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L'apprenti Père Noël

L'apprenti Père Noël "Le grand secret"
Santapprentice "The Greatest Secret"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Every 163 years, the time comes to find a new Santa Claus, for, according to the rules, he has to retire after 178 years of good and loyal service. The Christmas elves go out to find the ideal replacement: an orphan called Nicolas.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: L'apprenti Père Noël "Le grand secret"

    Directed by: Luc VINCIGUERRA

    Country: France, Germany

    Year of production: 2006

    Running time: 13 min × 52 episodes

  • Technique

    Category: TV serie

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Version anglaise sous-titrée français

    Process: Colour

    Target public: 2-5 years

  • Credits

    Directed by: Luc VINCIGUERRA

    Production: GAUMONT ANIMATION, Christian DAVIN, FRANCE 5, Clément CALVET, EUROPOOL GMBH

    Distribution: GAUMONT ANIMATION, Anne MAGNOL, Céline CARENCO

    Script: Hadrien Soulez Larivière

    Graphics: Jan Van Rijsselberge

    Layout: Hosem

    Animation: Hosem

    Compositing: Alphanim Angoulême

    Music: Laurent Aknin

    Sound: Adrien Martre, Arnaud Roy

    Editing: Damien Audoin, Audrey Bacal