The post-production studio Chainsaw Europe, one of the most active companies in the audio-video post-production on the Romanian market, won the "Best sound" award in this year's Edition of Gopo Awards, for the "Undeva la Palilula" movie directed by Silviu Purcarete.

This is the third prize for best sound won by Chainsaw Europe at the Gopo Awards, after being awarded with the "Best sound" for the movie "Restul e tacere" directed by Nae Caranfil and for "Best sound" for "Daca vreau sa fluier, fluier", directed by Florin Serban.

The Chainsaw team who worked on the "Undeva la Palilula" movie consists of: Florin Tabacaru - Sound Editor and Sound Designer, part of the team since 2005, Ruxandra Mihai - Assistant Editor and Irina Stănciulescu - Post Production Supervisor. Editing was signed by Cătălin Cristuțiu - project co-worker at Chainsaw Europe.

Chainsaw Europe worked for the post-production of two other award-winning movies from this year's Gopo Awards. For the movie "Cheful" directed by Adrian Sitaru, who won the prize for best short film, the team that worked on the Chainsaw was formed by Florin Tabacaru, Sound designer and recording and Irina Safarova Post Production Supervisor.

For the best documentary of the Festival, "Turn off the lights", have contributed to the sound edit: Marius Leftarache - Sound designer, Ruxandra Mihai - Assitant Editor and Irina Stănciulescu-Post Production Supervisor.

"Undeva la Palilula" was also awarded for: "Best movie editing", "Best original music", "Best costume design", "Best art direction", "Best picture" and "Best make up and hairstyle".

"I am thrilled about this achievement and I'm proud of the Chainsaw team who is contribuing for years to the post-production of some of some of the most important movies awarded both locally and internationally", declared John Florescu, the founder of the Chainsaw Europe.

About Chainsaw Europe

Chainsaw Europe Studio post produced numerous short and feature films that have been awarded at international film festivals: "Periferic", directed by Bogdan George Apetri, for which Eugen Kelemen was awarded with Gopo Best Editing Award and with UCIN award in 2012, for editing; "Hello! How are you?", directed by Alex Maftei, which was edited by Michael Codleanu and was also nominated in Gopo Awards for Best Editing; "Gone Wild", Curean Dan's documentary, edited by Eugen Kelemen, post sound Marius Leftarache and Alex Dumitru, awarded in Astra Film Festival for best ecological documentary; "Vaca Finlandeză", directed by Gheorghe Preda, edited by Mihai Codleanu, sound post production Leftarache Marius, awarded at the International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema, Montpellier;

"Despre oameni și melci", directed by Tudor Giurgiu, with the support of Marius Lefterache - Sound Designer, Alexandra Dumitru - Sound Editor and Irina Stanciulescu - Post Production Supervisor - which was projected at Walter Reade Theatre New York, at the opening of the MAKING WAVES Festival: New Romanian Cinema, and was awarded at Gopo as one of Romanian movies with the greatest success in 2012.

Chainsaw Work Europe currently works on several movies, including:
"Dopul scuză mijloacele", the first Romanian 3D film in Romania, edited by Mihai Codleanu, with Marius Leftarache and Alex Dumitru in charge of sound and post production made by Irina Stanciulescu.
"The Rosenthal Gang" / "Closer to the moon", directed by Nae Caranfil, co-production of Romania - France - Poland - Italy. This is the first movie mixed in the new sound studio of Chainsaw, built in Dolby standards. The Chainsaw team working on it is Marius Lefterache - Sound Designer, Florin Tabacaru - Re-recording Mixer, Alexandru Dumitru - Sound Editor, Mihai Codleanu - Assistant Editor, Dragoș Tanase - Visual Effects Artist, Alexandra Georgescu - Credits and Irina Stănciulescu - Post Production Supervisor on the entire co-production.