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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The Foundry came back to South Africa!

Fast becoming as famous for their ASADOS as their extensive range of Products, thanks to Argentinian Braai Master, Ezequiel Sarser, EMEA territory manager for the Foundry. They recently visited both Cape Town and Johannesburg to share their solutions and product updates. Creative Specialist Martin Mayer shared a sneak peek of MARI 3 and Katana at … [Read more]

AFRIFF Award Winners Announced

The African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has grown consistently over the years, and 2015 was undoubtedly their best year yet. 180 films screened from 8-14 November, with the star-studded awards ceremony rounding off a successful festival line-up. The ceremony – which took place at the Eko Atlantic City on Victoria Island in Lagos – saw … [Read more]

Saints & Strangers Use Cape Town as Cape Cod

National Geographic’s compelling two-part film about the Mayflower settlers and the first Thanksgiving was shot at the Cape Town Film Studios and Rustenberg Wine Estate. Saints & Strangers’ set designers built a replica of the first permanent British colony in America according to Variety, creating everything from wooden colonial houses to rifles and period costumes. … [Read more]

Miners Shot Down Wins International Emmy

Last night, 23 November, winners for the International Emmy Awards were announced at a high-profile gala event in New York City. Miners Shot Down took home the award for Best Documentary at the 43rd edition of the ceremony. South Africa has had a strong presence in the international circuit of late, with 34-year-old Terry Pheto … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 11

The penultimate issue for 2015 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In the Callsheet Issue 11 we explore the stills industry, and take a peek at what’s happening in the broadcast realm. We also share the much-anticipated results of our annual Camera Shootout, with a special thanks to Media Film Service.

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