Already an accomplished documentary director in his native Germany, Axel Ebermann moved to New York at the age of 26 to pursue his dream of a career in fiction film. He studied at the City University of New York, graduating summa cum laude with a B.A. in Writing and Directing for Fiction Film. Since then, Axel has expanded his directing career to become an accomplished cinematographer and tabletop specialist. He has been involved in numerous fiction films, commercials and documentaries.
- Notable advertising clients are Reebok, Kleenex, Chobani, Maybelline, Bank of America, Johnny Walker and Lufthansa.
- His TV credits include productions for Discovery Channel, Fuse, FX Networks, CNBC, A&E, CNN, ESPN and Showtime as well as a variety of European networks.
- Axel worked as a camera operator on the Academy Award nominated documentary “How to Survive a Plague”.
Always up for adventure and challenge, Axel has a long track record of shooting in difficult environments. His work has led him to the eternal darkness of winter in the Polar Circle, the inhospitable expanse of the Bolivian salt desert, the oilfields of Iraq, earthquake stricken Haiti and the deep jungles of the Brazilian Amazon.