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In Conversation with Paper Planes Director, Robert Connolly

The creator and director of the acclaimed film Paper Planes, Robert shared his experience of getting an Australian children’s film off the ground. He discussed coming up with the idea for the Paper Planes film, and answered real-time questions from our virtual audience.…

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In Conversation with Writer and Director, Tony Ayres

31 March 2014… Tony Ayres, an award-winning writer and director of television and feature films, discusses his career and answers student questions about film and television. Tony was showrunner on Nowhere Boys, one of the founding members of Matchbox Pictures, and director of productions inc…

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In the Classrom with Persuasive Text

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using our Persuasiv…

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In the Classroom with the Animalia: Primary Teaching Resource

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using our Animalia:…

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In the Classroom with the My Place Teachers' Guide

To learn more about how ACTF Education resources are being used in classrooms, we filmed several teachers talking about their day-to-day work, and how the ACTF has positively impacted their teaching and learning cycle.… In this video, teachers from around Australia discuss using the My Place …

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Little Lunch Author & Illustrator Webinar

Author of the Little Lunch books Danny Katz and Illustrator Mitch Vane shared their experiences of creating the world of Little Lunch, and how they turned their books into the popular TV series that followed. …

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Little Lunch Cast Q&A Webinar – W.A Primary Schools

In this webinar for Western Australian primary schools, students asked questions to Little Lunch cast members. Questions included: How they got into acting, what was involved in making Little Lunch, their favourite episodes, how the young cast balanced school work and acting, how they deal wit…

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Multiliteracies and the Use of Digital Media in the Classroom

This video looks at the importance of using digital media in the classroom to support students in developing their skills as multiliterate learners.…

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MY:24 App – Introducing Students to Documentary Filmmaking

Moneth Montemayor, media teacher from Indooroopilly State High School in Brisbane, used the MY:24 App to introduce her students to the codes and conventions of the documentary genre. In this video, Montemayor and her students discuss using the app as a guided introduction to documentary filmmaking.…

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Paper Planes Q&A For Students

Director Robert Connolly and actors Ed Oxenbould and Peter Rowsthorn share their experience of making Paper Planes during this virtual excursion. The Q&A format provided students with an opportunity to ask their own questions about filmmaking - from the initial idea, to hiring of the cast and c…

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Pocket Filmmaking - Creating Quality Media on a Budget

19 May 2014… Filmmaker Jason van Genderen shares his tips for using mobile devices to create high quality films.… In 2008, Jason’s short film about homelessness (filmed on an entry-level mobile phone) won global film festivals, and became a YouTube hit with well over 1,000,000 vie…

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