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Little Lunch App Competition Winners

Little Lunch App Competition Winners

8 September 2016

Thank you for all your wonderful entries. We are excited to announce JACK'S LITTLE LUNCH from Woolowin, Queensland has won first prize! 

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Award Nominations in Australia, Chicago and Japan!

Award Nominations in Australia, Chicago and Japan!

6 September 2016

A number of ACTF-supported series have been nominated as finalists in the SPA Awards, CICFF and Japan Prize competition. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 12 September – Sunday 18 September.

What’s On TV? Monday 12 September – Sunday 18 September.

6 September 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Madeleine Madden: Born Ready For This And More

Madeleine Madden: Born Ready For This And More

26 August 2016

At 13, she was the first Australian teenager to address the nation in a campaign to end Indigenous inequality. Now, actress and advocate Madeleine Madden is taking the Australian screen industry by storm.

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What’s On TV?: Monday 29 August – Sunday 4 September

What’s On TV?: Monday 29 August – Sunday 4 September

26 August 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 15 August – Sunday 21 August

What’s On TV? Monday 15 August – Sunday 21 August

12 August 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Is This Australia’s Biggest Kids TV Collector?

Is This Australia’s Biggest Kids TV Collector?

12 August 2016

At just 17 years of age, Joseph Marshall has an accumulation of children’s television memorabilia that could rival the most seasoned of collectors. 

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Dance Academy – The Comeback Hits New York

Dance Academy – The Comeback Hits New York

12 August 2016

For those who have been a part of Dance Academy since its early development, it was a fitting end to an 8 year journey to be in New York for the end of the shoot of the highly anticipated feature film – Dance Academy - The Comeback.     

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The AWGIE Nominations Are In!

The AWGIE Nominations Are In!

1 August 2016

Who’s in the running to win an Australian Writers Guild Award this year?

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BOXWARS descend on Princes Hill Primary School!

BOXWARS descend on Princes Hill Primary School!

29 July 2016

A joyously destructive series films its pilot episode with a little help from the ACTF.

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Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

29 July 2016

Actors Madeline Madden and Aaron McGrath, and screenwriter Liz Doran joined the ACTF's Peter Maggs for a Q&A with a studio audience at the 2016 Screen Futures Summit and Youth Media Festival in July. 

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 New Pre-school Animation in Production For Disney Australia

New Pre-school Animation in Production For Disney Australia

21 July 2016

The colourful new series Balloon Barnyard is picking up steam in Queensland. The series will be launched at MIP JR later this year and due to be completed December 2016. 

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More ACTF Sales Around The World!

More ACTF Sales Around The World!

21 July 2016

The ACTF Sales team have recently secured a number of sales with key broadcasters internationally.

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ACTF on Board with TRX Launch in Asia

ACTF on Board with TRX Launch in Asia

21 July 2016

The ACTF has joined forces with recently launched online content sales portal TRX (TheRightsExchange). 

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Industry Profile - Jeffrey Walker

Industry Profile - Jeffrey Walker

15 July 2016

In 1992 Jeffrey Walker played a boy who was cultivating his pungent foot odour to save an endangered turtle. Today he’s in New York directing the highly anticipated feature film Dance Academy – The Movie. Who knew?

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The Impact of the Little Lunch Cast Webinars

The Impact of the Little Lunch Cast Webinars

15 July 2016

Little did we know when we ran the Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinars for primary school students back in late March the amazing impact they would have on the cast, the students and the schools involved. 

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Lockie Leonard airs on Germany’s KiKA Channel

Lockie Leonard airs on Germany’s KiKA Channel

14 July 2016

Much-loved Australian children’s series Lockie Leonard is now on air in Germany! 

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Behind the Scenes with Ready for This Cast & Head Scriptwriter

Behind the Scenes with Ready for This Cast & Head Scriptwriter

6 July 2016

The Ready for This Live Q&A Panel as part of the Youth Media Festival at ACMI provided a fascinating insight into the origins of the award-winning series and the challenges faced by the writers and cast.

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EduTECH – It’s all about the ‘Why’?

EduTECH – It’s all about the ‘Why’?

20 June 2016

The EduTECH International Congress and Expo in Brisbane is on any scale a big event.

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Friends Of The ABC Campaign

Friends Of The ABC Campaign

17 June 2016

ABC Friends have drawn attention to the plight of children’s television on the ABC. But here’s why funding alone won’t fix the problem.

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