One Night At Aquila

Aquila Private Game Reserve has been a valued client of The Callsheet’s for many years, and I leaped at the chance to see the reserve in all its wild and untamed glory. Situated a mere one and a half hours from Cape Town, Aquila is the most accessible venue for local and international tourists seeking […]

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Camera Tech Bonanza – What’s H...

As we near the end of yet another stellar year in the film industry, we are ever mindful of the constant flux in which it operates. This forward motion is never more present than in the regular camera updates, new releases and accompanying accessories. 2014 has seen an even bigger move towards digital cinematography, with […]

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A Chat with CEO of Lasernet an...

The CEO of Lasernet and Waterfront Film Studios takes a trip down memory lane, and lets us in on the studio’s big expansion projects.   How did you get started in the film industry? Please give a brief career overview. I have been in the industry since I was 19. I started in the SA Air […]

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IN PRODUCTION: OCTOBER 2014

Thanks to ever-present confidentiality clauses, no one is ever allowed to officially talk about what’s in production in Africa, so this monthly section is an unofficial overview of the industry’s worst-kept secrets. A number of projects wrapped in September – including Mark Donford-May’s La Boheme adaptation, Breathe – Umphefumlo; Moonlighting’s The Curse of Hendon / […]

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Moving the Film Industry- a lo...

When it comes to film production, much can be said about the cameras, auxiliary equipment, crews, locations and even the actors and directors. But there’s one particular sector that gets almost no recognition but is pivotal to the industry’s success: transportation. Transportation comes in all shapes and sizes. It incorporates couriers and crew transportation, the […]

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One Night At Aquila
Aquila Private Game Reserve has been a valued client of The Callsheet’s for many years, and I leaped at the chance to see the reserve in all its wild and untamed glory. Situated a mere one and a half hours from Cape Town, Aquila is ...

Four Corners Wins Double in the US
  Cape Flats gang thriller Four Corners received two awards this week at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival in the US. The movie was named Best International Feature and also won the top honour of Best Feature (international or US), beating Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman ...

Ivory Coast Bans Analogue TVs
Ivory Coast recently imposed a ban on the import, sale and marketing of analogue tvs. This comes as a result of the impending Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT) deadline set for 17 June 2015 by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Although those in the electrical appliance industry feel ...

Arcade Content directs Toya Delazy’s Forbidden Fruit
Arcade Content’s Kyle Smith directed Toya Delazy’s Forbidden Fruit music video, which has been hailed across the Twittersphere as “masterful,” “a work of art” and “daring… in the context of anti-gay politics in Africa.” Forbidden Fruit is the first single off Delazy’s second album, Ascension, which ...

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The Callsheet Issue 10 2014

The Callsheet magazine is proudly brought to you by Film & Event Media. In this issue we take a look at Moving the Film Industry, as well as what is up come soon in production and the African Film Summit.