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.
Crew Pencil has taken another big step towards the goal of creating a central database of crew for the South African industry by including Callacrew lists on the Crew Pencil website. CallaCrew has listed on Crew Pencil, meaning all their crew now have complete Crew Pencil profiles, available 24/7 to production. Through the website, … [Read more]
Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of “A Wrinkle In Time,” set up at Disney, has found its lead: Storm Reid (“12 Years a Slave”). The science/fantasy novel by Madeleine L’Engle, first published in 1963, revolves around a young girl whose father, a government scientist, has gone missing after working on a mysterious project called a tesseract. … [Read more]
Ethan Hawke will star in thriller 24 Hours To Live, which will mark the feature directing debut of second unit director Brian Smrz. Chinese distributor and financier Mark Gao’s Fundamental Films and Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road Pictures will produce. Fundamental international chairman Gregory Ouanhon is also producing. The Chinese company, which recently set Harald Swart … [Read more]
South African audiences continue to flock to cinemas to watch director Daryne Joshua’s debut feature film, Noem My Skollie, which opened in cinemas across South Africa earlier this month. The inspirational and heart-warming film is based on the life of the scriptwriter, John W. Fredericks. Over 26,000 tickets were sold in the first three weeks … [Read more]