Love at the Christmas Contest is an American holiday themed movie directed and written by John Burd for the Great American Family Channel. The movie is produced by Cassidy Lunnen under Evennow Productions and Red Clay Studios.
It stars Samantha Cope and Ross Jirgl in the lead role of two strangers who are experiencing the same feeling of grief and heartbreak, one after losing her mother while the other one after losing her wife.
The sweet romance movie is about an enthusiastic Angie who enters a Christmas tree decorating contest in memory of her mother and discover that her widowed high-school sweetheart is also there with her cute little daughter.
Love at the Christmas Contest Filming Locations
The Great American Family movie ‘Love at the Christmas Contest’ was filmed inside the US state of Oklahoma. Principal filming began on 9 February 2021 in Tulsa and finished on 21 Feb 2021 covering a total of 13 days.
Colleen Elizabeth shared on her Instagram that the filming has been completed. She revealed that the whole team was working hard to finish the filming and that was officially wrapped after 12 days of filming. It was so much fun to be in a Xmas movie, she captioned the post.
Some scenes were shot at a private estate on South Cincinnati Avenue. Tulsa Garden Center located at Woodwark Park has been featured in the movie as the town square along with Postoak lodge and Retreat. The place which serves as the David house is filled with greenary and friendly residents.
Production unit also visited a nursery named Cohlmia’s The Plant Place. The beautiful nursery is located on 1502 S. CINCINNATI PL. TULSA, OK 74119 and offers a variety of services from holiday decorations to special occassions. Reservation Dogs is another popular show that was filmed at the same place.
Who’s in the cast of Love at the Christmas?
- Samantha Cope as Angie Waldron
- Emily Mathason as Lily Mitchell
- Triana Browne as Blair Bolin
- Stephano Vasquez as Christmas Tree Couple
- Ross Jirgl as David Mitchell
- Colleen Elizabeth Miller as Betty Jean Boyd
- James Healy Jr. as Richard Waldron
- Omoy Scarlett as Christmas Tree Couple
- Eliza Donaghy as Gabby Mitchell
- Lena Harmon as Christmas Tree Decorating Contestant
The movie set to premiere on Nov 6, 2022 at 8:00 PM EDT only on Great American Family Channel. You can watch it on Philo, DirecTV, or Frndly TV.