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How do you generate wider appeal for a nascent industry? 

How do you connect an ecosystem of creatives who are new adopters of the medium and innovate workflows? 

This was the challenge. This was the opportunity.
This was what the team at ZAG set out to accomplish


Winner of Best Fiction Podcast at the Asia Podcast Awards 2022

Malaysia's first original book-to-podcast adaptation

Produced with support from PRX and the
Google Podcast Creator Programme

Creepy Twisted Asians is a series that brings Malaysia's independent literary and arts scene crashing together to create this first of a kind anthology of auditory thrillers

Adapted from Fixi Novo's Big Book of Malaysian Horror Stories. It was produced in collaboration with theatre partners Theatresauce, Amberjade Arts & Tepak Tellaz, listen if you dare to these eerie episodes about

Mid Air Murder, Lusty Supernatural Indo Maids, Pontianaks under the Basement, Cannibal Parents, Haunted Triathletes, and the Psychotic Janice Lam

With thanks to our creators and contributors, these local legends;

Writers: Terence Toh, Tina Ishak, Chua Kok Yee, Izaddin Syah Yusof, Lai May Senn and Nurul Hafizah Mat Kamil

Producers & Creative Directors: Sumi & Abirami Durai

Cover Artist: Chin Yew

Directors: Api Husein, Kelvin Cheah, John Lim

Sound Design: Kael Lim & Michael Smith

Voice Actors: Adam Hamizan, Mia Sabrina Mahadir, Amanda Ang, Kamini Senthilathiban, Engku Armand, Wendy Wong, Aedam Daniel, Virtuoes Romana, Valerie Chian, Api Husein

Brand supporters: Nord VPN, Kapas Living & Hauntu

Check out the Big Book of Malaysian Horror Stories here


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