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An impressive backlot for large scale productions

When choosing a studio to produce a large scale project with a big team, there are many things to take into consideration. Often attention is given to the studio itself but you also need to consider the space needed for your production team to work. Space is needed...

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Save on production with these tips for filming on location

If you’re used to filming in the almost perfect conditions that shooting on set or on sound stages affords you then the unique challenges of filming on location might come as a surprise the first few times you experience it. There are a lot of factors to consider, and...

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Celebrating South Africa’s unsung film heroes

The people who are making a real difference often go unnoticed…but not today! The Callsheet rounded up the unsung heroes bringing change to South Africa’s film landscape as nominated by you, our valued readers. It’s not often that people who do good get praise, but...

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5 tips to make your green screen shooting stand out

Shooting green screen sequences is one of those things that if not done properly the viewer can spot it a mile away and it transports them out of that world in which you have created. Obviously, you don’t want that – but it can also take years of trial and error to...

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Exciting new telenovela being shot at Atlantic Studios

Arendsvlei is a new show produced by Penguin Films for kykNET and Kie and is being filmed at Atlantic Studios. Roberta Durrant is the Creative Producer and Theltom Masimila is the Head Writer. They are a team of 40 crew and 65 cast and filming continues until May 2019...

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