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Vitello Wants a Dog

Dorte Bengtson, Denmark, 2018

7 min.TV seriesChildren's films, Animation

Vitello is full of ideas, some are good and some are not so good. The idea of getting a dog is probably one of his bests. But Mum doesn’t agree on that. She doesn’t want to hear about a dog at all. But if you cannot have a dog, you can just be one …
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Vitello ønsker sig en hund
Danish title Vitello ønsker sig en hund
Other titles Vitello Wants a Dog, Vitello
Director Dorte Bengtson
Screenplay Kim Fupz Aakeson, Martin Ziir
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
Production companies Ja Film
International sales TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
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

Companies

Production companies Ja Film
Co-producer 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

Direction Dorte Bengtson
Casting Signe Mynborg

Script

Screenplay Kim Fupz Aakeson
Screenplay Martin Ziir
Storyboard Kim Hagen Jensen
Dialogue Ida Lærke Holm
Dialogue Line Høstrup

Production

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

Cinematography

Cinematographic supervisor Sophie Winqvist

Editing

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

Music

Composer Philippe Boix-Vives
Music supervisor Mikkel Maltha

Sound

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

Voice

Vitello Samuel Søby Bang
Mor Sidse Babett Knudsen
Postbud / hund Lado Hadzic
Teenager Anne Sofie Wanstrup
Rødhåret teenager Anna von Hauen Schultz Solberg

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

Animation

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 James Merry

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Zlin Int. Film Festival for Children & Youth 2019-05-24
Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Festival 2018-12-02
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2018-10-30
Giffoni Film Festival 2018-07-20
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018-06-20
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2018-04-24
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