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Content 5 AUG 2022

ACTF to make a record investment of $9.6 million in new children’s content

5 AUG 2022
Among the Australian programs to share in the production funding are teen drama "More Than This", adventure drama series "MaveriX" and the political comedy-drama "The PM’s Daughter".

Content 21 JUN 2022

ACTF's "The Inbestigators" comedy series will debut on NHK in Japan

21 JUN 2022
The public broadcaster has acquired the first season of the comedy mockumentary series to premiere it on 7 August every Sunday night on NHK E-tele.

Interviews 17 JUN 2022

Jenny Buckland: "We have a singular focus on providing the highest quality shows for Australian children"

17 JUN 2022
The Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) has turned 40 in 2022. The CEO of the company explains its evolution, how they have adapted to kids’ current content needs, and its new content launches.

Content 2 DEC 2021

ACTF's "More Than This" teen drama will premiere on Paramount+ in Australia

2 DEC 2021
The series was created by Olivia and co-created by Luka Gracie, an 18-year-old trans non-binary actor and filmmaker.

Interviews 14 OCT 2021

Tim Hegarty: “The appetite for high-quality children’s series is as high as ever”

14 OCT 2021
The International Sales Manager at The Australian Children’s Television Foundation describes the company’s new animated series and highlights the latest trends of the kids’ world.