Vitello Digs a Hole / Vitello graver et hul

Dorte Bengtson (DK, 2015)

Vitello graver et hul (Dorte Bengtson, DK, 2015)

Can you catch a friend in a trap? Vitello is bored, he has no one to play with. His mother tells him to go outside and look for a new friend. He meets the Brat, who comes up with the idea to dig a hole in the cycle path in order to catch a new friend for Vitello. The two boys are digging and struggleing when something unexpected happens¿

Based onBased on the book "Vitello digs a hole" by Kim Fupz Aakeson and Niels Bo Bojesen.
CategoryDK/Short fiction - Children's films, Animation
KeywordsBoredom / Friends

Basic information

Danish titleVitello graver et hul
DirectorDorte Bengtson
ScreenplayDorte Bengtson
Director of PhotographyTalib Rasmussen
ComposerMikkel Maltha
TV release2014-12-25
DR Ramasjang
Production countryDenmark
Duration7 min.
Production companyZentropa Entertainments15
International saleTrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / DK-2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / /
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for all

Full credits

Dorte BengtsonDirection
Line Malling SchmidtAssistant director
Signe MynborgCasting
Dorte BengtsonScreenplay
Kim Fupz AakesonScript consultant
Dorte BengtsonStoryboard
Herle KuhlStoryboard: working drawing
Tor FruergaardStoryboard consultant
Sisse Graum JørgensenExecutive producer
Niels Bo BojesenConcept developer
Hope Devlin KristiansenProduction manager
Emilie LauschProduction assistant
Lars "Lalo" WernerHead of tecnical unit
Jacob ThorndalTechnical assistant
Lárus Ren GudbjörnssonTechnical assistant
Peter MygdalIT-support
Gorm OppermannIT-support
Tine Weise ClasenCoordinator
Talib RasmussenCinematographer
Mikkel MalthaMusical consultant
Cédric MarquisComposer
Sille Just BoelSound engineer
Kevin BavnhøjSound assistant
Rune RybergCharacter design
Rune RybergModel sheets
Marie JørgensenBackground designer
Rune RybergAnimation
Christian KuntzAnimation
Cédric MarquisCompositor
Henriette RamlauColorstyler
Esben Wulff ModvigToon Boom konsulent
Drude MangaardColorstyler consultant
Sidse Babett KnudsenVitellos mor
Paul HüttelCyklist
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Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 27-11-2016
Mexico Festival Int. De Cine Para Niños 09-08-2016
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 19-04-2016
Fredrikstad Animation Festival 12-11-2015
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2015
Chicago Int. Children's Film Festival 23-10-2015
Frankfurt Lucas International Children's Film Festival 27-09-2015
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 18-09-2015
BUSTER 14-09-2015
Odense Internationale Film Festival 24-08-2015
Giffoni Film Festival 17-07-2015
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