UCT Television Studio / Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) / Stepping Stone are presenting a multi-camera training course during the June / July university holidays. Only a limited number of applicants can be accepted. The course is free of charge to deserving applicants. Participants will learn and practice basic skills in studio camerawork, vision mixing, directing, sound recording and floor management. In addition to the above skills, participants will gain experience in working as part of a multi-camera studio crew and recording a live talk show with presenter and guests. The course runs from the 18th of June 2018 till the 6th July 2018.
By Dr Liani Maasdorp
(Senior lecturer in Screen Production and Film and Television Studies, University of Cape Town)
The article was originally published on The Conversation
Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba (The Wound). In South Africa the film can now only be shown in locations licensed to screen adult entertainment.
The full version of the article can be read on https://theconversation.com/south-africa-returns-to-apartheid-era-censorship-with-the-banning-of-inxeba-92850
The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a 24-month full-time appointment starting as soon as possible. The main purpose of this position is to conceptualise, plan, schedule, record, edit and publish videos for use in online and blended learning courses, and the promotion of UCT teaching and learning initiatives.
The Actuality Media Scholarship Competition invites aspiring filmmakers to produce a 3-5 minutes short documentary on a local changemaker making a sustainable impact on chronic social and environmental problems.The grand prize is a 100% scholarship for a 2018 Actuality Media Documentary Outreach program in India, Cambodia, Guatemala or Zambia. Entries should be submitted before the 1st of March 2018. For detailed rules, terms and conditions, visit Actuality Media website