After studying arts and modern litterature, Rafael Andrea Soatto worked as an assistant for many film directors, such as Souad El Bouhati, Olivier Coussemacq and François Ozon. While assisting them, he directed his own experimental movies, mixing painting and cinema. His short films joined the Collectif Jeune Cinéma beside Patrick Bokanowski, Pip Chodorov and Stan Brakhage’s work. From 2008 to 2011, he WAs a member of the film Commission for the région Champagne Ardenne. Afterwards, he worked as a production director for different production companies. He started working as a producer for Offshore in September 2015.