(from HBO's web site, October 2021) AXIOS, a documentary-news series, offers an exciting lens into the topics reshaping the world with the tagline, “what matters,” AXIOS fuses together the “Smart Brevity” of Axios’ digital reporting with cinematic, documentary storytelling. Every episode covers the most consequential and future-shaping topics and collisions across business, tech, media, politics and science. Episodes include incisive, insistent interviews that provoke illuminating answers from top leaders in the United States and around the world. The short features zero in on critical topics with smart, often whimsical graphics and animation designed to deliver information at high speed. In frank conversations, Axios reporters draw on their insights and expertise providing unparalleled context and succinct, straightforward analysis. Featured interviews have included: President Donald Trump, Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner, President of Iraq Barham Salih, Alphabet Inc. and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, GM CEO Mary Barra, Microsoft Co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, Apple CEO Tim Cook, former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, entrepreneur and political commentator Andrew Yang, and former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, among others. AXIOS is directed and produced by Emmy® winners Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill, with Executive Producers Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz from Axios as well as HBO’s Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.