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Bushwhacked! - Series 2 goes to Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific

Bushwhacked! - Series 2 goes to Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific

7 April 2014

Ahead of its launch at MIPTV, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has acquired the action packed adventure series Bushwhacked! - Series 2 from the ACTF.

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Worst Year of My Life, Again! - World Premiere

Worst Year of My Life, Again! - World Premiere

3 April 2014

The brand new Australian children’s comedy drama Worst Year of My Life, Again! will have its world premiere Saturday 26 April at 6pm on ABC3.

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To Cannes with Factual-Entertainment and Adventure

To Cannes with Factual-Entertainment and Adventure

2 April 2014

The ACTF will attend MIPTV and MIPDoc in Cannes, France, this month with a unique documentary series MY:24 and 13 new episodes of hit series Bushwhacked!

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The Logie Award nominees are…

The Logie Award nominees are…

1 April 2014

Two ACTF supported productions; Nowhere Boys and Dance Academy – Series 3, have been nominated for the 2014 Logie for Most Outstanding Children's Program. 

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Aussie Children’s Comedy Goes Nordic

Aussie Children’s Comedy Goes Nordic

12 March 2014

Worst Year of My Life, Again! is being dubbed into Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian after three Nordic broadcasters acquired the TV series.

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Two’s Company: Bushwhacked! 2

Two’s Company: Bushwhacked! 2

3 March 2014

Kamil Ellis, a 14-year-old Wiradjuri boy joins ABC3's energetic Kayne Tremills on a wild adventure around Australia in Bushwhacked! - Series 2 which starts Friday 7.30pm on ABC3.

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February Newsletters are out now

February Newsletters are out now

24 February 2014

The February 2014 newsletters Care for Kids and Education News are available to download.

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Hoopla Doopla! Now showing on ABC4Kids

Hoopla Doopla! Now showing on ABC4Kids

11 February 2014

Step right up, you’re about to enter a whimsical, magical world for 2–5 years olds - where only circus logic applies!

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 Disney Channels Latin America gets Live-Action Comedy Worst Year of My Life, Again!

Disney Channels Latin America gets Live-Action Comedy Worst Year of My Life, Again!

10 February 2014

The live-action comedy series Worst Year of My Life, Again! has been sold by the ACTF to Disney Channels Latin America.

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Nowhere Boys wins AACTA Award

Nowhere Boys wins AACTA Award

28 January 2014

The action-adventure series Nowhere Boys has been awarded the AACTA Award for ‘Best Children's Television Series’ at the 3rd Annual AACTA Awards Ceremony Luncheon, held in Sydney today.

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Super RTL gets Bushwhacked again!

Super RTL gets Bushwhacked again!

21 January 2014

German children’s network Super RTL has picked up the second season of documentary-adventure series Bushwhacked! from the ACTF ahead of the show’s scheduled launch at MIPTV in April 2014.

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World Animal Championships head to Asia-Pacific

World Animal Championships head to Asia-Pacific

14 January 2014

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has acquired the ultimate children’s wildlife series World Animal Championships (WAC) from the ACTF.

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Adrian Di Salle wins Trop Jr

Adrian Di Salle wins Trop Jr

9 December 2013

Fourth-time Trop Jr entrant and first-time finalist, Adrian Di Salle has won the world’s largest short film festival, for kids by kids, with his short film The Adventures of Lucy

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AACTA Awards 2014 Nominations

AACTA Awards 2014 Nominations

6 December 2013

The third annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) has announced its award nominees and a number of ACTF supported tiles are in the running.

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Trop Jr festival lowdown

Trop Jr festival lowdown

4 December 2013

The seventh Trop Jr festival kicks off this sunny Sunday 8 December from 11am at its new venue Brazilian Fields in Sydney’s Centennial Park.

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Paper Planes Takes Flight

Paper Planes Takes Flight

28 November 2013

Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington and Anthony LaPaglia are starring in Producer/ Director Robert Connolly’s new feature film, Paper Planes, which started shooting this month.

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2012 -13 ACTF Annual Report is now online

2012 -13 ACTF Annual Report is now online

26 November 2013

The past financial year has been summarised in the 2012-13 Annual Report which is available now for download.

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Screen Success for Dukes 3

Screen Success for Dukes 3

21 November 2013

Dukes of Broxstonia - Series 3 has won Best Children’s Television Production at the 2013 Screen Producers Australia Awards held in Melbourne on 20 November.

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Trop Jr Finalists

Trop Jr Finalists

19 November 2013

Trop Jr has announced its 16 finalist films. To make the cut, entrants had to create a film of less than seven minutes based on a signature item, which for December 2013 was ‘Monster’.

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November Education News out now

November Education News out now

18 November 2013

The latest edition of the ACTF 'Education News' is available online.

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