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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.
A 3rd year student film, Into Us and Ours, directed by Jessie Zinn, has won the Best International Short Film award at Ivy International Film Festival (US), and selected for the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner (France).
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Congratulations to Anneke Botha, graduate from the Centre for Film and Media Studies, on her special mention during the 2016 Oscar ceremony for her work on the multi-award winning Mad Max: Fury Road!
CFMS, the ACU, and Stepping Stones will support satellite documentary screenings for the upcoming Encounters Film festival. The event is facilitated by Sunshine Cinema, an amazing initiative started by one of our alumni, Sydelle Willow-Smith.
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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Professor Salazar was recently interviewed by Chronicle of Higher Education: “ Want to Beat ISIS? Try Poetry and Negotiation” about his analysis of the terror group's propaganda.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 20:00

Congratulations to Jackie Ruth Murray, our Masters students, who's film The Daily Dose was selected for screening at the upcoming Encounters International Documentary Festival.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 11:45

Prof Haupt's almost full house staff seminar on Tuesday 3rd May touched on the hetero-normative framework of South African hip hop, and how Dope Saint Jude is blazing a trail to transform the scene. 

Publication Date:
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 11:30

Professor Herman Wasserman gave a keynote address UNESCO regional workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, on 26 and 27 April. He spoke on the contribution that journalism education can make to peace-building in Africa.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:45