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Black Santa

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Every year Henry looks forward to his job working as a mall Santa alongside his son Otis. But as Otis grows older, this may prove to be their last holiday season as a duo.

Directors Spotlight

Travis Wood


Travis Wood is a director from Minneapolis, sometimes based in Brooklyn. His short films have been selected for multiple Vimeo Staff Picks, SXSW film festival, True/False, Rooftop films, an NY EMMY award, and featured on NoBudge, Booooooom and Directors Notes. He is a current member of the Meerkat Media Artist Collective and part of the commercial directing team at Farm League.

  • Year: 2022
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Director: Travis Wood
  • Cast: Theo Haddon, Andrew Tull, Michael Silverblatt
  • Cinematographer: Jason Young-Teh Chiu
  • Editor: Bryon Leon, Ryan Martin Brown
  • Executive Producer: Lena Waithe, Rishi Rajani, Doménica Castro, Constanze Castro, Natasha Wellesley
  • Music: Le Chev
  • Producer: Gabriela Díaz Arp, Kiah Clingman
  • Production Design: Laura Vargus
  • Screenwriter: Travis Wood & Weston Auburn
  • Premiere: Philadelphia

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