Niko & The Way to the Stars is an adventure tale about a young reindeer boy Niko´s quest to find his absent father, whom he believes to be a member of the world famous Santa´s Elite Flying Forces. Niko sets out to Lappish winter wilderness to find his flying hero dad, whom he actually has never met. His best friend and mentor, an old flying squirrel Julius decides to help his friend, even nobody knows where Santa lives.
Niko & The Way to the Stars was produced in cooperation between Anima Vitae and Cinemaker – two Finnish production companies. The film was co-produced with recognized European production companies A.Film, Magma Films and Ulysses GmbH. Niko & The Way to the Stars (2008) was sold to 118 countries and was also nominated for the Best Feature at the European Film Awards. In the Finnish Oscars, Niko was awarded for a Best Film and Best Screenplay.