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.

The Callsheet is printed by Forms Express. 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.



Nominees for the 9th Annual South African Film and Television Awards

The 2015 SAFTAs will be held on the 20th and 22nd of March 2015. This year, 438 entries were received, 7% more than last year, which we see as a sign of the industry’s growing confidence in the awards. For the first time at this year’s awards, a Best Presenter category has been included.   … [Read more]

New Regulations for Drone in the South African Film Industry:

As the process of creating new regulations for RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems, commonly referred to as drones) comes to completion, the film industry is very eager to begin using camera drones again. Legal drone operations will be possible with the full blessing of the SACAA (Civil Aviation Authority), and through some 50 pages of … [Read more]

CTICC Film Open Day: You’re invited

We’re confident that our facilities will impress even the most discerning film industry professionals, and for this reason, we are extending this exclusive once-off invitation for location scouts, filmmakers and creative directors alike, to get ready for the ultimate match-made-in-heaven-meet-cute-film-location. Cape Town is a globally renowned film and photographic location. With its eclectic mix of … [Read more]

The Bookmarks Awards 2015: All the winners

Now in its 7th year, the Bookmarks surpassed all expectations in the volume and quality of almost 800 entries received. IAB SA CEO, Josephine Buys, commented on the winners’ entries, “With brands truly embracing the power of digital our judges had the privilege of judging the most innovative digital work seen at the Bookmarks in … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 2

The February edition of the Callsheet is packed with awesome content – from promoting SA films and TV abroad, to sound studios and African animation. Brought to you by Film & Event Media.