On a star-studded evening in Pretoria, South Africa, the first annual National Film & TV Awards: South Africa took place, celebrating the best of the nation’s television and film industry. Among the winners was the compelling reality competition show, Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts, produced by afrOkaans. The show’s success culminated in it winning the coveted award for Best Competition Show, solidifying its status as a fan-favourite and a testament to the outstanding work of the entire team.

The award, presented on Saturday, October 21st, marked a significant milestone for afrOkaans, the production company behind Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts. The prestigious event brought together industry professionals, actors, directors, and fans to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of the country’s television and film industry.

The highlight of the evening came when Dino Paulo, the deserving winner of Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts, accepted the award on behalf of afrOkaans. His acceptance speech was a heartfelt and emotional moment, filled with gratitude and recognition for the hard work that went into making the show a success. Dino made sure to extend his appreciation to the executive producers of the production, who were instrumental in bringing this thrilling season to life.

However, Dino’s words of thanks didn’t stop with the producers. He acknowledged the tireless efforts of the show’s dedicated crew and the talent of the cast, who together made Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts an unforgettable television experience. The show had pushed boundaries, challenged contestants, and enthralled audiences throughout its run, making it a worthy recipient of the Best Competition Show award.

This victory at the National Film & TV Awards was a significant moment not only for afrOkaans but for the South African television industry as a whole. It reaffirmed the nation’s capacity to produce compelling and internationally competitive content. Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts has proven that South African reality TV can rival its global counterparts in terms of production quality, storytelling, and entertainment value.

This accolade was particularly special as it marked the second award for the ninth season of Survivor South Africa. It’s clear that the show’s captivating format, combined with the hard work and dedication of all involved, has resonated with audiences and critics alike.

In conclusion, afrOkaans’ triumph at the National Film & TV Awards with Survivor South Africa: Return of the Outcasts is a testament to the thriving creative landscape in South Africa’s television industry. The show’s success showcases the dedication and talent of its entire team and reaffirms the enduring popularity of reality competition programs. This win is not just a win for afrOkaans, but a win for South African television, and it leaves us eagerly anticipating what the future holds for this vibrant and innovative industry.