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.
UCT is proud to be hosting the annual Sacomm Conference (South African Communications) this year. Dates: Wednesday, 28 August – Friday, 30 August 2019. Reminder: Abstracts are due on the 30th of April 2019!
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.


Sunday, 25 August 2019
The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs

The Water Dancers documentary, a CFMS Honours graduation production, has won a South African Film & Television Award for "Best Student Film" at the 13th Annual SAFTA Awards in Sun City.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 16:15
Seminar: Press Freedom and Human Rights in Angola

Join us on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4B for a seminar by CFMS "Press Freedom and Human Rights in Angola"

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 13:30
Seminar: Lion’s Share. Remaking South African Copyright

Join us on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4B for a seminar by CFMS "Lion’s Share. Remaking South African Copyright".

Publication Date:
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 15:45
CFMS’ LGBTQ short film premieres in Hollywood

There’s Still Good, the short LGBTQ film from CFMS graduates, will get its international premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood this March.

Publication Date:
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 16:00