Audiodacious African Storyteller podcast

African Storyteller podcast

The podcast that showcases the storytellers behind Africa’s leading broadcast productions. From film and TV to sports and the arts, join us as we go behind the scenes to tell the stories of these content creators.
Monthly English South Africa Arts · TV & Film
5 Episodes

Ep 4: "Children make the best storytellers"

Children make the best storytellers. Partly because their comedic timing is perfect. They have no filters and tell it like it is. But children also make great storytellers because there’s something about childhood that makes us feel like we are the centre of an ever-evolving adventure. Join us as we…
17 Dec 2019 19 min

Ep 3: “A good story is a terrible thing to waste”

'Once upon a time', is how many of our favourite childhood stories begin. Once upon a time there was a young girl, actually (9) young girls and (11) young boys born in different parts of East Africa, into different families, on different days, growing up in different households with different…
24 Oct 2019 28 min

Ep 2: "From the fringes to centre stage"

Every year, a small town with scarcely over 80 000 residents puts on a spectacle that few others on this continent, perhaps even the world, have managed to replicate. In true David-meets-Goliath style, the National Arts Festival attracts more than 200 000 visitors, to more than 2 000 performances on…
5 Jul 2019 20 min

Minisode: Amy Jephta on ‘All Who Pass’, her new show at #NAF2019

The National Arts Festival is currently underway in Makhanda (previously known as Grahamstown). In this minisode of African Storyteller we speak to Amy Jephta, award-winning playwright behind various plays and shows such as Ellen: The Ellen Pakkies Story, and now more recently the international series, Trackers. Amy tells us about…
3 Jul 2019 5 min

Ep 1: "Telling our stories, the way we want to"

Is it possible to get 10 years of work experience in just one year? Young film graduates who’ve been through the Magic in Motion Academy believe it is. While many believe that a film degree alone can’t get you very far in a highly contested industry, the alumni of this…
21 Jun 2019 19 min