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
Our City Film Project

On November 18th & 19th, in partnership with Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau and Goethe Institut Big Bad Wolf Pictures will  be hosting an international Short Film Festival through the company's initiative "Our City Film Project", which is a filmmakers collective comprising of young filmmakers from around the world.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:00
CFMS 2nd Year's Short Film Tomato Soup Makes it to Shnit Festival

A 2016 Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) 2nd year film entitled Tomato Soup has been selected for the Shnit International Short Film Festival. Tomato Soup, directed by CFMS student Akuol de Mabior, is a four minute film about a bloody confrontation that ensues between a conservative Zulu mother and her new uninhibited daughter in law when they get together for a meal one afternoon.The  film crew included Akuol de Mabior - director , Refiloe Mathafeng - producer , Anele Hlongwane - cinematographer , Steven Chang - editor and Alex Weiss - sound design.

Congratulations to Akuol and crew!

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 11:00
Call For 5-Minute Promotional Documentary Proposals

UCT Television Studio / Centre for Film and Media Studies / Stepping Stone are looking for UCT social responsiveness projects or programmes that have human interest to feature in these films. You are invited to propose a topic. Production costs, (equipment, crew, facilities) will be covered by Stepping Stone. The value of each production will range between R30 000 – R60 000, so this is a wonderful opportunity to highlight research or generate exposure free.

UCT TV will produce four 5-minute non-fiction films (documentary / promotional video) from 30 October 2017 - 1 December 2017 as part of the Stepping Stone community engagement video training course.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:45
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:
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 14:30