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Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize

Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize

20 October 2017

Australia’s favourite playground comedy, Little Lunch – The Nightmare Before Graduation has won the 2017 NHK Japan Prize in Tokyo for best 'Primary Series'.

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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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What’s On TV? Monday 9 October – Sunday 15 October

What’s On TV? Monday 9 October – Sunday 15 October

2 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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Screen Industry Unites for Launch of “Make It Australian” Campaign

Screen Industry Unites for Launch of “Make It Australian” Campaign

21 September 2017

Four of Australia’s major screen industry players have united to launch the “Make It Australian” campaign, to call for greater funding and a protection of local stories on screen.

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Dance Academy Movie to Receive Theatrical Release in the Netherlands

Dance Academy Movie to Receive Theatrical Release in the Netherlands

21 September 2017

Following a successful box office run across 214 Australian cinemas this April, the Dance Academy movie is leaping onto screens across the world.

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An Oral History of Round The Twist – Why Australians Remain Crazy For This Memorable TV Series

An Oral History of Round The Twist – Why Australians Remain Crazy For This Memorable TV Series

21 September 2017

Buzzfeed recently tapped into the cast and crew’s fond memories of Round The Twist in a series of interviews with actors, costume designers, camera operators, writers, directors and ACTF staff.

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What’s On TV? Monday 25 September – Sunday 1 October

What’s On TV? Monday 25 September – Sunday 1 October

18 September 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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Dance Academy – The Movie, You’re Skitting Me Nominated for SPA Award

Dance Academy – The Movie, You’re Skitting Me Nominated for SPA Award

12 September 2017

We are delighted to receive news that ACTF-supported productions You’re Skitting Me – Series 3 and Dance Academy – The Movie have received finalist status in the 17th Annual Screen Producer Australia (SPA) Awards.

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Who Got Funding at the ACTF Board Meeting?

Who Got Funding at the ACTF Board Meeting?

12 September 2017

The ACTF board met this Tuesday and approved script development funding for three exciting new projects.

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Little Lunch to Premiere on Universal Kids

Little Lunch to Premiere on Universal Kids

8 September 2017

America’s NBC Universal is launching a new children’s television channel, with Little Lunch slated as one of the first series to air on the new service.

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Little Lunch and Little J and Big Cuz Nominated in 2017 ATOM Awards!

Little Lunch and Little J and Big Cuz Nominated in 2017 ATOM Awards!

8 September 2017

Two ACTF-supported series have been announced as finalists for the 2017 Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards.

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Coming Soon: New ACTF Education Resources!

Coming Soon: New ACTF Education Resources!

8 September 2017

The ACTF is delighted to be partnering with both Matchbox Productions and Lah-Lah Productions to produce two timely education resources linked to the Mustangs FC and Lah-Lah’s Adventures TV series. 

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Nominations, Festival Screenings and More!

Nominations, Festival Screenings and More!

6 September 2017

It’s been a week full of special events from the festival circuit.

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What’s On TV? Monday 11 September – Sunday 17 September

What’s On TV? Monday 11 September – Sunday 17 September

5 September 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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Teachers Discuss the Importance of Quality Australian Children’s Television

Teachers Discuss the Importance of Quality Australian Children’s Television

31 August 2017

Classroom teachers from St Kilda Primary School and Sarah Mayor Cox from La Trobe University discuss how important it is for students to see their own stories represented on our screens. 

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 What’s On TV? Monday 4 September – Sunday 10 September

What’s On TV? Monday 4 September – Sunday 10 September

31 August 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 Campaign Demonstrates All Australians Paying the “Price of Piracy”

New Campaign Demonstrates All Australians Paying the “Price of Piracy”

24 August 2017

Anti-piracy advocacy organisation Creative Content Australia has launched a campaign to help educate Australians on the dangers of pirate websites and to highlight the impact illegal downloading is having on Australia’s film and television industry.

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What’s On TV? Monday 28 August – Sunday 3 September

What’s On TV? Monday 28 August – Sunday 3 September

23 August 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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Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review: Consultation Paper Released

Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review: Consultation Paper Released

11 August 2017

Responses due by Wednesday 20 September.

The Australian and Children’s Content Review is inviting responses to a discussion paper which was released last week.

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What’s On TV? Monday 14 August – Sunday 20 August

What’s On TV? Monday 14 August – Sunday 20 August

10 August 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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