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We respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation, who are the Traditional Owners of the land on which the ACTF is based and pay our respect to their Elders past and present.

We are honoured to have the opportunity to learn from the oldest cultural storytellers in the world and seek to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners to share their rich culture and perspectives with children in Australia and around the world via stories on screen.

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Past virtual learning sessions

Virtual Learning

Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors? Q&A Webinar

Primary students from around Australia ask Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors? creator Vanna Morosini, host Ghenoa Gela, and cast members Jeffrin and Harry (from the ‘Milk Run’ episode) about the ideas behind this engaging series, and the work that goes into bringing a TV series to life.
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Australian Film & TV at Mansfield State High School

ACTF series Mustangs FC, Little Lunch and Round the Twist are central to Mansfield State High School’s ‘Australian Film and TV’ unit. In this Year 9 Media Arts unit, students select a series to focus on, view and analyse episodes, and develop a short script that reflect the conventions of their chosen series. They work together to act out and film the scripted scene, and each student
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Author Webinar: Writing About Place and Time with Nadia Wheatley

Since its publication 33 years ago, My Place has been an unwavering favourite in Australian classrooms and homes. Teachers and students had the unique opportunity to hear author Nadia Wheatley discuss her classic picture book, the importance of writing about our own communities,
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First Day Webinar

In ACTF Education's First Day Q&A, students from across Australia met First Day writer / director Julie Kalceff, and lead actress Evie MacDonald. During the webinar, students learned more about this award-winning film, careers in the media, and the importance of diverse media representation. Teachers, download the free First Day Teaching Toolkit: https://actf.tv/FirstDayTT
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Hardball Q&A Webinar

Australian primary students had the unique opportunity to be part of a live Q&A webinar with Hardball cast members: Semisi Cheekam (Mikey); Reannah Hamdan (Salwa); Logan Reberger (Jerry) and Erin Choy (Tiffany). Teachers, download the free Hardball Teaching Toolkit: https://actf.tv/HardballTT
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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

In a webinar for upper primary and secondary schools, students had the opportunity to ask Australian director Jeffrey Walker about his inspirational career. Hundreds of enthusiastic students joined in to interview Jeffrey Walker, representing schools from five different states. This webinar gave students a unique insight into Jeffrey Walker’s transition from child actor to sought-after
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Lah-Lah's Adventures: Music For Everyone Webinar

Tina and Mark Harris, two of the lead creatives behind the hugely successful Lah-Lah’s Adventures children’s series, participate in a live virtual learning event for schools. In this 30-minute webinar, F-2 students can sing, dance, and learn how much fun they can have with music.
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Little Lunch App at Wooloowin State School

Hear how Year 5 students from Wooloowin State School in Queensland used the Little Lunch TV series and Little Lunch App as part of their English activity looking at ethical dilemmas in literary texts. The Little Lunch App allowed them to create their own ‘text’ after thorough planning, story-boarding and scripting. The Little Lunch App videos the Wooloowin State School students produced were
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Mustangs FC Q&A Webinar

In the Mustangs FC Q&A Webinar, Emmanuelle Mattana (Marnie), Ashleigh Marshall (Liv), Molly Broadstock (Bella) and Gemma Chua-Tran (Anusha) were quizzed by primary and secondary schools from Grade 5 to Year 10 on acting, gender stereotypes and women in sport.
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Paper Planes Q&A For Students

Director Robert Connolly and actors Ed Oxenbould and Peter Rowsthorn share their experience of making Paper Planes during this virtual excursion. The Q&A format provided students with an opportunity to ask their own questions about filmmaking - from the initial idea, to hiring of the cast and crew.
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The Inbestigators Q&A Webinar

In an ACTF Education webinar, inquisitive primary students from all over Australia had the chance to interview Anna Cooke, Abby Bergman, Aston Droomer, and Jamil Smyth-Secka – cast members from the popular children’s series The Inbestigators. Teachers, download The Inbestigators from the ACTF Education Shop: https://actf.tv/shop-IB 
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The Unlisted Creator and Cast Q&A Webinar

The Unlisted Creator and Cast Webinar with Justine Flynn (Director, Executive Producer), Miah Madden (Kymara), Vrund Rao (Kal) and Ved Rao (Dru). Upper primary and secondary students from around Australia joined our live Q&A session with The Unlisted director and executive producer Justine Flynn and cast members Miah Madden Ved Rao and Vrund Rao. In this unique virtual learning event,
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