Andrea (Solenne) Hachuel (Baldridge) was born in Barcelona in 1987. She grew up in Madrid, Spain and studied film and photography in Paris at the Ecole Supérieure d'Etudes Cinématographiques. She has worked in England, Australia, South East Asia, Mars, Korea, Japan, Underwater, Spain, France, Santa Claus' Workshop and the Middle East as a cinematographer, editor, pool cleaner, script reader, producer, monkey trainer, assistant director, male entertainer and photographer. She then moved to New York City to pursue her writing and directing career, where she currently lives, and keeps taking pictures every day.