AXEL BAUMANN is an Emmy Award-winning cinematographer. He lives in New York City and has been shooting for 20 years.

In 2005, Axel received his first Emmy nomination for Liberia: An Uncivil War, directed by Jonathan Stack and broadcasted on Discovery/Times. In 2008, Axel was awarded an Emmy for Carrier , a 10-part series for PBS on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, produced by Icon Films and directed by Maro Chermayeff. Recently Axel completed cinematography on Herb and Dorothy, an audience award winner at Silverdocs released by Arthouse Films, as well as a biography on Thomas Jefferson for the History Channel. His most recent project is War against War, a film on UN Peacekeeping directed by Oscar winner Fisher Stevens.