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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Mpopoma boy, Sunu Gonera, wins award for Khuli Chana video

Mpopoma-born Zimbabwean filmmaker Sunu Gonera continues his ascendancy in South Africa where he recently won an award for directing Khuli Chana’s One Source video during South Africa’s 2017 Bookmarks, that country’s premier digital awards. The latest accolade comes after the music video was nominated for a Metro FM Award and featured on multiple best music … [Read more]

South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) Hits the Big Screen in France

Following its successful world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and its European premiere as the opening film on the Panorama programme at the 67th Berlinale in Germany, South African film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) released theatrically in France yesterday (April 19). A film about the clash between tradition and modernity, ‘Inxeba’ is the first feature … [Read more]

Chris Weston explains how filmmaking techniques can benefit your photography

Wildlife photographer Chris Weston explains how simple filmmaking techniques can help you tell a photographic story. While shooting an assignment about a year after turning professional, I had a light-bulb moment. I was in Tanzania photographing the annual wildebeest migration as it passed across the Grumeti River. It was a slow day and photographic opportunities … [Read more]

Tomb Raider film reboot adds Killjoys star to the cast

A Killjoys star has joined the cast of Norwegian director Roar Uthaug’s (The Wave) Tomb Raider movie reboot. According to Deadline, Hannah John-Kamen (the British actress also has a role on Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One slated for a 2018 release), who plays Dutch, one of the Quad’s most badass bounty hunters on Syfy’s space series … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 4

The Callsheet Issue 4 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This April, we jump into the story of underwater filmmakers and bring you all the much-deserving winners of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAS 2017).

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