Callsheet Africa Issue 03 | 2021

Callsheet Africa Issue 03 celebrates the upcoming Durban FilmMart in July this year. We also dig into the successes in long-form production, placing the spotlight on Redeeming Love, the last big-budget film to wrap pre-lockdown in 2020, BBC Lifestyle’s new reality show Listing Jozi, and unpacks uBettina Wethu, the South African adaptation of Ugly Betty. Plus African animation has its moment with the announcement of series for Disney Plus and Cartoon Network.

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Callsheet Africa Issue 02 | 2021

Welcome to Callsheet Africa Issue 02! In this action-packed issue, we look at the highlights of the awards season, from My Octopus Teacher and The Snail and the Whale to Love and Monsters and A21’s Sex Tourism short. We also bring you the lowdown on what’s been happening in education, KwaZulu-Natal and more.

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Callsheet Africa Issue 01 | 2021

Callsheet Africa Issue 01 is here! We are so excited to reveal our visually vibrant new look – plus oodles of exclusive content, starting with a special interview with one of our favourite local comedians, Loyiso Gola, whose Netflix special is soon to be released. We also take a look at sustainability on set as the industry opens up, and get updates on studios, post-production. Also in this issue, Valen’tino gets real about RHOD and reality TV, Tali’s back with a baby diary for you to binge, Rapid Blue’s new head of creative dev shares his thoughts, and we give...

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The Callsheet Issue 6 – 2020

In Callsheet Africa Issue 6, we get the exclusive on Riding with Sugar, director Sunu Gonera’s long-awaited feature film debut. We also speak to Beth Ribeiro on how to weather a pandemic as an expat and find out more about what industry suppliers and service providers have been doing since lockdown, and give you the lowdown on the latest virtual festivals to take place – MIPCOM, ATF and The Loeries.

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The Callsheet Issue 5 – 2020

The Callsheet Issue 5 goes behind the scenes with Boomtown Films lockdown production. We also hear about the Manenberg Films project changing lives for good.    

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The Callsheet Issue 4 – 2020

The Callsheet Issue 4 brings you the lowdown on camera tech trends and innovations in 2020, as well as an in-depth look at what local production companies are doing to facilitate remote shoots during and post-pandemic. Last, but certainly not least, we find out from Gal Gadot what it’s like being Wonder Woman.

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The Filmmaker’s Guide to Africa 2020

A resourceful compendium for any filmmaker, whether you’re still finding your feet or you’re already on the big screen, the Filmmaker’s Guide to Africa 2020 gives an insightful view into the African continent as a premier film destination.  In this gorgeous annual publication, you will find everything from exciting and exotic locations with fixers to hook you up, production and post-production houses to cater to your project’s needs, service providers and suppliers you can trust, as well as useful travel, weather and other information about shooting your next film, television series or ad campaign on the African continent. The Filmmaker’s...

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The Callsheet Issue 3 – 2020

In the Callsheet Issue 3, we make a case for why South Africa (and the African continent) still remains a top destination for commercial service work. We also chat with prolific doccie filmmaker Rehad Desai on his latest film, How to Steal a Country, we catch up with music video director Kyle Lewis on his latest collaboration with Toya DeLazy, and we get an update from the SA Stunt Association on what stunt performers have been doing to keep busy during the lockdown.

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The Callsheet Issue 2 – 2020

The second edition of the Callsheet for 2020 explores the myriad film and television service opportunities available to international producers looking to shoot their next production in South Africa. We also give you a brief roundup of the coronavirus and how it’s affected the industry, as well as an exclusive profile on Jackie Motsepe, COO of the KZN Film Commission.

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The Callsheet Issue 1 – 2020

The first issue of a new decade, The Callsheet brings you a snapshot of SA’s studio landscape. We also speak to audio post-production houses and explore trends shaping this sector, and find out how to get a top-notch education in film.

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