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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.

 

LATEST NEWS

Loeries: Facebook Challenge for Young Creatives

  For the second year running, the Facebook Challenge is part of the Student Category at the annual Loerie Awards. The Facebook “Hack for Good” Challenge gives students across Africa and the Middle East the opportunity to show the world there is no problem their creativity cannot solve. This year Facebook is partnering with the International Federation … [Read more]


MiclnGrace Studios Win Best Shorts Film Comp

South African Film Director Michael ‘Micl Snr’ Norman and Producer Grace Norman of MiclnGrace Studios have won prestigious Awards of Merit from The Best Shorts Film Competition. In Los Angeles California. The awards were given for Best Short, Women Filmmakers and the African American Category for the exciting Short Action Film, Project X. Corrupt Governments, … [Read more]


Kyle Lewis Directs Ungovernable BMW Ad

Cape Town-based director Kyle Lewis, who recently signed to Egg Films for commercials representation, has released Ungovernable, a new ad for the first-ever BMW X2. OpenCo’s creative team of Kyle Schoeman and Nicola Sprawson invited Lewis to workshop the script with them. The piece is an ode to “those who tear normal up” – something Lewis has … [Read more]


Encounters Doc Fest Director Announced

Encounters Documentary Festival announce that Reginald Zamuxolo Khanzi has been appointed as Guest Festival Director for the 20th anniversary edition. Reggie is a former director of the Apollo Film Festival in Victoria West in the Northern Cape which has showcased South African films for a number of years. He is currently project director at the … [Read more]


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The Callsheet Issue 04

The Callsheet Issue 04 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore the filming of watery worlds, local-is-lekker television content and the low down on drones.

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