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.


Monday, 23 April 2018
Stepping Stone 2017 Multi-Camera Course Training Underway

The Centre for Film and Media Studies and UCT Television’s annual community engagement video training  programme,Stepping Stone has begun! Sixty-eight applications, thirty-four interviews, and sixteen prospective participants later the studio filming course began on Monday, July 24th 2017.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 09:30
CFMS 2016 Graduation Film Selected to be Screened at Durban International Film Festival

There’s Still Good, a 2016 University of Cape Town's  Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) graduation film, has officially been selected to screen at the 38th annual Durban International Film Festival in July 2017! The film is focalized through Will, a young black student who travels to the suburbs of Cape Town to meet his white boyfriend’s mother. It is a film about the danger of a single story, about how stereotypes can be damaging to personal relationships, especially in a post-apartheid, South African context.

Congratulations to Ciaran and crew!

Publication Date:
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 13:30
Stepping Stone 2018 Multi-Camera Training Course Call For Participants

UCT Television Studio / Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) / Stepping Stone are presenting a multi-camera training course during the June / July university holidays. Only a limited number of applicants can be accepted. The course is free of charge to deserving applicants. Participants will learn and practice basic skills in studio camerawork, vision mixing, directing, sound recording and floor management. In addition to the above skills, participants  will gain experience in working as part of a multi-camera studio crew and recording a live talk show with presenter and guests. The course runs from the 18th of June 2018 till the 6th July  2018.

Apply Now!

Publication Date:
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:30
CFMS alumnus' film will be screened at two prominent film festivals

Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) alumnus Aliki Saragas’s documentary film, Strike a Rock will be screened at two prominent film festivals. Strike a Rock, will be screened in South Africa at the Encounters International Documentary Film Festival on  the 1st of  June and in the United Kingdom (UK) at  the Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival on  the 11th of  June.

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Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:45