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.
Prix Jeunesse has been running every two years in Munich since 1964. Its aim is to promote quality television for children worldwide – “television that enables children to see, hear and express themselves and their culture, and that enhances an awareness and appreciation of other cultures.”
Observers of the television industry know that in April and October every year television broadcasters, producers, distributors, executives, and all those from associated industries, descend on Cannes from all over the globe to buy and sell screen content. A MIPTV reflection.
Flash flooding couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of filmmakers, entrepreneurs, geeks and music lovers who rolled into Texas for the 30th SXSW Festival. The festival didn’t disappoint - thanks to some big brands, big discussions and big names… and you can’t get much bigger than POTUS.
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.
The Memory Project is a research project investigating how adults remember the Australian children’s TV they watched when they were young and how it contributed to their understanding of life in Australia.
Meet the ACTF's Production Assistant, Holly Tosi. Our co-ordinator on call for any production, distribution or development team in need. Holly moonlights as a writer and justifies her continuous addiction to Disney films as research.