The new short that Local Police of Malaga has risen this year to his YouTube channel for congratulate the Christmas holidays 2022-23 is starring holy climbera picturesque thief who carries out his misdeeds disguised as Santa Claus with the absurd idea of impersonating the popular climbing Santa Claus doll.
Behind the Christmas greetings trilogy that the Local Police of Malaga began at Christmas 2018-19, last year it was based on a nice parody of the popular American series breaking bad.
In this fifth Christmas short film, Santa Climber carries out a tortuous escape through different streets of Malaga in which the increasingly flourishing area of the Sohoin addition to having the spectacular background of the lighting of the city on these important dates, all with the spotlight set on a false Santa Claus whose evil deeds lead him to lose his pants.
Specifically, his adventures take place through Ancha del Carmen, Cuarteles, Puente de la Misericordia, Alameda Principal, Casas de Campos, Tomas Heredia, Plaza de la Marina and Calle Marqués de Larios, “where the lighting show accompanies an extravagant finale in the local police in Malaga put an end to the peculiar chase of our antihero“, they explain from the Local Police in a statement.
Throughout the plot, the Use of new technologies: mobile phones, social networks, metaverse…, which although, among other advantages, allow us to get closer to those who are far away, they also isolate us to a great extent from our closest environment, including our loved ones.
It is worth noting the nods to other municipal organizations such as Canal Málaga RTVM, EMT, Limasam or Málaga Film Office, which did not hesitate at any time to join the project. Likewise, from the Corps, they also appreciate the collaboration of the Teatro del Soho Caixabank and the photographer and localizer from Málaga Bosco Martín, among others.
All the actors who play leading roles are local police officers from Malaga or relatives of them, highlighting the work of Jose Antonio Montero Baby as Santa Climber, as well as the interpretations of Maria Corpas like tiktoker girl, grandparents Antonio Escano and Salvadora Villalbaand the roles of EMT bus driver, Limasam clerk and Soho Theater worker, played by Iñaki Keychain, Miguel Ramírez Artery and David Munoz respectively.
On the other hand, it should be noted that Salvador Badilloin his role as Guardian of the Metaverse, completes his fourth performance in short Christmas greetings from the Local Police of Malaga, the performances of Lorena Espinosa and Rafael Codes as local policemen who chase “Santa Climber”, the participation of the k9 Agent Kira, a Malinois shepherd who together with her guide agent daniel padilla They are part of the Canine Unit of the Support Operational Group (GOA) of the Local Police of Malaga, and the collaboration of the local police specialized in climbing F. Javier Martin.
Direction and realization
The recording has been carried out in 4K digital cinema format, with a mixture of anamorphic and spherical lenses by the local police officers that make up the Audiovisual Group of the Local Police of Malaga, David Gutierrez and Felix Perez, who have also been in charge of making and editing the short. Likewise, the decalogue of good environmental practices in audiovisual production has been complied with in order to achieve a more sustainable production model.
“We hope you enjoy the new Christmas greeting video remembering that, like every year, from the Local Police of Malaga, we will continue working so that you enjoy a safe Christmas in Malaga, a movie city, and wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year”, they conclude from the police force.
Santa Climbing, a picturesque thief stars in the Christmas short of the Local Police of Malaga