The office was buzzing today with the news that our Transmitter Licence has been extended for a further two years. This extension will see Channel 44 remain on Free-to-Air until June 30, 2020.
Local MP Kate Ellis visited the office today to take a tour and meet the Friday team. Kate was very kind in offering her support for community TV and a broadcast licence extension. We would like to thank Kate for taking time out of her day to come and meet with us.
Congratulations to Fahim, the program provider of C44’s Farda TV and Ramadan TV, for recently being awarded the Art and Culture 2017 Individuals Category Award by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC. Fahim received this prestigious award for his work within the South Australian community. Fahim has been involved with: The Afghan/Aboriginal documentary, titled ‘Afghan
Have some great local content you’d love to see broadcast? We are looking for more shorts to feature on our show SA Made Shorts We are also interested in broadcasting any feature-length content
One of our old vollies, Laura Franklin, is directing a local theatre production for the Adelaide Fringe named ‘Smells Like Team Spirit’. Check out her interview below.
Channel 44 is super excited to announce that we are now a proud supporter of the SAGA Adelaide International Women’s Film Festival. We could not think of a more appropriate time to begin this partnership than yesterday, on International Women’s Day. SAGA is a new, grassroots film festival that creates a platform for women and girls to
Fringe on 44 has been a great success. In fact, we got new followers every. day. On average, we reached 1,900 people per video. Our most popular video was the Randy and Chopper Interview in the Garden of Unearthly Delights. It was watched 23,153 times! In total, our videos were viewed more than 57,900 times, with more than 42,300minutes of content watched by our audience.
Channel 44 has been kicking butt this Fringe season! Interviews and reviews conducted by the C44 team have continued to surprise and impress the Adelaide and Fringe community. Our Facebook posts in the past week: Have reached over 52,000 people Had over 21,000 video views Had over 13,000 people engaged in our posts by liking,
Earlier this week, we received a lovely letter from Kate Ellis supporting Channel 44 and what we do. Ms Ellis is forwarding a letter of recommendation to Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield in support of a broadcast licence extension. We are SO appreciative of this support. We love what we do and want to stick around for years to
We are SUPER excited to announce that we have received a grant as a part of our Volunteer Expansion Project. We received over $3000 in the grant – all thanks to Grants SA and The Honourable Zoe Bettison MP. This grant will allow us to buy a new computer for the office. You all know