My name is Taku Mbudzi and I love to tell stories — give me a pen, a microphone or a camera and I’ll have something to say. I’m fired up about authentic voices telling their own stories and enjoy using humour to help young people speak up and out for themselves.

I’m constantly re-discovering who I am as an artist. I’m exploring, experimenting and playing, unlocking unexpected joys in my writing life.

I often capture my writing adventures on audio, so tune in to Two Words with Taku, wherever you find your fave podcasts and subscribe to join our podcast community.

Latest Posts

Kindess is Power

My film, Gugu naGogo, is a finalist for Australia’s inaugural Screen Well Awards in the Production of the Year category. I tried my best to lead with kindness and joy when making my film, and it feels great to be nominated. Winners will be announced on World Mental Health Day, 10 October and anyone can […]

Funny Business: Live Podcast Event in Melbourne

When did you last laugh out loud? No, I’m asking seriously. By day, I’m a writer and film producer and by night, when my 4-year-old’s safely tucked in bed, I’m out cracking jokes on stage. It’s part of my self-care routine when running my creative business gets too real. I’m curious how everyone else is coping. Can […]

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