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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Al Jazeera’s ‘Julius vs The ANC’ – full documentary now on YouTube

On 26 April 2017, Julius vs the ANC will broadcast South Africa’s political turmoil to more than 310 million households in over 100 countries. Starting with the police killing of 34 striking mineworkers at Marikana in 2012, Rehad Desai’s authored documentary condenses five years of volatile South African politics into 48 disturbing minutes. From the … [Read more]

Troy: Fall of a City Heads to Cape Town

BBC and Netflix have joined forces to produce Troy: Fall of a City. The series has begun shooting in South Africa. A historical drama produced for BBC One and Netflix, Troy: Fall of a City is using South Africa as a double for its Middle East setting. It tells the mythical tale of the scandalous … [Read more]

SA Actress Lands Starring Role in CW’s Searchers

Alex McGregor lands a lead role in CW drama Searchers, which began shooting its pilot in SA in March. Local thespians will be delighted that more and more South African stars are bringing home the big bucks on international productions The latest screen queen to step onto the global stage is Alex McGregor, who has … [Read more]

New Samson Flick on Location

Pure Flix Entertainment has begun shooting a new biblical epic in South Africa called Samson. In April this year, Pure Flix Entertainment began filming the biblical epic Samson in South Africa. It is a dramatic adaptation of a man with supernatural strength who leads his enslaved tribe to victory over the mighty Philistine empire. The … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 4

The Callsheet Issue 4 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This April, we jump into the story of underwater filmmakers and bring you all the much-deserving winners of the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAS 2017).

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