The Centre for Film and Media Studies offers a range of courses that equip graduates with theoretical knowledge, practical and creative skills to embark on industry careers, teaching, and research. Join us: be inspired by the world of film and media!
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The Centre for Film and Media Studies is located in AC Jordan building on University Avenue, Upper Campus. We're on level 3 - our reception is room A205.
Professor Herman Wasserman, director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies, has been awarded the prestigious Georg Forster Research Award by the Alexander Humboldt Foundation. The award, granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire career...
An agreement that will give students the opportunity to study a twinned MA degree in Global Media at UCT and at the London School of Economics & Political Science, has just been signed. The first intake for the twinned degree will be in 2017.
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Thursday, 23 November 2017
UCT and LSE enter into partnership to offer twinned degree in global media

Students will have access to experts in new technology, global media, international telecommunications and media studies. As a professional with a global perspective, the twinned degree is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge required to play a powerful role in redefining the way the world communicates.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:00
Our Digital Media Production's "Queer Me Out Project" is ready to be heard

Three CFMS students, Annabela Bekker, Jessica Barraclough and Alix Hodge, have created a unique and original web-based interactive documentary entitled the Queer Me Out Project. These 2017 Digital Media Production class students have created a platform that explores the relationships between language and LGBTQIA+ identity in Cape Town and South Africa.

Publication Date:
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00
CFMS PhD attends course in France on “The Journalistic Field, Media, Culture and Participation”

CFMS PhD student Chikezie Uzuegbunam recently attended a fully funded PhD short course on "The Journalistic Field, Media, Culture and Participation" in Paris, France. The course, which ran from 24-28 October, is dedicated to bring together emerging and senior scholars to debate key dimensions of participation, both in regards to traditional audiences and to the new forms of digital collective actions.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 19:00
Round Two for CFMS and UCT TV's African Filmmaking Fellowship

The Centre for Film and Media Studies and UCT TV, with generous support from the Bosch Stiftung, are thrilled to be able to host a second round of the African Filmmaking Fellowship (AFF) in 2017. Invitations were sent to universities across Africa and the response was overwhelming. Over thirty applications were received from which twelve fellows, six faculty members and six postgraduate students, were selected.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 09:00