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.

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Industry Forecast 2017

South African and African cinema has grown in leaps and bounds over the last twelve months. Kim Crowie speaks to industry leaders to find out what we can look forward in the next twelve. Sheree: Katie has requested a speech bubble format for the quotes, so I have kept the intro pretty short so you … [Read more]

Renowned Filmaker Junaid Ahmed Passes Away

Junaid Ahmed, the award-winning SA filmmaker and the producer behind Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, Hard to Get and Lucky, has passed away. Award-winning South African filmmaker and producer Junaid Ahmed passed away on 1 November. Best known for his hugely successful 2016 film Happiness is a Four-Letter Word, Junaid is renowned both locally and … [Read more]

Eric Bana to play Piet Blomfield

Producers of the feature film The Forgiven have confirmed that Eric Bana will play the role of apartheid-era murderer Piet Blomfield. Producers confirmed in early November that Hulk (2003) star Eric bana will play the role of apartheid-era murderer Piet Blomfield in an upcoming film about Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s role in the Truth and … [Read more]

Toronto Film Festival – Lai Mohammed Lauds Nollywood “For Taking Centre Stage”

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the organisers of the newly premiered movie “The Wedding Party” for raising Nollywood artistic bar to international level. The movie, which is a romantic comedy and a drama film, premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival version held in Lagos. The Kemi Adetiba-directed … [Read more]

Callsheet Issue 11

The Callsheet Issue 11 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this issue we chat with Casting Director to the stars, Moonyeen Lee. We also unpack South Africa’s most profitable locations with insights from industry leaders.

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