Here Comes Santa Claus

A short film about a grown man's complicated relationship with Santa Claus.

  • Danny Caporaletti
    Director
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  • Danny Caporaletti
    Writer
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  • Cavan Hallman
    Writer
  • Danny Caporaletti
    Producer
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  • Cavan Hallman - Cupid
    Key Cast
  • Rebecca Hollingsworth - Julia
    Key Cast
  • Logan "Yoleaux" Roberts - Gun Shop Owner
    Key Cast
  • Jeffrey Martorell - Santa Claus
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 23, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Sony FS700
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Christmas In March at The Byrd Theatre: Guin & Here Comes Santa Claus
    Richmond
    United States
    March 20, 2016
Director Biography - Danny Caporaletti

Danny Caporaletti is a writer/filmmaker based in Richmond, Virginia, and New Orleans, Louisiana. He has an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of New Orleans and his writing has been published in Bluestem, Perversion Magazine, Sink/Swim Press, NewOrleans&Me, and others. He currently works freelance as a camera assistant and is a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in the VCUarts Cinema Department.

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Director Statement

"Here Comes Santa Claus" is a holiday short film about a man's unhealthy obsession with Santa Claus. The film had a premiere screening in Richmond, Virginia at the historic Byrd Theatre in March, 2016.