Film Review: The Wishgranter
Posted By admin on December 4, 2017 5:59pm
By: Brittany Conrad
What happens when you throw a penny into a fountain and make a wish? Echo Wu seeks to bring life to this long held tradition with the engaging short animated film, The Wishgranter. Vibrant pops of color and Pixar like animations come at us in this short piece that is both playful and sweet in nature. For all those leaving their life up to fate by throwing a coin into a wishing well, there is a man in control of their destiny. By pressing the right button at the right time, the wishgranter has the power to make dreams come true for the people who travel far and wide to his fountain. With true love as the theme, for this tale, we see the wishgranter go to great lengths to make sure his job is done at all costs. Visually pleasing, and funny this film is sure to delight a wide array of audiences!
The Wishgranter is an official selection of the New York City Independent Film Festival and 2017 Best Animation winner.