Today film distributor In The Air announces that they are joining forces with producers Phanta Animation and BosBros and with Dikkie Dik publisher Gottmer Children's Books to bring Dikkie Dik's very first feature film to the cinema.
'Dikkie Dik and the missing hug' will be an active do-and-sing-along film for the youngest target group and their (grand)parents. During the film, the children do not have to be quiet. They are challenged to help Dikkie Dik in his search for the missing cuddly toy. The film will be released in theaters in the summer of 2024.
Burny Bos is responsible for the screenplay of the film together with Dikkie Dik author Jet Boeke. BosBros has many successes to its name, such as Pluk van de Petteflet, Minoes, Abeltje and Wiplala. All of these titles are in distribution with In The Air.
"It is wonderful for us and In The Air to work on the success of the Dikkie Dik film together with Jet Boeke, creator and author of Dikkie en Dik and Gottmer, the publisher who has been publishing the most beautiful Dikkie Dik books for 45 years. millions of which are in Dutch living rooms.says Petra Goedings, Phanta Animation.
“Almost everyone reads or has been read from one of the Dikkie Dik books. As a company, we stand for 'family entertainment that matters', and Dikkie Dik's film fits in perfectly with that. We look forward to joining forces with our partners and bringing the most beloved hangover in the Netherlands to the big screen.", says Ruud Lamers, In The Air.