Elf [videorecording] / Shawn Danielle Productions, Ltd. ; Gold/Miller Productions ; Guy Walks into a Bar Productions ; Mosaic Media Group ; producers, Jon Berg, Todd Komarnicki, Shauna Robertson ; written by David Berenbaum ; directed by Jon Favreau.
Contributor(s): Berg, Jon | Komarnicki, Todd | Robertson, Shauna | Berenbaum, David | Favreau, Jon | Ferrell, Will | Caan, James | Newhart, Bob | Asner, Edward | Steenburgen, Mary | Deschanel, Zooey | Love, Faizon | Gardiner, Greg | Lebental, Dan | Debney, John | Shannon, Laura Jean | Smith, Rusty | Shawn Danielle Productions, Ltd. (Firm) | Gold/Miller Productions (Firm) | Guy Walks into a Bar Productions | Mosaic Media (Firm) | New Line Home Entertainment (Firm) | Warner Home Video (Firm).Material type: Visual materialSeries: Infinifilm. Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : New Line Home Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + contents insert.ISBN: 0780647742.Subject(s): Elves -- Drama | Santa Claus -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Widescreen (disc one) and full screen (disc two) presentations.
Special features: commentary by director Jon Favreau; commentary by actor Will Ferrell; deleted scenes; fact track & jump to music cues viewing options; "Deck the hall" featurette; "Christmas in Tinseltown" featurette; "Santa mania" featurette; "Kids on Christmas" featurette; all access pass featurettes: "Tag along with Will Ferrell", "How they made the North Pole", "Film school for kids", "That's wrap", "Lights, camera, puffin'"; fun and games: Buddy's adventure game, Elf karaoke, read-along; DVD-ROM: script to screen view option, photo gallery, make your own Christmas book, photo activity, weblinks.
Director of photography, Greg Gardiner ; editor, Dan Lebental ; music, John Debney ; costume designer, Laura Jean Shannon ; production designer, Rusty Smith ; visual effects supervisor, Joe Bauer.
Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Edward Asner, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, Daniel Tay, Faizon Love.
A human baby accidently ends up at the North Pole and grows up among the elf community. Buddy, as he comes to be known, knows that he's "special". When he's 30, Buddy learns from Santa that he's really a human. He decides to go in search of his father, to find out where he belongs. He walks to Manhattan, and is immediately run over by a cab. His father at first rejects him and Buddy ends up in a department store where other elves are working. But all the while, things are looking bad for Santa Claus. When Santa crashes his sleigh in Central Park, it's Buddy's moment to shine.
MPAA rating: PG; for some mild rude humor and language.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
System requirements for DVD-ROM features: PC running Windows 98 or higher; InterActual player installed (included on disc); Macromedia Flash 6.0; Internet connectivity; Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; DVD-ROM drive.
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.