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Winners and Award Nominees

Winners and Award Nominees

4 December 2012

ACTF supported productions have recently won or been nominated for a number of awards...

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Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

4 December 2012

The November ACTF Board approved development investment in two new projects...

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NITV switches on with Bushwhacked!

NITV switches on with Bushwhacked!

3 December 2012

NITV, the dedicated national Indigenous television service, is including Bushwhacked! in its line-up when it begins broadcasting on SBS4 from 12 December 2012...

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Round the Twist - Completely Twisted Collection

Round the Twist - Completely Twisted Collection

3 December 2012

All of your favourite episodes from the international award winning comedy show, Round the Twist, are now available in one DVD box set...

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JUMP to it Jr Troppers!

JUMP to it Jr Troppers!

3 December 2012

Filmmakers aged 15 years and younger have until 3 January 2013 to enter the Trop Jr film-making competition and unleash their creativity on the big screen...

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A win for the Producer of Dance Academy

A win for the Producer of Dance Academy

27 November 2012

Joanna Werner was named 2012 Australian Children’s Producer of the Year at the SPAA Independent Producer Awards in November...

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2011-12 ACTF Annual Report is now online

2011-12 ACTF Annual Report is now online

26 November 2012

The past financial year has been summarised in the 2011/12 Annual Report which is available now for download...

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Double win for Language of Belonging!

Double win for Language of Belonging!

26 November 2012

Language of Belonging – Wadu Matyidi has won not one, but two awards at the 2012 Australian Teachers’ of Media (ATOM) Awards!...

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Latest Education News available!

Latest Education News available!

23 November 2012

The latest edition of the ACTF 'Education News' is available online. Visit our Education News Publications page for this and previous editions...

'Education News' is the education newsletter of the ACTF, published four times per year. It includes the latest catalogue of ACTF productions as well as programs and teaching resources created by other Australian producers...

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Care for Kids newsletter Nov 2012

Care for Kids newsletter Nov 2012

23 November 2012

The latest edition of the ACTF's 'Care For Kids' is available online now. Visit our Care For Kids Newsletter Page for this and previous editions...

'Care For Kids' features news and updates about the ACTF’s activities, including development and production investment, international sales activity, educational resource development and recent policy initiatives...

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Dukes of Broxstonia - right at home in Finland & Latin America!

Dukes of Broxstonia - right at home in Finland & Latin America!

5 November 2012

The ACTF’s Worldwide Program Sales team is pleased to announce two recent sales of the short-form animated comedy Dukes of Broxstonia....

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Jump into Trop Jr 2013

Jump into Trop Jr 2013

5 October 2012

Trop Jr is modelled on Tropfest, the world largest short film festival and one of Australia’s most well-loved film and cultural events...

Filmmakers aged 15 years and younger have until 3 January 2013 to enter the Trop Jr film making competition.

 

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You're Skitting Me - Sold to Germany

You're Skitting Me - Sold to Germany

21 September 2012

The ACTF is delighted to announce the sale of the children’s sketch comedy series You’re Skitting Me to ARD Bayerischer Rundfunk for broadcast on Germany’s dedicated free-to-air channel for children, Kinderkanal (KiKa). ...

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Horace in New Zealand!

Horace in New Zealand!

18 September 2012

With Series 2 having won the Best in Show award at the Best Shorts Competition in California earlier this year, Horace in Slow Motion (Series 1 & 2) has recently been licensed by New Zealand’s public broadcaster TVNZ...

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Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

Independent Projects Investment - Board Approvals

14 September 2012

The ACTF Board at their meeting in September approved development investment in three new projects

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Dance Academy 1, 2, 3

Dance Academy 1, 2, 3

11 September 2012

Dance Academy has now been sold to more than 180 territories, including Teen Nick in the US and Nickelodeon UK.  The series is produced by Werner Film Productions in association with the ACTF and ZDF Enterprises, for the ABC and ZDF.  ZDF Enterprises distributes the series outside Australia and New Zealand...

 

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Bushwhacked!

Bushwhacked!

10 September 2012

Bushwhacked!, a 13 x 24 minute documentay adventure series, will have its world premiere on Saturday 6 October on ABC3 at 5pm... It will also be launched by the ACTF to the international market at MIPCOM, with an episode screening for the first time during MIPCOM Junior...

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2012 Australian Writer's Guild Awards

2012 Australian Writer's Guild Awards

7 September 2012

We congratulate the Australian Writer’s Guild Award (AWGIES) winners for 2012.

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Holly's Heroes take over Sweden!

Holly's Heroes take over Sweden!

7 September 2012

Holly’s Heroes has in the space of one week been sold into Sweden twice! ...

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ACTF Australian Education Network - Register Your Interest

ACTF Australian Education Network - Register Your Interest

1 August 2012

The ACTF will soon be part of the Telstra Education Hub with a capability to connect with every school, classroom and educator in Australia via video conference. To make this a dynamic, relevant and active connection, we need educators who are prepared to connect with us on a regular basis as part of our new ACTF Australian Education Network (ACTF AEN)...

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