Maya Entertainment bags 2 awards at Broadcast India 2003

MUMABI: At the Seagate Technical Awards, Maya Entertainment Ltd won the excellence in Digital Technology for films and TV for Jajantaram Mamantaram (J2M2) and 6X4 - The Space.


While J2M2 won the Best Digital Visual Effects for a Feature Film, 6 X 4 - The Space won the Best Digitally Shot Short Film / Documentary, says a company release.

Maya Entertainment Ltd's Biju D and Prasad Sutar with their trophy

J2M2, a children's movie based on the Gulliver's travel theme, was released early this year. Over 20 animators, six Flame Operators, three storyboard artists and a number of technical support, production and coordination personnel from Maya Entertainment. Lead by Biju D and Prasad Sutar, who had previously won the Zee Cine Award for Digital Special Effects for the film Hindustan Ki Kasam, the Maya Entertainment was competing against Rakesh Roshan's Koi Mil Gaya for this award.

My precious: Wilson Louis with the trophy

According to the release, the animation and effects of J2M2 totaled above 63 minutes, and took over a year to make. As for 6x4- The Space, Wilson Louis' debut directorial, co produced by Maya Entertainment Ltd, was shot completely on DV camera as an experiment and then transferred on to 35MM negative.

The whole film was ready for censor in less than 2 months. The 15-minute film manages to evoke a variety of emotions without the use of dialogues and has a dark setting, depicting a person life, which is reduced to a tiny space of 6X4 feet his full time work place. The film is produced by Wilson's Rugged Edge Films, co-produced by Maya Entertainment has been recently screened at Mocha Film Club.

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