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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SundanceTV Shorts Competition Winner

SundanceTV has announced the winner of the first SundanceTV Shorts Competition for South Africa. The winner of the Jury Prize is Good Mourning by Cape Town-based filmmaker Ian Morgan, who wins a trip for two to the premiere of his film at an event at Sundance Film Festival: London which takes place May 31 to … [Read more]

DISCOP JHB: Premier Destination for African Content

The organisers of the Johannesburg edition of the DISCOP market have unveiled plans to welcome – all under one roof – the largest ever contingent of independent producers who are driving Africa’s dynamic entertainment and media industries. 500+ film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge in Johannesburg for … [Read more]

DISCOMICS: African Animation Partners with DISCOP & Annecy

Market organiser DISCOP Africa has partnered with a network of African comic conventions and The African Animation Network to form DISCOMICS, an initiative designed to support and grow the African animation and comics industry. It will debut as an event at DISCOP’s forthcoming markets in Abidjan, Zanzibar and Johannesburg in 2018 with a focus on the ubiquity … [Read more]

What To Watch at Encounters

Encounters South African Documentary Film Festival has announced that the Opening Night film, Whispering Truth To Power by Human Rights Lawyer Shameela Seedat, has just won the Special Jury International Documentary Prize at Hot Docs. Find out what else to watch at this year’s festival here. This film tracks Thuli Madonsela, South Africa’s first female Public Protector, as she builds her second … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 05

The Callsheet Issue 05 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore being water smart in Cape Town and the Western Cape, testimonials of international clients, South Africa’s film hubs, and award-winning African crews

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