Telly Award Winner- Platinum REMI Award - First Prize Animated Television Productions
Gold World Medal, 50th New York Festival
Magic Cellar is based on African folk-tales, many of which were collected by the producers in villages across South Africa.
The series features a multi-cultural cast of characters, with the principal character being an African girl.
Magic Cellar is a fabulous 3D animated children's television and DVD series which celebrates Africa's culture and story-telling.
A tailorís dress has been slashed by someone. The baboon decides to hold a trial, questioning a Rat, Jackal, Elephant, Wood, Fire and Water. When everyone insists they are not guilty, He sentences each with a punishment. The lesson being, learn the significance of telling the truth.
Watersnake and the Magic Stone.
Watersnake has a magical red stone, capable of making the owner very rich. Xlam the great San hunter, decides he wants the stone and stelas it away. To punish the people, watersnake drinks all the water in the river. The people have been put into peril by the greediness of the hunter. The hunter realizes what he has done and returns the stone to the snake and learns not to be selfish.
The Devilís Trick
A ship captain decides to walk up to the top of Table Mountain for a rest. The devil appears there in a disguise and insists the captain smoke a pipe until he dies. The cloud that covers Table Mountain is there to remind everyone about the dangers of smoking.
The Chiefís Bride
†A village woman has two daughters, one good and one naughty. The Chief decides to choose a bride and summons both of them to meet with him. The naughty daughter takes the wrong path and is not successful. The good daughter takes the right path and ends up with the Chief. The lesson: respecting and obedient behavior is rewarded in the end.
The Kingís Gift
The Lion King decides to give all the animals something special to make them unique. He gives Eagle some feathers so it can fly; Elephant receives a long nose and strong tusks; Rhino receives a short, sharp horn; Hyena receives a silly laugh and Zebra receives black and white stripes. The children learn not to regard their outer looks as overly important.