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What’s On TV? Monday 31 July – Sunday 6 August

What’s On TV? Monday 31 July – Sunday 6 August

25 July 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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Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

Conference Recap: 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference

18 July 2017

The ACTF Education team attended this year’s AATE/ALEA National Conference as both presenters and exhibitors. As always, we have come away inspired by the engaging discussions had around literacy learning and teaching. 

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Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

Schools Tree Day – 28 July 2017

18 July 2017

Teachers and students all over the country will be participating in nature care activities on 28 July 2017 as part of Schools Tree Day. Beloved children’s program Little Lunch has a perfect episode to stimulate class discussions about sustainability on the day. 

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Little Lunch App Competition

Little Lunch App Competition

18 July 2017

Following the success of last year’s competition, we will be running another Little Lunch App Competition for primary students in Term 3 this year. 

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Jeffrey Walker Has His Say on #OzKidsTV to the Australian and Children's Content Review

Jeffrey Walker Has His Say on #OzKidsTV to the Australian and Children's Content Review

12 July 2017

Jeffrey Walker played Bronson in the second series of Round the Twist, and went on to star in The Wayne Manifesto and Thunderstone.  Now a successful film and television director, Jeffrey credits the Australian children’s television industry for starting and sustaining his career.  

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“First Time” Deals for ACTF Sales

“First Time” Deals for ACTF Sales

12 July 2017

With only half of 2017 behind us, it has already been a year of firsts for the ACTF International Sales team with numerous “first time” deals secured with linear broadcasters, video-on-demand platforms and sub-distributors. 

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Round The Twist’s ‘Bronsons’ to be Reunited for Cinema Screening in Sydney

Round The Twist’s ‘Bronsons’ to be Reunited for Cinema Screening in Sydney

12 July 2017

In a trip down memory lane for nostalgic TV fans, two of the three ‘Bronsons’ from TV series Round The Twist are coming together for a special event in Sydney.

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What’s On TV? Monday 17 June – Sunday 23 June

What’s On TV? Monday 17 June – Sunday 23 June

11 July 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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What’s On TV? Monday 3 July – Sunday 9 July

What’s On TV? Monday 3 July – Sunday 9 July

27 June 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 Education Package: Indigenous Perspectives

New Education Package: Indigenous Perspectives

23 June 2017

Ahead of 2017 NAIDOC Week, the ACTF has compiled a range of engaging educational content and support materials which represent the diverse experiences of Indigenous Australian children. 

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Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Update

Comedy Scriptwriting Workshops Update

23 June 2017

Presented in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), our entertaining series of virtual comedy scriptwriting workshops for Year 5 and 6 students wrapped up this week. 

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

23 June 2017

In our latest webinar for upper primary and secondary schools, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career.

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Little Lunch App Competition: Start Planning for Term 3!

Little Lunch App Competition: Start Planning for Term 3!

22 June 2017

The ACTF Education team is excited to announce details of this year’s Little Lunch App Competition for primary students. 

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Gratacos Family Celebrate 100 Years in Business

Gratacos Family Celebrate 100 Years in Business

22 June 2017

The ACTF’s exclusive Spanish distributor is celebrating an amazing milestone!   Congratulations to the Gratacos family who are celebrating their 100th year in the Spanish audio and visual industry this year.

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Little Lunch is Best of the Festival!

Little Lunch is Best of the Festival!

22 June 2017

Little Lunch: The Nightmare Before Graduation has won the Best of the Festival in Entertainment at the 50th US International Film & Video Festival.

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

19 June 2017

ACTF virtual learning events enable us to develop learning communities all over the country, and to share our resources and expertise widely. In our latest webinar, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career.

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Little Lunch Picks Up Top Prize!

Little Lunch Picks Up Top Prize!

19 June 2017

The Nightmare Before Graduation has received top honours from the US International Film & Video Festival.

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France Says Bonjour to MY:24

France Says Bonjour to MY:24

15 June 2017

From the beginning of July, French public broadcaster France 4 will screen the French language version of MY:24: a teen documentary series that follows 26 young people as they recount the 24 hours that changed their life.

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What’s On TV? Monday 19 June – Sunday 25 June

What’s On TV? Monday 19 June – Sunday 25 June

14 June 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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Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

Teaching Resources for Refugee Week

9 June 2017

The ACTF has recently compiled a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to Refugee Week and World Refugee Day.  

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