On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.
Christmas Film World Cup pedigree
This 30 minute animated short has made the Quarter Finals in three events but was sent home in the Last 16 in 2022.
BBFC: No material likely to offend or harm
Jimmy T. Murakami & Dianne Jackson
Aled Jones, the singer of single "Walking in the Air" that was released in 1985, three years after the film, is much more widely known than Peter Auty who sang the same song in the film. Many people mistakenly believe that Aled Jones also sang the song in the film. Jones sang the chart release because the song had been re-recorded for an advertisement for an English toy store's Christmas campaign (which also featured new animation)
Adaptation of the book written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs