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TropJr 2012

TropJr 2012

17 June 2011

Call for Entries

Why not get your school involved in the world's largest short film festival for kids, by kids?...

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Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

17 June 2011

At its meeting on 7th June 2011, the Board approved development investment in the following projects: ... YoYo's Hidey House (live action/animationseries)Stella Projects (NSW)$12,500 towards sample storylines and scripts. YoYo's Hidey House - based on the books of the same name by Jeanette Rowe...Read More 
Dance Academy

Dance Academy

9 June 2011

Dance Academy

wins a Logie

Dance Academy has won the 2011 TV Week Logie Award for Most Outstanding Children’s Drama.

The Producer, Joanna Werner, accepted the Award, with writer Sam Strauss and cast members Alicia Banit and Jordan Rodrigues.

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Mal.com

Mal.com

22 May 2011

In 2010 the ABC, ScreenWest and the ACTF launched the “Westcoast Kids” initiative, inviting production companies in Western Australia to submit concepts for a sitcom pilot for ABC 3 to be produced in the ABC studios in Perth.  Mal.com, created by Susie Campbell and Mark Shirreffs, was the...Read More 
My Place 2

My Place 2

19 May 2011

As with the first series My Place 2 takes viewers back in time - spanning a period from before white settlement to 1878.  Both series of My Place are produced by Penny Chapman and Helen Panckhurst of Matchbox Pictures, with the ABC, Australian Children's Television Foundation, Screen Australia,...Read More 
ACTF and the Global Corporate Challenge

ACTF and the Global Corporate Challenge

19 May 2011

From 19 May to 6 September, all ACTF staff members are participating in the GCC.

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Term 3 Kahootz Workshops

Term 3 Kahootz Workshops

19 May 2011

Dates are available for Kahootz 3 Professional Development Workshops hosted at the ACTF. Visit the Education Events Calendar and the Kahootz website for more information...

Kids Kahootz Challenge 2010

Kids Kahootz Challenge 2010

12 May 2011

On 19 November 2010, 36 of Victoria’s brightest young animators descended upon the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), at Melbourne’s Federation Square, to let their talents and imagination run wild at the second 2010 Kids’ Kahootz Challenge (KKC). ... In three teams, the students...Read More 
Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

11 May 2011

At its meeting on 15th March 2011 the Board approved development investment in the following projects...

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 Dance Academy

Dance Academy

10 May 2011

A second series of 26 episodes of Dance Academy is being filmed in Sydney.  The shoot commenced on 31 January 2011 and will continue until 4 August 2011.  The completed series will be delivered to the ABC in December. 

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Flea-bitten! launches at MIPTV

Flea-bitten! launches at MIPTV

2 May 2011

Flea-bitten!, a 52 x 12 minute series for 6 – 9 year olds produced in Melbourne by Gillian Carr of Moody Street Kids for the Nine Network, makes its international debut at MIPTV in Cannes in April.

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Dance Academy 2 In Production

Dance Academy 2 In Production

2 May 2011

A second series of 26 episodes of Dance Academy is being filmed in Sydney. The shoot commenced on 31 January 2011 and will continue until 4 August 2011. The completed series will be delivered to the ABC in December.

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Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment Program - Board Approvals

16 March 2011

At its meeting on 30 November 2010 the Board approved development investment

 

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2011 Trop Jr winner announced

2011 Trop Jr winner announced

2 March 2011

Simeon Bain, 15, from Gisborne in Victoria, has won the 2011 Trop Jr competition with his film Imagine.  Simeon’s film, shot on his mobile phone, tells the story of an average teenager who turns into a highly trained special operative.  It was shot in various locations around Melbourne.  Simeon...Read More 
Applications are now open for Australia’s short film festival for kids: Trop Jr 2015.

Applications are now open for Australia’s short film festival for kids: Trop Jr 2015.

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Have a film idea in mind? Trop Jr is looking for Australia's next young filmmaker. Entries now open!

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Applications are now open for Australia’s short film festival for kids: Trop Jr 2015.

Applications are now open for Australia’s short film festival for kids: Trop Jr 2015.

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Have a film idea in mind? Trop Jr is looking for Australia's next young filmmaker. Entries now open!

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ACTF supported series “Nowhere Boys” nominated for International Emmy Kids Award.

ACTF supported series “Nowhere Boys” nominated for International Emmy Kids Award.

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Nowhere Boys - Series 2 has been nominated to win an International Emmy Kids Award in Cannes next year.

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