Nairobi, Kenya’s Africa Post Office, founded by editor Franki Ashiruka, is implementing EditShare products for creative collaboration and media management.
Africa Post Office describes itself as the first independent facility of its kind in Africa aside from South Africa. Its body of work includes video content created for corporations, nonprofits, PR and advertising agencies, and television stations. Ashiruka’s editing credits include documentary The Last Fight, feature film Disconnect and short film “Poacher.” Watch the company’s show reel, below.
EditShare technology in use at the sub-Saharan post facility includes the EFS platform with its project-sharing capabilities, Flow media asset management and Ark archiving and back-up. The new system is supporting editing, color-grading, visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing on projects including the reality TV shows KCB Lion’s Den and The Great Kenyan Bake Off.
“The investment in EditShare has established a much more fluid and faster turnaround, allowing us to fit more projects through the pipe with a greater degree of creative energy going into every endeavor,” said Ashiruka in a prepared statement provided by EditShare. “Centralizing all of our content onto a highly scalable, reliable and secure EFS, Flow and Ark integrated platform allowed us to eliminate a significant amount of manual and redundant work that interrupted the creative process. The entire team can now share projects and collaborate with colleagues in real time on developing scenes, even when they are working remotely.”