Mart-Marie Snyman

Mart-Marie Snyman is an award-winning film composer and pianist based in Pretoria, South Africa. She obtained a master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Pretoria. She is a musical chameleon, drawing on her jazz and classical education, she combines acoustic instruments with electronica and analogue synthesizers, resulting in a unique sound.

Mart-Marie has composed and recorded soundtracks for various award-winning stop-motion animation films, most notably the film ‘RUBY AND ROACH’  (14 awards and screened at 61 festivals worldwide including Hollywood), ‘SCARECROW’ (Ilze Myburgh), ‘INHALE’ (Diek Grobler) and ‘VIR DIE VOËLS’ (ATKV Filmverse 2).

Film Composition Achievements:

  • WINNER Best Original Score (New York Indie Shorts Awards 2021)
  • WINNER Best Music Video/Music Films award (Blu-Hill Film Festival 2021)
  • SEMI-FINALIST Best Music Composer Short Film Categories (International Moving Film Festival)
  • SEMI-FINALIST Best Music in Short Category (Niagara Falls International Short Festival)


Poetry and Music:

Release of EP: Digkuns deur Carina van der Walt