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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.

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LATEST NEWS

Encounters Rough Cut Lab

In partnership with Refinery Cape Town and the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE), the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival invites South African filmmakers to submit their films for the 2nd Encounters Rough Cut Lab to be held in Cape Town from Monday 6th August 2018 to Friday 10th August 2018.   A maximum of … [Read more]


Durban International Film Festival launches Emerging Filmmakers Hub

The Durban International Film Festival will officially launches its Isiphethu – Emerging Filmmakers Hub, industry programme at this year’s 39th edition which takes place 19 to 29 July. Hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, the DIFF has designed an industry programme for KwaZulu-Natal-based filmmakers to use as a platform to engage with industry experts through … [Read more]


Annecy International Film Festival 2018 Winners

The 42nd Annecy International Animation Film Festival has just finished with a historic number of visitors including 11,700 badgeholders, which was 17% more than in 2017. The juries awarded 19 prizes on Saturday 16th June at the closing ceremony. It was an awards ceremony that reflected the wide range of emotions felt by audiences during … [Read more]


Introducing The Ridley Scott Creative Group

Ridley Scott brings together RSA Films, Scott Free Productions, Black Dog Films, 3AM, Hey Wonderful & Darling Films to form the Ridley Scott Creative Group. “We are in a new golden age of entertainment. The world’s greatest brands, platforms, agencies, new entertainment players and studios are investing hugely in entertainment. We have brought our talent, … [Read more]


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The Callsheet Issue 06

The Callsheet Issue 06 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore Tulips and Chimney’s Hendrick’s Gin animation, the ultimate business case for bringing international commercials to Africa, short-form animation, and Andrew Human’s secrets to great advertising.

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