From Aussie kids’ TV to Hollywood: stars who got their start in Australian children’s television


When it comes to film and television, Australia is teeming with talent. In fact, it’s rare that an IMDB deep dive won’t turn up an actor or crew member who was born or bred down under – and some of our most successful screen professionals began or grew their careers with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF).

Emma Field

Profile piece: Kyas Hepworth, NITV Head of Commissioning and Programming


Kyas Hepworth is responsible for driving the creative direction of NITV's distinctive offering across commissioned and acquired content and overseeing its programming and scheduling to bring it to audiences. Ahead of the premiere of the third season of award-winning children’s animation Little J & Big Cuz, we sat down with Kyas to find out more about her goals for NITV children’s content, why it’s important for Indigenous children to see themselves reflected on screen, and – of course – what our favourite cousins Little J and Big Cuz get up to in Season 3.

Emma Field