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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).
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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Monday, 5 December 2016

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

In December CFMS will host the last series of meetings and a research showcase of the EU funded, three year project of the MeCoDEM group.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:45

UCT CFMS was in the spotlight at the awards ceremony of the annual SACOMM conference held at the University of the Free State in September this year.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 09:45

The topic of media ownership was discussed at a panel called Media Matters: Ownership, Control and Trust at this year’s Open Book Festival. Media Studies PhD student Willemien Calitz was there to witness Lukhanyo Calata, Tabisa Raziya, Justice Malala speak to Adriaan Basson.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 12:45