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
CILT is Looking For a Video Producer!

 The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, 2-year appointment starting from December 2018. The main purpose of this position is to direct, plan, schedule, and record, edit and publish digital media productions for use in online and blended learning courses, and the promotion of UCT teaching and learning initiatives.For further information about CILT see

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 08:15
We Are Looking for Mentors for Short Film Course!

UCT Television Studio and  Stepping Stone are presenting a unique non-fiction filmmaking course during the November/December year-end break. We are looking for individuals who are experienced in all areas of production to “mentor” the trainees throughout the process. Your role will be primarily assisting and aiding the flow of pre-production, production, post-production as the trainees will be receiving extensive training in the form of workshops throughout the duration of the course.

Publication Date:
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 12:30
Stepping Stone Single-Cam Call For Participants

UCT Television Studio / Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) /  Stepping Stone are presenting a single-camera  training course during the November / December university holidays. Only a limited number of applicants can be accepted. The course is free of charge to deserving applicants. Participants will produce four 5-minute non-fiction films (documentary / promotional video) from 29 October 2018 to  1 December 2018 as part of this Stepping Stone community engagement video training course. Apply Now!

Publication Date:
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 - 08:45
Watch Strike A Rock Tonight on SABC 1 at 9pm!

University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS), is excited to announce that Strike a Rock a documentary directed by Aliki Saragas a CFMS alumna, will finally be on our national broadcaster SABC 1 tonight at 21:00. Strike a Rock was released just over a year ago and has been utilised as a vital tool in Sikhala Sonke’s activism.

Following the screening of Miners Shot Down in August, Strike a Rock will end women's month and Marikana commemoration month by showing the nation the resilience, pain and power of the women of Marikana, who's voices have not been given the place in history that they deserve.  

Publication Date:
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 12:45