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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.
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.


Saturday, 17 April 2021
CFMS Student Film Selected for 2 International Film Festivals

A film produced by a group of Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) honours students has recently been selected for 2 international film festivals in 2021: Berlin Lift-Off in Germany and The African Film Festival in Dallas, Texas.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45
Professor Herman Wasserman Awarded Grant Worth R4.5 million

Professor Herman Wasserman from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) will embark on an international study on the information disorder in the Global South, with funds of approximately R4.5 million from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 09:15
Professor Herman Wasserman’s New Book


Professor Herman Wasserman’s new book  ,  The Ethics of Engagement: Media, Conflict and Democracy in Africa has just been published.



Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 08:30
Prof Haupt is Coordinating Editor of New Hip Hop Journal

Professors Adam Haupt and J. Griffith Rollefson (University College Cork, Ireland) recently launched the debut issue of Global Hip Hop Studies, an interdisciplinary hip hop journal.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 10:30