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.


Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Sunshine Ambassador Required

Between 26 June and 4 August, Plexus Films in partnership with Sunshine Cinema will be running screenings on the documentary, THIS LAND, which deals with the issue of land rights in rural areas. Regions covered will include North West province, Limpopo, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga.Sunshine Cinema  require a Sunshine Ambassador: someone to run the screenings on the ground within a workshop context, hosted through facilitation by the Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD), the Land and Accountability Centre (LARC), and partners.Ideally this person needs to have an interest in film, activism and political communication, with an interest in the land debate and the capacity to remain politically neutral in discussion.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:45
UCT's Film and Media Studies Hosted its First Successful Impact Producing Bootcamp Supported by Bertha Foundation

At the 20th Encounters Documentary Film Festival, UCT’s Centre for Film and Media Studies hosted its first Impact Bootcamp supported by the Bertha Foundation. On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of June, selected participants attended training sessions on documentary film impact producing at the UCT Television Studio.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 09:15
Talents Durban 2018 Participants: Aliki Saragas & Jessie Zinn

We are proud to announce that our Masters in Documentary Arts alumna, Aliki Saragas and current Honours in Film Theory and Practice student, Jessie Zinn have been selected to participate in the 11th edition of Talents Durban. The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will welcome 19 filmmakers from 13 African countries to the 11th edition of Talents Durban, which takes place from 20 to 24 July during the festival.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:45
Book Launch: The Three Wells of Screenwriting by Matthew Kalil

The Book Lounge and Peter Hyde Associates take great pleasure in inviting you to the launch of The Three Wells of Screenwriting: Discover Your Deep Sources of Inspiration by Matthew Kalil on the 5th of June 2018 at The Book Lounge in Cape Town (15h30 for 16h00). Matthew will be in conversation with actress, playwright and film producer Nicola Hanekom.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:30