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.



South Africa Up For a Hat-trick At The International Emmys

Revolting Rhymes is nominated in the Animation category at the International Emmy Kids Awards, where it’s up against Oddbods, Siesta Z, and Trude’s Flatmate. Produced by Magic Light Pictures, Revolting Rhymes was animated at Magic Light’s Berlin studio and Cape Town’s Triggerfish Animation. This means South African companies are now up for a hat-trick at … [Read more]

South African Series Finds an International Home on Amazon

South African produced drama-thriller Obsessions is set to make history when it becomes the first local series to air worldwide on Amazon’s video streaming service, Amazon Video. The series, which tells the story of a young group of friends who are harassed by a stalker determined to destroy their lives, will premiere on Amazon’s international video service in May … [Read more]

Non-transparent Commercial Production Affects All Stakeholders

The issue of transparency has been a prickly subject in commercial production for a while now, with the US Department of Justice launching an investigation into agency bid-rigging in 2016. But transparency in commercial production remains a local issue as well. The suspects in the US case stand accused of bidding on their own projects … [Read more]

Cape Town Film Market Expo Is Open & Free To Attend

The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival, taking place from October now and until the 21st 2017 at the V & A Waterfront includes a business to business focused EXPO taking place from October 18th – 21st with FREE ADMISSION, at the Cruise Terminal at the V & A Waterfront. A unique business focused event, The Cape … [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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