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An inside look at the film and television makeup industry

SCREEN AFRICA EXCLUSIVE: Makeup artists fulfil one of the most important – and certainly one of the most under-appreciated – roles on any film or television set. These professionals are responsible for distinctively styling our favourite characters; for bringing them...

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Practical Tips and Tricks for Shooting Music Videos

Shooting a music video as well as working with a talented artist on set can be an extremely exciting and insightful experience. Overall, this process can also develop your skill set as a filmmaker, push your creativity to the next level and help you grow as a...

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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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