The audiovisual and post-production service group Hiventy has set up an operational base in
Nairobi, Kenya, to support the fast development of audiovisual industry across the African
This new facility supports dubbing, subtitling and audio description services for a large number of African languages and content delivery for digital platforms.
Hiventy Africa provides its customers with and not limited to:
· A team of multilingual project managers.
· 16 studios dedicated to recording and mixing for dubbing services.
· 10 subtitling stations.
· 2 quality control studios.
· 1 media processing studio.
· An ultra-secure work environment, assets management and storage.
· A network of more than 400 translators and proofreaders, all selected for their
language skills and their ability to work in accordance with international standards.
All these facilities are backed by a competitive technical infrastructure and are offered with
optimal safety conditions, to comply with the needs of the different international customers.
The fast development of the audiovisual market in Africa has increased content acquisition
and distribution throughout the continent. Thanks to its international expertise, the Hiventy
group can now support all rights holders and broadcasters for content delivery and content localization towards the African audience. The choice of Nairobi was made quickly due to its central location near many linguistic basins, its technical infrastructure and the skilled people.
Thanks to linguistic resources selected on the basis of strict criteria, Hiventy Africa offers
linguistic works towards all African languages (Yoruba, Swahili, Luganda, Lingala, Mozambican Portuguese, Hausa, Amharic, African French, African English, Juba English, Juba Arabic, Nuer,
Dinka, Somali, Chichewa, Igbo, Pidgin, Kikuyu, Luhya, Kamba, Kalenjin, Luo, Kisii, Wolof, Zulu,
Afrikaans, Twi, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi).
Enjoying a partnership with studios that are integrated into our ecosystem in Lagos, Nigeria,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Maputo, Mozambique, Hiventy Africa has access to a wide range of talents covering all African languages.
Under the supervision of Juliette Vivier, Caroline Mbindyo and Pascal Mwita are in charge of
the day to day operations and monitoring of the whole infrastructure. Together, they offer
over 50 years of experience in audiovisual services across Africa.
Thierry Schindelé, CEO of Hiventy Group, said that “We are delighted to be able to support
the rapid development of the African audiovisual industry and bring our expertise to the
continent’s producers, distributors and broadcasters. All our studios and teams are now
operational and are already servicing several requests from clients, this is testament to the
strength of the market and the distribution opportunities available throughout Africa.”