Behind the Scenes

Producer Spotlight: Lah-Lah Productions

#LahLahProductions   #MusicEducation   #ProducerSpotlight   #TheStripySockClub   #TinaandMarkHarris  

If you were to ask a young, Aussie, music-mad child, they’d quickly tell you Lah-Lah is a pretty big deal. Whether it's encouraging children to get up and dance with Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band, or producing television programs that bring music to the screen, producers Tina and Mark Harris have been busy building something special.
Behind the Scenes

Roberta and Tim divvy up the world

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In this Q&A with International Sales Managers, Roberta Di Vito and Tim Hegarty, we learn how the ACTF Sales Team work together to sell Australian television series across the globe.
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Producer Spotlight: Pirate Size Productions

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Kidscreen 2018 will be Pirate Size's first appearance as a production company and with many exciting new projects to pitch, this passionate team is hoping to make a big splash.
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ACTF’s Top Posts of 2017

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During 2017, the ACTF played a pivotal role in supporting distinctly Australian programs, and advocating for the support mechanisms required to produce locally-made children's television. As another exciting year begins, we have rounded up our most read posts of 2017.
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.
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PauseFest 2017: Where creativity and tech collides

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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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Glenda Wilson retires from the ACTF after 35 years

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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.