Lily Pavlovic

ACTF Digital Communications Officer and Education Coordinator

Lily manages Digital Communications, including content creation for the ACTF’s website, eNewsletters, social media profiles and blog. For Education, Lily coordinates webinars and professional learning events. She also provides administrative support for the development and delivery of education resources.

Australia: We Need to Back Our Teens on Screen

Last week’s Q&A high school special on ABC TV featured a panel of students from all across Australia, who tackled the issues of today with poise, thoughtfulness and grace. What the ACTF's Lily Pavlovic took away from this week’s Q&A was that teens want to be heard, and Australians want to hear what they have to say.

Behind The News’ Missing Candle

Beloved kids’ news program, Behind the News has hit a milestone as one of the longest running youth programs on Australian television. Although it’s reached almost 50 years of programming, tight budgets have seen the party cut short.

Esben Storm: A Legacy That Lives On

Esben Storm was an actor, screenwriter, television and film director. He left an extraordinary legacy and a meaningful impact on Australian television and its audience, particularly for children.

Morris Gleitzman: 2018 Australian Children’s Laureate

Beloved Australian children’s author, Morris Gleitzman, began telling stories for children via television, before he moved to books. Whether for screen or print, he has always written stories from the heart. Now, he’s sharing his love for storytelling, and encouraging young Australians to do the same.

Looking out for the small fries: Is it time to reconsider junk food advertising during prime time?

Commercial broadcasters claim that kids are making the switch from children’s programming to adult lifestyle and entertainment TV. Does this mean it’s time for a reality check on advertising content during prime time?

ACTF Has Its Turn at Parliamentary Inquiry

The Review of Australian and Children’s Content has only just got underway, but the key players are already making their arguments to a concurrent Inquiry into the Sustainability of the Film and Television Industry, being conducted by a House of Representatives Committee. The Committee is holding hearings around the country.

PauseFest 2017: Where creativity and tech collides

Priding itself on innovation and creativity, PauseFest - ACMI’s annual event for all things creative, business and tech, had considered that the recipe to any good conference must begin with feeding the masses. Pancakes are (arguably) the best way to kick off any event, and from that point onwards, PauseFest was off to a flippin’ good start.

Glenda Wilson retires from the ACTF after 35 years

Glenda Wilson had been working with the ACTF’s founding director, Dr Patricia Edgar, at La Trobe University, when the ACTF was established in 1982. When Patricia asked Glenda to come and work with her at the ACTF, Glenda had no idea that she would stay for 35 years.

The ACTF – A Year in Review

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to wind back the clock and look at the year in review.

Is this Australia’s biggest kids TV collector?

Plushies. VHSs. Albums. Coffee Mugs. Toys, games and DVDs. At just 17 years of age, Sydney’s Joseph Marshall has an accumulation of children’s television memorabilia that could rival the most seasoned of collectors.