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Angamali Diaries going global; Won Accolade Global Film Competition award

Angamali Diaries /All Lights Film MagazineAngamali Diaries directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery has won coveted Award of Excellence Category at 13th edition of Accolade Global Film Competition. Angamali Diaries is the only Indian movie selected from filmmakers in over 64 countries at the Accoloade in the feature film category.

The Accolade is a prestigious global film competition that provides a platform to discover and honour talented directors, producers, actors and creative. MovieMaker Magazine named The Accolade as “One of the top 25 festivals worth the entry fee”. 

The story of the movie written by actor Chemban Vinod Jose revolves around a locale called Angamaly in Kerala and Vincent Pepe (and his friends) who wanted to be a powerful leader of a righteous gang that ruled the city, like his seniors. 

The movie produced by actor turned producer Vijay Babu had broken conventional cinema myths. The film shot in experimental manner introduced 86 new actors. Most of the sequences in the movie are long single shots.  The climax sequence of 11 mins single shot is a culmination of all the shots that shows a fight and chasing sequence happening at a festival venue. The director managed more than 1000 cine artists including locals in the sequence. 

Girish Gangadharan wielded the camera while Prashant Pillai composed music. Shameer Mohammed handled editing section.