Two Words with Taku

Two Words with Taku


Latest Episodes

Episode 100 — Answering Your Podcasting Questions on Instagram LIVE
July 16, 2020

Episode 100! I finally took to Instagram LIVE to answer your burning questions about podcasting. Watch the whole video, complete with show-and-tell of my recording gear at https://www.instagram.com/takumbudzi. Thank you for listening and supporting Two W

99 Episodes but a TV Show Ain't One
April 25, 2020

I've finally made it to Episode 99 of this podcast! Here's a quick update on what's happening with my TV stuff and what I'm planning for my 100th podcast episode. Thanks for listening and stay safe! x

Pitch Perfectin' with Producer and Filmmaker Sher-Li Tan
November 16, 2019

"Pitching is a verbal way of selling your story, and I like to leave something visual so they remember my pitch." — Sher-Li Tan I thought I was the Queen of Pitch Preparation until I met producer and filmmaker Sher-Li Tan. We first met at YouTube confere

Short Courses with Wendy Gray, AFTRS Head of Industry Program
November 15, 2019

"Children's television is wonderful for people starting out in the industry because there tends to be more opportunity for people who don't have a long list of credits." — Wendy Gray I've fast-tracked a few skills after discovering the short courses offe

Chain of Title with Lawyer Dee Mbugua
November 14, 2019

"…without the proper documentation proving the ownership of the work, there’s no protection from legal action." The world of television is full of great ideas and magic...and contracts and legal agreements that underpin how all that magic comes together.

Writers' Guild with Screenwriter and Podcaster Evrim Şen
November 14, 2019

"The way that we can tell stories if we use audio, specifically fiction, is so interesting and diverse. Audio is such a freeing medium."  I joined the Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG) so I could meet inspiring young screenwriters like Evrim Şen. We met at

Authentic Voices with Vlogger and LGBQTI+ Advocate AJ Clementine
November 13, 2019

"I love that this younger generation is being more expressive and feeling their emotions, instead of trying to not feel things. " We keep hearing that we need more authentic voices telling their own stories. But what does that look like when you’re creat

Writers' Rooms with Screenwriter and Script Editor Wendy Hanna
November 11, 2019

"Read scripts from the shows you like and shows you don't like. Have a good look at how they lay things out. "  Wendy Hanna's episode is full of great tips about writing, finding other writers, growing your community of writers and even entering writing

Funding Films with Filmmaker and Director Hawanatu Bangura
November 07, 2019

"The key thing is, these funding bodies want you to contact them. They'll give you the time to explain what's required because they want people to succeed as well. " How can you fund your creative projects whilst working a day job? Who do you need on you

Managing Money with Xero Australia's Amanda Newton
November 05, 2019

"Don't settle for a relationship with your accountant or bookkeeper that isn't working for you. " I know too many artists and creative people who don't feel comfortable talking about money — how much to charge, how to get more of it, how to manage it, ho