Special poster of 'Vazhiye', a ‘found footage’ movie, released
Director Nirmal Baby Varghese released a special poster for his upcoming Malayalam horror movie Vazhiye on the occasion of Halloween.
Vazhiye is the first Malayalam film to be shot in ‘found footage’ form, claimed the makers. It is a subgenre in which a sizeable part of the film is presented as if the video footages were discovered (and not recorded by the filmmakers).
It stars newcomers Jeffin Joseph, Aswathi Anil Kumar, Varun Ravindran, Shyam Salash, Saniya Poulose, Salini Baby, Joji Tomy and Rajan. The movie already garnered attention for the Indian debut of Hollywood music director Evan Evans.
The horror thriller is written and directed by Nirmal Baby Varghese and produced by Baby Chaithanya under the banner of Casablanca Film Factory in association with Vivid Frames. Midhun Eravil is the cinematographer and Jeffin Joseph is the executive producer. Editing and sound designing was done by the director himself. The second unit camera is cranked by Shobin Francis, Ghanashyam and Nirmal (Director). Jees Joseph is the project designer and Sanjay Thomas Chowattukunnel, Nibin Stany, Alen Jiji are the production controllers. Arun Kumar Panayal and Saran Kumar Bare are the associate directors.
V Nishad is the PRO and the final mixing was done by Rajeev Viswambharan. Translation and subtitles were written by Nandalal R. Amalu is the title designer and still photography was handled by M E Photography, Social media promotion: Asha Manoj, Infotainment Reels. Costume design was done by Rohini Saji.
Director Nirmal is known for his multi-award winning Malayalam documentary film ‘Thariode’. Nirmal is currently adapting his own documentary into a feature film titled 'Thariode: The Lost City'. It stars international artists like Bill Hutchens, Luing Andrews, Alexx O’Nell, Courtney Sanello, Amelie Leroy, Brendan Byrne and Roger Ward.