Creative minds collide at The ...

All things creative collide this September at the annual Loeries Creative Week Cape Town. Across the continent people are leaving their boardrooms and cramped offices to converge on the city. Some come looking for inspiration, while others are bringing their innovations with them, eager and hopeful to earn a coveted Loerie Award for excellence in […]

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Post-Production Trends

 Post Production was a term that people felt was inaccessible. An industry that required technology and formal training that was beyond their reach, says Marc Ziman, Executive Creative Director and MD at Conduit, a Cape Town-based post company that’s been in the business for over a decade. “I think there’s been a big demystification of […]

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The Big Shoe Steven Shainberg, director of Secretary and Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, is expected to shoot his next film, The Big Shoe, in Cape Town. Bankside Films describes it as “a daring and comedic romance about an unusual, creatively stifled shoe designer, Nate (Jim Sturgess), and his newfound muse, Delphi (Kristen […]

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Visa Issues Prevail Despite Po...

On his return from a visit to Hollywood last month, Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, said that the film industry has been making “significant progress across the board”. He said that the DTI’s amendments to the incentive programme in 2008 had also helped develop the local film industry, leading to a substantial […]

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A Chat with Chi Mhende and Jen...

Fresh from Durban International Film Festival and regaled with awards – Best Actress and Best Director to name a few – Love the One You Love is a new feature film intertwining romantic conspiracy, sangomas and, of course, heartbreak. The Callsheet’sEditor, Katie Reynolds, sat down with debut director Jenna Bass and lead actress Chi Mhende […]

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The 2014 Loerie Winners Announced
The 36th Annual Loerie Awards took place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Loeries is an annual recognition of the best work produced in the brand communication industry in our region – including the whole of ...

Unilever launches Academy for African Filmmakers
  Unilever has partnered with MOFILM to create the Academy for African Filmmakers (AAF) and is now inviting filmmakers throughout Africa to apply for a place.  There will be three sessions of the fee-free AAF, one taking place in Lagos, another in Nairobi and the final ...

Lights, Camera, Africa!
The Lights, Camera, Africa! Film Festival is back for a fourth time from 25 September to 1 October 2014. Celebrating and broadcasting Africa’s rich heritage through film, the festival is intentionally synchronised with Nigeria’s independence holidays. It is organised by The Life House, an arts, ...

For Pro Security Use Pro Events
Pro Events are the Specialist and industry leaders in Security in Film and TV production for more than two decades. They have increased their footprint nationally and are able to service clients local and those from abroad. The VIP protection unit has serviced an extensive client ...

The Callsheet Issue 9
The Callsheet Issue 09 | 2014

The ninth issue of The Callsheet is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this month’s edition we explore what’s hot in post production and Loeries Creative Week. We also talk to Chi Mhende and Jenna Bass of Love the One You Love.