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 South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive: How it works

In a quest to promote filmmaking in South Africa, the department of trade and industry has a come up with a set of financial incentives, to encourage production in the country. One of these incentives is titled: South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive. It exists alongside the Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production incentive, designed to … [Read more]

What to Expect at Jozi Film Festival 2018

The seventh annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) will take place from 27 to 30 September 2018 at The Bioscope Independent Cinema in Maboneng and for the first time, at The Olive Tree Theatre in Marlboro. JFF is Johannesburg’s longest-running independent multi-genre film festival, screening both local and international films in the City of Gold. Small … [Read more]

Samsung’s QLEDTV Launches in SA

Samsung’s impressive QLEDTV 2018 launches in SA. More and more South Africans will be opting to stay in.   Ushering in a new era of intelligent display, Samsung’s 2018 QLED TV is set to change the television landscape completely. The way people consume content via their television has changed over the past few years, with … [Read more]

Michael ‘Micl Snr’ Norman Receives an Honorable Mention Award

Michael ‘Micl Snr’ Norman, a South African action-film director, writer and actor, has received an Honorable Mention Award at Hollywood’s New Directors Festival 2018. The award was given for Best ShortAction Film, Project X Marks the Spot. This is yet another accolade above and beyond the three other awards already won by MiclnGrace studios. This … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 08
The Callsheet Issue 08

The Callsheet Issue 08 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore South Africans that shined at Cannes Lions, the world of gear rental, the life of a storyboard artist, and Ethiopia as a location for film, TV, stills and commercials.

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