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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Ghana to Submit Film for 2018 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved a 14-member committee to select a film to represent Ghana at the 90th Oscars which will run in 2018. Following the guidelines of the Academy, the committee is tasked to select from open submissions one film to be the official film from Ghana at the … [Read more]

The state of SA’s film industry

We sat down with the National Film and Video Foundation’s CEO, Zama Mkosi, to discuss the state of SA’s film industry and the importance of nurturing young talent. South Africa’s film industry has been on the up over the past couple of years, with movies such as Tell Me Sweet Something, Ayanda and Kalushi to … [Read more]

‘Made in Africa’ content from DISCOP Jhb

Organisers are launching a new initiative to put film and televised content from sub-Saharan Africa front and centre during DISCOP Johannesburg 2017, taking place from October 25 – 27, 2017, at the Sandton Convention Centre, Gauteng, South Africa. Basic Lead, the organisers of the DISCOP film and television content markets and co-production forum, have unveiled … [Read more]

Awards Eggstacy

Egg directors have been racking up accolades recently at the One Show, D&AD & Webbys internationally and South African Music Awards (SAMAs) locally. At The One Show, Terence Neale won a Silver Craft Pencil for music on adidas Originals Your Future Is Not Mine with RSA/Johannes Leonardo; Jason Fialkov won South Africa’s only Merit in … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 5

In Issue 5 of the Callsheet, we bring you an in-depth look at why South Africa is one of the top 10 film service destinations in the world – and how we can better our position internationally. We also look at the complex world of film finance in SA, and explore what Cannes Film Festival … [Read more]

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