Film Credits

Directed by

Larry Weinstein

Produced by

Liam Romalis and Jason Charters

Written by

Jason Charters

Edited by

David New

Executive Producer

Marie-Odile Demay

Director of Photography

Kiarash Sadigh

Production Designer

Marian Wihak

Costume Designer

Robyn Macdonald

Visual Researcher

MaryJo Lavelle

Music by

Aaron Davis


Rob Bowman
Mark Breslin
Alan Dershowitz
Ophira Eisenberg
Lisa Geduldig
Robert Harris
Rob Kapilow
Jennifer 8. Lee
Jackie Mason
Joshua Plaut
Fr. Thomas Rosica
Steve March-Tormé
Mirjam Wenzel

With performances by

Kevin Breit
Aviva Chernick
Roger Feng
Justin Gray
Franc-Anton Harwart
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Steven Page
Gaston Poon
Dione Taylor
David Walll
Tom Wilson

Cast (in order of appearance)

Decker Williams
Jenna Harris
Hannah Kelderman
Jeremy Salzman
Gaston Poon
Kang Ho
Franc-Anton Harwart
Andrew Chung
Alex Seo
Jordan Michael Phouttharath
Nicole Haber
Shelly Faber
Roger Feng
Doan Phan
Santa Claus

Background Patrons

Ana Buzdugan
Angelique Espino
Jack Epstein
David Fine
Roseann Fine
Sydney Freeman
Kyle Gelbloom-Kantor
Debra Kaiser
Hilarie Klapman
Sam Lowen
Adam Mezei
Maria Cecilia Miranda
Ophelia C. Miranda
Daryn Pancer
Howard Pont
Jayden Porter
Helena Sheppard
Sash Striga
Barbara Stulberg
Fred Tymoshenko
Laura Webb
Bryna Weiss
Aaron Zaretsky
Andrea Zaretsky

Hong Luck Kung Fu Club Lion Dancers

Nancy Ing
David Lieu
Alexander La
Justin Strachan
Quang Thang
Wison To
Andrew Wong
Vincent Yang


Production Manager

Jennifer Mesich

1st Assistant Director

Mark Pancer

Production Coordinator

Andrew Edmonds

2nd Assistant Director

Eric Banz

3rd Assistant Director

Paul Dudar

4th Assistant Directors

Liz May & Alexa Mitchell

Production Assistants

Elizabeth Gibson
Kunai Mulkani
Michael Pugacewicz

Production Accountant

Michael Goede

Casting Director

Jenny Lewis
Lewis Kay Casting


Lisa Stevens

Assistant Choreographer

Carla Bennett

Script Supervisor

Sydney Kondruss

Art Director

Shelley Silverman

Set Decorator

Ashley Devereux

Props Master

Kat Germain

Props Assistant

Adrienne Trent

Props Maker

Marsha Williams

Set Dressers

Edward Hillier
Julia Howman
Phil Leech
Alana Robshaw

Head Carpenter

David Ralph


Giuseppe Condello
Wayne Weston

Assistant Carpenter

John Mott

Crew Labourer

Julia Mendoza

Camera Operator

John Minh Tran CSC

Additional Camera Operators

Joseph Friedman
Michael Leschisin
Dan Martino
Wynn Padula

1st Assistant Cameras

Chris Goll
Paul Steves
Blain Thrush

2nd Assistant Cameras

Dan Adlam

Nate O’Brien


Derreck Roemer

Sebastian Russell


Mike O’Neil

Board Operator

Gideon Ayesu

Key Grips

Benjamin Dundas
Ben Locche


Dillon Freel
Dominique Girouard
Brett Hughes
Robin Hunter
Andrew Locche
James Marshall
Liam Small
Simon Stunt
Kyle Thornhill
Adam Warren

Special Effects Coordinator

Derek Liscoumb

Assistant Costume Designer

Shelly Romalis

Wardrobe Supervisor

Tara Thompson

Wardrobe Assistant

Aimée Tobolka

Key Makeup Artist

Jessica Carter


Lani Starr


Linda Carter

Makeup Assistant

Miriam R. Stables

Location Manager

Nikhil D’Souza

Assistant Location Manager

John Crilly

Set Security

Steven Robertson

Craft Services

William Engel
Scott Edwin Farmer

Fortune Cookie Testers

Eli Charters
Simon Charters

Catering by

Blazing Kitchen

Post Production Services by

Spence-Thomas Audio Post

Post-Production Coordinator

Mako Funasaka


Jonas Crawley

Graphics & Animation

Nick Sewell

Sound Supervisor/Mixer

Richard Spence-Thomas

Sound Editor

Gary Vaughan

Additional sound engineering

Patton Rodrigues


Julian Bateman
Natalya Ferguson
Heather White


Ingrid Hamilton

Stills Photographer

Jackie Shapiro


Jackson Myers
Katie O’Reilly

Insurance Provided by

Arthur J. Gallagher Canada Limited


Angelika Heim
Stohn Hay Cafazzo
Dembroski Richmond LLP
Willa Marcus

Post Production Accounting by

Kay & Warburton Chartered Accountants


General Manager, Programming

Sally Catto

Executive Director, Unscripted Content

Jennifer Dettman

Senior Director, Documentary

Sandra Kleinfeld

Director of Production, Unscripted Content

Alexandra Lane

Director of Finance, Unscripted Content

Julie Lawlor

Executive in Charge of Production, NDR

Claudia Cellarius

For Kobalt Productions GmbH


Stefan Mathieu


Anahita Nazemi
Eva Rink

Archival images and footage supplied by

Alamy Stock Photo Budget Films Stock Footage
C-SPAN Archives Getty Images
F.I.L.M. Archives Historic Films
Internet Archive Library of Congress Digital Collections
Mr. Footage New York Public Library Digital Collections
Oddball Films Pond5
Prelinger Archives Screen Ocean/Clips & Footage
Shutterstock, Inc. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The WPA Film Library

Holiday Inn (1942)
Produced by Paramount Pictures Inc.
© NBC Universal Media, LLC.

Bonanza (1959)
Produced by NBC
© CBS Television Distribution

Action Comics (1938)
Created by Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel
Published by DC Comics, Inc.

Captain America (1941)
Created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Published by Marvel Entertainment, LLC.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1948)
Produced by the Jam Handy Organization
© Jam Handy Organization

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1939)
Written by Robert Lewis May
Courtesy of Smithsonian National Museum of
American History Mister Ed (1961)
Produced by The Mister Ed Company
and Filmways Television
© MGM Television

Archie Comics and Betty and Veronica (1942)
Created by John L. Goldwater and Bob Montana
Published by Archie Comic Publications, Inc.

Batman (1940)
Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger
Published by DC Comics, Inc.

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
Produced by Hope Enterprises and Paramount Pictures
© Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

The Ten Commandments (1923)
Produced by the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
© Paramount Pictures Corporation


Music direction and original score by

Aaron Davis

Music Clearances

Sébastien Lépine, Tram 7

Music consultant

David Wall

Music recorded by

Guillermo Subuaste

Kitchen percussion recorded by

Charlie Finlay

Lemon Bucket Orchestra recorded by

David Plowman

On set music recording by

Gary Vaughan

Boom Operator

Alison Hill

Additional engineering by

Bernie Cisternas

Piano, vocals & orchestration

Aaron Davis

Bass & Bass

Vina Justin Gray
Erhu Xiaoqiu Lin
Flute Ron Korb
Guitar Rob Piltch


Davide Direnzo
Saw Gene Hardy


David Dunlop
Kevin Turcotte


Zach Smith


Aaron Schwebel
Andréa Tyniec


Pete Luciano
Sean Lavery


John Johnson

“Oy To The World!”
Performed by The Klezmonauts
Created by Paul Libman
Courtesy of MTL, Inc. DBA Libman Music

“The Christmas Song”
Written by Mel Tormé and Robert Wells
Performed by Dione Taylor
Courtesy of MPL Music Publishing, Inc.

“Silver Bells”
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Performed by Steven Page
Used by Permission of Famous Music LLC, Sony/ATV Harmony, All rights reserved

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
Written by Johnny Marks
Performed by Tom Wilson and Kevin Brei
Courtesy of St. Nicholas Music Inc.

“Do You Hear What I Hear”
Written by Gloria Shayne Baker and Noel Regney
Performed by Aviva Chernick and Justin Gray
Courtesy of Casablanca Music Publishing

Written by Mark Marczyk
Performed by The Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Courtesy of Lemon Bucket Ltd. “Winter Wonderland”
Written by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith
Performed by Gaston Poon and Franc-Anton Harwart
Courtesy of Casablanca Music Publishing

“Holly Jolly Christmas”
Written by Johnny Marks
Performed by Roger Feng
Courtesy of St. Nicholas Music Inc.

Composed by Mikhl Gelbart and S.E. Goldfarb
Arranged by Chris Hanjian and Ronald Romm
Performed by The Canadian Brass
Courtesy of Opening Night Entertainment Group, Inc.

“We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
Traditional, Arranged by Frits Kaatee
Performed by Fritz Kaatee and the Dutch Dixieland All Stars, Courtesy of Fritz Kaatee

“Vinter Vinderland”
Written by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith
Translation by Michael Wex
Performed by David Wall and The Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Courtesy of Casablanca Music Publishing

Original music recorded at Pacha Sound, Canterbury Sound and Number Nine Studios, Toronto, Canada

Web Development by

Affordance Studio & Lichen Communications

Creative Direction

Kim Berthiaume
Patrick Bacon


Laurent Rabatel
Jean-Philippe Choquette
Gabriel Corbel

Thanks to

Manfred Becker
Randal Boutillier
Greg Buium
Lois Charters
Richard Charters
Stanley Chu
Wei Chu
Janice Dawe
Jessica Daniel
Howard Fraiberg
Bill House
Jordan Klapman
Elizabeth Klink
Rosa Laborde
Tessa Lai
David Lehman
Ron Mann
Jerry McIntosh
David Mortin
Del Mehes
Lorne Orleans
Coleman Romalis
Izzie Romalis
Joanne Rosenberg
Katrin Sandmann
Jin Shun Zhou
Caryn Thompson
Chris Thompson
David Wall
Steve Weslak
The Ray & Wyn Ritchie Evans Foundation
and the Sea-Hi Tavern

Special Thanks to Ali, Dania and Mary, Judih, Andrea and Marilyn

Produced in Association with

Doc Channel

Produced with the Assistance of


Produced with the Participation of

Rogers Cable Network Fund

Developed with the Assistance of

Super Channel

A Riddle Films Production
Riddle Films
© 2017 Riddle Films JWSC Inc.