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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.
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.


Friday, 26 November 2021
The 2019 Postgraduate Colloquium

The Centre for Film and Media Studies hosted the annual Postgraduate Colloquium, a flagship event that brings together academic staff of the department and postgraduate students studying for their Honours, Master’s and PhDs in film and media. The event offers postgraduates the opportunity to present their ongoing work to their peers in a friendly atmosphere.

Publication Date:
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 16:45
Prof Herman Wasserman to join the Scientific Committee of Reporters Without Borders

Prof Herman Wasserman has been invited to join the Scientific Committee of Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontièrs).

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 09:30
A/Prof Chuma’s views on the importance of independent media

UCT News caught up with A/Prof Chuma after the public forum, “The future of independent media” hosted by the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA).

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 17:00
CFMS partnered with Encounters

In June 2019, the Centre for Film & Media Studies is hosting two events in partnership with the Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival.

Publication Date:
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 - 12:00