Latest from the ACTF Blog

How to Make a TV Mystery: The Case of The Inbestigators

Wayne Hope and Robyn Butler
9 July 2019
Gristmill’s Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope, the creative forces behind new OzKidsTV series, The Inbestigators, spill the behind-the-scenes secrets on how a compelling TV mystery is made.
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Jenny Buckland Calls on Teachers to Champion Australian Screen Stories

Jenny Buckland
9 July 2019
The ACTF's CEO addresses the 2019 National Australian Literacy Educators Association (ALEA) Conference.
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MIPTV 2019 – A Reflection

Roberta Di Vito
7 May 2019
MIPTV's key message for 2019 was that unique concepts, strong stories and high-end quality content remain crucial. Along with this takeaway, the biggest talking point at the market was the noticeable drop in attendance, says ACTF International Sales Manager, Roberta Di Vito. 
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Policy and Submissions

As an investor, producer and international distributor of children’s television, the ACTF has valuable insights into the issues affecting children’s television in Australia. We use this vast experience to help develop new policies for the children’s television production industry.

Policy and Submissions

Our Mission

The ACTF is committed to providing Australian children with entertaining media made especially for them.

To achieve this, we provide funding to Australian producers and contribute to policy development in the children's television space. 

What's On TV? provides the latest Australian broadcast dates and times for our programs.

Education

The ACTF provides children with engaging media that also informs and inspires. We give students the opportunity to hear compelling Australian stories in Australian voices, which contributes to their cultural and educational experiences.

Visit Education to view our content, curriculum-aligned teaching resources, and to read about education news and events.

Education

Worldwide Program Sales

The ACTF's children's programs are shown in more than 100 countries around the world.

Visit Worldwide Program Sales to browse the entire catalogue and meet our team – and visit us in person at MIPTV, MIPCOM and the Asia TV Forum each year.

Funding & Support

The ACTF provides funding and support to independent producers and writers of quality children's programs.

By helping these people develop new children's programs, we remain true to our goal of creating programs that children, parents and educators can rely on to be engaging, entertaining, accessible, creative and innovative. 

Funding & Support

Browse the ACTF Shop

Our broad range of media products – which cover many different themes and topics – are designed to engage with the students in your classroom. There are programs available for most curriculum areas, catering for all grades through primary and high school. Browse our educational products and find a quality teaching resource for your classroom.