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Action On Set For Dance Academy – The Movie!

Action On Set For Dance Academy – The Movie!

3 June 2016

The beloved series is taking a leap to the big screen.

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Success On The World Awards Stage

Success On The World Awards Stage

27 May 2016

In addition to the Little Lunch win at Prix Jeunesse this week, other ACTF shows have also seen success on the world awards stage.

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Strong Start For Sales In 2016

Strong Start For Sales In 2016

27 May 2016

2016 has started strongly for the ACTF with the confirmation of several international sales, ensuring that children around the world will be enjoying Australian shows for a long time to come as a result of the busy start to the year.

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Little Lunch Wins At Prix Jeunesse!

Little Lunch Wins At Prix Jeunesse!

26 May 2016

Top honours awarded to Little Lunch overnight at the prestigious international festival.

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Ready For This - Sold To ZDF Germany

Ready For This - Sold To ZDF Germany

20 May 2016

The award winning Australian live-action children’s drama series Ready For This has been sold to ZDF and will air later this year on KiKA, the public broadcaster’s free to air kids channel.

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It’s Time For Little Lunch!

It’s Time For Little Lunch!

18 May 2016

Two new Little Lunch special episodes are on the way!

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Ready for This Live Q&A

Ready for This Live Q&A

11 May 2016

As part of the July 2 Screen Futures Summit, students and teachers are encouraged to submit their questions for the Logie-winning Ready for This cast members Madeleine Madden, Aaron McGrath and head writer/script-producer Liz Doran to answer during the live webinar.

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You’re Skitting Me Series 3 In Production!

You’re Skitting Me Series 3 In Production!

9 May 2016

A new series of the popular sketch comedy series is on its way.

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Ready For This Wins The Logie!

Ready For This Wins The Logie!

9 May 2016

The teen drama, Ready For This, has won the Award for Most Outstanding Children’s Program at the 2016 TV Week Logie Awards.

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Daina Reid Wins ADG Award For Ready For This

Daina Reid Wins ADG Award For Ready For This

9 May 2016

The  Australian Directors Guild Esben Storm Award for Best Direction in a children’s drama has been won by Daina Reid for her work on episode 4 of Ready For This, “Shadow Boxing”.

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Vale Robert Greenberg

Vale Robert Greenberg

26 April 2016

For the ACTF, Robert worked on shows that included Lift Off, Sky Trackers, series 3 & 4 of Round The Twist, Li’l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers and The Legacy of the Silver Shadow.

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The Creative Landscape Of SXSW

The Creative Landscape Of SXSW

22 April 2016

Early flash flooding couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of filmmakers, entrepreneurs, geeks and music lovers who rolled into Austin Texas last March for the 30th SXSW Festival.

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Video On Demand Demands More

Video On Demand Demands More

22 April 2016

How VOD services like Netflix have changed the game for linear broadcasters - A reflection from 2016's MIPTV market in Cannes.

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More Awards For Australian Kids TV

More Awards For Australian Kids TV

22 April 2016

Worldfest, Chicago and BANFF recognise Australian children’s series.

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Latest Worldwide Sales

Latest Worldwide Sales

22 April 2016

2016 is shaping up as a great year for international sales, and children around the world will be enjoying Australian shows for a long time to come as a result of the busy start to the year.

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Seven Little Australians Receives Development Funding From The ACTF

Seven Little Australians Receives Development Funding From The ACTF

8 April 2016

Every Cloud Productions has commenced development on a new adaptation of Ethel Turner’s classic Australian novel Seven Little Australians.

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Congratulations To Our Three Logie Nominated Series!

Congratulations To Our Three Logie Nominated Series!

8 April 2016

Which three outstanding series are up for the big prize this year?

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Nowhere Boys Win Caps Off A Great Awards Season For Australian Kids’ Series

Nowhere Boys Win Caps Off A Great Awards Season For Australian Kids’ Series

8 April 2016

Congratulations to producers Matchbox Pictures and the Nowhere Boys Series 2 cast and crew on winning the International Emmy Award for Best Kids Series in Cannes.

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Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinar

Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinar

24 March 2016

The ACTF hosted two Little Lunch webinars, connecting cast to over 1,000 students from all around Australia.

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National Screenwriters Conference – Is Kids Leading The Way?

National Screenwriters Conference – Is Kids Leading The Way?

23 March 2016

A panel chaired by the ACTF’s Bernadette O’Mahony brought focus to the outstanding quality of children’s and family entertainment being produced in Australia.

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