Elevating Online Shows with Bow Tie Kreative – The Lauran Sarafan Experience

Case Study Details


Lauran Sarafan, a seasoned writer and producer with an extensive background in television and movies, including notable work on MAD TV and in reality TV, shares her experience collaborating with Ryan Perez of Bow Tie Kreative. Amidst the pandemic’s pivot to online streaming, Sarafan highlights how Perez’s expertise transformed the production of “Antoinette and Friends,” an online show adapting to the new normal of entertainment.


With the advent of COVID-19, the entertainment industry faced unprecedented challenges, necessitating a swift adaptation to digital platforms. For Sarafan, producing the “Antoinette and Friends” show required a seamless transition to online streaming without compromising on quality. The necessity for professional production values in a remote setting led her to seek out a specialist who could elevate the show’s online presence.

The Challenge

The primary challenge was to ensure that the online version of “Antoinette and Friends” maintained the essence and appeal of live entertainment. This involved navigating unfamiliar streaming platforms, managing technical aspects in real-time, and delivering a polished, professional-looking show to the audience, all from a distance.

The Solution

Ryan Perez and Bow Tie Kreative stepped in to fill this crucial role. Despite being based in Calgary, Perez’s remote assistance felt as though he was “in the next room,” ensuring a smooth, professional streaming experience. His adaptability to rapidly changing technology and streaming platforms allowed the show to utilize the best available resources for each episode. By conducting tech checks prior to live streams, Perez ensured that the focus remained on the talent and the content, freeing the producers to concentrate on creativity and engagement.


The collaboration with Bow Tie Kreative led to a significant enhancement in the production quality of “Antoinette and Friends.” Perez’s ability to manage the technical production aspects, from seamless platform transitions to the inclusion of professional graphics and sizzle reels, elevated the viewer’s experience. His proactive approach to adopting and mastering new technologies ensured that each episode was not just a stream but an event.


Lauran Sarafan’s testimonial underscores the value of professional technical production in the era of remote entertainment. Ryan Perez and Bow Tie Kreative have demonstrated that with the right expertise, online shows can achieve a level of professionalism and polish that rivals traditional live events. This case study highlights the importance of adaptability, technical skill, and the impact of professional production on engaging audiences in the digital age.


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