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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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Little Lunch Books: Q&A Webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane

Little Lunch Books: Q&A Webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane

16 February 2017

Fans of the Little Lunch books and TV series will love the Q&A Webinar with author Danny Katz and illustrator Mitch Vane on our YouTube channel. 

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Are you using ACTF content in your classroom or school? We would love to hear from you!

Are you using ACTF content in your classroom or school? We would love to hear from you!

16 February 2017

Hi Education eNews subscribers. We would love to know how you’re using our content in teaching and learning, and how we can best support you in the classroom.

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SA Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

SA Premier’s Reading Challenge Update

10 February 2017

We are happy to announce that Little Lunch: Triple Snack Pack by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane has recently been added to the Year 3-5 booklist for the South Australian Premier’s Reading Challenge. 

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

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

7 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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ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

ACTF Books in Premiers’ Reading Challenges

31 January 2017

The ACTF has a number of books listed for 2017 Premiers’ Reading Challenges around the country.

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Great Start To A New Year

Great Start To A New Year

27 January 2017

2017 is off to a great start with the ACTF International Sales team securing a number of sales with broadcasters around the world. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February

What’s On TV? Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February

27 January 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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 Chinese Language Hoopla Doopla! Episodes on ABC ME

Chinese Language Hoopla Doopla! Episodes on ABC ME

25 January 2017

With Chinese language versions of Hoopla Doopla! episodes screening on ABC ME (formerly ABC3) in February, it will be a Happy New Year for primary teachers of Chinese! 

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