Antboy / Antboy

Ask Hasselbalch (DK, 2013)

Antboy (Ask Hasselbalch, DK, 2013)

12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy, and becomes a local crimefighter. When a supervillain, The Flea, enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge. Genre: Adventure, superheroes, family film.

Based onChildren's book series by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen.
CategoryDK/Feature - Children's films
GenreAdventure

Basic information

Danish titleAntboy
Other titlesAntboy 01
DirectorAsk Hasselbalch
Director of PhotographyNiels Reedtz Johansen
ComposerPeter Peter
Production designerNikolaj Danielsen, M. Wan Sputnick
Danish theatrical release03.10.2013
Production countryDenmark
Dialogue languageDanish
Duration77 min.
Production companyNimbus Film
In collaboration with TV2 Danmark, C More Entertainment
Domestic distribution SF Film A/S, SF Studios
International saleAttraction Distribution / 5455 De Gaspe Ave. / Suite 803 / H2T 3B3 Montreal, Quebec / Canada / t +1 514 846 1222 / info@attractiondistribution.ca / www.attractiondistribution.ca
Print information above

Additional information

Find morewww.antboy-filmen.dk

Full credits

Direction
Ask HasselbalchDirection
Antony Castle1st assistant director
Katinka Haxthausen1st assistant director
Jannich GrønnemoseAssistant director
Sedsel AndersenContinuity
Julie Linn MillingExtras coordinator
Jannich GrønnemoseExtras coordinator
Andrea VergaraExtras coordinator
Anne MagnérCasting
Tine Sætter-LassenCasting assistant
Script
Anders ØlholmScreenplay
Torbjørn RafnStoryline
Nikolaj ArcelStoryline
Lars MunckStoryboard
Kim SybergStoryboard
Production
Eva JakobsenProducer
Lea LøbgerProducer
Bo EhrhardtExecutive producer
Birgitte HaldExecutive producer
Erik CroneLocation manager
Lennart StorgaardLocation manager
Lennart StorgaardLocation scout
Anne MagnérLocation scout
Karen BaumbachProduction manager
Mette Høst HansenPost-production manager
Clara Jantzen KreinøeProducer's assistant
Meera MøngaardProducer's assistant
Maja HviidProducer's assistant
Nina BisgaardProducer's assistant
Mille BjørkeProducer's assistant
Maria Møller KjeldgaardProducer's assistant
Nina BisgaardProducer's assistant
Birgitte SundbøllProducer's assistant
Ann-Louise K.B. HansenProduction assistant
Ann-Louise K.B. HansenProducer's assistant
William KnuttelUnit manager: 2. unit
Katinka HaxthausenUnit manager: 2. unit
Theis KongsbakRunner: 2. unit
Toke SchultzeRunner: 2. unit
Anne Katrine AndersenPost-producton coordinator
Cinematography
Niels Reedtz JohansenDirector of Photography
John Frimann Rasmussen1st assistant camera
Søren Berthelin2nd camera operator
Mark DingliVideo assistant
Steffen WiedemanSteadicam
Kristian AppelSteadicam
Anders HolckSteadicam
Jimmy LeavensKey grip
Rune A. EgegaardKey grip assistant
Jens Peder PedersenKey grip assistant
Rasmus HeiseCinematographer: 2. unit
Andreas KrohnCinematographer: 2. unit
Rasmus Søndergaard RygaardOctocopter operator
Tao AhlerOctocopter operator
Søren PedersenClapper/loader: 2. unit
Simon HastBehind the scenes shooting
Kasper VoltzmannBehind the scenes shooting
Julius VaagBehind the scenes shooting
Stills
Rolf KonowStill photographer
Jens Juncker-JensenStill photographer
Electrical dept.
Michael WilsGaffer
Thomas DitzelBest boy
Gabriel StefanBest boy
Mikkel BentzonBest boy
Morten KildegaardGaffer: 2. unit
Jonas MadsenBest boy: 2. unit
Martin AndersenAssistant lighting technician: 2. unit
Editing
My ThordalEditor
Peter BrandtEditor
Liv LyngeAssistant editor
Music
Peter PeterComposer
Production design
Nikolaj DanielsenProduction design
M. Wan SputnickProduction designer
Arvid Berg-ØrnbakProperty master
Kristian BoysenSet decorator
Mads KoppelSet dresser
Karsten Noel PoulsenProperty master: 2nd unit
Wardrobe
Louize NissenKey costumer
Neel DeleurantCostume assistant
Lulu BetzRunner
Grith DeleuranCostumes: 2. unit
Makeup
Bjørg SerupChief makeup artist
Vickie AviajaMakeup assistant
Bettina LervigHairdresser
Dorte JacobsenMakeup artist: 2. unit
Vickie AviajaMakeup artist: 2. unit
Trine CordesMakeup artist: 2. unit
Sound
Thomas HuusSound engineer
Bo Asdal AndersenBoom operator
Bo Asdal AndersenSound engineer
Rune Bjerre SandSound engineer: 2. unit
Oskar SkriverSound engineer: 2. unit
Hans MøllerConsultant
Simon EllegaardB-sound designer: post-production
Heikki KossiFoley supervisor
Hannu KarppinenFoley recordist
Pietu KorhonenFoley editor
Special effects
Hummer HøjmarkSpecial effects
Christian KitterSpecial effects
Lars Kolding AndersenSFX wire specialist
Christian KitterSFX technician
Mark HedegaardSFX technician
Carl-Oscar HøjmarkSFX assistant
Anders NylanderSFX assistant
Visual effects
Rikke Gjerløv HansenVFX producer
Thomas ØhlenschlægerVFX supervisor
Thomas ØhlenschlægerLead compositing
Rodrigo FiallegaCompositing
Jamie wandropCompositing
George YildizCompositing
Martin MarinovCompositing
Michael NielsenCompositing
Eric GustafssonCompositing
Andy Alesik3D artist
Peter Hartwig3D artist
Oldrich HolýModelling
Mikael WidegrenMatte painter
Isabel WestlingMatte painter
Mikael TheanderTracking
Sandra KlassColorgrading
Oliver WolffColorgrading
Stunt
Stig GüntherStunt coordinator
Frederik HonoréStand-in for Antboy
Erik PetriStand-in for Loppen
Deni JordanStunt coordinator
Lars AndersenStunt technician
Anders ThomsenStunt technician
Stig GüntherStunt double (Nicolas Bro)
Animation
Anders WalterIllustrator
Phie MadsenAnimator
Other credits
Ole BjerggaardExpert: ants
Jeanett OlsenDog trainer
Appearance
Oscar DietzPelle/Antboy
Nicolas BroLoppen/Gæmmelkrå
Thomas VossCarsten
Caspar PhillipsonHr. Sommersted
Jonas SchmidtSkolefotograf
Aske BangTasketyv
Thomas HwanReporter
Elsebeth SteentoftFru Gæmmelkrå
KnoppersSkipper
Howard Hao Thanh BachDreng i skolegård
Lisa Gro Lange OlsenAmandas veninde #1
Louise MunkøeAmandas veninde #2
Solveig Lak MøllerAmandas veninde #3
Kenneth Bøgh AndersenPolitibetjent
Asha KhalidAmandas veninde #4
Show all

Awards and nominations

Download as PDF / Excel
Award Year Festivals
First Prize, Best Director 2014 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2014

Festival screenings

Download as PDF / Excel
Festivals Festival date
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 18-02-2016
British Film Institute 12-07-2015
TIFF Kids 01-04-2015
Riga International Film Festival 02-12-2014
Doha Film Festival, Ajyal Youth Film Festival 01-12-2014
Bukarest Kinodiseea International Film Festival 14-11-2014
Sevilla Festival de Cine 07-11-2014
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Discovery 2005 25-10-2014
Kaohsiung Film Festival 24-10-2014
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 16-09-2014
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 21-08-2014
Sarajevo Film Festival 15-08-2014
Giffoni Film Festival 18-07-2014
Tel Aviv International Children's Film Festival 17-07-2014
Seattle International Film Festival 15-05-2014
Tromsø Children's Film Festival 08-05-2014
TIFF Kids 08-04-2014
Panama International Film Festival of Panama 03-04-2014
Okinawa International Film Festival 20-03-2014
Antwerpen European Youth FF of Flanders 14-03-2014
Malmö, BUFF 10-03-2014
Montreal International Children's Film festival 01-03-2014
PLAY – Lisbon's International Kids Film Festival 01-02-2014
Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival For Children and Young People 30-11-2013
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 18-11-2013
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 15-11-2013
Leeds International Film Festival For Children And Young People 06-11-2013
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 30-10-2013
Amsterdam Cinekid 16-10-2013
London Film Festival 09-10-2013
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 26-09-2013
Toronto International Film Festival 05-09-2013
Show all

Registration of festival participation and awards

The Danish Film Institute registers international festival participation and awards for Danish films, though primarily for films whose festival distribution is handled by the Danish Film Institute, and primarily in connection with festivals prioritised by the Danish Film Institute. Festival participation and awards regarding Danish films that are not handled through the Danish Film Institute's festival distribution will only be registered in connection with "launch" festivals, according to the Danish Film Institute's list of priority festivals. See the list of priority festivals.

Ask Hasselbalch

See more about Ask Hasselbalch

See film

Trailer

Loading...

Press material

Please note: Press material may only be used by press and festivals and only in reference to the film
1. Antboy - Antboy Photo: Rolf Konow. Antboy
(3172 Kb)
2. Antboy - Antboy lab Photo: Rolf Konow. Antboy
(2530 Kb)
3. Antboy - Loppen Photo: Rolf Konow. Antboy
(1815 Kb)
4. Antboy - Loppen lab Photo: Rolf Konow. Antboy
(3426 Kb)
Director Ask Hasselbalch Photo: Rolf Konow. Director Ask Hasselbalch
(1560 Kb)
Producer Birgitte Hald Photo: Rolf Konow. Producer Birgitte Hald
(102 Kb)
Producer EvaJakobsen Photo: Rolf Konow. Producer Eva Jakobsen
(144 Kb)
Producer Lea Løbger Photo: Rolf Konow. Producer Lea Løbger
(2938 Kb)
Show all

DFI News and articles

Antboy Producer on the Move (23. april 2014)
New releases (08. oktober 2013)
Scandi-thrill draws crowds (08. oktober 2013)
Superhero to Toronto (13. august 2013)

Reviews and articles

Artikel (Børsen - Durr, 19 December 2014)

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten, 11 December 2014)

Artikel (Politiken - Aarestrup, 16 October 2013)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 5 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Weekendavisen - Green Jensen, 4 October 2013)

Artikel (Børsen - Durr, 4 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Berlingske Tidende - Sauntved, 3 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Ekstra Bladet - Queitsch, 3 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Information - Yde, 3 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Frank Rasmussen, 3 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Sonne, 3 October 2013)

Interview (Information - Monggaard, 3 October 2013)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Hygum Sørensen, 3 October 2013)

Artikel (Politiken, 19 September 2013)

Artikel (BT - Høy, 11 September 2013)

Artikel (Politiken - Thorsen, 11 September 2013)

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten, 11 September 2013)

Interview (Weekendavisen - Termansen, 30 August 2013)

Varia (BT - Lind Larsen, 15 August 2013)

Interview (Politiken, 16 May 2013)

Artikel (Politiken - Kroman, 22 November 2012)

Artikel (Politiken - Thorsen, 3 October 2012)

Show all

The script

The script is available at:

The Danish Film Institute Library
Gothersgade 55, 1st floor 
1123 Copenhagen K
Tel +45 3374 3590
bibliotek@dfi.dk

Opening hours

Tuesday & Thursday 12-19:00
Wednesday & Friday 12-16:00

Mondays closed

Det Danske Filminstitut

Danish Film Institute /
Det Danske Filminstitut

EAN-nr: 5798000794085
CVR-nr: 56858318

Gothersgade 55
1123 København K

Tel. +45 3374 3400
Fax +45 3374 3401
E-mail: dfi@dfi.dk

Tickets
TEL. +45 3374 3412