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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Oscar-Winning Film Colors of Heaven Hits Netflix

South African film Colors of Heaven (winner of two South African Oscars/SAFTA awards) will be available on Netflix starting February 15th. Directed by Peter Bishai and starring Wandile Molebatsi (Machine Gun Preacher, Chappie), Jason Hartman (Idols), Stelio Savante (Eisenstein In Guanajuato, The Making Of The Mob: New York), Masello Motana and Mpho Osei Tutu (Catch … [Read more]

Dusi race inspires feature film

Cape Town – Now in its 66th year, the Dusi Canoe Marathon, the biggest paddling event on the African continent, kicks off on Thursday, February 16. Dubbed as one of the world’s toughest river races, the three-day long race, which runs along the Msunduzi and Mgeni rivers, over a total distance of 120km, is set … [Read more]

Sink: A powerful, moving film from South Africa

The strength of Sink, directed by Brett Michael Innes, is its brilliant script. Non-linear narrative has often been used to telling effect in movies for decades. Two of the world’s greatest films of all time, Citizen Kane and Rashomon, will readily come to mind. South African film Sink, which was screened on the second day … [Read more]

Film banned in South Africa to screen for the first time in 44 years

Cape Town – For the first time in 44 years the first South African independent film Joe Bullet will be screened. Produced in 1971 it was one of the first local films to feature an all African cast. It starred Ken Gampu and Abigail Kubeka and centres on the story of a local soccer team … [Read more]

Callsheet Issue 2

The Callsheet Issue 2 offers you a world of film to explore. Published by Film & Event Media, this month covers SA’s major sound studios, and also places a focus on the Cape Town International Animation Festival. We also go behind the scenes on The Recce and much more.

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