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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

Zulu Wedding Set For Theatrical Release In February

ZULU WEDDING is the much anticipated romantic-comedy, (23 February 2018), from producer/director Lineo Sekeleoane. It’s a first for South Africa to have a black female producer and director, who also created the concept for the film. Unashamedly romantic, glamorous and hilarious all at the same time, the film pays loving tribute to the richness of African … [Read more]


Most-watched TV Shows In South Africa

The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) has released its television audience measurements for September 2017. The data includes a list of the most-watched shows on DStv, SABC 1, 2, 3, and Etv. The BRCSA said the report does not give the total viewership of DStv commercial channels, and the figures reflect viewership on … [Read more]


Netflix Plans $8bn Content Spend In 2018

Netflix added a record number of third quarter subscribers in its most recent quarter and announced that it now plans to spend up to US$8 billion on content in 2018. The SVOD giant said in its latest earnings report that it added 5.3 million members globally in the third quarter of 2017, up 49% year-on-year … [Read more]


Mahala.tv Launches At DISCOP With Pitching & Pilot Marathon

DISCOP Johannesburg is Africa’s largest content market with over 1,300 registered delegates from over 34 African countries as well as from across the globe. It is therefore the ideal platform for new player, Mahala.tv to launch its technology that will enable content producers to monetize and distribute their content easily, efficiently, seamlessly and borderlessly. Mahala.tv … [Read more]


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Callsheet Issue 10

Issue 10 of the Callsheet is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we unpack the new regulations for those using animal performers on set, and we also find out what it’s really like behind the scenes for Unit Managers.

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