Althea Jarvis is a television producer with more than 20 years experience. She is also a former educator and has always been passionate about how the medium of film and television can be used as an empowerment and educational tool. In her capacity as Commissioning Editor at the South African Broadcasting Corporation, she is the Editor of some of South Africa’s most beloved TV shows. The Daily Youth Drama “Skeem Saam” has an average viewership of more than 6 million viewers daily and won the prestigious South African Film and Television Award (SAFTA) for most Popular Drama in 2016. In 2017, the Docu-reality show, “100% Youth” won the SAFTA for Best Youth Programme. The show focusses on the creative economies and how young entrepreneurs are turning their creative expressions into a viable business. She is currently doing her Master’s degree in Media Studies at AFDA film School in Johannesburg, South Africa.