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.
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.
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.
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).