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...
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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.


Monday, 23 April 2018
Stepping Stone 2018 Multi-Camera Training Course Call For Participants

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.

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Publication Date:
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 13:15
South Africa Returns to Apartheid-era Censorship with the “banning” of Inxeba

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

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:45
CILT is Looking For a Video Producer!

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.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:15
Student Opportunity: Win A Film Course Abroad

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

Publication Date:
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 09:45