ACTF recognises 2022 WIDAwards Rising Star of the Year, April Young
First Nations Learning Designer April Phillips is celebrated by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation for her 2022 Women in Digital Awards Rising Star of the Year award.
April Phillips is the ACTF’s First Nations Learning Designer and a proud Wiradjuri-Scottish woman of the Galari peoples of Regional New South Wales. In her role, April works to bring a learning lens to digital content creation, build the next generation of digital makers, and champion First Nations digital art education. Meet the 2022 Women in Digital Awards winners here.
“Since starting with the team 12 months ago, April has delivered virtual workshops with students at The Canberra Hospital School, experimented with screen based multi-modal lessons and collaborated with ACMI to achieve fun special effects for live audiences. Congratulations to April on this incredible achievement!”