"Laya Project" is a
world musicdocumentary produced by EarthSync, a world music audio-visual production company based in South India. The project is a "personal and collective musical tribute to the resilience of the human spirit", and is dedicated to the survivors of the December 262004 Asian tsunami.
A team of sound engineers and camera men took a two-year journey through six countries, including
India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Maldivesand Myanmar, and recorded film footage and music with the local musicians. The material was mastered at the Clementine studio in Chennai.
Laya Project won various awards (Founder's Choice Award at the
New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, Best Film Award at the Byron BayFilm Festival, Special Juror's Choice Award at ZanzibarInternational Film Festival in Tanzaniaand the Audience Award at Imaginaria Film Festival in Italy) and is being screened at international film festivals in places such as Los Angeles, St. Petersburg, Tel Aviv, Mumbaiand Kuala Lumpur. It is also being broadcast worldwide on the National Geographic Channel.
[http://www.layaproject.com Laya Project] [http://www.earthsync.com EarthSync]
* [http://www.boofilms.com Boo Films]
* [http://www.echo.net.au/pg.php?issues_id=22_39&pg=02&view=gif Best Film Award at Byron Bay Film Festival 2008]
* [http://worldmusiccentral.org/article.php/laya_project_video_review Laya Project on World Music Central]
* [http://kosmicamusic.com/wp/2008/06/03/528/ Laya Project on Kosmica Music]
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