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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IN PRODUCTION: SEPTEMBER 2014

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 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.