Author Archives: Saikaly Elia

Everest – A Tribute to the Fallen

Everest – A Tribute to the Fallen

Imagine a 1500 ft tidal wave of snow, rock and debris headed straight towards you. This was our reality on April 25th, 2015 at Mt. Everest basecamp when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake triggered a massive avalanche at Mt. Everest Basecamp that claimed 16 lives and critically injured 50+ men and women.

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Google Maps Khumbu

Google Maps Khumbu

Elia collaborated with the Google Maps team to bring the Mt. Everest region to the world!

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Canadian Screen Award Nomination

Canadian Screen Award Nomination

Home and Really Far Away, produced by SportsNet, shot by Elia Saikaly, was nominated for Best Sports Program by the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards.

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Building Peace in Sri Lanka

Building Peace in Sri Lanka

FindingLife Films was contracted to produce a short film on the efforts of Generations For Peace in Sri Lanka.

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Everest – On the Top

Everest – On the Top

Journey to the top of the world, the summit of Mt. Everest, in this three-minute montage of Elia Saikaly’s 2013 climb. 

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On the Top – CINE Golden Eagle Award

On the Top – CINE Golden Eagle Award

On the Top is a reality television series shot by Elia Saikaly, that follows a team of Arab mountain climbers from the desert to the peak of Mt. Everest.

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Moving Mountains in Kenya

Moving Mountains in Kenya

One of Moving Mountains Trust’s most exciting projects is in Solio, a region in central Kenya, home to around 20,000 internally displaced people.

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Three Stories From Zimbabwe

Three Stories From Zimbabwe

Three stories from three courageous young individuals from Zimbabwe whose lives were forever changed through the efforts of Generations For Peace.

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Generations For Peace – Amman Camp 2013

Generations For Peace – Amman Camp 2013

A promotional video produced for Generations For Peace (GFP) in Jordan. GFP is a leading global non-profit peace-building organization founded by HRH Prince Feisal.

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CINE Golden Eagle Award

CINE Golden Eagle Award

Reality TV Reaches New Heights

On the Top is a 12-part reality television series shot by Elia Saikaly, which follows a team of Arab mountain climbers

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