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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.
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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!
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CFMS, the ACU, and Stepping Stones will support satellite documentary screenings for the upcoming Encounters Film festival, 2-14 June 2016. The event is facilitated by the Sunshine Cinema, started by one of our alumni, Sydelle Willow-Smith.
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Saturday, 25 June 2016

On Wednesday the 15th, the day before Youth Day, the Centre for Film and Media Studies hosted its first Postgraduate Colloquium, featuring some of the prominent research by the department's senior students.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 17:45

Associate Prof Adam Haupt and Dr Shose Kessie (Psychology) recently participated in the Cape Town leg of the HSRC's Racism Dialogue series (27 May). The panel discussed the historical mechanisms that enable racial inequality and racial prejudice.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 09:30

CFMS, the ACU, and Stepping Stones will support satellite documentary screenings for the upcoming Encounters Film festival between the 2nd and 14th June 2016. The event is facilitated by Sunshine Cinema, an initiative started by one of our alumni, Sydelle Willow-Smith. Two films will be screen in Langa and Khayelitsha. Further information about the films and the initiative found here.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 15:30

Jessie Zinn, director of the hit student film "Into Us and Ours", writes the first in a series of blog posts about her team's experience at the Cannes film festival. 6.30pm. Read how Jessie, Katherine Werge, Chase Musslewhite and Junaid Rawoot navigated the events leading up to the festival.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 15:00

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