September 8th 2014


2014 Australian Writers' Guild Awards

The 2014 AWGIE Awards ceremony was held on 5 September in Sydney and paid tribute to some of Australia’s most talented writers across more than 20 performance writing categories.

The awards are judged by writers, and based solely on the script. 

The ACTF was a bronze sponsor of the event and congratulates all winners and nominees, in particular the following:

Nowhere Boys:
Episode 3 - Craig Irvin
Worst Year of My Life - Again!: 'Match Day' - Brendan Luno
Nowhere Boys: Episode 6 - Elise McCredie
Nowhere Boys: Episode 1 - Roger Monk

Hoopla Doopla!: 'Snow Business' - Kym Goldsworthy
Bananas in Pyjamas: 'The Fast Bananas' - Kevin Nemeth
Hoopla Doopla!: 'Hula Hoopla' - David Witt

Get Ace:  'Ace Gets Braced' - Raymond Boseley
The Flamin' Thongs: 'Thongageddon' - Simon Dodd and Bruce Griffiths
Buzz Bumble: 'Best Bugs' - Alix Beane
Tashi: 'Tashi & The Genie' - Sam Meikle

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August 1st 2022

Record ACTF investment into new children’s content

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July 27th 2022

New resource supports teachers to explore consent and identity in the classroom

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July 26th 2022

Virtual workshop recordings now live

During Term 2, the ACTF learning team delivered two live virtual workshops exploring the impact of light and colour in television series and a behind-the-scenes look at the series Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers. These recordings and resources are now available to view and explore on our website.

July 20th 2022

Series spotlight: The Genie from Down Under

As part of the ACTF’s 40-year anniversary celebrations, we’re looking back and shining a spotlight on 12 of our most iconic programs. In this article, we look back on The Genie from Down Under: a quintessentially Australian, one-of-a-kind comedy series.

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