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CFMS recently announced that two of its alumni were nominated for the South African Film and Television Awards, and we are privileged to broadcast that both Mia Cilliers and Roxanne Dalton won in their individual categories.
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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Saturday, 29 April 2017

The concept of "fake news" and "alternative news" have been a source of controversy since the newly-elected President of the United States of America, Donald Trump's communications support, Kellyanne Conway, defended her colleague Sean Spicer about the untruthful claims he had made about Trump's inauguration attendance. She announced that Spicer was in fact not telling lies, but merely presenting "alternative facts."

Publication Date:
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:00

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