Award of Excellence – Nadam (Sound) (India)

Title: Nadam (Sound)
Runtime: 6 min
Country: India
Director: Indrajit Nattoji
Story: Indrajit Nattoji
Script: Indrajit Nattoji & Santayan Sengupta
Director of Animation and VFX: Upasana Nattoji Roy
Music: Gaurav Chatterji
Animation Artist: Indrajit Nattoji
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: March, 2022

Synopsis: Nadam (Sound)- An experiential introductory film for Indian Music Experience, India’s first permanent interactive museum of Indian Music. The film, designed to play in a 180º immersive circular projection, showcases a vibrant glimpse into the uniqueness and diversity of the Music of India. The story is of a young girl (Shruti) who wakes up disturbed and scared by the sounds of the night. Her mother comforts her and shows her every sound is a musical note. She then proceeds to take her daughter on a beautiful audio-visual journey, showcasing the diverse origins and the eclectic evolution of Indian Music.