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.



Cape Town International Film Market: Couch Conversation Series

In Conversation with: Sharlto Copley, Jack Parow, Aron Warner, Mike Auret, Schalk Burger, Josie Borain and more. The Cape Town International Film Market will take place from October 18th – 21st 2017 at the V & A Waterfront. Unlike any other film industry event in the country, the Cape Town Film Market will be a … [Read more]

Durban Film Studio Set for Action

AFTER almost 15 years of waiting, Durban film-maker Anant Singh has been given the go-ahead to get rolling with his studio, the eThekwini Film City. The eThekwini Municipality has given Singh the green light to erect the R7billion project on the old Natal Command site, in spite of the SA National Defence Force owning a … [Read more]

Capetonian Dewald Brand Wins 2017 Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge

Stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe, come to life during the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2017, courtesy of Cape Union Mart. South African audiences are also treated to the screening of an additional five-minute film: … [Read more]

IBC2017 reports record visitor numbers in its 50th year

In its 50th anniversary, IBC2017 has confirmed a year-on-year increase in visitor numbers, marking a record attendance of 57,669 across the six day event. Visitors from across the expanding media ecosystem had the opportunity to learn about the opportunities offered by technologies – including social media TV, OTT, VR, AR, Cloud, IP, Bots and 5G … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 9

The Callsheet Issue 9, brought to you by Film & Event Media, explores the many new opportunities and innovations within the post-production realm. As SA gears up for commercial service season, we speak to the experts to find out what their expectations are.

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