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Producers of Survivor South Africa attain world-class production value with help from Teradici CAS
Afrokaans Film & Television is a multicultural African production company based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2006, Afrokaans has become synonymous with cutting-edge TV programming—including reality shows, lifestyle shows, celebrity news shows, and dramas. The company’s work includes Survivor South Africa and Power Couple!
- Create a new season of Survivor South Africa with the same awesome production value as the American version
- Deliver every episode on time and on budget
- Give post-production editors the flexibility to work from anywhere, on any device
- Efficiently edit remotely hosted video files with as little as 10 Mbps bandwidth
- Switched from a third-party post-production facility to “production as a service” from Brave Channels, a local cloud service provider
- Accessed powerful virtual workstations in the Brave Channels cloud from existing Mac and Windows devices, using Teradici CAS
- Delivered world-class production value for Survivor South Africa: Island of Secrets, producing episodes on time and within budget
- Transformed business model by bringing production tools to editors wherever they are and enabling round-the-clock editing
- Increased editors’ productivity by giving them autonomy over where and when to work
- Kept footage secure because video files never leave the data center
- Built the foundation to hire talented editors in other countries in the future