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Martin Dornic

Sound Designer, Audio Editor & Mixer


I aim transposing my passion of sound in your project and your demands.

In the world of audio-visual productions, the sound is often underestimated.
However, it will have a huge impact in the perceived value of your work and help to stand out as professional.

I always care about audio quality and I like to be proactive while adapting to the client’s vision.
I also contribute to creating a sound identity in the service of a story (film / trailer, radio dramas, audiobook) or a brand image (advertisements, websites, etc…)


Nov 2017 - Present


– Films/TV/Corporate Shootings & Sound Post-production

– Podcast editing, mixing & sound design

– Blogging and teaching on Music production

Refer to my Blog, Services and Portfolio in the menu or social media links

Feb - May 2018

Memnon Archiving Services

Sound Operator for old audio tapes digitization and quality monitoring

Jun - Sep 2017

Marni Theatre

Volonteer (Musiq3, Brussels Jazz meetings, Marni Jazz festivals…): Patching, Load in/out, Backline, Sound & Light assistant, equipment Maintenance and Repair

May 2017


Volonteer for sound mixing of daily programs during BSFF (Brussels Short Film Festival)

Apr 2017


Volonteer at BIFFF (Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival) as sound technician during film director interviews

Mar 2017


Internship at DameBlanche Studios (Brussels & Genval): TV/Film Sound Editing & Mixing, Foley, ADR…

Jun - Nov 2016


Internships at Botanique (Concert venue in Brussels): Stagehand, Load in/out, backline, soundcheck, Monitor World and FOH assistance

My journey in a nutshell

For a long time passionate about music, cinema and more generally sound in the service of an audiovisual project, I definitely took the step in 2015 to reorient myself professionally as a sound engineer.

After having learned (among others) at the SAE Institute Brussels, I first worked as an intern then freelance in live and events. But it is in audio post-production in the studio that I finally find my way after some volunteering experiences (Dame Blanche Studios, BSFF, …).

My work from recording to the final mixing in studio, in complete autonomy, on several films selected at the BIFFF (Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival), cemented my passion for sound design as a storytelling element.

And when the time allows it, I give private lessons and manage a tuition blog (posts and podcasts) on home-studio music production and sound design in general (Arsonor).
I also love the creative challenge of field recording and experimenting with original sound design techniques to feed my own soundbanks.



SAE Brussels

Audio Engineer Diploma, Sound Engineering

I acquired theoretical and practical knowledge, especially in the following areas:

  • Audio Technologies, Electronics, Peripherals, Mics types and placement, Stereo Recording techniques, Digital technologies, PA/Sound System technology and calibration, Acoustics
  • Analog & Digital Multitrack Recording Techniques (Yamaha 02R/LS9, SSL4000, Avid D-Command Icon, Protools)
  • Midi, Sequencer and Sampling (Cubase, Logic Pro, Ableton)
  • Digital Editing and mixing on hard drive (Protools, Logic, Cubase)
  • Post-production Techniques and Surround

Previous diploma and occupation:

2005 Materials Engineer (Posgraduate degree – France)

2010-2015 AKKA Benelux Consulting, Brussels (Belgium) – Quality/Production Support Engineer in Aeronautic & Energy industries (ASCO, Snecma Service Brussels, GDF Suez Tihange)

Specialisations & Skills

DAW & audio plugins (Avid Protools, Ableton Live, Logic pro, Izotope RX...)
Audio Post-Production (Editing, Mixing & Mastering, loudness compliances)
Sound Design of audio(visual) projects
Blogging, WordPress & social medias
Sound Recording & Boom Operator
Field Recording, Stereo & Surround set-up
Music Production
Live sound, PA system set-up


Martin was enthusiastic [...] and demonstrated both great listening capabilities and an in-depth technical professionalism. He delivered the project on time and overcame the expected quality. [...] Qualitative work in a short delay ! Great !
Serious, calm and punctual, he allowed me to be a member of the team I could count on and trust. From the sound recording to the final editing and mixing, he provided an exemplary investment. More than satisfied with his services and attitudes.
Sound mixing, Martin loves it! I have already worked with several people in the field of mixing - sound design, Martin remains the one with whom I love to work; he understands what we want. He also finds ideas and it fits perfectly with the film, he knows both the film and the director. His talent for sound engineering accounts for 95% of the final film ... for the pleasure of the ears. It does a lot of miracles and I know what I'm talking about ... I call him the magician!