The 44x Award-Winning Fantasy
78 OFFICIAL Selections Internationally
Two bickering siblings learn the magic of believing, when they find a real wish and encounter the menacing creature who wants it back!
Hailing from Atlanta, the visionary director Vashmere Valentine is clearing a path in the entertainment industry for Georgia filmmakers alike with the success of his fantasy film “The Wish and The Wisp.”
This independent short film made with only a budget of $300 dollars, has quickly gained the spotlight for Vashmere Valentine and secured him as one of the most talented upcoming film directors of 2019. Based on popular fantasy films of the past, “The Wish and The Wisp” explicitly exhibits the creativity and visionary direction Vashmere Valentine has for the fantasy genre. Having the ability to entertain audiences both young and old is a skill filmmakers spend years trying to hone, but even as a first time filmmaker, Vashmere seems to have mastered the craft with a style that resembles some of the most respected film directors of our time.
Within just one year, “The Wish and The Wisp” has gained a reputation as being a festival favorite across a multitude of differentethnic groups. The film has played in film festivals not only in the United States but worldwide, showing in festivals as far as Italy, Tokyo, and even Nigeria. With a total of 44 awards, 33 nominations, and over 78 official selections worldwide, “The Wish and The Wisp”’ has certainly claimed its place as one of the most successful short films in Georgia history.