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.


Monday, 22 April 2019
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
CFMS and UCT TV Hosting Third Round of AFF with Support from Robert Bosch Stiftung

With generous support from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) and UCT Television Studio are thrilled to host a third round of the African Filmmaking Fellowship (AFF). Invitations were sent to universities across the continent and over fifty applications were received. After a rigorous and tough process, eight fellows were selected: four faculty members and four postgraduate students. The fellows come from Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ethiopia and represent Kyambogo University (Uganda), Midlands State University (Zimbabwe), Addis Ababa University & Mekelle University (Ethiopia), National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe).

Publication Date:
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 08:15
AFF / Stepping Stone Nov-Dec 2018: Week One

UCT TV is proud to announce that Stepping Stone Single-Camera course is back!

On Monday 29th of October, UCT Television Studio and the Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS)  hosted the first day of the training module. Participants were welcomed by Dr. Liani Maasdorp, the studio’s academic director as well as the Centre for Film and Media Studies' director, Professor Herman Wasserman. A delicious breakfast from Niche Quiches was served. The fellows and participants were introduced to documentary (single-camera production). In the afternoon, Francois Botha talked about group dynamics & diversity training.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 12:30
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:
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 13:45