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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Robin Adams Joins Egg Films

Commercials Director Robin Adams has joined the nest at Egg Films, where he’s teamed up with Producer Kerry Hosford and already finished his first successful flight. After graduating from AFDA Cape Town with honours, Robin’s first ad, Ster Kinekor Vision Mission My Son The Flyer, won five M-Net TAG Awards, including Best Newcomer and Best Direction. … [Read more]

MicInGrace Studios Presents The Write-Off Script Competition

Are you trying to break into the film industry? Are you a fanatic of action drama/action comedy films? Well, guess what, here’s an opportunity to showcase your work and your ability to be a great storyteller. MicInGrace’s new brand “The Write Off” offers you just the right platform to truly begin to be recognized through an industry that is already … [Read more]

Women Shine at Zanzibar International Film Fest

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) announced its awards on Saturday night July 14th, and African women topped the lists, dominating many of the top categories. The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar. Amongst a record number of over 4,000 … [Read more]

Okuhle International To Host Emmy Awards Semi-Final Judging

Okuhle International, a subsidiary in the Okuhle Media Group and Cape Town’s award-winning media and production company, will play host to the semi-final round of judging for the Documentary Category for the prestigious International Emmy Awards taking place in November this year. “It is an honour, and a true privilege, to be involved with the … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 07

The Callsheet Issue 07 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore South Africa’s leading film school institutions, the latest in technological trends, and new aerial cinematography legislation.

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