Santa’s Helper

A down-on-his-luck elf must deliver a lump of coal on Christmas Eve to earn his way back into Santa’s good books but when an eight-year old girl, who’s definitely on the naughty list, catches him in the act the elf must find a way to escape by any means necessary.

Creative team

Writer/director/producer: Alex Hatz

Filmmaker’s statement

I wanted to do a Christmas-themed film that my daughter could act in. When I came up with the idea for Santa’s Helper there was only one person I knew who could play the part of the elf, and that was Ken Hall. Thankfully he agreed.

About Alex Hatz

Alex Hatz

Alex is an award-winning filmmaker. His short films have screened at film festivals and been televised in Canada and internationally.

Alex came to directing as an actor, having appeared in film, TV and countless commercials. As an improviser he has been nominated for three Canadian Comedy Awards. His background in acting and comedy make Alex a versatile director who can meld both performance and comedy in just the right balance.

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