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.
Pay-TV operator OSN has become Netflix’s first distribution partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). At the end of the second quarter, the leading regional pay-TV providers’ customers will be able to stream Netflix content on-demand via a yet to be launched integrated set-top box (STB), and can pay for their Netflix subscription … [Read more]
There is good news and bad news for fans who have been looking forward to director and producer Lineo Sekeleoane’s much anticipated rom-com, ZULU WEDDING. It has been announced that the film, initially scheduled for release later this month, will now only premiere on 20 April 2018. But while moviegoers will have to hold out a … [Read more]
The IAB SA has announced the finalists in the 10th annual Bookmark Awards. Encompassing a record 74 categories, the Bookmark Awards will be announced on 1 March. The full list of finalists is available here. The IAB SA Bookmark Awards honours individuals, agencies, publishers and brands that have produced creative and innovative work that delivers tangible … [Read more]
UPDATE: The South African public and film community are striking back at the Film & Publication Board’s decision to reclassify the locally produced film ‘Inxeba’ (The Wound) to a rating of X18, effectively labelling the film as pornography and pulling it out of cinemas. This reclassification is the result of appeals lodged by Contralesa Gauteng … [Read more]