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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The Script2Screen Africa has launched its film making and acting reality TV show in Nigeria with the theme: “Film as a catalyst for revolution.” Addressing journalists in Lagos on Wednesday, the president of High Definition Film Academy (HDFA), Bright Wonder Obasi, said the project aimed at using films in tackling social injustice in the society. … [Read more]
In 2016, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove went to South Africa to visit the world’s first all-female anti-poaching unit, The Black Mambas, who operate in the Balule Nature Reserve. Last month, Sadgrove released the short documentary film he made about The Black Mambas, called “The Rhino Guardians.” “Coming from disadvantaged communities and breaking strong patriarchal tradition, these … [Read more]
Double Cross, a 360 degree short film created by Global Access, has launched – the first of its kind in SA. Using a ‘concurrent narrative’ approach, the story explores a fictitious moment in time during World War II, where the viewer is placed in a situation where they can see and engage with two storylines … [Read more]
Submissions for the sixth annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) open on Monday 6 February 2017. As always, JFF is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and internationally. For the first time, the Jozi Film Festival is thrilled to be partnering … [Read more]