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Adina Pintilie

Adina Pintilie


Scriptwriter, Film Director


FeatureLab Jury 2019
FrameWork Participant 2011
Script&Pitch Participant 2007


Filmmaker Adina Pintilie works on the boundary between fiction, reality and visual art. In the new Romanian cinema landscape, her body of work stands out through a highly individual visual style, the courage of cinematic experimentation and uncompromising interest in the human psyche. Her medium-length film “Don’t Get Me Wrong” premiered in the Filmmakers of the Present section at the Locarno Film Festival 2007 and was screened in over 50 festivals. Her short film Oxygen premiered in Competition at the IFF Rotterdam 2010, was screened at festivals such as BAFICI, Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film and Thessaloniki IFF, and was nominated for the Gopo Award for Best Short Film 2011. Her debut feature “Touch Me Not” won the Golden Bear for Best Film and the GFWW Award for Best First Feature at Berlinale 2018, was screened at major film festivals and venues such as Toronto IFF, Karlovy Vary IFF, BFI London, Viennale, MoMA New York, ICA London, Sarajevo FF and Sidney FF, was nominated for the European Discovery – FIPRESCI Prize at the European Film Awards 2018, and was released in more than 35 countries. TOUCH ME NOT received the Main Production Award at Torino Filmlab Framework 2011, the ARTE Award at Cinemart Rotterdam 2011, MEDIA Development support, was selected in Cannes' Atelier Cinefondation, Binger Filmlab and Nipkow Program, won the Cinelink Post-production Award at Sarajevo 2016 and was selected in Venice Gap Financing Market at Venice Film Festival 2016.

company profile

MANEKINO FILM (Romania) is a Bucharest based independent production company, aimed to create and promote innovative cinema and filmmakers with strong personal views on contemporary reality. MANEKINO FILM was created by the filmmakers Adina Pintilie and Marius Iacob, setting an official frame for their more than 10 years of creative team work. MANEKINO FILM's productions have been selected/awarded in many prestigious international film festivals such as Locarno, Rotterdam, IDFA Amsterdam, Sarajevo, Dok Leipzig, Moscow, Visions du Reel Switzerland, Krakow, Thessaloniki etc