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.



Comedy Central Roast of Somizi

Comedy Central in partnership with Showmax is excited to announce the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Somizi, coming to Comedy Central (DStv channel 122) on Monday 7 May 2018 at 21:00 CAT, and available as an extended uncensored version to Showmax subscribers from Tuesday 8 May 2018. The popular format sees an illustrious panel assemble … [Read more]

Nommer 37: International Hit

“This one stood out as the best,” says The Verge about NOMMER 37 – the latest big screen success to come out of South Africa – which recently had its world premiere at the International SXSW Film Festival in Texas, America. This Gambit Films production was the very first fully South African feature to make … [Read more]

M-Net Magic in Motion Empowers Graduates

M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy has once again successfully upskilled 13 film and television graduates with the knowledge and experience they require to kickstart their professional working lives at a special gala ceremony held at MultiChoice City in Johannesburg, the Class of 2017 were celebrated for their achievements over the past year. The event marks … [Read more]

Canadian Documentary Fest: 17 More Features

Hot Docs is pleased to announce 17 additional documentary features that will screen in this year’s Special Presentations program. Special Presentations features a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award winners from the recent international festival circuit and works by master filmmakers or featuring some star subjects. Notable subjects featured as part of the … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 03

The Callsheet Issue 03 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This issue explores boundary-pushing film cameras, specialised fleets serving the toughest of shoots and film-related tourism.

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