Adina Pintilie is a Romanian filmmaker and visual artist, often awarded in prestigious international film festivals. She graduated in 2008 at the National University of Drama and Film Bucharest. At the border between fiction, documentary and visual art, her work is particular in the new Romanian cinema landscape, standing out through a highly personal visual style, the courage to experiment in cinematic language and an uncompromising exploration of human psyche. Her medium length film DON ’T GET ME WRONG (produced by Aristoteles Workshop, supported by ARTE France, the Romanian Cinema Center and the Romanian National Television) premiered in Locarno 2007 — Filmmakers of the Present Competition, screened at 2007 IDFA — Best of Fests, won the Golden Dove Award for Best Documentary at DOK Leipzig 2007, was selected/awarded in over 50 international film festivals like: Thessaloniki, Montpellier, Trieste, Namur, Documenta Madrid, Munchen, Moscow, Sarajevo, Warsaw, Krakow, Docupolis Barcelona etc. Her latest medium length film OXYGEN premiered in the Rotterdam Tiger Awards Short Film Competition in 2010 and also screened in various international festivals like Buenos Aires BAFICI , Montpellier, Thessaloniki, Tampere, Bilbao etc.. OXYGEN was nominated for the Best Short Film Award and for the Young Hope Award at the Romanian Film Industry Awards GOPO 2011. Her latest short film, DIARY #2, a co-production Romania - The Netherlands, won the ZONTA Award at Oberhausen International Short Film Festival 2013 and was screened in Sofia Film Festival —Best Balkan Shorts 2014, Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival 2013 etc., while her previous short SANDPIT #186 (co-director: George Chiper) premiered in Locarno 2008, Author’s Shorts section, won the Runner Up Award at the Miami International Film Festival 2009 and a Special Mention in Trieste International Film Festival 2009.