Founded in 2003, The Callsheet is Africa’s leading film industry magazine. It is an award-winning monthly trade publication which covers the commercials, features, stills, television, and digital markets. The Callsheet is a resource for the local industry and international industry players.

Film & Event Media, which publishes The Callsheet, won the Imbongi Award in 2010 for marketing South Africa’s Cape Town and Western Cape film industry. In recent years, The Callsheet has expanded to cover the entire continent of Africa.

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Film commission partners with USIU-Africa

United States International University- Africa students and faculty now have a chance to showcase their film productions to local, regional and international film festivals and markets as the university following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kenya Film Commission (KFC). USIU will provide quality and relevant training to facilitate production of … [Read more]

Kenya Film Commission to host International festival

The Kenya Film Commission is set to host its first ever first ever Kalasha international film and TV festival and market. This was announced by Lizzie Chongoti CEO Kenya Film Commission, during the launch of the 2015 Beijing TV Dramas & Movies Broadcasting Exhibition in Kenya, she informed attendees of the Exhibition that the festival would … [Read more]

Michelle Keegan Heads to Africa to film Our Girl

BBC Drama Our Girl, will film their second season in an undisclosed African country. Newlywed Michelle Keegan formerly of British soap Coronation Street will join the cast as Corporal Georgie Lane, an army medic on a dangerous mission in Kenya. She says the move will be tough having just wed husband Mark Wright a few … [Read more]

Call for Proposals from Emerging Black Filmmakers

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have invited eligible filmmakers to submit their proposals for consideration to the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF). The fund was launched in 2014 at Durban FilmMart, and provides financial, marketing and related support t emerging filmmakers of colour. Designed to support … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 9

The Callsheet Issue 9 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This September, we explore the post-production realm, as well as film auditing and production accounting. We also share the winners of Africa’s most prestigious ad awards – The Loeries.