Sketch-O-Matic Nominated for 2015 Excellence Award
The ACTF’s Sketch-O-Matic; a digital sketch comedy writing tool inspired by the You're Skitting Me TV series; has been nominated for a 2015 eLearning Industry Association Excellence Award.
The Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of the eLearning industry and showcase the best projects delivered this year from around Australia.
The Sketch-O-Matic is a finalist in the Best ‘K-12’ category, recognising the resource as a quality tool for students to explore the comedy genre and write their very own script.
For several years, the eLearning Industry Association has honoured the ACTF with nominations in the category for resources including the MY:24 App, Language of Belonging – Wadu Matyidi, Reading and Viewing for Comprehension, Backyard Science and Dance Academy: Arts Education.
This year’s nomination, the Sketch-O-Matic was based on the You’re Skitting Me Australian children’s sketch comedy series, produced by Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder and broadcast on ABC3.
The winner of the ‘K-12’ category will be announced at the eLearning Awards Gala Dinner and Presentation Night on Wednesday 18 November, 2015. To book tickets or to sponsor a table at the awards dinner visit www.elearning.org.au .
Visit the program page to find out more about the You're Skitting Me: Sketch-O-Matic website.
June 21st 2022
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
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
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.
June 15th 2022
Whether or not you’re familiar with Lift Off!, there’s one face – or lack thereof – that most Australian children of the nineties will recognise. In this article, we explain the philosophy behind EC and debunk the myth that children were terrified of the gentle puppet, who was beloved by the children of Lift Off! both on and off screen.