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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.

 

LATEST NEWS

Showmax Shines at Award Shows

The biggest winners from both the Golden Globes nominations and Kenya’s Kalasha International Film and TV Awards are currently streaming on Showmax. Kalasha Awards Mbithi Masya’s Kati Kati was the biggest winner at the Kalasha awards this weekend, bagging six awards including Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Director of Photography, Best Editor, Best Special … [Read more]


Gambia Finally Gets Private TV Station

The Gambia finally has a private television operator 52 years after independence. QTV will now join the state broadcaster, Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) as the only channels. The launch of the channel was done by the Gambian president Adama Barrow and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Ernest Bai Koroma on November 30, 2017. “The government is … [Read more]


TFI/ESPN Short Documentary Funding Program

The TFI/ESPN Short Documentary Program will award emerging and traditionally underrepresented filmmakers devoted to creating short-form documentaries which highlight the exceptionally creative work of an athletic community or organization. The prize aims to highlight aspiring storytellers that are producing creative, story-driven films that highlight issues of social importance through the lens of sports, athletics, or … [Read more]


WATCH: Tali’s Wedding Diary

The eight-episode mockumentary Tali’s Wedding Diary is available to binge-watch from today (Thursday, 14 December 2017) on Showmax. Interest in Tali’s Wedding Diary, the first Showmax Original, is reaching fever pitch. Promotional videos for the show have generated nearly two million views in less than a month, with the trailer trending on YouTube for the week of … [Read more]


Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018
Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018

The Callsheet Issue Dec 2017/Jan 2018 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This issue explores South Africa’s studios, the growth of the industry with insights from key-players and the best of the best venues for wrap party venues.

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