Representatives from the ABC, BBC, CBC, Sony Pictures Television and Netflix are confirmed to attend the inaugural Australian Children's Content Summit in Coffs Harbour in August.
The titles that will contend for Best Feature Film Production, Best Drama Series Production, and Telemovie or Mini-Series Production of the Year at next year's Screen Producers Australia Awards have been revealed, with voting now open for the penultimate round of finalists.
Australia's leading children's producers are calling for a 20 per cent children's sub-quota to be placed on streaming platforms, based on an overall 20 per cent revenue-based local content requirement.
Alice-Miranda is an extraordinary young girl, who at the age of nine and three quarters has organised her own early entry into boarding school along with her cheeky pony, Bonaparte. The Winchesterfield-Downsfordvale Girls Academy is a place of friendship and fun, but also of high drama, mystery and intrigue: there’s teachers and students in urgent need of help; a girl determined to be Alice-Miranda and her friends’ arch enemy; Fayle School for Boys under threat; a frightening principal who doesn’t want to be seen; and a scary witch in the woods.
SLR Productions and the Malaysia-based Giggle Garage have announced an ongoing collaborative partnership, beginning with the animated series Space Nova commissioned by Super RTL, the ABC and the Nine Network.