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.



eMedia to Launch News Channel & Afrikaans Bulletin on OpenView

OpenView HD is getting its own news channel. Slated to officially launch in the last quarter of this year, OpenNews will have its own management, identity and look distinctively different from eNCA. “OpenNews will be broadcast out of the Cape Town studios, offering viewers an integrated news channel combining short format news, onscreen information and links … [Read more]

eNCA Launch The Modise Network and The Fix

From Saturday 26 May 2018, two new shows, The Modise Network and The Fix, promise to bring energy, interaction, and vibrancy to your weekend television viewing. The new offerings on the channel are part of an ongoing drive to provide fresh and exciting content for eNCA’s weekend audiences. THE MODISE NETWORK Tim Modise is a household name in South … [Read more]

Media Representation of Women/Minorities is Lacking and Inauthentic

“Black Panther,” “Coco,” and “Wonder Woman” are breaking barriers, putting women and minority characters front and centre. A new YouGov survey, however, finds that most Americans still believe there are not enough film roles for women and people of colour. The survey of 1,220 adults found that 37% of respondents believed women had enough roles available, just two … [Read more]

Jozi Film Festival Call for Submissions

The 7th annual Jozi Film Festival will take place from 27 to 30 September 2018. Discovery Channel’s Don’t Stop Wondering Award will also be making its return for a second consecutive year after receiving over 200 entries from all over Africa last year. This year’s prize from Discovery Channel will include a Canon XF-405 video camera with Singer Photographic camera … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 05

The Callsheet Issue 05 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we explore being water smart in Cape Town and the Western Cape, testimonials of international clients, South Africa’s film hubs, and award-winning African crews

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