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.


Wednesday, 20 June 2018
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
CFMS and UCT TV Hosting Second Round of AFF with Generous Support from Robert Bosch Stiftung

The Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS) and UCT Television Studio, with generous support from the Robert Bosch Stiftung, are thrilled to be able to host a second round of the African Filmmaking Fellowship (AFF) in 2017. Invitations were sent to universities across Africa and the response was overwhelming. Over thirty applications were received from which twelve fellows, six faculty members and six postgraduate students, were selected. They come from Zimbabwe, Uganda, Namibia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 09:45