Mpumelelo Mcata Black President
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Film and Television

Wits Film and Television, situated in the creative capital of South Africa, produces trailblazing filmmakers who challenge and redefine the filmmaking process.

By offering our graduates an excellent intellectual and practical education they are additionally equipped for participating in the global film and media industries. Through our established filmmaking programmes our students develop conceptual creativity, intellectual rigour, and strong practical filmmaking capabilities.

Wits School of Arts - Film & Television

Ranked with the best

Wits Film and TV one of best Film Schools

The Hollywood Reporter has named Wits Film and Television as one of the top 15 international film schools in the world. The publication has announced a separate list for American film schools. The international list features other prestigious institutions such as The Film Academy in Vienna, The Beijing Film Academy, and La Femis in Paris.

ALIGHT light-based art event

Alight light based art

WITS Film and TV senior tutor Jurgen Meekel's ‘Palinopsia’ was featured at ALIGHT, a one-night only projection mapping and light-based art event that is inspired by other global events like Lumiere, Les Nuites Blanches and White Night.

Film-maker Nduka Mntambo is fascinated with Joburg. His PhD uses creative research to explore the city as a moving target. 

Nduka is featured in the May 2017 issue of Curiosity. Access it here.