Callsheet Africa Issue 01 | 2022

In Callsheet Issue 01 2022 we speak to producer and director Enver Samuel about seeking justice for murdered activist Dulcie September through film. We also explore the immersive storytelling of Al Jazeera’s new Africa Direct series, find out how quality subtitles are opening up a new world of films and series to new audiences and catch up with the producer of Barakat, SA’s official submission to the Oscars.

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Filmmaker’s Guide to the Western Cape 2021/22

The Western Cape is home to the largest film industry hub in South Africa and as a result, major productions and international advertising campaigns are regularly filmed in locations throughout the region. The inaugural Filmmaker’s Guide to the Western Cape celebrates professionals in this particular film hub and provides resources and insights on shooting in the province. As a marketing and information guide, FMGWC makes a strong financial and strategic case for shooting in Western Cape by detailing incentives, rebates and subsidies, exploring regional features, locations, and logistics and more.

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Callsheet Africa Issue 05 | 2021

In Callsheet Issue 05  we speak to cinematographer Mihai Mălaimare Jr about his work on Netflix’s new Western The Harder They Fall and SA veteran armourers share their views on the Rust film set prop gun tragedy. We also find out how to set up your own post production company and catch up with everyone’s favourite couple from How to Ruin Christmas.

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Callsheet Africa Issue 04 | 2021

In Callsheet Issue 04 we bring you the lowdown on the latest camera tech the industry is using, as well as insights from key players on growth areas in new media such as virtual reality, gaming and production apps. We also catch up with Blood & Water‘s cast, DiepCity‘s art director, and unpack trends from Cannes Lions.

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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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