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More Awards

More Awards

23 November 2017

Produced by Gristmill, the Little Lunch special 'The Nightmare Before Graduation' recently won the Japan Prize for Best Primary Series, and is also a finalist in the Kids TV Movie/Mini-Series category at the upcoming 6th International Emmy Kids Awards, with the winners to be announced in April next year. 

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Come Visit the ACTF at ATF

Come Visit the ACTF at ATF

23 November 2017

The ACTF will join forces next week with ABC Commercial, Beyond Distribution, Escapade Media and Fred Media at the Australia Pavillion at the Asian Television Forum (ATF), Singapore.  

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USA’s FNX Acquires ACTF-Supported Indigenous Series

USA’s FNX Acquires ACTF-Supported Indigenous Series

23 November 2017

Following the ACTF’s visit to Cannes trade festival MIPCOM, USA broadcaster First Nations Experience (FNX) has acquired a series of ACTF-supported Indigenous titles. 

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Little Lunch Series and Resources Available in Victoria’s FUSE Portal

Little Lunch Series and Resources Available in Victoria’s FUSE Portal

16 November 2017

ACTF Education is excited to announce that Victorian teachers and students with log in access to the state’s FUSE portal can now access all 26 Little Lunch episodes, along with support materials mapped to the Victorian Curriculum. 

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ACTF content for school transitions… including a giveaway!

ACTF content for school transitions… including a giveaway!

16 November 2017

With the end of the school year fast approaching, many teachers are seeking resources that help students process the transition to a new year level or school, such as the Little Lunch graduation special

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ATOM Queensland State Conference: Looking Forward

ATOM Queensland State Conference: Looking Forward

16 November 2017

As part of our ongoing outreach to educators across the country, the ACTF Education team recently presented at the 2017 ATOM Queensland State Conference.

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Little Lunch App Competition -  2017 Finalists Announced

Little Lunch App Competition - 2017 Finalists Announced

14 November 2017

Congratulations to the students from Kingsford Smith School (ACT), Ingle Farm East Primary School (SA), Parkfield Primary School (WA) and Wooloowin State School (QLD) for being short-listed as finalists in the 2017 competition. 

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Little Lunch, Mustangs FC Nominated for 2017 AACTA Award

Little Lunch, Mustangs FC Nominated for 2017 AACTA Award

10 November 2017

ACTF-supported series Little Lunch and Mustangs FC have received nominations in the 2017 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards.

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What’s On TV? Monday 13 November – Sunday 19 November

What’s On TV? Monday 13 November – Sunday 19 November

9 November 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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ACTF Education Outreach: Pre-service Teacher Visits

ACTF Education Outreach: Pre-service Teacher Visits

2 November 2017

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools, teachers and pre-service teachers, ACTF Education recently hosted three groups of pre-service teachers from Australian Catholic University.

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Award-nominated Mustangs FC Streaming on iView

Award-nominated Mustangs FC Streaming on iView

31 October 2017

Mustangs FC was this week nominated for a 2017 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award for ‘Best Children’s Television Series’. With all episodes currently available on iView, it’s the perfect time to acquaint yourself with this unique new series.

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Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

31 October 2017

The ACTF is delighted to announce a partnership with celebrated Australian children’s music act, Lah-Lah, to create a music education resource for early primary teachers and students. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 30 October – Sunday 5 November

What’s On TV? Monday 30 October – Sunday 5 November

31 October 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize, Receives Acclaim from Judging Panel

Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize, Receives Acclaim from Judging Panel

26 October 2017

The international judging panel for NHK’s Japan Prize has praised Australian television series Little Lunch, following the announcement that special episode ‘Little Lunch: The Nightmare Before Graduation’ had won the Japan Prize for Best Primary Series.

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Backyard Science Now in Scootle

Backyard Science Now in Scootle

19 October 2017

Teachers, are you looking for fun and simple science investigations for your students? Five physics topics from the ACTF’s Backyard Science series have just been added to Scootle. 

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Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

19 October 2017

October 11 was International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME kicked off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC

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What’s On TV? Monday 16 October – Sunday 22 October

What’s On TV? Monday 16 October – Sunday 22 October

8 October 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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New Series Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

New Series Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

5 October 2017

October 11 is International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME is kicking off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC!

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Latest Sales

Latest Sales

3 October 2017

The ACTF has secured several sales in the lead up to MIPCOM.

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ACTF Line Up for MIPJunior and MIPCOM

ACTF Line Up for MIPJunior and MIPCOM

3 October 2017

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) is heading off to Cannes with a strong line up of feature programs for MIPJunior and MIPCOM this October.

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