Issues

Is PG the new G?

#Classifications   #OzkidsTV   #PGRating  

LLS1 Atticus (Joshua Sitch)

Holly Tosi examines the conservatism creeping into the OFLC classifications system.
Issues

National Children’s Week Celebrates Children’s Right to Media

#Article17   #Children'sRights   #Children'sWeek   #MediaAccess   #RightToMedia  

It’s National Children’s Week, a celebration of children’s rights, talents and citizenship. This year the Children’s Week Council has chosen Article 17 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child – children’s right to media – as its theme.
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
Issues

Why I Support Australian Children’s Television

#ACTFBoard   #AustralianDrama   #LiveAction   #PaperPlanes   #TVFunding  

The value in supporting Australia's film and television industry to provide programs for children is not simple industry protectionism – it is an investment in our culture, a statement about the type of country we want our children to grow up in and a means to inspire children to dream Australian dreams.
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.
Education  |  Issues

If She Can See It, She Can Be It

#diversity   #femalecharacters   #GeenaDavis   #Genderbalance   #KidscreenSummit  

Academy Award winning actress Geena Davis delivered a powerful keynote at the KidScreen Summit about the need to improve gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create inspiring and identifiable female characters in children’s television.