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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Encounters Doc Fest Director Announced

Encounters Documentary Festival announce that Reginald Zamuxolo Khanzi has been appointed as Guest Festival Director for the 20th anniversary edition. Reggie is a former director of the Apollo Film Festival in Victoria West in the Northern Cape which has showcased South African films for a number of years. He is currently project director at the … [Read more]

New SA Tourism Campaign with Ola! Films

“This is your country”, a brand new campaign from SA Tourism inspiring South Africans to travel their own country as part of the Shotleft initiative that promotes a culture of local holiday travel, has been brought to life in a colossal production by Ola! Films. The brief from FCB Johannesburg was to produce a TVC … [Read more]

FCB Africa Shines at CICLOPE Africa

FCB Africa was named Agency of the Year at the inaugural edition of the CICLOPE Awards held in Cape Town this week. The only festival dedicated to recognising craft in advertising and moving image, CICLOPE has become a platform for directors, creatives, artists, producers, digital creatives and clients to share knowledge, be inspired and celebrate … [Read more]

Dalene Matthee Novel to Hit Big Screen

The popular novel, TOORBOS, written by award-winning author Dalene Matthee, will soon come to life on the big screen, with renowned producer, André Scholtz, heading up this esteemed production. This romantic drama is based on the 2003 bestseller of the same name and forms part of the deceased writer’s arsenal of successful forest novels. It tells the … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 04

The Callsheet Issue 04 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore the filming of watery worlds, local-is-lekker television content and the low down on drones.

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