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ACTF Education Outreach: Pre-service Teacher Visits

ACTF Education Outreach: Pre-service Teacher Visits

2 November 2017

As part of our ongoing outreach to schools, teachers and pre-service teachers, ACTF Education recently hosted three groups of pre-service teachers from Australian Catholic University.

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Award-nominated Mustangs FC Streaming on iView

Award-nominated Mustangs FC Streaming on iView

31 October 2017

Mustangs FC was this week nominated for a 2017 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Award for ‘Best Children’s Television Series’. With all episodes currently available on iView, it’s the perfect time to acquaint yourself with this unique new series.

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Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

Coming in 2018: Lah-Lah Music Education Resource for F-2

31 October 2017

The ACTF is delighted to announce a partnership with celebrated Australian children’s music act, Lah-Lah, to create a music education resource for early primary teachers and students. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 30 October – Sunday 5 November

What’s On TV? Monday 30 October – Sunday 5 November

31 October 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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Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize, Receives Acclaim from Judging Panel

Little Lunch Wins Japan Prize, Receives Acclaim from Judging Panel

26 October 2017

The international judging panel for NHK’s Japan Prize has praised Australian television series Little Lunch, following the announcement that special episode ‘Little Lunch: The Nightmare Before Graduation’ had won the Japan Prize for Best Primary Series.

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Backyard Science Now in Scootle

Backyard Science Now in Scootle

19 October 2017

Teachers, are you looking for fun and simple science investigations for your students? Five physics topics from the ACTF’s Backyard Science series have just been added to Scootle. 

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Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

Mustangs FC - Watch on iView

19 October 2017

October 11 was International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME kicked off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC

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What’s On TV? Monday 16 October – Sunday 22 October

What’s On TV? Monday 16 October – Sunday 22 October

8 October 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 Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

New Series Mustangs FC to Premiere on International Day of the Girl

5 October 2017

October 11 is International Day of the Girl, and ABC ME is kicking off the celebrations with the world premiere of new live-action drama series, Mustangs FC!

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Latest Sales

Latest Sales

3 October 2017

The ACTF has secured several sales in the lead up to MIPCOM.

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ACTF Line Up for MIPJunior and MIPCOM

ACTF Line Up for MIPJunior and MIPCOM

3 October 2017

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) is heading off to Cannes with a strong line up of feature programs for MIPJunior and MIPCOM this October.

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Nominations, Festival Screenings and More!

Nominations, Festival Screenings and More!

3 October 2017

It has been a successful few months for ACTF supported series.

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What’s On TV? Monday 9 October – Sunday 15 October

What’s On TV? Monday 9 October – Sunday 15 October

2 October 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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Screen Industry Unites for Launch of “Make It Australian” Campaign

Screen Industry Unites for Launch of “Make It Australian” Campaign

21 September 2017

Four of Australia’s major screen industry players have united to launch the “Make It Australian” campaign, to call for greater funding and a protection of local stories on screen.

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Dance Academy Movie to Receive Theatrical Release in the Netherlands

Dance Academy Movie to Receive Theatrical Release in the Netherlands

21 September 2017

Following a successful box office run across 214 Australian cinemas this April, the Dance Academy movie is leaping onto screens across the world.

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An Oral History of Round The Twist – Why Australians Remain Crazy For This Memorable TV Series

An Oral History of Round The Twist – Why Australians Remain Crazy For This Memorable TV Series

21 September 2017

Buzzfeed recently tapped into the cast and crew’s fond memories of Round The Twist in a series of interviews with actors, costume designers, camera operators, writers, directors and ACTF staff.

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What’s On TV? Monday 25 September – Sunday 1 October

What’s On TV? Monday 25 September – Sunday 1 October

18 September 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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Final Call for Teacher Submissions to the Screen Content Review

Final Call for Teacher Submissions to the Screen Content Review

14 September 2017

Teachers, you have until Wednesday 20 September to tell the Australian and Children’s Screen Content Review team about the immense social and educational value of quality Australian drama.  

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Dance Academy – The Movie, You’re Skitting Me Nominated for SPA Award

Dance Academy – The Movie, You’re Skitting Me Nominated for SPA Award

12 September 2017

We are delighted to receive news that ACTF-supported productions You’re Skitting Me – Series 3 and Dance Academy – The Movie have received finalist status in the 17th Annual Screen Producer Australia (SPA) Awards.

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Who Got Funding at the ACTF Board Meeting?

Who Got Funding at the ACTF Board Meeting?

12 September 2017

The ACTF board met this Tuesday and approved script development funding for three exciting new projects.

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