGE AWARDS - Shortlist for "Fashion: Film"
Madrid Fashion Film Festival WINNER "Best Art Direction", Nominated for "Best Fashion Film"
International Fashion Film Festival Brussels "Best Director" and "Best Fashion Film"
Miami Fashion Film Festival WINNER "Best Fashion Styling"
Chicago Fashion Film Festival - WINNER "Best Accessories"
Berlin Fashion Film Festival - , SILVER for "Best Casting", BRONZE for "Best Production Design" BRONZE for "Best Use of Fashion" Nominated for "Best Fashion Film" Nominated for "Best Idea/Script"
International Fashion Film Festival Istanbul - Nominated "Best Fashion Film"
American Advertising Federation of Baltimore - 2 GOLD ADDYS, 1 SILVER ADDY , SPECIAL JUDGES AWARD - "Best Still Photography Campaign"
Selected Cinemaforum Fashion Film Festival - Warsaw
Selected Bokeh South Africa Fashion Film Festival

2015
Communication Arts Photography Annual
Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best AdPhotographers Worldwide" 2015 
Prix de le Photographie Paris - 2 GOLD and 1 BRONZE
EMMY Nomination for The WashingtonBallet's TV Spot
Graphis Photography Annual 2015

2014
Milan Fashion Film Festival - WINNER" Best Editing"
Miami Fashion Film Festival - WINNER" Best Fashion Film and "Beast FashionStyling"
London Fashion Film Festival - Nominated" Best Fashion Film" and "Best Cinematography"
Berlin Fashion Film Festival - Nominated" Best Fashion Film"
Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best AdPhotographers Worldwide 2014”
Prix de le Photographie Paris - 1 GOLD and 3 BRONZE awards
ADDY AWARDS - 3 GOLDS and 2 SILVERS

2013
Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide 2013”
Graphis Photo Annual 2013 - 2 GOLD AWARDS and selected as "100 BEST IN AMERICA"
Applied Arts Photo Annual 2013 (9 images)
American Advertising Federation of Baltimore - 3 GOLD ADDYS for photography
EMMY AWARD (TV Commercial) - Walters Art Museum TV Spots
Prix de la Photographie Paris - 2ND PLACE(Performing Arts Photography)
Participated in Projects winning:
NATIONAL ADDY AWARDS - SILVERAWARD (Photography)
SPD Awards - GOLD AWARD (Story),SILVER AWARD (Photography)
THE ONE SHOW - MERIT AWARD(Photography)
HOW Design Annual 2013
Coupe Design Annual 2013
Advertising Club of MetropolitanWashington: 2 GOLD ADDYS/4SILVERADDYS including GOLD for "ColorPhotography"

2012
Communication Arts Photo Annual 2012 (9images)
Luerzer’s Archive “200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide 2012”
Applied Arts Photo Annual 2012
Prix de la Photographie Paris 2012 - GOLDAWARD and 3 Honorable Mentions
London International Creative Competition 2012 - 1 of 15 Final Winners
Participated in projects winning:
Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington: 4 GOLD ADDYS – including categories of both “Color Photography” and “Cinematography”
Bronze Anvil Awards – 2 BRONZE AWARDS for directing broadcast PSA’s and Documentary 
Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington - BEST IN SHOWHOW 
Design Annual 2012 
Print Regional Design Annual 2012
Society of Publication Designers – SILVER AWARD

2011
Prix de la Photography Paris 2011 – 1SILVER, 2 BRONZEAWARDS and 3 Honorable Mentions
IPA/Lucie Awards 2011– 4 Honorable Mentions
Participated in projects winning:
American Advertising Federation Baltimore– 10 GOLD and 3 SILVER ADDYS
Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington: GOLD ADDY – “Black and White Photography”
American Advertising Federation: District 2- GOLD ADDY “Black and White Photography”

2010
Graphis Photo Annual 2010 – 2 GOLD AWARDS
Prix de la Photographie Paris 2010 – 2ndPLACE and 1 Honorable Mention
IPA/Lucie Awards – 13 HonorableMentions
2009
Graphis Photo Annual 2009 - GOLD AWARD
IPA/Lucie Awards (18,000 entries from 109countries) FIRST PLACE – “AdvertisingCatalogue” and 27 Honorable Mentions
Prix de la Photographie Paris 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Photojournalism/fashion PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2009 (over 25,000 votes), 1ST PLACE –“Advertising Catalogue”, 2nd Place FineArt/ArchitecturePrix de la Photography Paris 2009 – 3rd PLACE and 3 Honorable Mention 
London Photographic Awards – BRONZE AWARD - Fashion
American Photo Magazine's "Image of theYear" Finalist

2008
International Aperture Awards – 2 SILVERand 1 BRONZE AWARDS
IPA/Lucie Awards (26,000 from 125countries) 2nd PLACE –“Annual Reports”and 16 Honorable Mentions
Prix de la Photographie Paris 2008 – 2nd PLACE – “Annual Reports” and 4 Honorable Mentions
London Photographic Awards – SILVERAWARD – “Urbanscape”

2007
IPA/Lucie Awards (over 20,000 entries from 90 countries) 1st PLACE – “Annual Reports”and 13 Honorable Mentions
Prix de la Photographie Paris 2007 – 3rd Place – “Annual Reports” and 9 Honorable Mentions London Photographic Awards – Winner“Fashion”

2000
Graphis Photo Annual – GOLD AWARD

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