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.


Wednesday, 20 February 2019
UCT Television Annual Shutdown

UCT Television Studio wishes its clients a wonderful and restful festive season! The studio will close from the 14th of December 2018  until the 13th of January 2019. The studio will open on the 14th of January 2019. During closure, no equipment bookings, collections and returns will be taking place. We look forward to connecting and doing business with you in the new year!

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 16:15
Vacancy:Chief Technical Officer - UCT Television

 Applications are invited for the post of Chief Technical Officer responsible for the operation of the UCT Television  Studio.

Do you have film or video production skills? Have you worked in a multi-camera studio environment? Do you have management or project management experience? Do you have a strong work ethic and like delivering work of a high standard by a set deadline? Do you like working with a diverse group of people in a collaborative and supportive environment? Do you like teaching others and continuously improving your own knowledge? Are you looking for the security of a permanent position, while being able to manage your own work day to reach performance goals and standards set by a line manager? If so, this might be the perfect position for you.

Deadline for application is the 21st  of January 2019. Apply!

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Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 15:45
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
AFF / Stepping Stone Nov-Dec 2018: Week Two

UCT TV is proud to announce that AFF / Stepping Stone Single-Camera course is well underway! The training module continues during week two. On Monday the 5th of November, Thabo Bopape, the Stepping Stone Learning Co-ordinator, gave participants feedback on pitches for their first group projects. He spoke about different elements including roles, preparing a script, call sheets, release forms and various permits, schedules, interview questions, etc.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 11:30