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Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 15:15

UCT is proud to be hosting the annual Sacomm Conference (South African Communications) this year.

CFMS PhD Chikezie Uzuegbunam attends conference at Umeå University in Sweden
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 13:15

Chikezie Uzuegbunam (3rd year Media Studies PhD Researcher) is one of the twenty doctoral students selected from around the world who received full funding to participate in a conference held in Sweden at Umeå University " Critical Digital and Social Media Research ".

The Water Dancers wins Best Student Film at SAFTAs
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 16:15

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.

Seminar: Press Freedom and Human Rights in Angola
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 13:30

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"

Seminar: Lion’s Share. Remaking South African Copyright
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 15:45

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".

CFMS’ LGBTQ short film premieres in Hollywood
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 16:00

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.

Seminar: Tackling Platform Power: The Politics of Digital Platform Policy
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 15:15

Join us on Tuesday 19 February 2019 at 13H00 in AC Jordan 4B for a seminar by CFMS "Tackling Platform Power: The Politics of Digital Platform Policy". 

Prof Wasserman tackles media ethics during a panel in Qatar
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 11:30

Prof Herman Wasserman was recently invited to form part of an international expert panel which was brought together to provide input into a media ethical code for a proposed Media Hub in Doha, Qatar.

Neva Again: Book Talk and EP Launch in Berlin
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 10:15

Prof Adam Haupt joined his co-editor, Dr Quentin Williams (University of the Western Cape), and artists King Voue (Bradley Lodewyk) as well as Eavesdrop (aka Monishia Schoeman) for a book talk and EP launch at Minor Cosmopolitanisms Weekend, a conference hosted at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (6-9 December, 2018) by University of Potsdam, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Freie Universität, Berlin.

Prof Wasserman receives the Neva Prize from St Petersburg University, Russia
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 10:30

Prof Herman Wasserman, Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, recently visited the School of Journalism and Mass Communication of St Petersburg State University, Russia.

UCT delegation attending ICAfrica (Ghana) 2018
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 21:45

The School of Information and Communication Studies of the University of Ghana, in collaboration with the International Communication Association (ICA) was hosting the 2018 Regional ICA conference on the theme African Digital Cultures: Emerging research, practices and innovations. 

Honours Academic Screening
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 15:45

On Friday 26 October 2018, Three Honours CFMS film productions were screened at the New Lecture Theatre, UCT Upper Campus.