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What’s On TV? Monday 10 October – Sunday 16 October

What’s On TV? Monday 10 October – Sunday 16 October

5 October 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

Ready For This Cast & Head Scriptwriter Webinar – Resource for Secondary Teachers and Students

28 September 2016

Ready For This cast members Madeleine Madden (Zoe) and Aaron McGrath (Levi), along with Head Script-writer Liz Doran, provided a behind the scenes insight into the award-winning TV series, acting in general and the script-writing process behind the series.

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Media Studies Students Gain Insight Into ACTF

Media Studies Students Gain Insight Into ACTF

28 September 2016

Year 11 Media Studies students from Genazzano College in Melbourne gained a detailed insight into the role and activities of the ACTF when they visited in September. 

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Back Catalogue Business

Back Catalogue Business

27 September 2016

Proving that shows of a certain vintage still have a life well after their production date, the ACTF has recently seen two of its back catalogue shows licensed in Germany and New Zealand. 

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Hoopla Doopla! – A Major Success With Pre-Schoolers

Hoopla Doopla! – A Major Success With Pre-Schoolers

27 September 2016

Pre-school live action series Hoopla Doopla! has had a big year in Australia on both linear television and online. 

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The ACTF Swings Into Action With Three New Series At MIP JR And MIPCOM

The ACTF Swings Into Action With Three New Series At MIP JR And MIPCOM

27 September 2016

The ACTF will be launching three exciting new series at MIP Junior and MIPCOM next month including the delightful animated pre-school series Balloon Barnyard

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Tasmania Given A Sneak Peek of Little J and Big Cuz

Tasmania Given A Sneak Peek of Little J and Big Cuz

23 September 2016

Families attending Hidden Stories this month, an event to mark Indigenous Literacy Day, were treated to a first look at the new animated series Little J and Big Cuz.

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From Book To Screen: SLR Announces Andy Roid TV Series

From Book To Screen: SLR Announces Andy Roid TV Series

22 September 2016

SLR Productions have announced best-selling children’s book series Andy Roid will be adapted to the small screen.

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What’s On TV? Monday 26 September – Sunday 2 October

What’s On TV? Monday 26 September – Sunday 2 October

20 September 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Little Lunch App Competition Winners

Little Lunch App Competition Winners

8 September 2016

Thank you for all your wonderful entries. We are excited to announce JACK'S LITTLE LUNCH from Woolowin, Queensland has won first prize! 

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Award Nominations in Australia, Chicago and Japan!

Award Nominations in Australia, Chicago and Japan!

6 September 2016

A number of ACTF-supported series have been nominated as finalists in the SPA Awards, CICFF and Japan Prize competition. 

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What’s On TV? Monday 12 September – Sunday 18 September.

What’s On TV? Monday 12 September – Sunday 18 September.

6 September 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Madeleine Madden: Born Ready For This And More

Madeleine Madden: Born Ready For This And More

26 August 2016

At 13, she was the first Australian teenager to address the nation in a campaign to end Indigenous inequality. Now, actress and advocate Madeleine Madden is taking the Australian screen industry by storm.

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What’s On TV?: Monday 29 August – Sunday 4 September

What’s On TV?: Monday 29 August – Sunday 4 September

26 August 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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

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

12 August 2016

Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV. 

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Is This Australia’s Biggest Kids TV Collector?

Is This Australia’s Biggest Kids TV Collector?

12 August 2016

At just 17 years of age, Joseph Marshall has an accumulation of children’s television memorabilia that could rival the most seasoned of collectors. 

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Dance Academy – The Comeback Hits New York

Dance Academy – The Comeback Hits New York

12 August 2016

For those who have been a part of Dance Academy since its early development, it was a fitting end to an 8 year journey to be in New York for the end of the shoot of the highly anticipated feature film – Dance Academy - The Comeback.     

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The AWGIE Nominations Are In!

The AWGIE Nominations Are In!

1 August 2016

Who’s in the running to win an Australian Writers Guild Award this year?

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BOXWARS descend on Princes Hill Primary School!

BOXWARS descend on Princes Hill Primary School!

29 July 2016

A joyously destructive series films its pilot episode with a little help from the ACTF.

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Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

Ready For This - Live Q&A Panel at ACMI

29 July 2016

Actors Madeline Madden and Aaron McGrath, and screenwriter Liz Doran joined the ACTF's Peter Maggs for a Q&A with a studio audience at the 2016 Screen Futures Summit and Youth Media Festival in July. 

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