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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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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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Tuesday, 27 September 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

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

Jenna Brayton recalls how former President Bush did not make it a priority, even in 2008, to use emails or take the internet and its audiences very seriously. Brayton and her team aimed to change this when President Obama came into office.

Publication Date:
Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 10:45

Jessie Zinn and Katherine Werge spoke to the CFMS department on their short film, Into Us and Ours, and the experience of Cannes International Film Festival.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 11:15

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