The University of Cape Town is the premiere university in Africa with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town offers a range of courses that equip graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to embark on a career in the film and media industry.
The Centre for Film and Media Studies in collaboration with the NGO Sunshine Cinema is offering a six month FIlmScreening Impact Facilitator Short Course from June 2021. We are looking for a programme manager to join the team from August 2021 - January 2022 on a part time, short term contract basis. We need someone who can work from home; must have high speed internet access and their own computer for online teaching and should be available to commence work on Tue 2 August.
The University of Cape Town’s Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS) will be hosting four sessions on documentary impact producing at African Film For Impact Festival(AFFIF) this year on the Zoom platform. The sessions will be offered on the first two mornings of the festival, 4 and 5 November.
The AFIFF webinars form the culmination of UCT’s ‘Impact Series’, offered at virtual film festivals and markets this year. The first, at Encounters South African International Film Festival highlighted the alternative distribution strategies devised by the For Sama team. The second comprised three panel discussions at the Durban Filmmart.
Encounters, UCT Centre for Film and Media Studies and ScreenCubator present : IN CONVERSATION: DISTRIBUTION NOW “Creative flexibility in pandemic times” with the Marketing, Distribution and Impact Producers behind the Oscar nominated film FOR SAMA.Since lockdown distributors and impact producers around the world have had to re-imagine access to audiences. On the commercial distribution side challenges include compensating for loss of income due to cinema closure, navigating prestigious awards entries with no cinematic release and deciding which online platforms to stream the film on.
The 22nd edition of @EncountersDoc goes ONLINE this year from 20-30 August! Watch exciting film premieres, Q&As and participate in industry events for FREE! #EncountersDoc! Encounters cements its place as Africa’s leading documentary festival as it celebrates its 22nd year by making most of the films free-of-charge to view on virtual platforms, but will also screen at selected cinema venues in Johannesburg and Cape Town from 20 -30 August.