December 7th 2016


Three series nominated for Kidscreen 2017!

Three ACTF-supported programs have received nominations for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards.

The Little Lunch App has been nominated for “Best Learning App – Tablet for Kids” and the accompanying education resource Little Lunch App: A Teacher’s Guide has received a nomination for “Best eBook”.

Matchbox Pictures’ feature film Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows also received a nomination, and will be competing in the “Best One-Off Special or TV Movie for Teens/Tweens” division.

The Kidscreen Awards is in its eighth year of honouring the best work in children’s television and digital media worldwide.

The 2017 award winners will be announced on February 16 at the Kidscreen Summit in Miami, Florida.

Congratulations and best of luck to all the Kidscreen nominees. 

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Record ACTF investment into new children’s content

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