The Centre for Film and Media Studies, together with the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute (DOC) will co-host a symposium titled “BRICS Media Systems in a Digital Age” at the University of Cape Town on 6-7 September. The event´s aim is to...
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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.
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Wednesday, 15 August 2018
A/Prof Bosch on Social Science One Advisory Committee

CFMS is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Associate Professor Tanja Bosch, is on Social Science One’s Africa Advisory Committee. SSO has created a unique partnership between academic researchers and private industry to work towards understanding and solving society’s greatest challenges.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:15
CFMS invites Danny Glover to talk African Cinema

CineCulture in partnership with CFMS and Wesgro invite you to #AskDanny​​​​​​​ Meet acclaimed director, producer and actor Danny Glover and let's talk about African media and YOUR career in it! Friday 3 August, 11:00-13:00, New LT, Neville Alexander Building, UCT Upper Campus.

Publication Date:
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 10:30
Can a film change the way Americans talk about Africa?

On Tuesday 31 July, CFMS will be hosting Duke University's Associate Professor Kathryn Mathers for a seminar titled "Can a film change the way Americans talk about Africa?" at 13:00 in AC Jordan 4A.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 08:45
Duke Menell Media Exchange inspires CFMS future journalists

Three CFMS students, Lara Moyles, Ruby Chikwiri and Upasna Maharaj, recently attended the 2018 Duke Menell Media Exchange in Johannesburg. Lara (CFMS Hons Media Theory & Practice) and Ruby (CFMS Hons in Political Communication) shared their experiences of the conference with us.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 16:15