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.


Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Come Join Us Next Week Friday to Watch High Fantasy Screening Hosted by CFMS !

Come join us next week on Friday the 19th of October between 14h00 - 16h00 at the New Lecture Theatre in Upper Campus  to watch High Fantasy, a South African comedy, which was screened in the Discovery section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. This film was directed and produced by Jenna Bass. It was co-written and co-filmed by Jenna Bass with the cast: Qondiswa James, Nala Khumalo, Fransesca Varrie Michel, Liza Scholtz & Loren Loubser. High Fantasy is a Fox Fire Films, Big World Cinema and Proper Film Production.


Publication Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 13:45
CFMS 2017 Graduation Film 'The Waterdancers' International Premiere in Poland

University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS)'s Honours graduation film,The Water Dancers  have been selected to its first international festival, marking the film's international premiere. The documentary will be screened on the 20th of  October at the International Green Film Festival in Poland. The Water Dancers will also subsequently be screened  across four more African countries  namely; Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Kenya and Namibia, as part of the Goethe Institut's Science Film Festival. On a local note, the documentary will be screened on the 12th & 16th of October at the Cape Town International Film Market & Festival (CTIFMF). Well done to The Waters Dancer film crew (Daniel Ndevu, Tessa Barlin, Robyn Palmer, Erin Macpherson &  Michael Dawson) !


Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 13:00
CILT is Looking For a Video Producer!

 The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, 2-year appointment starting from December 2018. The main purpose of this position is to direct, plan, schedule, and record, edit and publish digital media productions for use in online and blended learning courses, and the promotion of UCT teaching and learning initiatives.For further information about CILT see

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 08:15
We Are Looking for Mentors for Short Film Course!

UCT Television Studio and  Stepping Stone are presenting a unique non-fiction filmmaking course during the November/December year-end break. We are looking for individuals who are experienced in all areas of production to “mentor” the trainees throughout the process. Your role will be primarily assisting and aiding the flow of pre-production, production, post-production as the trainees will be receiving extensive training in the form of workshops throughout the duration of the course.

Publication Date:
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 12:30