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.



Ticket Sales Open: Bookmark Awards and IAB Digital Summit

Ticket sales are now open for the 10th Annual Bookmark Awards and the 4th IAB Digital Summit. The digital industry’s hottest ticket is available now here – at the same price as last year. The Bookmark Awards have recognised top industry talent, predicted digital trends and awarded up and coming mavericks for the past decade. This year, the … [Read more]

Jabu’s Jungle bags New Deal in China

Jabu’s Jungle Animated Series is now heading East in a new deal with Red Apollo Group in China. The animated African series, produced in Masiphumelele township outside Cape Town, covers 40 African countries in three languages and is already in North America and India. This new deal takes the 3 completed seasons of 13 half … [Read more]

Black Panther Film Taps into African History

Marvel has released a new television spot for the film Black Panther in the US, revealing a little more about the mythical Wakanda and more clues about the fight for the throne that will propel the plot. It also hinted at the film’s determination to maintain the Black Panther’s links to Africa. The TV spot goes deeper into the … [Read more]

John Trengove Signs with CAA

Local Filmmaker John Trengove was recently signed to Creative Artists Agency, the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency. International mogul, Creative Artists Agency has signed Filmmaker John Trengove. His debut production, The Wound, which he wrote and directed, has grown to local and international renown since its premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. It … [Read more]

Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018
Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018

The Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This issue explores South Africa’s studios, the growth of the industry with insights from key-players and the best of the best venues for wrap party venues.

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