★★★★★ MSN's The Surf Report's "HOT APP OF THE WEEK"!!! ★★★★★
Created by Rod Maxwell, current cast member of Syfy's FACE OFF!
Can you make your own wishes come true? Try visiting "The Wishing Well", where dreams are just a coin toss away!
Rod Maxwell's award winning short film "The Wishing Well" is now a fully interactive iPad app complete with the film, mini-popup book, and your very own wishing well ... game!
Includes the short film "The Wishing Well",
awarded “Best Experimental” as a recognition
of the extraordinary achievement
of the filmmaker not only in terms of story telling
but also in terms of sheer originality
in an approach to film making
that is substantially different
to anything else we have seen
… we are full of admiration”
- American Motion Picture Society
A unique combination of live action and animation all in a pop-up book world!
"Mesmerizing technique in animation" - Zaki Lisha, "Ten Best of the West"
"A VERY INVENTIVE TOUR DE FORCE!" - Syracuse International Film Festival
WINNER! Best Animated Film - Boston International Film Festival
WINNER! 39th Annual Worldfest Houston Int. Film Festival
WINNER! Best Animated Short Film - Beverly Hills Hi-Def Film Festival
WINNER! Audience Choice - Smogdance Film Festival
WINNER! Audience Choice - Blue Wire Film Festival
WINNER! Best Experimental - AMAPS Film Festival
WINNER! Ten Best of The West - Las Vegas
BEST OF FEST NOMINATED! - Syracuse International Film and Video Festival
BEST EXPERIMENTAL NOMINATED! - Pennsylvania Festival of Films
PIONEERING FILM SELECTION! - San Francisco Int. Festival of Short Films
SPECIAL PRESENTATION! - 11th Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Fest - KOREA
SPECIAL PRESENTATION! Le Festival du Film de Sarlat - FRANCE
No Words Film Festival - Bolzano - ITALY
The Big Gig Film Festival - North Highlands - SCOTLAND
Children's International Film Festival - San Francisco
Children's International Film Festival - Los Angeles
Los Angeles Short Film Fest
California International Animation Film Festival
Screening this year at COMIC-CON 2011 as part of the San Diego Children's International Film Festival!
What you get!
The Award winning short film, “The Wishing Well”:
- A simple wish for love goes awry in this pop-up book story come-to-life.
Behind-the-scenes “Making of”:
- Get ready to be inspired to make your own wishes come true!
Your very own wishing well! GAME!
- Try your luck tossing a hand full of pennies into the magical cup of love! But be warned, hungry mechanical turtles are ready to snatch up your wishes!
The Wishing Well popup book:
- The film and game come in a mini popup book! Meet Sally as you see her world spring to life!