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SIYAY – COME WILD WITH US! Season 2, 26min., South Africa, TV Series
Directed by François Odendaal
Not paying attention in class Thabang looks through a book on prehistoric life and stumbles upon a drawing of a dinosaur with the word Khodumodumo scribbled over it. Her curiosity piqued, she entices her friends to set out with Oompie on a mission to look for dinosaurs and find out more about the mythical Khodumodumo.
South African born Francois has made films in five continents. He produced and directed several major documentary series and standalone films that aired on major international television networks, which include National Geographic Explorer, ZDF in Germany, Discovery and the BBC’s Classic Adventure series. He produced and/or directed series such as Aspects of Life, The Last Edens, Secrets of Nature, A Last Glimpse and is currently hosting the Siyaya – Come wild with us nature show for youth, and Wild World Diaries. He also has produced environmental education films for organizations such as WWF, CARE INTERNATIONAL, IUCN, UNEP, UNDP, SANParks and CapeNature. Francois is also an ecologist and environmental consultant and director of EcoAfrica in South Africa. He has written several books including a best-seller that covers his expeditions down the Amazon River.