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The Licensing Project

Alex Freund is a photographer and creative director based in Los Angeles.  A Chicago native, he spent 21 years in New York City before relocating to Los Angeles.

Alex’s photography is marked by a mix of a naturalistic sensibility and a cinematic sense of visual narrative.  He counts among his influences sources as diverse as magic realism, classic fashion photography, street photography, cinema, and gonzo journalism.

He has worked with iconic companies and brands such as DVF, Nike, Ogilvy, Laird + Partners, Etienne Aigner, The New York Times Magazine, Interview, and in-house at MAC Cosmetics, where he served as Executive Director of Design, at True Religion Brand Jeans, as Vice President of Creative at NYX Professional Makeup / L’Oreal, and Vice President/Creative Director at Jane Smith Agency.  Additionally, he is co-founder and creative director of the creative studio VVEEKENDS, the pop-up art happening the Exquisite Corpse.

He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids, who are much more creative than he is.