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2011-12 ACTF Annual Report is now online

2011-12 ACTF Annual Report is now online

26 November 2012

The past financial year has been summarised in the 2011/12 Annual Report which is available now for download...

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Double win for Language of Belonging!

Double win for Language of Belonging!

26 November 2012

Language of Belonging – Wadu Matyidi has won not one, but two awards at the 2012 Australian Teachers’ of Media (ATOM) Awards!...

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Latest Education News available!

Latest Education News available!

23 November 2012

The latest edition of the ACTF 'Education News' is available online. Visit our Education News Publications page for this and previous editions...

'Education News' is the education newsletter of the ACTF, published four times per year. It includes the latest catalogue of ACTF productions as well as programs and teaching resources created by other Australian producers...

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Care for Kids newsletter Nov 2012

Care for Kids newsletter Nov 2012

23 November 2012

The latest edition of the ACTF's 'Care For Kids' is available online now. Visit our Care For Kids Newsletter Page for this and previous editions...

'Care For Kids' features news and updates about the ACTF’s activities, including development and production investment, international sales activity, educational resource development and recent policy initiatives...

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Dukes of Broxstonia - right at home in Finland & Latin America!

Dukes of Broxstonia - right at home in Finland & Latin America!

5 November 2012

The ACTF’s Worldwide Program Sales team is pleased to announce two recent sales of the short-form animated comedy Dukes of Broxstonia....

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Jump into Trop Jr 2013

Jump into Trop Jr 2013

5 October 2012

Trop Jr is modelled on Tropfest, the world largest short film festival and one of Australia’s most well-loved film and cultural events...

Filmmakers aged 15 years and younger have until 3 January 2013 to enter the Trop Jr film making competition.

 

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You're Skitting Me - Sold to Germany

You're Skitting Me - Sold to Germany

21 September 2012

The ACTF is delighted to announce the sale of the children’s sketch comedy series You’re Skitting Me to ARD Bayerischer Rundfunk for broadcast on Germany’s dedicated free-to-air channel for children, Kinderkanal (KiKa). ...

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Horace in New Zealand!

Horace in New Zealand!

18 September 2012

With Series 2 having won the Best in Show award at the Best Shorts Competition in California earlier this year, Horace in Slow Motion (Series 1 & 2) has recently been licensed by New Zealand’s public broadcaster TVNZ...

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Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

14 September 2012

The ACTF Board at their meeting in September approved development investment in three new projects

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Dance Academy 1, 2, 3

Dance Academy 1, 2, 3

11 September 2012

Dance Academy has now been sold to more than 180 territories, including Teen Nick in the US and Nickelodeon UK.  The series is produced by Werner Film Productions in association with the ACTF and ZDF Enterprises, for the ABC and ZDF.  ZDF Enterprises distributes the series outside Australia and New Zealand...

 

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Bushwhacked!

Bushwhacked!

10 September 2012

Bushwhacked!, a 13 x 24 minute documentay adventure series, will have its world premiere on Saturday 6 October on ABC3 at 5pm... It will also be launched by the ACTF to the international market at MIPCOM, with an episode screening for the first time during MIPCOM Junior...

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2012 Australian Writer's Guild Awards

2012 Australian Writer's Guild Awards

7 September 2012

We congratulate the Australian Writer’s Guild Award (AWGIES) winners for 2012.

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Holly's Heroes take over Sweden!

Holly's Heroes take over Sweden!

7 September 2012

Holly’s Heroes has in the space of one week been sold into Sweden twice! ...

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ACTF Australian Education Network - Register Your Interest

ACTF Australian Education Network - Register Your Interest

1 August 2012

The ACTF will soon be part of the Telstra Education Hub with a capability to connect with every school, classroom and educator in Australia via video conference. To make this a dynamic, relevant and active connection, we need educators who are prepared to connect with us on a regular basis as part of our new ACTF Australian Education Network (ACTF AEN)...

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Latest Education News available!

Latest Education News available!

17 July 2012

Education News is the education newsletter of the ACTF, published three times per year. It includes the latest catalogue of ACTF productions as well as programs and teaching resources created by other Australian producers...

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Latest Care For Kids available!

Latest Care For Kids available!

17 July 2012

Care For Kids features news and updates about the ACTF’s activities, including development and production investment, international sales activity, educational resource development and recent policy initiative.

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My Place 1&2 - Picked up by KidsCo

My Place 1&2 - Picked up by KidsCo

18 June 2012

My Place (Series 1 & 2) has very recently been licensed to UK based kidsnet KidsCo for their Eastern European and Asian channels.

The two series of My Place are an epic television experience, taking viewers back in time from the present day to before white settlement in Australia in 1788.

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Mortified - Back on-air in UK

Mortified - Back on-air in UK

18 June 2012

Having already found a loyal audience during its 5 year run on BBC's kids/tweens channel CBBC, Mortified will soon be back on-air in the UK at its new home Pop Girl - a channel owned and operated by UK broadcast company CSC Media Group. 

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ABC TV - Done Deals!

ABC TV - Done Deals!

18 June 2012

ABC TV has recently acquired a number of shows for its kids/tweens channel ABC3.

All previously with other Australian networks, but soon to be making their way onto ABC3 for the first time, are live-action series Lockie Leonard (Series 1), and Double Trouble, as well as animated favourite I Got A Rocket.

 

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BBC Kids Canada - Aussie Invasion!

BBC Kids Canada - Aussie Invasion!

16 June 2012

A raft of Aussie kids programs are heading to North America with BBC Kids Canada recently acquiring Mal.com, Lockie Leonard (Series 1 & 2), Mortified, and Worst Best Friends...

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