Founded in 2003, The Callsheet is 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, which publishes The Callsheet, 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.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Hits SA

After months of anticipation, Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron has finally come to South Africa. The film hit cinemas on 24 April and is said to be an epic follow up to the biggest superhero film of all time. Part of the film was shot in Johannesburg’s central business district in January 2014, putting … [Read more]

Jameson First Shot 2015 Winners Announced

The Jameson First Shot competition winners for 2015 were announced on 14 April this year. South African writer Mark Middlewick made the cut along with Travis Calvert from the United States and Stephan Tempier from Canada. The three lucky winners will be bringing their scripts to life with the help of Adrien Brody, Kevin Spacey … [Read more]

The Flying Circus goes global: A good news government story

The South African government – specifically the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) – often comes under fire for not supporting South African entrepreneurs. But one production and animation company has a different view. “The department understands how the animation industry is growing in South Africa and it is engaging with us,” The Flying Circus … [Read more]

Morocco becoming Hollywood of Africa?

Ouarzazate, Morocco – QUIET!” The cry rings out in English, French and Arabic across the cobblestoned streets of Jerusalem, as filming begins for a scene in the series “A.D. The Bible Continues.” But while the arched doorways, balconies and furnishings all say Roman-era Israel, the real-life setting is southern Morocco. Viewers in America and elsewhere … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 4

The Callsheet Issue 4 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month, we dig into African documentary trends and place a spotlight on broadcasting in South Africa. We also bring you the full SA Box Office Report and more.