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Selected for The Kaleidoscope Project by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen Australia. Released November 2022 on ABC ME and ABC iview.
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We delight in helping our storytellers grow capacity to produce their best work. We are always discovering new ways to develop and harness our skills.
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Taku Mbudzi is a Zimbabwe-born writer, producer and podcaster who uses humour to help children speak up and out for themselves. She has over 14 years’ experience sharing her stories in schools, libraries and youth organisations across Australia.
Whilst developing her own screen projects, Taku enjoys collaborating with different production companies as a screenwriter, story contributor and notetaker. She’s recently written on kids’ TV productions like The Wonder Gang (ABC) and Big Words Small Stories (Big Jump Entertainment, Moody Street Kids and Telegael) and she received development funding from The Australian Children’s Television Foundation in 2018.
Taku is also an experienced podcast producer and teaches audio playwriting to school children, most recently for Arts Centre Melbourne’s Stories in the Wall program. When she’s not teaching or writing, she discusses writing and TV-making on her podcast Two Words with Taku.
Tariro Lisa Mukando is a Zimbabwean-Australian writer, journalist and social media consultant based in Sydney, Australia.
She has a passion for social justice, art and football. When she’s not learning French or devouring reality TV shows, she’s writing articles or giving clients social media advice.