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Little Lunch App: A Teacher's Guide Wins ATOM Award

Little Lunch App: A Teacher's Guide Wins ATOM Award

28 November 2016

The Little Lunch App Teacher’s Guide was announced the winner of the Best Educational eBook Award at the 2016 ATOM Awards. 

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Little Lunch App Wins SPA Award

Little Lunch App Wins SPA Award

18 November 2016

The Little Lunch App has won the Screen Producers Australia (SPA) Award for “Best Interactive or Game Production of the Year”.

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Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report Released

Screen Content in Australian Education: Research Report Released

3 November 2016

The ACTF has partnered with the ABC, SBS, Screen Australia and the Queensland University of Technology to help produce one of the most in‑depth studies into the distribution and use of screen media in education ever conducted in Australia. 

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Danny Katz and Mitch Vane on Little Lunch

Danny Katz and Mitch Vane on Little Lunch

24 October 2016

On Thursday October 20, author Danny Katz and illustrator Mitch Vane shared their experiences in creating the Little Lunch book series, and how they turned their books into the popular TV series that followed. 

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Coming Soon: Little Lunch Halloween Special!

Coming Soon: Little Lunch Halloween Special!

13 October 2016

The much-loved class of Little Lunch is back for a spook-tacular special this Halloween on ABCME. 

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Little Lunch Author & Illustrator Webinar - Fully Subscribed

Little Lunch Author & Illustrator Webinar - Fully Subscribed

13 October 2016

School registrations for our Oct 20 webinar with Danny Katz and Mitch Vane were exhausted in record time. Did you miss out and still want to watch the webinar?

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Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

28 September 2016

Ready For This cast members Madeleine Madden (Zoe) and Aaron McGrath (Levi), along with Head Script-writer Liz Doran, provided a behind the scenes insight into the award-winning TV series, acting in general and the script-writing process behind the series.

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Media Studies Students Gain Insight Into ACTF

Media Studies Students Gain Insight Into ACTF

28 September 2016

Year 11 Media Studies students from Genazzano College in Melbourne gained a detailed insight into the role and activities of the ACTF when they visited in September. 

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Hoopla Doopla! – A Major Success With Pre-Schoolers

Hoopla Doopla! – A Major Success With Pre-Schoolers

27 September 2016

Pre-school live action series Hoopla Doopla! has had a big year in Australia on both linear television and online. 

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Little Lunch App Competition Winners

Little Lunch App Competition Winners

8 September 2016

Thank you for all your wonderful entries. We are excited to announce JACK'S LITTLE LUNCH from Woolowin, Queensland has won first prize! 

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Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

29 July 2016

Actors Madeline Madden and Aaron McGrath, and screenwriter Liz Doran joined the ACTF's Peter Maggs for a Q&A with a studio audience at the 2016 Screen Futures Summit and Youth Media Festival in July. 

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The Impact of the Little Lunch Cast Webinars

The Impact of the Little Lunch Cast Webinars

15 July 2016

Little did we know when we ran the Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinars for primary school students back in late March the amazing impact they would have on the cast, the students and the schools involved. 

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Behind the Scenes with Ready for This Cast & Head Scriptwriter

Behind the Scenes with Ready for This Cast & Head Scriptwriter

6 July 2016

The Ready for This Live Q&A Panel as part of the Youth Media Festival at ACMI provided a fascinating insight into the origins of the award-winning series and the challenges faced by the writers and cast.

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EduTECH – It’s all about the ‘Why’?

EduTECH – It’s all about the ‘Why’?

20 June 2016

The EduTECH International Congress and Expo in Brisbane is on any scale a big event.

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Ready for This Live Q&A

Ready for This Live Q&A

11 May 2016

As part of the July 2 Screen Futures Summit, students and teachers are encouraged to submit their questions for the Logie-winning Ready for This cast members Madeleine Madden, Aaron McGrath and head writer/script-producer Liz Doran to answer during the live webinar.

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The Creative Landscape Of SXSW

The Creative Landscape Of SXSW

22 April 2016

Early flash flooding couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of filmmakers, entrepreneurs, geeks and music lovers who rolled into Austin Texas last March for the 30th SXSW Festival.

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Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinar

Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinar

24 March 2016

The ACTF hosted two Little Lunch webinars, connecting cast to over 1,000 students from all around Australia.

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ACTF Professional Learning in South Australia

ACTF Professional Learning in South Australia

3 March 2016

More than 50 South Australian teachers explored a range of ACTF education resources, programs and tools at the ALEA Workshop in Adelaide.

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Little Lunch App Now Available

Little Lunch App Now Available

16 February 2016

The ACTF has launched a new app based on the popular children’s television program Little Lunch.

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Yianni Rowland's 'Chess People' Wins Trop Jr 2016!

Yianni Rowland's 'Chess People' Wins Trop Jr 2016!

15 February 2016

'Chess People', by Yianni Rowlands from Northcote High School, wins 2016's Trop Jr short film festival competition.

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