Markus Kortschak

Born 1980 in Graz, Austria. First he received guitar lessons and got experience in composing and stage experience with various music groups. After having completed an apprenticeship in carpentry, he studied sound engineering at the SAE Vienna. 2002 degree with diploma. He continued his studies (while carrying out his occupation) after approximately 6 years of technical experience. 2010 degree from the Middlesex University, London with Bachelor of Arts in Recording Arts with "First Class Honours". Onlly afterwards he took the A-Levels with its main emphasis on "media technology".

His main area of research is the development of microphone methodes for stereo and surround sound. His most important developments are the "modular dummy head for music productions" as well as the "Universal Multi- Format Microphone Array for Natural Multiphony".

Since Feb. 2003 recording studio owner and freelancer.
2011 - 2013 audio engineer at Bühne Baden, since 2014 1st audio engineer at the Frankenfestspiele Röttingen,
during the season 14/15 head of the audio-department at the Landestheater Coburg, during the season 15/16 subst. head of the audio-department at Konzert und Theater St.Gallen, starting from Sept. 2015 commissarial head of the audio-department at Theater Vorpommern.

He received nominations and awards, among others, at the Corinthian Peloponnesian International Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Nevada Film Festival und by the Honolulu Film Awards.