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

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

13 August 2015

Have you got a story to tell? Well, it’s time to get your hands on a camera because entries are now OPEN for Trop Jr.

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Hey, It’s Almost Time for Little Lunch

Hey, It’s Almost Time for Little Lunch

7 July 2015

The live-action comedy series Little Lunch will have its debut broadcast on ABC3 Monday 20 July at 4.25pm.

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Join guest presenter Robert Connolly at our upcoming online Q&A events

Join guest presenter Robert Connolly at our upcoming online Q&A events

17 June 2015

Robert Connolly, the creator and director of the acclaimed film Paper Planes will be joining the ACTF as a special guest at two upcoming events – an Education Meet for teachers and a Virtual Excursion for students.

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Dukes of Bröxstônia picked up by Disney XD

Dukes of Bröxstônia picked up by Disney XD

21 May 2015

Children’s animated short-form comedy series Dukes of Bröxstônia - Series 2 has been sold by the ACTF  to Disney XD in the U.S.

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Televix Named ACTF's Sales Agent in Latin America

Televix Named ACTF's Sales Agent in Latin America

5 May 2015

The ACTF has named Televix Entertainment its Sales Agent for Latin America and U.S. Hispanic for its award winning catalogue.

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Nowhere Boys – Series 2 Wins Logie

Nowhere Boys – Series 2 Wins Logie

4 May 2015

The action-adventure series Nowhere Boys – Series 2 has won the ‘Logie’ for ‘Most Outstanding Children’s Program’ at the 57th annual TV Week Logie Awards in Melbourne.

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New series of Bushwhacked! to air May

New series of Bushwhacked! to air May

10 April 2015

The brand new series of Bushwhacked! will have its world premiere 5.25pm Monday 4 May on ABC3.

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‘Outstanding Children’s Program’ 2015 Logie nominees

‘Outstanding Children’s Program’ 2015 Logie nominees

23 March 2015

Three ACTF supported productions; Bushwhacked! - Series 2, Nowhere Boys - Series 2 and Worst Year of My Life, Again! are in the running to win the 2015 TV Week Logie award for ‘Most Outstanding Children’s Program’. 

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Filming Starts on Ready For This

Filming Starts on Ready For This

16 March 2015

Blackfella Films (Redfern Now) and Werner Films (Dance Academy) have joined forces as Big Chance Films to create an exciting teen drama currently being filmed in inner city Sydney.

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Netflix acquires ACTF shows for Latin America

Netflix acquires ACTF shows for Latin America

15 March 2015

Netflix has recently acquired two of the ACTF’s most loved shows for their Latin American platform, Lockie Leonard and Mortified.

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Bushwhacked! Worldwide

Bushwhacked! Worldwide

2 March 2015

The ACTF will be bringing Bushwhacked! – Series 3 to MIPTV in April.

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Winners at Kidscreen

Winners at Kidscreen

25 February 2015

ACTF supported productions Nowhere Boys and Dance Academy - Series 3 have both won awards at the 2015 Kidscreen Summit.

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Producing Australian Children’s Television with Public Value

Producing Australian Children’s Television with Public Value

11 February 2015

Janet Holmes a Court AC launched the book Creativity, Culture & Commerce by Dr Anna Potter at the ACTF.

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Bushwhacked! Around the World

Bushwhacked! Around the World

2 February 2015

Bushwhacked! has been enormously popular in Australia and around the world.

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Paper Planes Flying High

Paper Planes Flying High

29 January 2015

Paper Planes opened in cinemas nationally on 15 January, and has captured the imagination of audiences and critics alike. 

 

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The Flamin’ Thongs wins AACTA Award

The Flamin’ Thongs wins AACTA Award

27 January 2015

The comedy-animation The Flamin’ Thongs has won the AACTA Award for ‘Best Children’s Television Series’ at the 4th Annual AACTA Awards Ceremony.

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Asian Television Award winners

Asian Television Award winners

12 December 2014

Three ACTF supported productions have won awards at the 19th Asian Television Awards.

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Soar into summer with the new Paper Planes website!

Soar into summer with the new Paper Planes website!

10 December 2014

The highly anticipated Australian family drama film, Paper Planes, has launched its new website just in time for summer!

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Chance wins at Trop Jr

Chance wins at Trop Jr

8 December 2014

At a humid and slightly wet  Trop Jr on Sunday 7 December,  Paige Bebee from Victoria took out the competition with her short film Chance.  Chance is about a young girl who makes all her decisions for a day by tossing a coin.

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Multi-award nominations for MY:24 app

Multi-award nominations for MY:24 app

27 November 2014

The MY:24 app is being recognised on the national and international stage after it was recently announced as a finalist in the 2015 iKids Awards and shortlisted for the 2015 AIMIA Awards.

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