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
There’s Still Good Premieres in Hollywood

 There’s Still Good, a 2016 short LGBTQ film from University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies graduates, will get its international premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, as part of the Outfest Fusion People of Color film festival, this March. The film was written and directed by Ciaran Maidwell, produced by Daniel Ndevu, filmed and edited by Erin Macpherson, with production design by Kiara Ramklass and Thandie-Gula Ndebele. The production was mentored by award-winning documentary director, Simon Wood.

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 07:00
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
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