Partnerships

The ACTF has established a number of innovative education programs in partnership with schools, festivals, education departments, the entertainment industry and other organisations throughout Australia.

Each program is focused on improving student outcomes, and promotes both personal and wider community development.

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

The ACTF has partnered with ACMI to help deliver the Script Writing for Upper Primary Students Workshops via video-conferencing as part of our Strategic Partnerships Program. The workshops encourage students to deconstruct their own knowledge of sketch comedy and build an understanding of its purpose.  

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Cineclub

Cineclub

In 2011, Cineclub in Australia was set up and run by Australian teachers and filmmakers who wanted to help schools in each state embrace film as a way of enriching learning and to help prepare them for the new National Curriculum for Media Arts.

Cineclub: The Young Filmmaker's Network, train professional filmmakers and teachers to set up and run filmmaking workshops and projects for young people.

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DEECD - Strategic Partnerships Program

DEECD - Strategic Partnerships Program

The Strategic Partnerships Program (SPP) provides funding to community, cultural and professional development organisations, to deliver student learning programs and professional learning for teachers that are linked to the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) priorities and initiatives.

There are a wide range of partners involved delivering programs such as a

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Li'L Larikkins Natural Hazards Children's Program

Li'L Larikkins Natural Hazards Children's Program

In March 2011, every primary school in Australia was sent a teaching kit developed by SES Agencies, in partnership with the ACTF and the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC). This kit is an important part of the SES Li’L Larikkins Natural Hazards Safety Program, which aims to educate young children on the dangers of floods, storms, cyclones and tsunamis.

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Out of the Box Festival

Out of the Box Festival

Out of the Box is a week-long children's arts festival run by the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). The biennial festival, held in June, takes place in Brisbane's Cultural Centre precinct, with a huge range of activities at QPAC, the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Museum and State Library of Queensland.

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Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report

Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report

The Screen Content in Australian Education: Digital Promise and Pitfalls research project was conducted by the Queensland University of Technology and funded by the Australian Research Council. The project partners were Screen Australia, the ABC, SBSand the ACTF.

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Trop Jr

Trop Jr

Modelled on the world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest, Trop Jr is a short film making competition and a free, outdoor festival for kids aged 15 years and younger.

Trop Jr follows the same format as all Tropfest competitions, in that all entries must be made specifically for the festival, is no longer than 7 minutes, and feature the Trop Jr Signature Item (TSI).

At its heart, Trop Jr is a

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