Born in Piatra Neamț, Andrei Dăscălescu graduated from the National University of Cinema and Theatre in Bucharest, with a degree in Multimedia: Sound Editing. He worked as an editor and sound designer on numerous films, including Youth without a Youth, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He produced and directed Fly, a two-minute short film, selected in 12 international festivals and winner of two awards. He created and organized the Filmul de Piatră Film Festival. His most recent documentary Petrila Planet has won the Black Sea Docs Award last year.