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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).
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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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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Thursday, 19 January 2017

Students will have access to experts in new technology, global media, international telecommunications and media studies. As a professional with a global perspective, the twinned degree is aimed at equipping students with the knowledge required to play a powerful role in redefining the way the world communicates.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:00

The three year, EU funded, MeCoDEM research project concludes at UCT. The group is hosted by the Cape Town team – Prof Herman Wasserman, Prof Tanja Bosch and Dr Wallace Chuma.

Publication Date:
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 10:45

African Filmmaking Fellowship hosts students and mentors from a variety of African countries at the Centre for Film and Media Studies’ TV Studio in Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:15

The public event is aimed at communicating the results of this research project to a wider audience, and to elicit feedback, comments and critique.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 08:30