Gavshon is owner and managing director of Curious Pictures - one of South Africa’s top production companies. Curious Pictures has produced some of the South Africa’s most highly regarded social dramas “Tsha Tsha,” “Soul City,” and “Heartlines.” Gavshon’s aim is to constantly come up with new strategies and technology to overcome Aids fatigue.
Nikiwe brings his creative vision to this hybrid narrative. The film combines urban social drama, science exploration and sports in a truly unique way. Nikiwe is known for directing “A Place Called Home” and “Intersexions,” two highly acclaimed television dramas that reveal the inner world of characters as they confront outward struggles.
Noboa is president of Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership a nonprofit organization with 14 years of experience in Africa developing relevant, accessible media-based programs. DCGEP’s approach is always collaborative, involving both experts and grassroots community members.
Mariki van der Walt’s career in television started 20 years ago after she obtained an honours degree (cum laude) in dramatic art. Currently head of productions at Curious Pictures, Mariki has produced various drama series, branded content and reality shows, most notably the multi award winning Heartlines drama series of 8 films made for television and the mini series Hopeville, The Lab, as well as 4 Play: Sex Tips for Girls and Intersexions.
Mariki was executive producer on projects such as the daily soap Rhythm City and was involved in the creation and production of reality shows such as “So you think you’re funny; The Perfect Sishebo Show” and “Class Act”, which just successfully completed its second season on SABC 1.