CFMS Production Equipment
CFMS' production equipment is housed at UCT Television Studio. The equipment is available to CFMS production students only taking the following courses; FAM2014S, FAM3016F, FAM3017S , FAM4000W...
Welcome to UCT Television Studio
Situated on two levels in the Baxter Theatre Centre, UCT Television Studio which is managed by the Centre for Film and Media studies department offers a 9 x 12m, fully soundproofed staging area with an overhead lighting grid and adjacent control...
Stepping Stone programme gives UCT academics the opportunity to make their research visual
As part of the Stepping Stone young filmmaker development programme , which takes place twice every year, UCT TV produces three 5-minute non-fiction films...
UCT TV Production Unit
The UCT TV production unit was created due to the high demand from UCT staff for quality, affordable video products. The Unit specialise in creating promotional and training videos for departments, teaching material and recording special lectures.


Sunday, 21 April 2019
UCT TV Hosted A Special Masterclass: The Pitch SA!

UCT Television Studio hosted a special masterclass: The Pitch SA! Luke Walton, a UK-based film producer as well as Laurie Hutzler, an international story and character consultant, were invited as guest speakers to talk about this great competition! The Pitch SA is a unique opportunity for one winner to make a short film with professional production support worth in excess of R300 000.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:00
The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs

University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS)'s Honours graduation film,The Water Dancers documentary, has won a South African Film & Television Award for "Best Student Film" at the 13th Annual SAFTA Awards in Sun City.

Publication Date:
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 09:00
There’s Still Good Premieres in Hollywood

 There’s Still Good, a 2016 short LGBTQ film from University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies graduates, will get its international premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, as part of the Outfest Fusion People of Color film festival, this March. The film was written and directed by Ciaran Maidwell, produced by Daniel Ndevu, filmed and edited by Erin Macpherson, with production design by Kiara Ramklass and Thandie-Gula Ndebele. The production was mentored by award-winning documentary director, Simon Wood.

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 07:00
AFF / Stepping Stone Nov-Dec 2018: Week Three

On Monday 12th of November, the participants continued editing their training films. The next day, mentors met with the participants to talk about radio edit and interview selects in order to perfect their editing skills. Afterwards, Lynn Brennan discussed basic sound mixing, colour correction and titles – critical aspects to reinforce their editing capabilities.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 14:45