A Magical Christmas Village is the seventh Christmas movie in Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas programming event that started on 21 Oct 2022 with the premiere of Noel Next Door.
The rom-com Christmas movie is directed by Japanese-Canadian director Jason Furukawa from the scripts written by Melissa Salmons, and produced by Kevin Leslie under Lighthouse Pictures Production.
Craig Baumgarten, Jamie Goehring, Shawn Williamson, Alison Sweeney, and Melissa Salmons are executive producers for the holiday themed movie. The movie setting looks heartwarming and seems to be a perfect place to visit this X-Mas and the best part is that it’s familiar.
Where was Hallmark movie A Magical Christmas Village filmed?
A Magical Christmas Village was filmed inside Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The lower mainland region of British Columbia is known for its scenic backgrounds and suitable backdrops.
Principal filming began in August 2022 and wrapped up within the same month. Alison Sweeney shared a photo on her social media account while the filming was ongoing. She captioned the post Hard work on a gorgeous Wednesday in Vancouver.
The actress also revealed that she wear different kind of hats during the shooting and she enjoyed the whole experience. Sweeney also shared that she love filming Christmas movies because she can celebrate festivals twice or thrice by that way. As an executive producer, she planned the filming locations and storyline along with the lead Mellisa Salmons.
Canadian provinces are popular because directors and cinematographers love the working environment and the residents who always co-operate with the production staff along with the cast members. Also, the lucrative taxation programs also attract cinematographers and even this industry provides employement to various locals.
The Vancouver district is a well known shooting location among Hallmark filmmakers because of its adaptable environment. The Greater Vancouer district is popularly known as Hollywood North because of its skilled talent and modern architectural designs.
A Magical Christmas Village Cast
- Madonna Gonzalez as Claudia
- Alison Sweeney as Summer
- Luke Macfarlane as Ryan
- Maesa Nicholson as Chloe
- Kareem Malcolm as Matt
- Maria Meadows as April
- Suzanne Ristic
- Marlo Thomas as Vivian
- Trae Maridadi
- Amanda Khan
- Todd Matthews
- Ryan Mah
- Alaysia Jackson
- Lennox Leacock
What is the Magical Christmas Village movie about?
The movie follows an architect Summer who lives in a small town where she is raising her young daughter Chloe. Her life takes an exciting turn when her mother Vivian invites her to move in with her in a miniature Christmas village.
Summer looks worried but her daughter’s excitement on another level, she can’t stop watching the figurines and the Christmas decorations that looks similar to their home. Moreover, Chloe gets a chance to meet with a newcomer to their community with whom she can open heart.
The Magical Christmas Village is set to premiere on 5 Nov at 6 PM, 13 Nov at 2 PM, 16 Nov at 10 PM, and 23 Nov at 12 AM ET only on Hallmark Channel inside the United States.