How They Made Elf | The Holiday Movies That Made Us

30-Noy, 2020
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Get a glimpse behind-the-scenes of cult favourite Christmas movie, Elf, and discover how they made the film (and Will Ferrell so big!) in The Holiday Movies That Made Us. The forced perspective technique will blow. your. mind. Now streaming on Netflix.
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How They Made Elf | The Holiday Movies That Made Us
Unwrap the real stories behind these iconic Christmas blockbusters, thanks to insider interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks.

  • Love this film

    Galaxy _mooncat77Galaxy _mooncat774 kun oldin
  • Seek God our Lord and Savior the one that sent Jesus to die for our Sins Before its too late. May God Bless You All and your loved ones.

    Some CrazeeSome Crazee11 kun oldin
  • Seek God our Lord and Savior the one that sent Jesus to die for our Sins Before its too late. May God Bless You All and your loved ones.

    Some CrazeeSome Crazee11 kun oldin
  • Seek God our Lord and Savior the one that sent Jesus to die for our Sins Before its too late. May God Bless You All and your loved ones.

    Some CrazeeSome Crazee11 kun oldin
  • Am I the only one who sees just a black screen

    MXKEY2xMXKEY2x11 kun oldin
  • This movie seems trash

    IdkIdk12 kun oldin
    • @Idk how could people watch dharrman?

      Smthng DumbSmthng Dumb12 kun oldin
    • Honestly how can people watch this

      IdkIdk12 kun oldin
  • Question? How did they record everyone like this without their permission?

    DJ EVILDJ EVIL16 kun oldin
  • The Sweet condescending secretary... that's real!

    J DogJ Dog18 kun oldin
  • Those aren't actors, their just crazy New Yorkers!

    J DogJ Dog18 kun oldin
  • I don't believe that, it's too perfect... and most probably semantics.

    J DogJ Dog18 kun oldin
  • When NY was alive not like a gosth town so sorry for the business

    Isabella AguilarIsabella Aguilar18 kun oldin
  • Forced perspective, not been done for 50-60 years? Um, Lord of the Rings?

    Sim0n SezSim0n Sez23 kun oldin
  • My 25 and 30 year old daughter's favorite. I'm still routing for Charlie Brown and Rudolph...Happy New Year to all

    Greg Koch-1Greg Koch-124 kun oldin
  • I can't imagine a world without the movie Elf, Christmas time wouldn't be the same without it.

    Necromance TheatreNecromance Theatre25 kun oldin
  • the fact that elf isn’t even on netflix

    Josh NultyJosh Nulty25 kun oldin
  • I thought the dude in the jogger is an actor wow just wow

    Robert ParsonsRobert Parsons25 kun oldin
  • This making of Elf looked Christmassy. I like how these three brothers made those sound effects.

    Nicholas SpiveyNicholas Spivey26 kun oldin
  • Is this the watch mojo voice? This felt too much like their vids

    Jarvi isletJarvi islet26 kun oldin
  • Please put out more of these. I can watch them all day. So interesting and it gives props to the creative folks.

    Mark & Sandie In motionMark & Sandie In motion26 kun oldin
  • plot twist: will Farrel was buddy

    Jose RubioJose Rubio26 kun oldin
  • This is so cool. Love this!

    Bridget BreitzmannBridget Breitzmann26 kun oldin
  • Did they forget the extreme use of force perspective used by Peter Jackson in the LOTR movies?

    Carron GreeneCarron Greene26 kun oldin
  • 1:02 nowadays, that'd become a horror film

    Giovanni ZaniniGiovanni Zanini27 kun oldin
  • Imagaine watchin this movie an realizing will ferrel was right next to u

    Marcus DeronMarcus Deron27 kun oldin
  • i wonder what that red coat guy was thinking when he watched himself..

    MyticoldMyticold27 kun oldin
  • I wondered whether the Santa-looking-guy in the red jogging suit was a random guy on the street or an extra. But then I told myself he had to be an extra because it was too coincidental that he was dressed in all red like that. Funny to learn he wasn’t an extra after all.

    Slaw SSlaw S27 kun oldin
  • My parents are a big fan of you every day and every night they watch Netflix

    NatEmzTVNatEmzTV27 kun oldin
  • Kanalıma Abone Olun La Olmayanı Dövüyorum Ona Göre Düşünün hade daka başladı süreniz dolunmadan başlayın

    NuRuLLaH PaslanmazNuRuLLaH Paslanmaz27 kun oldin
  • The jittery comparison coronally spoil because quart structurally guide but a lucky encyclopedia. bashful, elegant tv

    Sicong WangSicong Wang27 kun oldin
  • From "Elf" to "The Mandalorian" to "Iron Man", Jon Favreau is an AMAZING director

    -American Patriot--American Patriot-27 kun oldin
  • I'm not a big Will F. fan so I watched the movie just for Zooey Deschanel's parts in it.

    Ian FergusonIan Ferguson28 kun oldin
  • Can they film without consent?

    Andreas DAndreas D28 kun oldin
  • Hello Netflix

    Mari BroMari Bro28 kun oldin
  • if he wasnt an actor, his face will be blurred. That man had to sign waivers to release his image. And even on here netflix - he was an extra but not an actor. its all word play

    djv creationsdjv creations29 kun oldin
  • This upload made my day!!! 😊 Thank you!! 😁😊

    L7 WeenieL7 Weenie29 kun oldin
  • Well, that solves it! Being American, living in Canada now... Most Canadians you will not see with a smile on their face... That explains it! Lol

    Brenda FaithfulBrenda Faithful29 kun oldin
  • 2:31 “..forced perspective..” Brain: Frodo + Gandalf 😌

    YoJonYoJon29 kun oldin
  • Kinda funny how there making all these videos on this movie when it’s not even on Netflix, then again I live in the US so I don’t know if it’s on anywhere else

    Ultimate MonsterUltimate Monster29 kun oldin
  • First

    Nate HarrisNate Harris29 kun oldin
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    Nutella PromoNutella Promo29 kun oldin
  • Going up to people and touching them. What could go wrong?

    Conner FarrConner Farr29 kun oldin
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    Barrett BlaneyBarrett Blaney29 kun oldin
  • I know him!

    Ju DJu D29 kun oldin
  • Rewrote history! Makes it all worth it! (I think so atleast?🤔)

    James RobinJames Robin29 kun oldin
  • Amazing movie. I’ll have to disagree on the force perspective not being used for 60 years, they used a lot of it in The Lord of the Rings trilogy

    Dmn666Dmn666Oy oldin
  • The perspective trickery the crew had to create is spectacular, very creative

    Kelly McCoolKelly McCoolOy oldin
  • The "Elf" is the funniest christmas movie ever😁

    Krissil silKrissil silOy oldin
  • “none of this had been done for 50 or 60 years.” lord of the rings did it just a few years prior...

    Eric DecoEric DecoOy oldin
  • It's not a tusk!

    Matthew HawkerMatthew HawkerOy oldin
  • It's called grab shooting! You have the "Tootsie" shot. Don't forget the "Midnight Cowboy" shot. "Hey I'm walking here!"

    PhilflashPhilflashOy oldin
  • haha I knew the opening credits had to be inspired by rudolph

    Laura WargoLaura WargoOy oldin
  • Forced perspective was done in lord ot the rings a lot. Even moving forced perspective...

    Jay JayJay JayOy oldin
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  • Phil Niekro

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  • Didnt they ask the people they filmed if they wanted to be in the movie?

    The Bois ProductionsThe Bois ProductionsOy oldin
  • Well I wish I could appreciate the comments but the vid has no real volume: cannot get CC to work

    Judith GilletteJudith GilletteOy oldin
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    Frances FrancesFrances FrancesOy oldin
  • But ya I love you will

    Karen GillernKaren GillernOy oldin
  • That’s not true

    Karen GillernKaren GillernOy oldin
  • Will Ferrell. I wouldn't watch anything he's in. Never. Not a fan. Creepy Hollywood crawler.

    Thomas LockwoodThomas LockwoodOy oldin
  • elf-hang in buddy I forgot to give you a hug

    Vlad FotescoVlad FotescoOy oldin
  • There was an avanger producer there if you can see it...

    ismail wisnuismail wisnuOy oldin
  • If u didn't spend 3 months broke af as a kid with only this disc and an xbox 360, u didn't actually watch elf

    Flower KidsFlower KidsOy oldin
  • The cute stopsign occasionally matter because fireplace practically fill minus a truculent oxygen. elfin, adorable africa

    Yesenia ZaraYesenia ZaraOy oldin
  • i literally loled when that guy said ''go aheead! call me elf''

    Krystal HarwoodKrystal HarwoodOy oldin
  • "...forced perspective' had not been done for 50 or 60 years." The movie was made in 2002... I think Peter Jackson might disagree.

    ccgsalesccgsalesOy oldin
    • Same thought I had.

      darklighter66darklighter6625 kun oldin
  • What is he talking about 50 years since forced perspective has been used!? What about The Lord of the Rings??

    Nessie SaurusNessie SaurusOy oldin
  • THE GOSPEL MESSAGE The God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob. Jesus is his name. Jesus died on the cross for ALL our sins. If you choose by your own free will to believe that He did that for ALL of us sinners, YOU then shall know that YOU have life eternal in heaven...just BELIEVE ,that IS our faith. The word gospel means “good news,” which is the message of forgiveness for sin through the atoning work of Jesus Christ. It is essentially God’s rescue plan of redemption for those who will trust in His divine Son in order to be reconciled to a just and holy God. The essential content of this saving message is clearly laid out for us in the Bible. In the apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, he lays out the content of the gospel message, “Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are SAVED, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures” (1 Corinthians 15:1-4). In this passage, we see three essential elements of the gospel message. First, the phrase “died for our sins” is very important. As Romans 3:23 tells us, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” The reality of sin needs to be acknowledged by all who approach the throne of God for salvation. A sinner must acknowledge the hopelessness of his guilt before God in order for forgiveness to take place, and he must understand that the “wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). Without this foundational truth, no gospel presentation is complete. Second, the person and work of Christ are indispensable components of the gospel. Jesus is both God (Colossians 2:9) and man (John 1:14). Jesus lived the sinless life that we could never live (1 Peter 2:22), and, because of that, He is the only one who could die a substitutionary death for the sinner. Sin against an infinite God requires an infinite sacrifice. Therefore, either man, who is finite, must pay the penalty for an infinite length of time in hell, or the infinite Christ must pay for it once. Jesus went to the cross to pay the debt we owe to God for our sin, and those who are covered by His sacrifice will inherit the kingdom of God as sons of the king (John 1:12). Third, the resurrection of Christ is an essential element of the gospel. The resurrection is the proof of the power of God. Only He who created life can resurrect it after death, only He can reverse the hideousness that is death itself, and only He can remove the sting that is death and the victory that is the grave’s (1 Corinthians 15:54-55). Further, unlike all other religions, Christianity alone possesses a Founder who transcends death and who promises that His followers will do the same. All other religions were founded by men and prophets whose end was the grave. Finally, Christ offers His salvation as a free gift (Romans 5:15; 6:23), that can only be received by faith, apart from any works or merit on our part (Ephesians 2:8-9). As the apostle Paul tells us, the gospel is “the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile” (Romans 1:16). The same inspired author tells us, “If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved” (Romans 10:9). These, then, are the essential elements of the gospel: the sin of all men, the death of Christ on the cross to pay for those sins, the resurrection of Christ to provide life everlasting for those who follow Him, and the offer of the free gift of salvation to all. Jeremiah 29:13 King James Version 13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.

    MD MosleyMD MosleyOy oldin
  • (Natural News) David Steinman, an American economist nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, has called for the World Health Organization‘s (WHO) director-general, Tedros Ghebreyesus, to be prosecuted for genocide. In a complaint filed at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Steinman has accused Ghebreyesus of supporting genocide in Ethiopia by being a crucial decision-maker about the actions of security forces in the country. Steinman said these actions involved killing, detaining and torturing many indigenous people, such as those that belong to the Amhara, Konso, Oromo and Somali tribes. To back up his allegations, Steinman cited a 2016 U.S. Government report on human rights in Ethiopia. That report found that local police in rural areas and local militias sometimes “acted independently.” Additionally, the report mentioned “other undocumented crimes” allegedly enacted by Ethiopia’s security forces. Steinman, who served as a senior foreign adviser to Ethiopia’s democratic movement more than two decades ago, also accused Ghebreyesus of playing a part in the “intimidation of opposition candidates and supporters,” including their arbitrary arrest and lengthy pre-trial detention. Steinman’s case will proceed if prosecutors choose to adopt it. Ghebreyesus denied the allegations. He stated last month in response to his alleged involvement with a rebel group that he is on “the side of peace.” Ghebreyesus allegedly backs rebel groups Ghebreyesus served as Ethiopia’s health minister from 2005-2012 and was one of three officials in charge of national security forces between 2013-2015. He served as the country’s foreign minister in 2016 and became the WHO’s director-general in 2017. He is the organization’s first leader since its inception not to be a doctor. Ghebreyesus is no stranger to controversy. Just last month, Birhanu Jula, a general with the Ethiopian army, accused Ghebreyesus of helping the rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) procure weapons. In a televised statement, Jula alleged that Ghebreyesus is a member of the TPLF and a criminal, arguing that Ghebreyesus has worked in neighboring countries to get weapons. He also called for Ghebreyesus to be removed from the WHO. Although Jula did not offer any evidence to substantiate his allegations against Ghebreyesus, it is relevant to note that the WHO director-general was health minister when the communist TPLF ruled Ethiopia. Nonetheless, Western diplomats in Geneva said that because of the lack of evidence, there was no rush to try Ghebreyesus or move to challenge him at the WHO. Conduct during coronavirus pandemic Jula’s televised allegations and Steinman’s formal complaint against Ghebreyesus came hard on the heels of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to have the U.S. withdraw from the WHO amid the pandemic. “The position of the White House is that the WHO needs to reform,” said Nerissa Cook, the deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs. Cook added that the organization can begin its reform by demonstrating its independence from the Chinese Communist Party. (Related: Japanese VP: The WHO should be renamed the ‘Chinese Health Organization.’) Trump’s decision to withdraw also means the U.S. will no longer pay its dues, which amounts to $60 million. The withdrawal will take effect in July 2021. Trump also instructed his administration to halt funding and to wind down cooperation with the organization. In August, just a month before Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the WHO, Ghebreyesus had said he hopes the U.S. will reconsider its plan to leave the organization. Ghebreyesus added that the problem with the U.S. is not about the money. “It’s actually the relationship with the U.S. that’s more important.” Read the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic at

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  • 🤙 motivation

  • One of the best christmas movies

    kalillita dubkalillita dubOy oldin
  • Plot twist, Elf wasn't on netflix uk this year.

    make it so, number onemake it so, number oneOy oldin
  • forced perspective... never been done in 50 - 60 years (2:43) ermmm they did forced perspective just 2 years before this movie in LOTR -.-

    NarqueNarqueOy oldin
  • this movie is gold

    Leah SchneiderLeah SchneiderOy oldin
  • Thanks for taking Elf off over Canadian Netflix RIGHT before christmas 🤦🏻‍♂️

    EmeraldEmeraldOy oldin
  • Any lawsuits yet?

    ZainZainOy oldin
  • Plot twist: they went back and got release forms from every citizen that was filmed Reverse plot twist: wait, no they didn't and this video is a lie

    Avihs IXAvihs IXOy oldin
  • Oh my gosh i have to piss.

    BavariaBavariaOy oldin
  • Forced perspective hadnt been done in 50-60 years? Tf Fellowship of the Ring came out 2 years before and was 90% forced perspective 😂😂😂

    Lucas BrownLucas BrownOy oldin
  • I remember Ice skating for this movie from 7 pm to 4 am at Rockafeller ice rink. I enjoy ice skating so had a good time but hardly made the cut in the film only like one second in the movie and as for all the random people they say were not extras, well I do remember being on set in holding with about 75-100 extras.

    Christopher AdelerChristopher AdelerOy oldin
  • Jesus loves you!!!!!

    Cashman DrummerCashman DrummerOy oldin
  • He got hit by a taxi it wasn’t supposed to happen

    JeltzJeltzOy oldin
  • Explains why there’s scenes done in one shot each

    Joe WhiteheadJoe WhiteheadOy oldin
  • Guerilla works too, but that's what you call improv, full force!

    TheCriminalViolinTheCriminalViolinOy oldin
  • "I'm telling you! I ran into this idiot dressed like an elf a few years ago in New York. Guy was acting like an idiot. Yeah, that's what this 'Elf' movie sounds like. Are you sure its good?" "Yep. I've seen it three time. Hilarious." "Okay, let's watch it." Later...20 minutes into watching it... "Wait! That's me! That's me!"

    Thud ThudThud ThudOy oldin
  • But is it legal to film people without their concent?

    ImiyImiyOy oldin
  • Love this behind the scenes

    Jordan KitJordan KitOy oldin
  • Horribly Movie... which this video explains why it was so unwatchable - it was ruined because it was way too CHEAP!

    Mary Louise RodgersMary Louise RodgersOy oldin
  • The fact that John Favreau didn’t want to used digital effects because he didn’t want them to look dated, just shows how mindful he is. I dig that.

  • Fun Fact: This was Will Ferrell’s least favorite movie he made

    The one HedgehogThe one HedgehogOy oldin
    • where did he say that?

      Sunflower.robloxSunflower.roblox25 kun oldin
    • Did he tell you that personally?

      Gabriel SchleiferGabriel SchleiferOy oldin
    • No 😢

      diamond dogsdiamond dogsOy oldin
  • So, they were unpaid extras?

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  • If I saw Will Ferrell dressed in an elf costume picking gum off the handrail, I probably wouldn’t even think there was a movie shoot going on: I’d just assume that’s Will Ferrell being normal Will Ferrell 😂

    Matthew MeluchMatthew MeluchOy oldin
  • Wait shouldn’t it be Netflix America instead of Uk and Ireland

    Eko 35Eko 35Oy oldin
  • How come Elf isnt on Netflix??? 😭😭

    Kate CavalierKate CavalierOy oldin
  • Rip the blurry background people

    Blue EndermanBlue EndermanOy oldin
  • I laughed until I stopped. Ok. I never laughed.

    O.G. MannO.G. MannOy oldin
  • Guys watch the full episode on Netflix

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  • The poor doggie had to suffer and watch dis XD.

    Tra NoiTra NoiOy oldin