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!
Find us
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.
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.


Monday, 21 January 2019
Neva Again: Book Talk and EP Launch in Berlin

Prof Adam Haupt joined his co-editor, Dr Quentin Williams (University of the Western Cape), and artists King Voue (Bradley Lodewyk) as well as Eavesdrop (aka Monishia Schoeman) for a book talk and EP launch at Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, a conference hosted at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (6-9 December, 2018) by University of Potsdam, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin.

Publication Date:
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 10:15
Prof Wasserman receives the Neva Prize from St Petersburg University, Russia

Prof Herman Wasserman, Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, recently visited the School of Journalism and Mass Communication of St Petersburg State University, Russia.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 10:30
UCT delegation attending ICAfrica (Ghana) 2018

The School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana, in collaboration with the International Communication Association (ICA) was hosting the 2018 Regional ICA conference on the theme African Digital Cultures: Emerging research, practices and innovations. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 21:45
Honours Academic Screening

On Friday 26 October 2018, Three Honours CFMS film productions were screened at the New Lecture Theatre, UCT Upper Campus.

Publication Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 15:45