Maya Peart, who occasionally goes by the nickname "Ori", is a non-binary audio editor (they/them) from the Brooklyn, New York area who has contributed to narrative and documentary feature films, animated shorts, and series. As a 2016 graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), they received their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sound Design.
Maya currently works as an audio editor for Nocturnal Sound, a boutique audio post production facility in Williamsburg. There, they have assisted on a wide array of films so far, with many more currently in post production. They have utilized their knowledge as an editor and recordist towards nearly all parts of the audio post process, from recording and editing ADR and foley to designing sound effects, editing dialogue, preparing M&Es, and communicating with clients.
Maya previously worked as an assistant audio engineer at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center (OSPAC) in New Jersey, helping to run large live events like the Annual OSPAC Jazz & Brew Fest during the summer with mic setup, talent communication, and live mixing. Maya has lead and assisted on recording sessions for ADR, foley, and music, as well as edited and mixed dialogue, sound effects, and foley for animations and films.
Maya's work can be seen in films like The Most Unknown, a VICE/Motherboard created science documentary that opened for the Copenhagen International Film Festival (CPH:DOX), Blue Christmas, a short film that received two nominations at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival, among many others.