Csaba Arvai

Csaba Arvai


My ultimate goal is to gain knowledge and experience in as many fields as possible in the realm of the audiovisual entertainment. I have witnessed many of these aspects already but there are more waiting to be discovered and developed. So the journey continues.



Location sound recordist

Media technician

VT Operation Transcoding Ingest QC


Piano Guitar


Appeared in a sort film as a supporting actor (Hungary) Part time extra in various productions (UK)

Music composer

Composed music for: Bands Films TV series Jingles Promos Trailers

Final Cut Pro 7 and X

video editing and grading

Logic Pro

Music production (programming, arranging, mixing)

Avid Pro Tools

Dubbing recording, lip sync editing and mixing Music production (recording, editing, mixing, mastering) Sound post, ADR, foley Audio editing and restauration

Re-recording mixer

Record, edit and lip sync recorded voice to picture Arranging music and sound effects Mixing

Work History

Work History
Mar 2013 - Jan 2014

Freelance Audio Engineer

  • Live sound
  • On location sound recording
  • Sound and video post production
Jun 2011 - Feb 2013

Audio-technical Instructor / Sound Engineer

  • Instructing new audio staff
  • Managing audio gear inventory
  • Liaising with bands and promoters
  • Live sound for theatre plays and concerts
  • On-location and post sound for student films
Jun 2010 - Feb 2011

Audio Consultant

MOBY Media Group
  • Restructuring and upgrading audio systems and work-flow for dubbing studios
  • Technical support for TV and radio studios
  • Supervising and teaching audio staff on location, in post and dubbing facilities
  • Composing, post audio for various programs and promos such as Eagle 4
Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

Live Engineer / Producer

  • Live sound for worshipping rock band on masses
  • Complete studio album production for the band
Dec 2005 - Dec 2008

Sound Engineer / Media Technician

SDI Media UK
  • Subtitle creation using Poliscript and SDIs, GTS and PMWin subtitled systems (Discovery, Sony, Warner, Turner)
  • Localisation dubbing mixing using Pro Tools (Discovery channel eg. Miami Ink, American Chopper, Dirty Jobs)
  • Linear editing, ingest and QC using Sony DigiBeta decks and edit controllers (Discovery, Sony, Viasat, Turner, Warner etc.)
  • Offline video editing in Final Cut Pro
  • Offline audio editing in Pro Tools
  • Design and authoring of DVD projects using DVD Studio Pro
Mar 2002 - Mar 2005

Sound Engineer

Masterfilm Digital KFT
  • Voice recording, lip-sync editing and mixing using Soundscape and Pro Tools serving all major Hungarian TV channels


Jan 2001 - Sep 2002



The hands-on practical ethos offers individual studio time supported by one to one tutors. This enables you to bring the theory, concepts and tools together with your creativity in a variety of fields; from studio recording on large format consoles to sound design and editing, using a variety of platforms including ProTools and Apple Logic.


  • Amateur photographer and a novice actor
  • Keen cyclist, hiker, traveller
  • I enjoy fine cuisine, good films and many kinds of music
  • I am interested in geography, history and politics