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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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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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Friday, 14 May 2021
Update on campus and the academic programme

Dear colleagues and students

I am writing to provide you with an update on the state of the Rondebosch campus and the academic programme following the fire and subsequent evacuation on Sunday, 18 April.

The assessment of the damages and the need to clean residences and academic buildings means that the academic programme at the University of Cape Town (UCT) will be suspended until Friday, 23 April.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45
Fire affecting the Rondebosch campus of the University of Cape Town (UCT)

In light of the fire affecting the Rondebosch campus of the University of Cape Town (UCT), and the impact this is having on the university’s buildings as well as the evacuation of residences, all academic activities will be suspended tomorrow and on Tuesday.

No classes, tutorials, laboratory work or tests will take place on Monday, 19 April or Tuesday, 20 April. We will assess the situation and provide further updates before midday on Tuesday.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45
CFMS Student Film Selected for 2 International Film Festivals

A film produced by a group of Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) honours students has recently been selected for 2 international film festivals in 2021: Berlin Lift-Off in Germany and The African Film Festival in Dallas, Texas.

Publication Date:
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 11:45
Professor Herman Wasserman Awarded Grant Worth R4.5 million

Professor Herman Wasserman from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) will embark on an international study on the information disorder in the Global South, with funds of approximately R4.5 million from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Publication Date:
Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 09:15

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