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.



Celebrating SA’s Film Heroes

The people who are making a real difference often go unnoticed…but not today! We round up the unsung heroes bringing change to South Africa’s film landscape as nominated by you, our valued readers. It’s not often that people who do good get praise, but we at the Callsheet believe that those working for change and … [Read more]

STROOP Rhino Film Bags Awards in the US

The South African feature documentary STROOP – Journey into the Rhino Horn War has won the coveted Best Documentary award at the prestigious San Diego International Film Festival. Hollywood’s Mudbound producer Kyle Tekiela presented the award to filmmakers Bonn de Bod and Susan Scott saying, “Documentaries tell stories that bring big issues to light and … [Read more]

Managing Risk – On Set and Off

As an industry, we continue to hold our breath! Written by Clive Shelver, Managing Director of Film & Entertainment Underwriters SA (Pty) Ltd There is a definite upswing in the shooting of both local and international Feature films in South Africa. This is despite a drop in the number of film commercials being shot and … [Read more]

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]

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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