Founded in 2003, The Callsheet is 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, which publishes The Callsheet, 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.

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Overall winner to be given airplay for expressing their creativity! Cartoon Network, channel 301 on DStv, is excited to announce the winners of their first Cartoon Network Imagination Studios competition. The brand new initiative, a specially-crafted, creative online platform, was created to inspire, motivate and celebrate the wild imaginations of children. In its first year, … [Read more]

South African Film Business Trainers Takes A Bold Step Forward

South Africa took a bold step forward in its training community in 2016. For the second year in a row at the Durban FilmMart Tina-Louise Smith and Orla Garriques ran the Business Model Programme. This Programme is a series of dynamic, interactive workshops, running over the four days of the FilmMart, consisting of the Trainers’ … [Read more]


Johannesburg 3rd September 2016 (WITS UNIVERSITY) Cape Town 6th September 2016 (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) R750.00 exVAT (ONLY 30 SEATS) This is an open day discussion panel for DataWranglers, DITs, Editors, Producers, DOPs, Film Students and anyone interested in learning more about the role of a DIT. Our Guest Speakers include Callum Just (Pirates of the Caribbean, Mission … [Read more]

Africa is Absolut campaign wins Silver APEX

Native VML’s Africa Is Absolut campaign won Silver in the Change category at last week’s APEX Awards, which celebrates campaigns that deliver tangible returns. Arcade Content produced both the campaign’s film pieces, directed by Kyle Lewis and Lebogang Rasethaba respectively. The campaign helped Absolut achieve an increase of 89% in sales volume and 6% in … [Read more]

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Callsheet Issue 7

The Callsheet Issue 7 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. This month we dig into how the digital age is revolutionising film finance. We also explore South Africa’s leading film courses, institutions and qualifications.

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