Founded in 2003, The Callsheet is 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, which publishes The Callsheet, 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.

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Deon du Preez and Robert Bentley nominated for LMGA award.

  Read the Callsheet’s interview with Robert and Deon below.   Congratulations on your LMGA nomination for Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series for Homeland! Did this come as a surprise at all?   Robert: Thank you, it came as a huge surprise as we did not submit for the award. It was submitted … [Read more]

Khumba tops a million tickets in China

The second animated feature from Cape Town based Triggerfish, KHUMBA, has now had over a million theatrical admissions in China where it was released on December 31st. KHUMBA, known as ZEBRA STORY in China, entered the top ten at number 5 grossing over $6 million to date and out-performing the US animated film THE NUT … [Read more]


NEW CASTLE AD IS A TRIBUTE TO A SPORT’S MAD NATION   The new Castle Lager commercial is an epic production that speaks to the people of South Africa through the one thing that has proven time and time again to transcend all cultures and barriers and this is the country’s passionate love of sport. … [Read more]

Everything you need to know about Netflix coming to SA!

  Cape Town – Netflix, the growing video internet streaming service which is accelerating its worldwide accessibility, will definitely be available in South Africa before the end of 2016, a Netflix spokesperson told Channel24 on Thursday night. It follows the aggressive roll-out of Netflix – currently accessible in about 50 countries – to more countries … [Read more]

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Callsheet 2015 Issue 1

The first edition of the new year is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In the Callsheet Issue 1, we dig up location trends for 2015, put the spotlight on two innovative studios and find out exactly how valuable South African crew really are.