Daina O. Pusić is a Croatian writer and director based in London. She studied film and television directing at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb and at the London Film School. In 2013, Pusić received the Jelena Rajković Award for Best Croatian Filmmaker Under 30. Her first professional short film, The Beast (2015), won the NISI MASA European Short Pitch and the Golden Pram Award at the Zagreb Film Festival, and was named Best Short Fiction Film at the LA Film Festival. Rhonna & Donna (2016) screened at the Telluride Film Festival and the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival, where it won the inaugural Best Screenplay Award. Tuesday (2023), her debut feature-length film, had its premiere at Telluride.