A Christmas Treasure is another wonderful addition to the Hallmark collection of outstanding Christmas films. The rousing and edifying Christmas film A Christmas Treasure is about Lou, a writer who runs her family’s newspaper in the small town of Pine Grove, but who actually wants to move to New York. However, when she opens a 100-year-old time capsule at Christmas time, she finds her grandfather’s old diary, which leads her to question her future plans. On her journey of self-discovery, she meets fellow traveler and passionate cook Kyle. The encounter is like a Christmas miracle, because the two progress hand in hand and create something magical in the process.
Directed by Michael Robison, A Christmas Treasure is one of those films that leaves you feeling warm and cozy. The cozy small town setting in Christmas garb does the rest to put the audience in a festive mood. If you are wondering where it was filmed while watching the film, we have a solution for you!
A Christmas treasure – filming locations
The Hallmark film A Christmas Treasure was filmed primarily in the beautiful Canadian province of British Columbia. British Columbia is a province of many charming cities and provided the production team with the perfect setting they were looking for. Let’s take a detailed look at the locations, okay?
British Columbia, Canada
The westernmost province of Canada offers both beautiful coastlines and some of the largest mountain ranges in Canada. A short trip through British Columbia will confirm the diversity of the province as it is a true testament to Canada’s natural beauty. The province is also home to the city of Vancouver, which is known for its film industry. Over the years, British Columbia has become a popular film location and has hosted film crews for productions such as Chesapeake Shores, Midnight Mass and Deadpool.
A Christmas Treasure was filmed primarily in and around Abbotsford, a picturesque town in British Columbia. It is right on the border between Canada and the United States and exudes a charming small-town atmosphere. The city is surrounded by nature and is traversed by the Fraser River, which contributes significantly to the breathtaking scenery of the film.
The production team for A Christmas Treasure chose numerous indoor and outdoor locations for the filming. The streets and open spaces were decked out with lights like at Christmas, and the team also used artificial snow to symbolize winter. In addition, several Abbotsford cafes and restaurants were used as backdrops for certain scenes.
A Christmas treasure occupation
The film is led by Jordin Sparks, who brilliantly embodies the writer Lou. Best known for winning the sixth season of American Idol in 2007, Jordin has released several successful studio albums, EPs and solos. In addition to being an award-winning singer-songwriter, Jordin has appeared as herself on several television shows. Some of her notable film roles include Alice in The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, Shasta Carvell in Left Behind, and Bridgette in God Bless the Broken Road.
On the other hand, the film spoils us with Michael Xavier’s excellent portrayal of the chef Kyle. Michael is a well-established actor and has played a number of successful roles including Logan Jonsen in Bitten, Paul Simmons in Northern Rescue, J. Drew Sheard in The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel, and Aaron in A Christmas Mission. A Christmas Treasure also stars Lossen Chambers as Marcy, Daniel Bacon as Ethan, Robyn Bradley as Andrea, Nelson Wong as Mayor Townsend and Wesley Salter as Del.