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UCT TV hosts a ScreenCubator Producers Workshop
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 - 13:00

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. 

UCT TV is Proud to Announce that Stepping Stone Multi-Camera Course is Back! (Week Three)
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 11:45

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.

UCT TV is Proud to Announce that Stepping Stone Multi-Camera Course is Back! (Week Two)
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 11:30

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.

UCT TV's ScreenCubator and Encounters South African International Film Festival present IMPACT SPRINGBOARD 2019
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 11:00

UCT TV’s ScreenCubator and Encounters Film Festival invited filmmakers to pitch their impact strategy for social justice projects on the 15th of June 2019 as part of the Impact Springboard Project. This workshop assisted the winning projects in designing the impact strategy for their social justice film with relevant support and seed funding!

UCT TV is Proud to Announce that Stepping Stone Multi-Camera Course is Back!
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 11:15

On Monday 10th of June, UCT TV hosted the first day of the Stepping Stone Multicamera training module. Excited participants of the three-weeks programme were welcomed by Thabo Bopape, the Stepping Stone learning co-ordinator, Alan Johannes, UCT TV‘s Chief Technical Officer and Simphiwe Shabalala, the current assistant production manager. 

Stepping Stone / Inkanyiso Collaboration in Durban
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 13:15

Prof. Sir Zanele Muholi, an internationally celebrated and award-winning visual activist based in Johannesburg, invited UCT TV’s Stepping Stone to partner with their Inkanyiso organisation on documenting Ikhono Lasenatali, an art exhibition they organised in Durban.

ScreenCubator Business Programme Hosted Workshops on the Business Side of Filmmaking
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 11:15

UCT TV’s ScreenCubator Business Programme in partnership with Encounters, Wesgro, City of Cape Town and FNB, selected applicants from the programme to attend workshops and presentations on the 1st  and 7th of June. The purpose of the two workshops was to give the ScreenCubatees the opportunity to learn about the business side of filmmaking.  The workshops enabled the participants to register their production companies, open business bank accounts and to select professional business names for their companies.

A #SteppingStone Graduation in Khayelitsha: A Collaboration between UCT TV and SJC
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 10:45

On the 28th of May 2019, Ntuthuzelo Vika, Zingisa Mrwebi and Ayanda Ntsukumbini graduated with a matric-level qualification in Documentary Filmmaking from the #SteppingStone programme run by UCT TV. The graduation took place at SJC in Khayelitsha, followed by the students’ films screening.

Impact Springboard June 2019 Callout
Tue, 07 May 2019 - 11:30

Are you ready to design an impact strategy for your social justice film but you just need support and little seed funding to get you going? Pitch your impact strategy on 15 June during Encounters to compete for a grant package valued at over R10 000.

Stepping Stone 2019 Multi-Camera Training Course Call For Participants
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:15

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 10th of June 2019 till the 28th June  2019.

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UCT TV Hosted A Special Masterclass: The Pitch SA!
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:00

UCT Television Studio hosted a special masterclass: The Pitch SA! Luke Walton, a UK-based film producer as well as Laurie Hutzler, an international story and character consultant, were invited as guest speakers to talk about this great competition! The Pitch SA is a unique opportunity for one winner to make a short film with professional production support worth in excess of R300 000.

The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 - 09:00

University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies(CFMS)'s Honours graduation film,The Water Dancers documentary, has won a South African Film & Television Award for "Best Student Film" at the 13th Annual SAFTA Awards in Sun City.