Behind the Scenes  |  Education

Dance Academy Movie Webinar for students Australia-wide

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Photograph by Paul Jeffers

It doesn’t matter where you live in Australia the sense of excitement in the lead-up to the release of the Dance Academy movie is palpable. Joanna Werner (Producer) and Alicia Banit (Cast member) experienced this first hand with students from around the country.
Behind the Scenes

PauseFest 2017: Where creativity and tech collides

#ACMI   #Creativity   #Pause2017   #Pausefest   #Tech  

Source: Pausefest (Facebook)

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.
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Kids Entertainment is Entering a New Era

#diversity   #MIPCOM   #MIPJR   #MIPMarkets   #MIPTV  

Image Source - MIPCOM

The biggest international TV market MIPJunior & MIPCOM 2016 is done and dusted for another year. Despite all the seriousness surrounding the stepped up security on the streets of Cannes, the Brexit impact or the concerns surrounding the upcoming US elections, there was certainly a very positive buzz in the children’s biz.
Behind the Scenes  |  Issues

Why Australian Stories Matter: From The Cast Of Little J and Big Cuz

#Australianstories   #IndigenousIssues   #LittleJandBigCuz   #NedLanderMedia   #NITV  

Watch Miranda Tapsell, Deborah Mailman and fellow cast talk about why it’s important to make a show like Little J and Big Cuz - that young indigenous kids can relate to - and how it might help close the education gap
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Producer Insight – Melinda Wearne, The Content Agency

#HooplaDoopla!   #MelindaWearne   #ProducerInsights   #ProgramSales   #TheContentAgency  

In a Q&A interview with the ACTF, Melinda Wearne, Head of Production at The Content Agency talks about her love of film and television and how it all started with ET! The Content Agency is the production company behind the pre-school live-action series Hoopla Doopla! - an exciting co-production between the ABC and CCTV in China, and distributed internationally by the ACTF.
Behind the Scenes  |  Issues

Born Ready for This and More

#IndigenousRepresentation   #LogieAwards2016   #MadeleineMadden   #MyPlace   #ReadyForThis  

Often, while I was sitting at the front desk of the ACTF, actors, actresses, producers, directors, writers (some 'would bes' and others quite famous) would visit the office. It was equally awkward and exciting.