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...
Video Production Specials
UCT TV Productions is offering TWO SPECIAL PACKAGES for creating short videos (documentary, promo, case study video) until the end of May.


Monday, 19 August 2019
Impact Springboard June 2019 Callout

Are you ready to design an impact strategy for your social justice film but you just need support and little seed funding to get you going? Pitch your impact strategy on 15 June during Encounters to compete for a grant package valued at over R10 000.

Publication Date:
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 11:30
Stepping Stone 2019 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 10th of June 2019 till the 28th June  2019.

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Publication Date:
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:15
UCT TV Hosted A Special Masterclass: The Pitch SA!

UCT Television Studio hosted a special masterclass: The Pitch SA! Luke Walton, a UK-based film producer as well as Laurie Hutzler, an international story and character consultant, were invited as guest speakers to talk about this great competition! The Pitch SA is a unique opportunity for one winner to make a short film with professional production support worth in excess of R300 000.

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:00
The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs

University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS)'s Honours graduation film,The Water Dancers documentary, has won a South African Film & Television Award for "Best Student Film" at the 13th Annual SAFTA Awards in Sun City.

Publication Date:
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 09:00