ACTF News
May 20th 2014
Share:

content

MY:24 The day that changed their lives forever.

The events of 24 hours can fundamentally change attitudes and aspirations. In this brand new series, 26 young Australians tell their story about the day that changed their lives forever. Starts Monday 2 June, 8pm on ABC3.

MY:24 is a 13-part factual entertainment series, chronicling the life-changing events that have shaped a diverse and fascinating collection of young Australians. It’s an upbeat, visual feast of social media inspired storytelling.

The 26 highly aspirational stories are told by 11-21 year olds, each one taking the viewer on a personal journey that relives their “24” - an event, or sequence of events, that had a transformational impact on their life. Each story is told from their perspective and using their own words.

Whether it was the experience of a major national disaster, such as the Victorian bushfires in the case of the aspiring tennis professional Romy, or a decision such as Rida’s to reluctantly cut ties with her traditional Pakistani family and be part of mainstream contemporary Australia, each MY:24 story demonstrates how young people don’t have to be defined by tragedy.

MY:24 is a fresh approach to children’s factual entertainment. It provides an engaging insight into a generation of young Australians who have never known life without the Internet and are comfortable telling their own personal stories, frankly and intimately.

MY:24 will be broadcast weekly starting Monday 2 June at 8pm on ABC3.

For schools wishing to take advantage of their Screenrights licence and record the broadcast, the ACTF will be rolling out three MY:24 Study Guides that support Health and Physical Education, English and Humanities teachers in using selected episodes in their classrooms.

Visit the MY:24 program page

See also:

June 30th 2022

Record export sales of Australian children’s television shows in 2021-22

Australian children’s television series represented by the ACTF are reaching audiences all over the world, following an exceptional sales year for the international distribution team.

June 30th 2022

Series spotlight: Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers

Decades before Bluey, an ambitious cartoon series featured Australian accents and humour, with an Aboriginal character front and centre — but Li'l Elvis and the Truckstoppers almost didn't get made.

June 21st 2022

Curriculum Spotlight: Intercultural Understanding

With the release of Version 9.0 of the Australian Curriculum, the ACTF Learning team is reflecting on the value of locally produced screen content in teaching all three dimensions of the curriculum. In this issue, we look at the general capability of Intercultural Understanding.

June 20th 2022

Second series of 100% Wolf in production

Production is under way on a second season of the hit animated series 100% Wolf, with much of the work being completed in Australia as Flying Bark Productions expands its operations, employing additional artists and investing in upskilling staff.  

June 20th 2022

New episodes of The Deep to premiere on the ABC this week

A fourth season of the global hit animation series The Deep will premiere to Australian audiences this Friday, 24 June on ABC ME and iview.

Search ACTF

No results