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Dance Academy takes centre stage at Parliament House

Dance Academy takes centre stage at Parliament House

28 March 2017

In a special event for Dance Academy fans, ACTF Chairman Janet Holmes á Court AC and Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communication and the Arts, hosted a premiere screening of the upcoming Dance Academy film at Parliament House, Canberra.

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What’s On TV? Monday 27 March – Sunday 2 April

What’s On TV? Monday 27 March – Sunday 2 April

22 March 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.  

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New Series At MIPTV!

New Series At MIPTV!

21 March 2017

The ACTF is bringing new animated series Little J and Big Cuz (13 x 12 min) to MIPTV this April. 

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Sales In 2017 Off To A Flying Start

Sales In 2017 Off To A Flying Start

21 March 2017

In the past few months, the ACTF International Sales team has secured numerous sales with broadcasters around the world.

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New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

16 March 2017

Premiering on NITV in late April, this new animated series follows five-year old Little J and his nine-year old cousin Big Cuz as they explore the world around them. The series aims to support the transition to school for Indigenous children and their families. 

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Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

16 March 2017

The ACTF has a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to ANZAC Day. 

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Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

16 March 2017

On Thursday 23rd March at 4:00pm, the ACTF Education team will walk primary and secondary teachers through the key new features of our updated ACTF website.  Join us if you’re free! 

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Little J And Big Cuz Launches At MIPTV!

Little J And Big Cuz Launches At MIPTV!

14 March 2017

The ACTF is bringing upcoming animated series Little J and Big Cuz (Ned Lander Media) to international TV and digital content market ‘MIPTV’ this April.

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Dance Academy Movie To Premiere In Sydney

Dance Academy Movie To Premiere In Sydney

14 March 2017

Dance Academy – the feature film spin-off of the beloved television series will officially premiere this month in Sydney, its home town.

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Who Got Funded At The ACTF Board Meeting?

Who Got Funded At The ACTF Board Meeting?

14 March 2017

At the Board meeting on 8th March 2017 the ACTF Board approved script development funding for five independent production companies.

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The Ultimate Dance Academy TV Binge Guide

The Ultimate Dance Academy TV Binge Guide

14 March 2017

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to binge watching all three series before Dance Academy’s cinema release on April 6.  So, limber up, do some light stretching and enjoy. 

 

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What’s On TV? Monday 13 March – Sunday 19 March

What’s On TV? Monday 13 March – Sunday 19 March

10 March 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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 Little Lunch Scripts Available on iTunes

Little Lunch Scripts Available on iTunes

3 March 2017

In a development that will excite students and teachers alike, Little Lunch scripts are now available to download!

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ACTF Education has a New Look

ACTF Education has a New Look

3 March 2017

Students and teachers visiting the ACTF online this week will have noticed some big changes: Our website has a great new look. 

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World Storytelling Day – 20 March 2017

World Storytelling Day – 20 March 2017

3 March 2017

A global celebration of the art of oral storytelling, World Storytelling Day encourages people to share stories and inspiration, and to learn from each other. With this year’s theme of ‘Transformation’, our MY:24 App is an ideal digital tool for students to share their own stories with. 

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ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

3 March 2017

The ACTF has a number of books listed for the 2017 Premier’s Reading Challenges in New South Wales and Victoria. These annual reading challenges aim to encourage a love of reading in students, enable them to experience quality literature, and to improve literacy levels.  

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Have Your Say On The Future Of Australian Film And TV

Have Your Say On The Future Of Australian Film And TV

28 February 2017

The House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts has announced that it will conduct an inquiry into “factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of the Australian film and television industry”Submissions to the comittee are now open and public hearings will take place.

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What’s On TV? Monday 27 February – Sunday 5 March

What’s On TV? Monday 27 February – Sunday 5 March

23 February 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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The Deep, Little Lunch eBook win at Kidscreen 2017

The Deep, Little Lunch eBook win at Kidscreen 2017

20 February 2017

The winners of the 2017 Kidscreen Awards have been announced at the Kidscreen Summit in Miami, Florida. 

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MY:24 App – Introducing Students to Documentary Filmmaking

MY:24 App – Introducing Students to Documentary Filmmaking

16 February 2017

Moneth Montemayor at Indooroopilly State High School shares how the MY:24 App helped her students develop their understanding of storytelling and film production.

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