Aigli Drakou was born in Athens and studied photography and audiovisual arts at the Athens University of Aplied Sciences. After years of working as freelance photographer, teaching at the Photography Department of the Fine Arts School of Athens and having done many other creative works, she began to engage actively with filmmaking. Her creative time is shared between music, photography and filmmaking, which eventually gained her interest as a combination of all these means of expression. From 2014 onwards she started working in cinema. She has worked as an assistant camerawoman with many prominent photographers in film, documentary and advertising productions in Greece and abroad.