October 23rd 2014


ACTF in HOT50 for international distribution

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation is thrilled to have been included in Kidscreen’s Hot50 ranking of leading companies for international distribution, broadcasting, production, licensing and digital media.

The ACTF was in the top 10 for distribution with well-known brands such as; Nickelodeon, The Jim Henson Company and Sesame Workshop, and was the only Australian distribution company included in the category.

Companies from around the world were invited to submit their top achievements from the past year for consideration.

KidScreen is a leading international trade publication for kids entertainment professionals.

To determine the Hot50 Kidscreen’s community of magazine and newsletter subscribers were invited to vote for their picks in each category over a three-week period in October.

The Hot50 companies will be profiled in a special KidScreen print issue due out on 15 December.

The complete list of honorees can be viewed on the Kidscreen website.

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August 11th 2022

‘Giving space to the voices of the past’: My Place site updated

Curator and writer Jennifer Forest has collaborated with ACTF First Nations Designer April Phillips to update content in the My Place for Teachers decade timeline, aiming to better represent diverse voices from Australia’s past. 

August 11th 2022

New resource: Writing rubrics

In response to teacher feedback received last year, the ACTF has developed writing rubrics to support students entering the 2022 My Place Competition.

August 11th 2022

Entries for the 2022 My Place Competition now open

Students are invited to submit their creative writing entries for the 2022 My Place Competition from 15 August – 16 September.

August 1st 2022

Academy Award winner Shaun Tan’s Tales from Outer Suburbia to be adapted for television

The Oscar-winning team behind The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and producer Sophie Byrne, has joined forces with Barbara Stephen and Alexia Gates-Foale from animation studio Flying Bark Productions to develop an animated series based on Shaun’s bestselling illustrated book Tales from Outer Suburbia.

August 1st 2022

Record ACTF investment into new children’s content

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) has committed a record $9.6 million to the development and production of new children’s content since receiving additional funding.

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