Film Finance World Forum 2014

Destiny Media will be hosting the inaugural Film Finance World Forum on the 23rd October 2014. The aim of Film Finance World is to provide a platform for producers, financiers and other stakeholders in the film industry to engage and gain insights on the latest developments in the film industry and how to ensure that […]

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Camera Tech Bonanza – What’s H...

As we near the end of yet another stellar year in the film industry, we are ever mindful of the constant flux in which it operates. This forward motion is never more present than in the regular camera updates, new releases and accompanying accessories. 2014 has seen an even bigger move towards digital cinematography, with […]

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A Chat with CEO of Lasernet an...

The CEO of Lasernet and Waterfront Film Studios takes a trip down memory lane, and lets us in on the studio’s big expansion projects.   How did you get started in the film industry? Please give a brief career overview. I have been in the industry since I was 19. I started in the SA Air […]

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IN PRODUCTION: OCTOBER 2014

Thanks to ever-present confidentiality clauses, no one is ever allowed to officially talk about what’s in production in Africa, so this monthly section is an unofficial overview of the industry’s worst-kept secrets. A number of projects wrapped in September – including Mark Donford-May’s La Boheme adaptation, Breathe – Umphefumlo; Moonlighting’s The Curse of Hendon / […]

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Moving the Film Industry- a lo...

When it comes to film production, much can be said about the cameras, auxiliary equipment, crews, locations and even the actors and directors. But there’s one particular sector that gets almost no recognition but is pivotal to the industry’s success: transportation. Transportation comes in all shapes and sizes. It incorporates couriers and crew transportation, the […]

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ABOUT US

Founded in 2003, The Callsheet is 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, which publishes The Callsheet, 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.

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Film Finance World Forum 2014
Destiny Media will be hosting the inaugural Film Finance World Forum on the 23rd October 2014. The aim of Film Finance World is to provide a platform for producers, financiers and other stakeholders in the film industry to engage and gain insights on the latest ...

M-NET TO COMMISSION MORE HOMEGROWN MAGIC!
M-Net Channel 101, home to some of DStv’s biggest local series – such as MasterChef South Africa, Carte Blanche and Idols SA and – is looking for fresh, new local content. As such, M-Net is inviting production companies and format creators to pitch their ideas for an ...

The SA Film Industry in Numbers
At a recent plenary session hosted by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, delegates were taken through the latest statistics relating to the impact of the film industry on the economy of South Africa. Key findings were as follows: NFVF conducted an economic baseline study to ...

JOE BULLET SELECTED FOR BERLINALE 2015
Since it’s world premier at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) in July this year, JOE BULLET has taken the world festival circuit by storm. In November, JOE BULLET will travel to New York City, where it will showcased at this years “To Save and Project Film Preservation ...

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The Callsheet Issue 10 2014

The Callsheet magazine is proudly brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this issue we take a look at Moving the Film Industry, as well as what is up come soon in production and the African Film Summit.