JUNGLE BEAT: THE MOVIE

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This is a sweet, family-friendly film based on the hit Jungle Beat series, directed by Brent Dawes. I co-wrote the script with Brent.

JUNGLE BEAT:MUNKI AND TRUNK

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I'm the director and head writer of Jungle Beat: Munki and Trunk, a 5-seasons-and-counting animated series created by Sunrise Productions. It currently has over four billion views on Youtube, and close to 10 million subscribers.

THE EXPLORERS

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I'm the director (and one of the writers) of The Explorers, a 26-part animated series set in the Jungle Beat universe, produced by Sunrise Productions.

JUNGLE BEAT

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Shown in over 190 countries worldwide, Jungle Beat is one of South Africa's most successful animated series. I wrote and directed the episode "The Winner Takes It All".

JUVENTUS - SNOWBABY

I wrote and directed this short Christmas special for the Juventus football club, animated by Sunrise Productions. Original story by Lucy Heavens and Emma Lungiswa de Wet.

FLORRIE'S DRAGONS

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This whimsical animated series follows Princess Florrie and her best friend, Dear Dragon, on their magical adventures. I wrote 13 episodes of this series, which was produced by Wish Films in the UK for Disney Junior.

URBO - THE ADVENTURES OF PAX AFRIKA

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At 104 episodes, URBO is one of the longest-ever South African animated TV series. Pax Afrika and his friends fight the evil Maximilian Malice and his henchmen in a post-apocalyptic South Africa filled with giant robots, mutant monsters and hover-bikes. The series is full of action, drama, comedy and satire. I was one of the staff writers , and voiced several characters.

MOUK

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I wrote 9 episodes of Mouk, the French animated series about the bear Mouk and his friend Chavapa cycling around the world.

OTHER SHOWS

TEAM JAY

A 3D animated action-adventure-comedy series directed by Matthew Brown for the Juventus Football Club. So far, the series has had 45 million views on Youtube. I wrote 2 episodes for the series. 

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BOXED WARRIORS

I wrote 4 episodes of the animated series based on these action figures.

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SQUIGGLEMAJIG

I created, directed and was lead writer for this storytelling show for the Mindset Channel. 52 all-new stories were written for the show, and brought to life as colourful illustrations drawn onto the screen, stroke by stroke.

SWITCH

I wrote and directed Switch, a South African talent-based documentary series. Two artists from different backgrounds are paired together and given two weeks to absorb each other’s skills and genres, and then must create a new artwork or performance based on what they've learned. The artists included photographers, designers, sculptors, actors, dancers, and musicians.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN STORY

A documentary series hosted and narrated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. I was a researcher on the series.

LIKE LERATO

A charming children's series about Lerato and her animals friends. I wrote and directed the series, produced by Bubblegum Studios in Cape Town.

TUMI AND THE BIGFOOT

I created, directed, and wrote this 40-episode animated series about a game ranger trying to educate his new hairy friend. I'm also the voice of Bigfoot.

EKASI

eKasi is a long-running series of TV movies. I wrote three in 2013: "Arranged Marriage" (with Mustapha Hendricks), "Crash and Burn" (from a story by Sean Rogers) and "The Hostage" (from a story by Matthew Brown).

SO WHAT

Somehow, I ended up directing the first 7 episodes of SO WHAT, a reality TV series following the flamboyant millionaire ex-convict Kenny Kunene. It was a job that I was entirely unqualified for. The show ran for two seasons on eTV.

COLOURS

An educational show for the Mindset Channel. I wrote the script and narrated the series.