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Robyn Butler Wins ADG Award For Little Lunch Special

Robyn Butler Wins ADG Award For Little Lunch Special

9 May 2017

Little Lunch’s Robyn Butler (Gristmill) has won the Esben Storm Award for "Best Direction in a Children's TV or SVOD Drama" at this year’s Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Awards.

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What’s On TV? Monday 15 May – Sunday 21 May

What’s On TV? Monday 15 May – Sunday 21 May

9 May 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

Australian Dance Week Resource: Dance Academy Movie Webinar

30 April 2017

Running from May 1 – 7, Australian Dance Week aims to raise awareness of professional dance and dance in the community, and to celebrate its diversity. Our Dance Academy movie webinar is the perfect resource to prompt engaging conversations about dance in your classroom. 

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Registrations Open for Scriptwriting Workshops at ACMI

Registrations Open for Scriptwriting Workshops at ACMI

30 April 2017

Delivered in partnership with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and generously supported by the Victorian Department of Education and Training, our popular virtual scriptwriting workshops are aimed at Year 5 and 6 students. 

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Little Lunch takes home its first Logie!

Little Lunch takes home its first Logie!

26 April 2017

A special episode of the playground comedy has won the award for Most Outstanding Children’s Program at the 2017 TV Week Logie Awards.

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What’s on TV? Monday 24 April – Sunday 30 April

What’s on TV? Monday 24 April – Sunday 30 April

26 April 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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New Series Little J and Big Cuz on NITV

New Series Little J and Big Cuz on NITV

21 April 2017

Premiering on NITV from Friday 28 April, this new animated series follows five-year old Little J and his nine-year old cousin Big Cuz as they explore the world around them. The series aims to support the transition to school for Indigenous children and their families.

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Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

Jeffrey Walker Webinar: Child Actor to International Director

7 April 2017

Now rescheduled to the 15th of June, the ACTF will be hosting a webinar event for Australian upper primary students with Dance Academy Film Director, Jeffrey Walker. 

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Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

Professional Learning Webinar – Accessing ACTF Resources in the Classroom

7 April 2017

In our most recent webinar, Peter Maggs (Head of Education) and Janine Kelly (Curriculum Officer) walked teachers through the structure and new features of our updated ACTF website. 

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Where to Watch the Dance Academy Movie

Where to Watch the Dance Academy Movie

6 April 2017

This April, catch the new Dance Academy flick in a cinema near you. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 10 April – Sunday 6 April

What’s On TV? Monday 10 April – Sunday 6 April

5 April 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week. 

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Now on YouTube: ACTF’s Dance Academy Movie Webinar

Now on YouTube: ACTF’s Dance Academy Movie Webinar

31 March 2017

The first of our two Dance Academy movie webinars with producer Joanna Werner and actress Alicia Banit is now available on the ACTF YouTube channel!  

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Browse ACTF Education For Your Chance To Win!

Browse ACTF Education For Your Chance To Win!

30 March 2017

We're very excited about our new ACTF Education website, and we'd love to hear your thoughts, too! We have some fantastic prizes to give away to teachers who provide us feedback on our new website.

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ACTF Website Feedback in Professional Learning Webinar

ACTF Website Feedback in Professional Learning Webinar

29 March 2017

The ACTF is increasingly connecting with both teachers and students through online events. We were thrilled with the positive feedback we received for our new website in a recent professional learning webinar. 

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Dance Academy takes centre stage at Parliament House

Dance Academy takes centre stage at Parliament House

28 March 2017

In a special event for Dance Academy fans, ACTF Chairman Janet Holmes á Court AC and Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communication and the Arts, hosted a premiere screening of the upcoming Dance Academy film at Parliament House, Canberra.

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What’s On TV? Monday 27 March – Sunday 2 April

What’s On TV? Monday 27 March – Sunday 2 April

22 March 2017

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. See what’s on free-to-air and pay TV this week.  

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New Series At MIPTV!

New Series At MIPTV!

21 March 2017

The ACTF is bringing new animated series Little J and Big Cuz (13 x 12 min) to MIPTV this April. 

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Sales In 2017 Off To A Flying Start

Sales In 2017 Off To A Flying Start

21 March 2017

In the past few months, the ACTF International Sales team has secured numerous sales with broadcasters around the world.

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New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

New Educational Program: Little J and Big Cuz

16 March 2017

Premiering on NITV in late April, this new animated series follows five-year old Little J and his nine-year old cousin Big Cuz as they explore the world around them. The series aims to support the transition to school for Indigenous children and their families. 

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Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

Teaching Resources for ANZAC Day

16 March 2017

The ACTF has a range of engaging educational content and support materials related to ANZAC Day. 

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