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.



Inxeba The Wound Given X Rating

In a shocking turn of events, critically-acclaimed film Inxeba’s classification has been raised from 16LS to X18. Just weeks after its nationwide release in cinemas on 2 February, Inxeba (The Wound) has received its fair share of strife, with cultural and religious leaders boycotting the film and calling for its removal from cinemas. Now, it … [Read more]

Bold New Look for Loeries 2018

The 2018 Loeries are opening with a bold new look to celebrate 40 years of rewarding creativity. The entry deadline for all work across Africa and the Middle East is 15 May, and all work must flight before 31 May. “We’re expecting more than 3 000 entries this year, with at least 20% of those coming from … [Read more]


Proudly presented by Animation SA, the seventh Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF) takes place from 2 to 4 March 2018 at the River Club in Observatory. With something for all ages, the Festival presents the best of local and international films by award-winning animators, as well as providing a unique platform to engage with … [Read more]


CPA’S BOBBY AMM ON SA’S FILM SERVICE SECTOR The past 12 months have brought changes and disruption across multiple platforms in the SA film service industry. In a December write up for MarkLives, Bobby Amm, Chief Executive of the Commercial Producers Association, highlights the important topics: 1. Budget Versus Expenses With SA’s trying economic times, … [Read more]

The Callsheet Issue 02

The Callsheet Issue 02 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This issue explores South Africa’s excellent sound studios, Africa’s awesome animation sector and more.

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