The Oscar-winning team behind The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and producer Sophie Byrne, has joined forces with Barbara Stephen and Alexia Gates-Foale from animation studio Flying Bark Productions to develop an animated series based on Shaun’s bestselling illustrated book Tales from Outer Suburbia.
The Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) has committed a record $9.6 million to the development and production of new children’s content since receiving additional funding.
Production is under way on a second season of the hit animated series 100% Wolf, with much of the work being completed in Australia as Flying Bark Productions expands its operations, employing additional artists and investing in upskilling staff.
Creatives can now submit their applications to the joint initiative launched by The Australian Children’s Television Foundation and Netflix, which will fund the development of two new original children’s series.
An eerie and spectacular world full of ghosts and ghouls has come to life in Victoria, with horror-comedy series Crazy Fun Park now in production.
The exhilarating story of a group of teenage motocross riders set against the spectacular backdrop of Australia’s red centre will premiere on the ABC next month. MaveriX, an adventure drama series filmed in Alice Springs, is just one of the exciting and diverse range of projects supported by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) which will premiere on Australian television screens this year.
The ground-breaking six-part drama series More Than This will stream on Paramount+ from Friday, 4 March.
The third season of award-winning children’s series Little J and Big Cuz will premiere on National Indigenous Television (NITV) this month.