Vitello Does a Good Deed

Dorte Bengtson, Denmark, 2018

7 min.TV seriesChildren''s films, Animation

The brat William has become a boy scout and maybe some day he will get a knife. Vitello thinks it’s cool, the thing with the knife, so he wants to help William with doing good deeds. Now they only have to find somebody to do good deeds for...
Basic information Credits
Original title Vitello gør en god gerning
Danish title Vitello gør en god gerning
International titles Vitello
Part of Vitello
Director Dorte Bengtson
Screenplay Kim Fupz Aakeson
Based on Baseret på bøgerne om drengen Vitello af Kim Fupz Aakeson og Niels Bo Bojesen.
Producer Anders Berthelsen, Bob Last
Editor Bobbie Esra G. Pertan, Dorte Bengtson
Sound John L. Cobban
Composer Philippe Boix-Vives
Casting Signe Mynborg
Production country Denmark
International sales TrustNordisk
Online release 28.08.2018, Filmcentralen
Comment Feature debut by Dorte Bengtson, based on a popular children''s book series by Kim Fupz Aakeson and Niels Bo Bojesen. Bengtson has directed the animated shorts ''Vitello Digs a Hole'' (2015), ''The Shadow Animal'' (2013) and ''The Sylpphid'' (2008), her graduation film selected for Cannes'' Cinéfondation.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for all
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Production company
Executive Producer Ja Film
Co-production Zentropa Entertainments, SellOutPictures
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Creative Scotland, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje, DR [TV-B&U-afdelingen], DR, Nordvision, YLE, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, MEDIA (EU), Gyldendal, FilmFyn, Min Bio, NRK, Angel Films


Direction Dorte Bengtson
Casting Signe Mynborg


Screenplay Kim Fupz Aakeson
Co-writer Kathrine Kastholm Vimpel
Storyboard Mads Themberg
Dialogue Ida Lærke Holm
Dialogue Line Høstrup


Executive producer Charlotte Pedersen
Producer Anders Berthelsen
Producer Bob Last
Line producer Lise Uldbjerg Jørgensen
Production manager Julie Raunsmed Peitersen
Production manager Maria Stokholm Wernicke
Production manager: England Anna Thomson
Executive producer Rune Christensen
Executive producer Robbie Allen
Executive producer Ross McKenzie


Cinematographic supervisor Sophie Winqvist


Editor Bobbie Esra G. Pertan
Editor Dorte Bengtson
Technical consultant Jakob Bønsdorff Eriksen
Facility manager Tine Weise Clasen
Technical supervisor Simon Lytting


Composer Philippe Boix-Vives
Music supervisor Mikkel Maltha


Dialogue recording Brian Dyrby
Dialogue recording Tobias Lukassen
Foley artist Phill Barrett
Sound designer John L. Cobban
Sound mixer John L. Cobban
Sound mixer Hans Møller


Vitello Samuel Søby Bang
Mor Sidse Babett Knudsen
William Adrian Seier Aarup
Ældre mand Torben Jetsmark Bjerre
Ældre dame Birthe Neumann
Dame i sportsvogn Anne Sofie Wanstrup
Tarzan Lado Hadzic

Visual effects

Concept designer Niels Bo Bojesen
Colorstyler Marie Jørgensen
Colorstyler Lærke Enemark
Colorstyler Drude Mangaard
Supervisor Ania Leszczynska
Colourist Freya Allan
Colourist Shannon Cooke
Colourist Stephen McAdam
Colourist Victoria Stephen
Compositing Mathieu Durand
Mastering Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson


Character design Anne Birk
Character design Drude Mangaard
Character design Rasmus Brinck
Character design Karen Rohde Johansson
Character design Vicky Haworth
Background designer Marie Jørgensen
Background designer Lærke Enemark
Animation supervisor Vicky Haworth
Animation supervisor Louise Bergholt Sørensen
Animation Harriet Buckley
Animation Hlin Davidsdottir
Animation Iain Gardner
Animation James Merry
Animation Karoline Tomaszewska

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