Born in Craiova in 1969, Dana Bunescu graduated from the Academy of Theatre and Film, Bucharest – Editing and sound section. She is known for editing Cristian Mungiu's films 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS (2007) and TALES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE (2009), which screened at the Cannes Film Festival. For 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, Bunescu was nominated for the Gopo Award for Best Editing. For Călin Peter Netzer's film ANA, MON AMOUR, she received the Silver Bear for technical achievement at the 2017 Berlin IFF.
Her film THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ME AND ME (2019), co-directed by Mona Nicoară, was selected at Transilvania IFF.