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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Diprente Films Expands with Animation Division

South Africa’s award-winning animation industry continues to grow with the launch of Diprente Films’ very own animation division, Diprente Junior.  Isaac Mogajane is the managing director of Diprente Junior, the newly established animation division of the Johannesburg-based production company, Diprente Films. “Animation has always been a medium that’s close to my heart, so as soon … [Read more]

CTIFMF Presents 61 Short Films

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival has selected 61 short films that will screen across 10 programs at select venues at the V & A Waterfront between October 10th and 19th. Short films are an integral part of the CTIFMF and Festival Director Leon van der Merwe has always recognized the importance of … [Read more]

SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa Respond to Minister of Communications’ SABC Press Statement

The SOS Coalition (SOS) and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) note with alarm the Minister of Communications’ press statement issued on 17 September 2018. There are too many assertions in her statement that are simply untrue and require urgent correction. She says that the SABC has “ignored the advice and support of the shareholder” forgetting that … [Read more]

STROOP to open Wildlife Film Festival in Rotterdam

Following on from the slew of invitations to screen at a number of high profile US film festivals, STROOP – Journey into the Rhino Horn War, has now been selected by the Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) to be its opening night film. Says producer and presenter Bonné de Bod: “We feel really honoured as … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 09

This month we explore the post production landscape, the unseen canvas of music in film, and Mauritius as an ideal filming destination.

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