Born in Italy, she attended school in Germany, then moved to New York for an apprenticeship in Photography. Studied Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute (1992 –96) and worked as a freelance Photographer for various music & lifestyle magazines and record labels. Then she studied experimental filmmaking and cinematography at Hamburg School of Visual Arts and worked as freelance camera assistant. 2004-06 she was selected for a Masterclass in Cinematography at Hamburg Media School under the guidance of Karl Walter Lindenlaub. The films she photographed received numerous awards at festivals all over the world. She speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian and a bit of Russian.