Welcome to the Callsheet, 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 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.

Founded in 2003, Film & Event Media produces business-to-business publications, and acts as an online media hub for the film and events industries. Our monthlies and annuals include: The Filmmaker’s Guide to Africa (FMG) – a yearly showcase of the SA film industry targeted at an international market; the Event – a monthly that covers the thriving African events and exhibitions industry; the Callsheet – a monthly about the African film industry that covers commercials, film, technology, documentaries and more. Film & Event Media also publish The Event Planner’s Guide to Africa (EPG) – Africa’s leading business-events industry annual publication.

The Callsheet is printed by Exhibit Print. Their suppliers have The Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification. The magazine is printed on Hi-Q 80gsm gloss, wood free white paper, which is sourced from sustainably managed forests, and uses vegetable-oil-based, environmentally-friendly inks conforming to the highest European standards. 100% of what you spend with The Callsheet can be counted as BEE spend.



Canada in the Spotlight at DISCOP Joburg

DISCOP, the leading content, adaptation right and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, has announced that Canada will the Guest Country of its Johannesburg edition slated from 14 to 16 November. This announcement was made possible thanks to the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the the Department … [Read more]

B-BBEE Basics: 10 Transformation Tips

You’d be hard-pressed to find a responsible South African business that doesn’t believe in the critical need for representative transformation and inequality reduction in South Africa. However, the intricacies of B-BBEE are confusing at best and can be incredibly expensive and stressful at worst. And the pressure from clients to be Level 2 or higher, … [Read more]

Okuhle Media Welcomes New Group Managing Executive

Okuhle Media is delighted to announce and welcome Prejlin Naidoo as the company’s new Group Managing Executive. Prejlin joins Okuhle Media from Global Management consulting firm, Accenture, where he led the development and implementation of key corporate initiatives for blue-chip multinationals. Prejlin’s broad experience, ranging from digital transformation and strategy to marketing, product development, and … [Read more]

Don’t Stop Wondering Award Winner

Following the 2017 success, Discovery Channel partnered with the seventh annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) once again to spark viewers’ curiosity with new, exciting and unique African stories with The Discovery Channel Don’t Stop Wondering Award. And the winning short-form film that showcased and celebrated a unique African story and captured Discovery’s ethos of sparking … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 10

The Callsheet Issue 10 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month, we bring you the heroes of the film, commercial and television industries, and we take a deep dive into transformation in the sector. We also speak to a fixer about her work on the African continent.

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