maya01m (12k image)Maya is a feature film project helmed by Mexican director Ricardo Arnaiz, whose goal is to promote the Mayan ancient culture. The movie will use traditional 2D techniques as well as CG. This is one of the most ambitious projects of Mexican cinema, featuring an all Mexican talent crew.

The story integrates fictional elements in a well documented historical background: AH-KIN is a child chosen by IX Chel, the Moon Goddess, to bring balance to the world and to prove to the gods the good that is in the heart of mankind.

The movie is slated for a 2005 release. You can find concept art at the official web page.