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
UCT TV 's Screencubator Project Successful Hosted a Mobile Filmmaking Workshop

On the 16th of August 2018, UCT TV in collaboration with Social Weaver hosted a workshop in teaching participants how to use their phones to produce creative content. More and more people are using portable electronic devices for storytelling. With the rise of smartphones, anyone can become a filmmaker or mobile journalist. Nonetheless, creating good content can be tricky.


Publication Date:
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 09:30
CFMS Invite you to a Special Screening of This Land Documentary Film on Friday the 24th of August 2018

University of Cape Town’s Centre for Films and Media Studies (CFMS) in collaboration with Plexus Films and LARC invites you to a special screening of This Land documentary film on the 24th of August in Leslie Social Building, Upper Campus at 11am. This Land is a powerful 48-minute documentary, about a small village, as they oppose the development of a mine and assert their right to the land on which they live. Over the last two months the film has been part of a national dialogue on land rights and structural inequality. Mbhekiseni Mavuso (featured in the film) and Miki Redelinghuys (The filmmaker) will be in attendance.  Samkelo Donisi (Sunbox Ambassador and UCT TV Studio Impact Producer) will facilitate the dialogue.

Publication Date:
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 14:30
CFMS invites Danny Glover to talk African Cinema

CineCulture in partnership with CFMS and Wesgro invite you to #AskDannyMeet acclaimed director, producer and actor Danny Glover and let's talk about African media and YOUR career in it! Friday 3 August 11:00-13:00 New LT, Neville Alexander Building, UCT Upper Campus.Seats are limited. RSVP to Xolo Shabalala

NB UCT staff and students use your UCT email address or indicate clearly that you are with UCT to RSVP.

Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 11:15
Stepping Stone Multi-cam Won A Dateline Award for an Episode Co-Produced with Higher Education Today in 2017

UCT Television  is very proud to announce that a feature production that Stepping Stone June/July 2017 Multi-camera programme  co-produced at the studio last year with Steve Roy Goodman (an American Educational Consultant & Host of Higher Education Today) , "Higher Education Today" has won a very prestigious American award in the "Television" category: the Dateline Awards for 2017 Journalism!

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Publication Date:
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 - 10:45