Pietro Coppolecchia grew up in Pavia, Italy and began working in the industry at a very young age. At the age of 18 he moved to Los Angeles, California and graduated in Cinematography from Chapman University, Dodge College of film and media arts. He started working in the camera department for directors of photography such as Yorick Le Saux - Only Lovers Left Alive, Fabio Cianchetti - The Dreamers, Guillaume Schiffman - The Artist and directors like Luca Guadagnino - I Am Love and Xavier Koller - Journey of Hope. He later began directing commercials and fashion campaigns while experimenting in video art and narrative projects. He now lives between Milan and Mexico City working on a variety of projects.