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.

The Callsheet is printed by Exhibit Print. Their suppliers have The Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody certification. The magazine is printed on Hi-Q 80gsm gloss, wood free white paper, which is sourced from sustainably managed forests, and uses vegetable-oil-based, environmentally-friendly inks conforming to the highest European standards. 100% of what you spend with The Callsheet can be counted as BEE spend.



Atari to ‘conquer television audiences’

Old-school games developer Atari will unveil their offline and online strategy to conquer television audiences with new cutting edge programming and franchise opportunities at Discop Johannesburg. “As video gaming becomes more mainstream as well as more abstract, broadcast networks are looking for content to attract the highly valuable generations X, Y and now Z audiences … [Read more]

ROK to Launch on DStv Channel 168

ROK Studios to Bring Awesome Nollywood Original TV series and Movies to Africa’s Biggest Platform. ROK, the award-winning Nigerian film studio and entertainment brand, will launch across Africa on theDStv platform on 1 November 2016. The Lagos-based film studio, renowned for its original TV series and Nollywood movies, will join the DStv family, bringing exciting … [Read more]

Behind the Scenes of Loving, the Most Beautiful Love Story Ever Told

Meet Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton, the brilliant stars of Loving, Jeff Nichols’s sweeping portrait of an interracial couple fıghting for their right to marry in 1950s Vırginia. We enter the story in 1958, in rural Virginia. A woman and a man stand in an open field of grass; she is telling him she is … [Read more]

Artistes reject Mutua’s film law proposals

Artistes and film producers yesterday rejected wholesome proposed laws that would require anyone posting videos on the internet and social media obtain a licence from the Kenya Film Classification Board. They said at a public forum that the proposed amendments will curtain freedoms and prevent the growth of the film industry. “This document says that … [Read more]

Callsheet Issue 10

The Callsheet Issue 10 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In October we bring you a look at game changers, role models and pioneers in SA’s film industry. We also compare the television, film and commercial sectors to see how each is faring in 2016.

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