Angamali Diaries directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery has won the coveted 'Award of Excellence' Category in the 13th edition of Accolade Global Film Competition, USA. The movie was taken for global recognition by the All Lights Film Services, a specialty division of Indywood.
Angamaly Diaries is the only Indian movie to have made the cut amidst stiff competition from movies of 64 other countries in the feature film category. The Accolade is a prestigious global film competition that provides a platform to discover and honor talented directors, producers, actors and creative artists. Movie Maker Magazine named The Accolade as “One of the top 25 festivals worth the entry fee”.
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 minutes single shot depicts 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.