Chief Technical Officer, Clement Nchabeleng represented UCT Television at the Mediatech Africa this past July from the 17th to the 19th. The grand media and entertainment technology trade show brought together diverse groups of people, from students to high end professionals, showcasing current technological solutions available to offer an exciting world of multimedia production, storage and delivery experience. The triennial event is open to anyone who is interested in media technology being it lighting, sound, music, disk jockeying, video, film, designing, animation, data/storage management, broadcasting and transmissions at no additional besides the R100 ticket price. Some of the visitors who registered online were lucky enough to get free tickets.
UCT TV hosted a Producers Workshop on the 2nd of August 2019, which forms part of UCT TV's ScreenCubator series. TV producer, Liezel Vermeulen facilitated the workshop which explored key notes and tips on funding and budgeting for film productions.
For the final week of the program, the participants shot and edited five new episodes of Higher Education Today, a television talk show hosted by educational consultant Steven Roy Goodman. Goodman is an expert in advancing the academic, social, and professional needs and aspirations of the students and families he advises – and matching those needs to select colleges and universities.
On Tuesday and Wednesday the participants were divided into two groups and each group came up with a talk show concepts, which they shot and edited after extensive planning. Group One produced a game show entitled “Mzansi Love”. The humorous game show had a presenter who asked the participating four contestants general knowledge questions based on South African culture and history.