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SOPHISTAKIDS

SOPHISTAKIDS

20 November 2015

Inside the secret world of today's Tweens and Teens at SPA's SCREENFOREVER conference.

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Producing Comedy For Kids

Producing Comedy For Kids

18 November 2015

Little Lunch producers Wayne Hope & Robyn Butler explain why they diversified into kids content.

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2015 Trop Jr Film Festival Update

2015 Trop Jr Film Festival Update

13 November 2015

Less than one month before it was due to be held, the Trop Jr Film Festival has been cancelled.

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ACTF Screening Room

ACTF Screening Room

9 November 2015

If you haven’t already done so, don’t forget to register for access to the new ACTF Screening Room. 

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ACTF projects receive 9 nominations at the 2015 AACTA Awards

ACTF projects receive 9 nominations at the 2015 AACTA Awards

9 November 2015

Little Lunch, Ready for This & Nowhere Boys (Series 2) have all received nominations for Best Children’s Television Series in the 2015 AACTA Awards.

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Come See the ACTF at the Asia Television Forum Next Month

Come See the ACTF at the Asia Television Forum Next Month

9 November 2015

The ACTF is looking forward to the Asia Television Forum this year and being part of the Australia Pavilion again. 

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 MIPCOM Wrap-Up

MIPCOM Wrap-Up

9 November 2015

The ACTF's international sales team signed off on a number of sales following last month’s MIPCOM market in Cannes.

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Lockie Leonard 1 & 2 - Sold To BR/ARD Germany

Lockie Leonard 1 & 2 - Sold To BR/ARD Germany

9 November 2015

The award winning Australian live-action children’s comedy/drama series Lockie Leonard (Series 1 & 2) has been sold to Bayerischer Rundfunk and ARD.

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Netflix Acquires Little Lunch and Worst Year Of My Life, Again!

Netflix Acquires Little Lunch and Worst Year Of My Life, Again!

9 November 2015

Netflix has acquired the children’s live action comedy series Little Lunch for the US, UK and Ireland. 

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Peter Maggs Appointed as New Head of Education

Peter Maggs Appointed as New Head of Education

9 November 2015

The ACTF has welcomed Peter Maggs back to the team as the Head of Education.

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VCE Media Students Visit the ACTF

VCE Media Students Visit the ACTF

8 November 2015

During October, the ACTF hosted two groups of Secondary media students, eager to find out about the important role of the ACTF.

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Call for Entries: Eureka!

Call for Entries: Eureka!

5 November 2015

In joint initiative “Eureka”, Film Victoria, the ABC and the ACTF are inviting up to four Victorian creative teams to produce a concept for an online children’s short-form series for ABC3.

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Little Lunch: Now Available on Netflix US, UK & Ireland

Little Lunch: Now Available on Netflix US, UK & Ireland

4 November 2015

Aussie snack-time series Little Lunch has expanded its international reach. 

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ACTF Supported Projects Receive Nine AACTA Nominations

ACTF Supported Projects Receive Nine AACTA Nominations

29 October 2015

Finalists have been announced for the AACTAs: Australia’s 5th Annual Film and Television Awards. 

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Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows – Coming Soon

Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows – Coming Soon

26 October 2015

Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows is coming to the big screen this January! 

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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

6 October 2015

Nowhere Boys - Series 2 has been nominated in the fourth annual International Emmy Kids Awards hosted in Cannes, France. 

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Sketch-O-Matic Nominated for 2015 Excellence Award

Sketch-O-Matic Nominated for 2015 Excellence Award

18 September 2015

The Sketch-O-Matic website has been nominated for best K-12 resource by the Australian eLearning Industry Association.

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Ready for This: New Teen Drama Series Begins

Ready for This: New Teen Drama Series Begins

2 September 2015

After spending the good part of 2015 in production, the ABC’s much anticipated teenage drama series, Ready for This is coming to Australian screens. 

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Little Lunch – Big Splash

Little Lunch – Big Splash

28 August 2015

The ACTF's live-action comedy series Little Lunch has attracted great reviews and an expanding fan base. 

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More sales in MIPCOM lead up

More sales in MIPCOM lead up

28 August 2015

The ACTF has confirmed a number of sales in the lead up to MIPCOM. 

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