EN - Jasper Vloemans works at chocolate manufacturing company Tytgat Chocolate, a firm that employs mentally-challenged workers for the packaging of their products. He falls in love with one of his colleagues: Tina, a girl originally from Kosovo. When Tina is suddenly deported back to her home country, Jasper and his friends set out on a road trip to find her.

NL - Jasper Vloemans werkt als inpakker bij het Vlaamse chocoladebedrijf Tytgat Chocolat. Daar wordt hij verliefd op één van zijn collega's: Tina, een meisje van Kosovaarse afkomst. Wanneer Tina plots uitgewezen wordt naar haar land van herkomst, reizen haar vrienden haar achterna, aangevoerd door de dolverliefde Jasper.


Title Team Chocolate
Original title Tytgat Chocolat
Original language Dutch
Status Completed
Production Majority Flemish
Category TV series
Genre Roadmovie, love story
Year 2017
World première / first public presentation 2017-03-01


Cast Jelle Palmaerts, Jan Goris, Mira Bryssinck, Jason Van Laere, Gert Wellens, Peter Janssens, Wim Opbrouck, Marc Van Eeghem, Els Dottermans, Frank Focketyn, Mieke De Groote, Jan Decleir, Flor Decleir
Photography Lou Berghmans
Editing Karel Van Grimde
Sound Marijn Thijs
Art director Stijn Verhoeven
Costume Inge Coleman
Makeup Ingeborg Van Eetvelde

Technical specs

Running time series 7 x 50'
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Supported by VAF/Media Fund
Production partners VRT, Proximus


2016: In the Pipeline - Série Series (FR)

CONNeXT confirms the first 15

The initial 15 titles are confirmed for the second outing of Flemish invitation-only networking event CONNeXT (formerly NeXT). The event, whose slogan is ‘Connect to what’s new and who’s next’, will run over an intense and hospitable three-and-a-half days of networking, pitching, screenings and keynote talks due to be held in Ghent from 8-11 October.

CONNeXT 17The latest completed Flemish films - plus (new in 2017) a selection of TV series - will be screened, while a selection of projects at various stages from development to post-production will be pitched to top professionals, including sales agents from Europe and North America and programmers from festivals such as Berlin, Karlovy Vary, Tribeca, Toronto and SXSW.

Published on Friday 19 May 2017

Séries Mania presents two from Flanders

Team Chocolate and 13 Commandments, two new fiction series from Flanders, have been invited to the International Panorama at Séries Mania, the annual television festival in Paris (13-23 April). Also selected is drama series High Tides, a co-production with Flanders which Hans Herbots directed.

Team ChocolateTeam Chocolate is the story of Jasper Vloemans, a mentally challenged boy who works at a chocolate manufacturing company. When Tina, the colleague he’s in love with, is suddenly deported back to Kosovo, Jasper and his friends embark on a road trip to find her. The International Pan aroma also includes 13 Commandments, a TV series about a murderous modern-day Moses. Inspired by the 10 Commandments, he commits a series of gruesome crimes in order to jolt society’s conscience and restore its moral values.

Published on Tuesday 28 March 2017

Série Series presents Flemish TV shows Team Chocolate and Generation B

New Flemish drama series Team Chocolate is part of the line-up at Série Series, the French TV Series Summit (29 June – 1 July). The seven-parter, which is currently in post-production, will be part of the ‘In the Pipeline’ programme. In addition, Generation B will be in ‘What’s Next?’, a selection of programmes designed to reveal the series of tomorrow. Both series are produced by deMENSEN.

Team ChocolateA road trip-cum-love story, Team Chocolate follows Jasper and his mentally challenged co-workers at a chocolate manufacturing company as they embark on a road trip to find Tina, Jasper’s sweetheart, who has been deported back to her native Kosovo.

Published on Wednesday 29 June 2016

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Short info

Director Filip Lenaerts, Marc Bryssinck
Producers Marijke Wouters, Tine De Meulenaere
Writers Filip Lenaerts, Marc Bryssinck

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1930 Zaventem
T +32 2 709 70 00
F +32 2 709 70 01


Website www.demensen.be/en/producties/tytgat-chocolat
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