Santa is dead
What would happen is Santa and his reindeers got shot by a missile? The answer is in this cheerful and positive video. You probably understood by now that it's not a positive video at all. It was submitted for on the theme "A christmas miracle" and was really appreciated for its dark humor.  

High quality WMV: 21.3 megs
Lower quality WMV: 11 megs

Author: Olivier Bonenfant



Bookmark and Share

Write a comment on this production
Enter your comment and your score on the production
Santa is dead

/ 10

Your name:

Email or website (optional):

Com.13: What can I say, I loved it. The kid playing Bob was really good and the effects, both computer generated and the blood splatter, were very good too. Short and to the point. Maybe a few points where they paused for too long, but other than that, no complaints. (Comment from the forums)
By : Russell
Date: 2004-05-08 15:18:50
Score given: 9

Com.12: This was stone-cold awesome. The accented santa voice was the best thing ever, and amon tobin is the best christmas artist since kenny g. This is one of the few badness-free films and that means it's an underwater birthdaycake. (Comment from the forums)
By : Heavy Boxes
Date: 2004-05-08 15:18:11
Score given: NA

Com.11: The special effects were really the main focus in this video. And they were great. A story really didn't develop though. (Comment from the forums)
By : Dork457
Date: 2004-05-08 15:17:41
Score given: NA

Com.10: Those bastard Chinese!!!! I liked this one alot. Short, sweet, and funny. Thats probably how I well I would take being told I was the next Santa Clause. (Comment from the forums)
By : MBarry829
Date: 2004-05-08 15:16:26
Score given: 6

Com.9: Unreal. The ending was amazing - the blood was wicked. I have not a bad thing to say about this movie. (Comment from the forums)
By : njfilmcore
Date: 2004-05-08 15:14:45
Score given: 9

Com.8: this was pretty cool, good voice overs and nice blood effect, it looked like the santa head was made of frosting or something. (Comment from the forums)
By : Manwiththeponcho
Date: 2004-05-08 15:13:42
Score given: 7

Com.7: I liked this one quite a bit. I could see this one winning. It was short and sweet. The graphics were very impressive. However what impressed me more was the acting of the main guy. He has a lot of physical acting to do, and he did a fantastic job. The magic chair was hilarious! All around great! (Comment from the forums)
By : Prezhoover
Date: 2004-05-08 15:12:55
Score given: 7

Com.6: This one was also well done and the begining made me chuckle quite a bit but it got way too morbid at the end. Not the kind of feeling most would probably want on a holiday such as this. Now, I realize Subatomic's was also morbid, but it was in a COMPLETELY different way. I know you guys would probably understand what Im talking about. I DO have to give you props on the special effects though. I was definantly impressed. (Comment from the forums)
By : BeefDiaper
Date: 2004-05-08 15:12:19
Score given: 7

Com.5: the beginning was slow, but was very original. the shotgun was great and very realistic. dramatic ending, liked it alot. (Comment from the forums)
By : thegaumont
Date: 2004-05-08 15:11:29
Score given: 7

Com.4: Great opening with the radar and the missiles. I was thinking about an idea like this the other day. Similar to last year’s episode of South Park where santa gets shot down by Iraqis. As soon as it turned into live action, though, the movie took a downward swing. I guess the floating Santa was supposed to look crappy, but it annoyed me. Nice blood effects, though. 6.5/10 (Comment from the forums)
By : millertime83
Date: 2004-05-08 15:07:08
Score given: 6

Com.3: Cool beans guys. You got some nice special effects. Very cool. Short and to the point. My rating 94/100 (Comment from the forums)
By : Marko17
Date: 2004-05-08 15:06:18
Score given: 9

Com.2: Heres a classic case of STYLE over substance. The movie itself was kinda lame but god damn it looks so DAMN COOL! I still like watching it even though its rather slow and pointless and as soon as you can tell a truly cool and interesting story, with your style youre sure to win. Reminds me of griffins work. 89/ 100 (Comment from the forums)
By : Outsdbrilliant
Date: 2004-05-08 15:05:34
Score given: 9

Com.1: Originality: Santa killed by the Japanese - his replacement kills himself -- Its safe to say I have never heard of something like this before. A+ for originality Execution: Those of us familiar with Olivers work recognize the missile scene from some of his previous work. Knowing that the special effect was scavanged from another film did detract from my overall reaction to this film. That being said, my overall reaction was OH THATS FUCKING SWEET. Oliver brings a darkness to his films that there just isnt enough of. The scene with the glowing tinsel chair was the perfect length and had just the right amount of glow. I really didnt expect the brain splattering effect, so I was shocked. Shocked = impact and impact = success. A good film that left me with a strange feeling. This film evokes feeling and that is GOOD! - Also, I think Oliver does EVERYTHING on his films (even filming) if that is the case.. MAD PROPS for motivating yourself like that. Too sweet. (Comment from the forums)
By : turkeyjerk
Date: 2004-05-08 15:04:39
Score given: 7

Com.0: Got a kick out of this one. Your accent does indeed add extra funnyness to the video. The blood splatter on the wall is AWESOME and the opening sequence with the radar impressed me quite a bit, even if it was reused footage. (Comment from the forums)
By : Justin
Date: 2004-05-08 14:54:44
Score given: NA

Go back to main menu

Additional information

Length: 00:02:53
Rating: 16+
Date published: 2003-03-24 14:18:16
General quality: 6
People's score: 8

Tags: comedy horror short santa claus christmas china mission chair magic snow cookies snowfall milk chimney appear missile accident crash


Director/Special effects - Olivier Bonenfant

Suicidal guy - Olivier Bonenfant
Chinese general - Gabriel Cantin
Chinese soldier - Olivier Bonenfant

Music by Josef Edwards

  Order results by: Date | Score | Name | Length
  All films | Comedy | Drama | Action | Horror | Sci-fi | Sexy | Absurd | Animation | Videoclip | Documentary | Trailer | Long | Short

Double K.O.
Iphigenie's first film, a short chaotic political street fight featuring Trump and Kim Jong Un. Madness.

Length/Space: 00:03:20
See detailsScore: 7

Cycle & lunch
A bicycling trip without a goal, a possible lunch on the beach. More than meets the eye? A first person short film shot in 360 degrees.

Length/Space: 00:05:11
See detailsScore: 5

Durians, trailer
Durians are spiky, nasty smelling fruits. What if they were planning for an invasion? Where will you be when the end of the world attacks your nose?

Length/Space: 00:01:06
See detailsScore: 7

Plumtree's potted meat
What's best than Plumtree's Potted Meat for Bloomsday, James Joyce day? A short fake ad made at the Bloomsday in Melbourne Filmonik Kino Kabaret featuring the potted meat from Ulysses.

Length/Space: 00:00:45
See detailsScore: 4

A women is visiting New-York City. She is searching for a quiet place for her day's plans but she is shy...

Length/Space: 00:04:01
See detailsScore: 6

The small hadron collider
A kid's toy commercial for a brand new advanced toy. It's a miniature version of CERN's large hadron collider!

Length/Space: 00:01:19
See detailsScore: 6

Urban Bowling
Master, multidisciplinary athlete, shows us his new discipline. A funny short documentary on urban sports evolution.

Length/Space: 00:08:03
See detailsScore: 7

Doritos Guru spots
3 fake commercial spots for Doritos made for the huge web contest Doritos Guru with ninjas and weird stuff.

Length/Space: 00:01:37
See detailsScore: 5

A young woman does her groceries and selects the best looking vegetables for a delicious soup. Short and fun.

Length/Space: 00:03:00
See detailsScore: 6

The impossible error
Between life&death, two guys will be judged for a spot in heaven or hell. An absurd comedy about life and harmonicas.

Length/Space: 00:10:00
See detailsScore: 6

Little haikus to entertain you. It's a compilation of 17 seconds films made with three shots of 5, 7 and 5 seconds. Wacky and fun!

Length/Space: 00:06:49
See detailsScore: 8

Adam & Eve
A modern Adam & Eve tale of building a new world set in Montreal (Quebec). A spectacular yet simple short film.

Length/Space: 00:04:45
See detailsScore: 8

The action film
Mathieu is a filmmaker whose life will suddenly transform into an action film. Intense, action packed and fun above all.

Length/Space: 00:11:12
See detailsScore: 9

The Amazing AFX
A new genre of superhero gains incredible powers after being struck by lightning while working on Adobe After-Effects.

Length/Space: 00:06:29
See detailsScore: 7

Stay safe pighead
Those bike sharing schemes are fine but with Aussie legislation requiring you to wear an helmet it's not the bikes that are hard to find. A quick dumb one.

Length/Space: 00:02:24
See detailsScore: 5

A young man knocks door to door to warn people about the impending Bloomsday and suggest they should read Ulysses by James Joyce. Made for A Bloomsday in Melbourne Kino Kabaret.

Length/Space: 00:04:47
See detailsScore: 7

Travel videos
One guy back from Ankhor Wat Cambodia is trying to get his friend to watch his travel video but he's not interested. The traveler will find a way to force his friend to watch his trip.

Length/Space: 00:00:45
See detailsScore: 6

All hope lies with him
A part of the story of an ordinary men who becomes one of the few survivers of a zombie apocalypse.

Length/Space: 00:05:10
See detailsScore: 6

A step too much
In a beer tasting event, a couple of dudes talk about their latest choice of beer and their preferences.

Length/Space: 00:01:30
See detailsScore: 7

An insane parody of I would call it a huuuuge sabotage of the original material. Good.

Length/Space: 00:04:21
See detailsScore: 6

Epic trailer
An epic trailer for an equally epic movie. Nothing has ever been so epic. Nothing. Nothing. Nothing.

Length/Space: 00:00:45
See detailsScore: 5

Winter loneliness
Public announcement to warn young men this winter about a new danger to their health. And it's not the damn H1N1.

Length/Space: 00:00:30
See detailsScore: 6

I have cancer
Four videoclips for the music/noise band "I have cancer". Noise music with poems, thoughts, humor, violence.

Length/Space: 00:07:24
See detailsScore: 7

A comedy following the adventures of two roommates who will need the assistance of a video editor to fix life.

Length/Space: 00:09:20
See detailsScore: 6

Various people try to enter the small village of Lake-Edge but no one seems to actually get there. Absurd.

Length/Space: 00:07:20
See detailsScore: 7

Alex is looking for a new roommate. He comes home and finds a VHS and watches it. HELL. Weird horror comedy.

Length/Space: 00:08:24
See detailsScore: 5

Mathieu's short advertisements
You've seen The Action Film, now see the 7 spots from Mathieu. Insanity and planned amateurism like we all love!

Length/Space: 00:07:29
See detailsScore: 7

Santa is dead
What would happen is Santa and his reindeers got shot by a missile? The answer is in this cheerful and positive video.

Length/Space: 00:02:53
See detailsScore: 6

Order results by: Date | Score | Name | Length
All films | Comedy | Drama | Action | Horror | Sci-fi | Sexy | Absurd | Animation | Videoclip | Documentary | Trailer | Long | Short
| | |

Skins: STV Classic | SynapticOrgasm | Mars | Cyber-punk | DOS

Olivier Bonenfant - All rights reserved - - 2003-2017