Breakthrough Interviews: Filmmaker Tommy Avallone (‘I Am Santa Claus’)

Tommy Avallone (I Am Santa Claus)

Filmmaker Tommy Avallone speaks with “Breakthrough Entertainment” about his new documentary “I Am Santa Claus,” in which he documents an entire year in the lives of five real-bearded professional Santa Clauses to find out what the rest of the year is like for a man who perpetually looks like Jolly Saint Nick.

Joseph J. Airdo

Joseph J. Airdo is a film critic, producer and on-air personality for Breakthrough Entertainment, a talk radio show airing 10-11 a.m. Saturdays on KPHX 1480 AM and that shines a spotlight on the practical perspectives of the topics and themes explored in movies. He has a pet duck named Frozen who is as opinionated about movies as he is. E-mail him at

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