Jól á leið til jarðar
|Jól á leið til jarðar|
|Genre||Stop motion children's miniseries
|Created by||Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson
|Directed by||Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson|
|Written by||Friðrik Erlingsson|
|Narrated by||Örn Árnason|
|Music by||Sigurður Rúnar Jónsson|
|Editing by||Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson
|Production company||Siggi Anima Stuudio|
|Budget||ISK 11 million|
|Original run||1 December – 24 December 1994|
|No. of episodes||24|
Jól á leið til jarðar (English: Christmas on the Way to Earth) is an Icelandic television series that first aired on Icelandic public television channel Sjónvarpið in December 1994. The series is a part of Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins, an ongoing series of televised advent calendars. It was created by Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson and Friðrik Erlingsson, and was the first stop-motion advent calendar on Icelandic television. The show was produced at Nukufilm studios in Tallinn, Estonia.
Jól á leið til jarðar was rerun on Sjónvarpið in December 1999 and 2007.
A physical advent calendar containing leads to each episode's plot was published in conjunction with the initial airing of the series.
Two inexperienced angels from heaven must deliver a casket containing the holiday of Christmas to Earth in time for Christmas Eve, as the evil Öngull attempts to steal the casket, and sink it in the deepest black hole in space.