UCT TV is Proud to Announce that Stepping Stone Multi-Camera Course is Back! (Week Three)

30 Jul 2019 - 11:45


Week 3

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. His television talk show, Higher Education Today, has won six Telly Awards for addressing contemporary education issues. In June 2019, he decided to collaborate once more with UCT TV’s Stepping Stone to produce a new series of episodes on South African Higher Education.

Steven Roy Goodman and Stepping Stone participants on the set of Higher Education Today

On Monday 24th of June, the participants shot the first episode untitled Classical Music and Opera in South Africa. Three experts joined Steven on set: Bongani Tembe, Chief Executive of the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra and Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Angelo Gobbato, Former Director of the UCT Opera School; and Mteto Maphoyi, an aspiring Opera Singer.

On Tuesday, Matumo Ramafikeng and Mapheyeledi "Maps" Motimele. Two lecturers of Occupational Therapy at the University of Cape Town were invited to the studio to shot an episode about their discipline.

Behind the scenes of Episode Two: Occupational Therapy

Episode three addressed Storytelling. The guests were Omar Badsha, a Photographer, Artist, and Founder of the South African History Online; Mae Sithole, a Pan-African Musician; and Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, a Protagonist, "Searching for Sugar Man" and Former Owner of Mabu Vinyl.

The fourth segment covered the sensitive issue of suicide on campus. Steven had a conversation with Sister Nosipho Cwele, a Stepping Stone participant, Social Worker and Religious Sister in Cape Town, as well as Rebeka Rain, Author and Singer-Songwriter who lost her son to suicide.

The last episode was shot on Thursday. Three women were invited to talk about connection with ancestors, namely Heather MacAlister, a Genealogical Researcher at Ancestors South Africa; Bonita Bennett, Director of the District Six Museum; and Christie van Zyl, a Traditional Healer.

On Friday 28th of June, the graduation ceremony took place. After the screening of their work, each successful candidates received a certificate. Congratulations to all the new Stepping Stone Multicam graduates!

Congratulations to the new graduates!


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