TAMANI – The bird who wished for theeth!
A bird who wished for what?! Yup, you heard me. And as the saying, goes be careful what you wish for – you just might get it! Our feathered friend Tamani learns this the round about way, but thank goodness for his old pal Fikiri who takes the time to study the literature. They both go on a journey learning how to take care of this precious blessing from Old Mother Moon – which he can barely manage to fit in his beak!
A three episode mini-series, produced by Peripheral Vision International, teaching kids how to take care of their teeth. That includes brushing (not too hard), flossing and eating healthy. Not to mention an annual trip to your friendly dentist.
You can watch all three episodes in Swahili HERE . English versions are coming soon!
Written and Created by: David Matthew Feldman Translator: Zuhura Sengenge
Producers: Gosia Lukomska, Paul Falzone
MAAN Creative, Johannesburg
Directed by/Character design by/Background art by: Johan Scheepers
Storyboarding: Charl Smit
Compositing: Thorsten Reisinger
Craig Margolius, Neo Ramathinyane, Andre Goliath, Gertan Agenbach, Jess Gough
Voice Recording Engineer: Emmanuel Mtui
Mahmoud Mzome (Tamani), Fredrick Mwansumbule (Fikiri), Zuhura Sengenge (Dentist), Aluwa Hamisi Juma (Nurse), Fahima Abdallah (Girl)
Music composed and performed by: Mallengye Corpus Bria
Recorded by: Timothy Muggaga at East African Records Executive