Axel studied illustration and photography at the renowned Art College Penninghen in Paris and at the Art University Bournemouth where he developed his love for animation. After graduating he started working as an artistic director on a multitude of advertising films for clients such as Ikea, Darty and Agatha Ruiz de la Prada. 

After the success of his first short film, Axel started to work as a director in his own right and directed the ad celebrating the 80 years of Lacoste and the viral music video 'Big Bang' for Poom.
This year the french icon Catherine Deneuve guest starring in his last short film 'Belle à croquer'.

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