Axel Baumann

Cinematographer

Axel Baumann, Cinematographer


www.axelbaumann.com

Classes taught:
Cinematography and Sound I

Three-time Emmy nominated cinematographer, Axel Baumann has been working in film and television for more than twenty years.  Recent credits include Mission Blue (Netflix), Soundbreaking (PBS), The Great American Read (PBS); Sky & Ground (due to air on PBS) following a Syrian family at the heart of the refugee crisis and Grit, a feature documentary following an environmental activist directed by Academy Award winning producer/director Cynthia Wade and Sasha Friedlander. 

Axel was awarded an Emmy for his cinematography on Carrier, a 10-part PBS series on the USS Nimitz, produced by Icon Films and directed by Maro Chermayeff. 

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SocDoc at DOC NYC 2020
October 16, 2020

SocDoc at DOC NYC 2020

SocDoc has a strong showing with several films from our clever faculty and alumni, as well as our annual student showcase. Read More
Alumni New Films News Round-Up
October 15, 2020

Alumni New Films News Round-Up

A lot of our smart & talented alumni are out in the world with their films at pitch markets, festivals, and streaming - take a look! Read More

SocDoc at SXSW Festival 2020
February 13, 2020

SocDoc at SXSW Festival 2020

    Winter is nearly behind us which means its time to kick off the 2020 festival season!  SocDoc has a strong showing at South By Southwest this year. So if you're in Austin in March, check out these alumni-directed films Read More
Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops
January 15, 2020

Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops

Interested in improving your documentary skills? Here are five workshops which can give you a whole range of skills to explore the wonderland of documentary. Whatever your professional background, these small classes will provide targeted and hands-o Read More