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News


Oct 21, 2015

Keep up to date with all the latest news about the musical here http://getgrubbytv.com.au/landing-page/musical/


Oct 21, 2015
 

Follow us on instagram http://bit.ly/1NPeKNc

For all the latest news, competitions and fun!

 

Oct 17, 2015

Hold on to your sun-hats...It's now a musical!!...get grubby is heading to the Sydney Opera House in January. Tickets here


Aug 1, 2015

Jun 22, 2015

Jun 6, 2015

It's new and it's huge ...dirtgirl's youtube channel...for everything dirtgirl - head here 


Apr 21, 2015

Or should I say the winners are... Nowhere boys and Cate McQuillen- for get grubby tv.... and a glamour makeover as well.


Mar 11, 2015
Congratulations to Cate who was very proud and excited to recieve the richmond valley Buisness Woman of the year award.

Jan 31, 2015

The get grubby program is an innovative online curriculum subscription service for councils and early childhood centres.It focuses on sustainability and features never seen before dirtgirlworld video content, activity kits and educator guides designed to encourage active participation in early childhood sustainability learning...head here 


Nov 10, 2014

See these people,they are amazing!


Jul 30, 2014

We are blown away at our weekly reach. A reach of 50 million people ...and growing!


Apr 21, 2014

 

Download here...

 


Oct 21, 2013

dirtgirlworld - dig it all- is awarded the 2013 International Digital Emmy for children and young people! 


Apr 30, 2013

Apr 2, 2013

Find out how making fun of rubbish is a winner


Feb 16, 2013

dirtgirl and scrapboy head to melbourne for the sustainable living festival.


Nov 29, 2012

dirtgirl's latest Album...dirtgirl rocks the planet...nominated for an ARIA.


Oct 22, 2012

 

dirtgirl launches her new App on world Planting day

 


Jun 24, 2012

dirtgirlworld and Clarence Valley Mayor Richie Williams launch new waste management campaign


Jun 5, 2012

dirtgirlworld celebrates big time with the littlest ever world environment day eco carnivale!


Jun 5, 2012

dirtgirl and her band rock the planet on world environment day.


Mar 18, 2012

Introducing clubdirtgirlworld.

dirtgirl is passionate about ‘doing’ things to help the planet.

Everyday she meets other kids that feel the same.
Brainwave!

Why not start a club, where kids who care for the planet can
hang out, have a say, get involved and have fun.
And that’s exactly what she did

www.clubdirtgirlworld.com


Mar 1, 2012

 

From the creators

We live in the middle of nowhere Australia and are first time TV creators...so you can imagine how excited we are about the success of dirtgirlworld.

We still can't belive it and pinch ourselves most day that so many kids and their families are watching dirtgirlworld every day.

The project has sold to over 110 countries world wide and has been translated into many languages including French, Korean and Polish.

People always ask us what made us think up the idea and so we have popped some thoughts together to explain how it all arrived in our hearts and then  made it to your screens.

 


Dec 16, 2011

The mememe office will be closing from Friday 23rd December until Tuesday 3rd January, 2012!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody we have worked with over the last year. Your love and support has enabled us to keep the good ship 'mememe' afloat and we would not have survived without it!


Dec 16, 2011

ABC and Screen NSW have come on board with development funding to help the mememe team develop scripts, outlines and artwork for the beautifully devised concept by Tamsin Smyth and Matt Mooney.

The first workshop has taken place and the team are now in the process of writing music and scripts in time for Cate to take to Kidscreen in February.



Dec 16, 2011
dirtgirlworld has been recently nominated for Best Animated Series at the 2012 Kidscreen Awards alongside Abby's Flying Fairy School and Babar and the adventures of Babou. Cate will fly to New York  in February to attend and to showcase the teams newest show in development, babyccino!

Dec 16, 2011

On the 27th November, Cate, Hewey and dirtgirl attended the ARIA's arriving on the red carpet in three magnificent Cobra's (thanks Brett, Ben and Rob).

 


Oct 17, 2011

Super excited here as dirtgirlworld's latest CD, dig it, has been nominated for an ARIA.  The ARIA's take place in Sydney on Sunday 27th November.


Oct 5, 2011

dirtgirlworld headquarters is switching off the grid and switching on the sun.


Oct 4, 2011
dirtgirlworld is one of the five finalists in the Shaw Rocket Fund Finalist.

Sep 8, 2011

The JAPAN PRIZE was established in 1965 by NHK as International Educational Program Contest with the aims of improving the quality of educational programs around the world and contributing to the development and fostering of international understanding and cooperation.


Sep 1, 2011

After 2 years in production the clubdirtgirlworld site has now been soft launched to test out on our wonderful audience.

It’s a club  for green thumbs - where kids get to ‘have a say’

It’s a club for planet loving kids.

A club where children can make a mini them, dress it up and record their voice to go with it.

Then they can send themselves to the forest and listen to what other kids have to say.

 


Aug 9, 2011

dig it - the second album from the highly successful dirtgirlworld is now for sale through the ecostore and itunes. dig it includes the winner of the international song writing competition - Every Little Drop!


Jul 5, 2011
dirtgirl joins Earthkids

Jun 8, 2011
dirtgirlworld is now back on ABC2 at 8.15am and 1.45pm every day!

Jun 5, 2011
Congratulations to the entire dirtgirlworld team on the YMA Excellence in Animation for 3-5s Award. Yay!!!!!

May 13, 2011

woo hoo...'every little drop' wins the best children's song at the International Songwriting Competition...This is HUGE....congrats Hewey, you rock!

International Songwriting Competition | The #1 Song Contest for Songwriters

www.songwritingcompetition.com

 


Apr 14, 2011

If you are in Brisbane the ABC Gardening Australia Expo starts tomorrow at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.  dirtgirl from dirtgirlworld will be making an appearance.

ABC Gardening Expo Brisbane 2011

www.abcgardeningexpo.com.au



Jan 2, 2011

Summertime in Australian and new times on the ABC...catch dirtgirlworld 9am on ABC1 and 5.30pm on ABC2


Mar 29, 2010
Not that it's all about awards but it is exciting to have dirtgirlworld nominated in two sensational awards at the moment...at home , here in Australia , it's the Logie Awards and internationally, the acclaimed Prix Jeunesse award.

Dec 30, 2009
For the past two years Cate and Hewey have been working extremely hard producing dirtgirlworld out on the farm. This production has been a wild ride which has involved bringing in teams of people to various locations for specific periods of time. From locals as close as 2 kms down the road to working daily with the Canadian co-production partners Decode Entertainment, the pair have had an interesting time adjusting to world clocks, production systems and timeframes.

Dec 15, 2009
Here's something very dirtgirlworld.

Nov 28, 2009
From floating to flinging, dirtgirlworld screened for cast and crew members at the sensational Strike Bowling at Kings Wharf in Sydney.

Nov 27, 2009
Getting everyone together in the same place at the same time has always been a bit tricky for the dirtgirlworld big wig team.

Nov 26, 2009
Cate and Hewey and their Brand Guardian, Geof Webb, returned recently from a two week non-stop meeting and celebrating extravaganza including launching DGW on board "The Don Juan" in Cannes  and the BBC WW presentation at the sensational Rooftop Gardens in Kensington, London.

Nov 25, 2009
Getting your head around dirtgirlworld is one thing.

Nov 25, 2009
On a day that was hot enough to fry an egg on the footpath Cate was doing research....at Universal Pictures...working hard researching the Mummy, Magnolia Lane and the inside of Maggie Simpson's mouth.

Nov 25, 2009
Cate hired a car and without a map or GPS ...what was she thinking...headed south, followed her nose and arrived without incident at Disneyland.

Nov 24, 2009
Off again, this time to talk all things dirtgirlworld US, Cate found herself in LA for the first time.

Nov 21, 2008
Making Dirtgirlworld Live

Oct 13, 2008
mememe productions have recently begun shooting the first series of dirtgirlworld at Down Under studios, Sydney, Australia.

Sep 3, 2008
Cate and Hewey from mememe productions; nee Two Pot Screamers, are proud to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl 'dirtgirl'.

May 31, 2008
Making it Official Back in Cannes at MipTV, Cate and Hewey had the absolute pleasure of entering into a co production arrangement with DECODE entertainment from Canada.

May 1, 2008
Whether it was gathering together for a cocktail on the DECODE boat, dining together or lapping up the sunshine, MIPTV was a time to say thank you for all the encouragement and support that mememe has received over the past few years.

May 1, 2008
ABC says yes please

Apr 1, 2008
In a giant leap of faith, Hugh Duffy travelled to the Northern Rivers in May to stay with mememe for a month of writing for dirtgirlworld. The Toronto based, Emmy nominated writer, bought a swag full of experience with him.

Mar 1, 2008
Head of CBeebies and all round nice guy, Michael Carrington dropped in to hang out with Cate and Hewey for the afternoon.

Feb 1, 2008
Cate arrived in Toronto to a city ready to burst…with snow. In the first few days the vista was transformed into a fairytale wonderland of powdery snow and sunshine.

Feb 1, 2008
This year's KidScreen summit in a frosty New York was fantastic. Stacks of meetings and positivity driving dirtgirlworld forward into production.

Jan 10, 2008
Last year when Hewey and Cate were in Sydney for a meeting at the ABC in Sydney they ran into Juan Mann along the way and, of course, they hugged him.

Sep 2, 2007
Another spectacular SPAA conference.

Sep 2, 2007
Cate and Hewey travelled to France in October for Mipcom 07.Cannes was at its best with spectacular weather, the sparkling sea and a sensational television market.

Aug 8, 2007

We are proud to announce that Daniel Besen has agreed to mentor mememe productions and guide us as we navigate our way through the creative business of producing children's content.

Daniel joins the team and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and a remarkable generosity of spirit.

Jul 27, 2007
James Hackett from Hackett Films who is responsible for the sensational award winning 'Dissociatives' music video clips and Andrew Denton's 'Enough Rope' titles, has joined forces with mememe productions to produce the first ever 'dirtgirlworld' music video.

Feb 9, 2007

Cate took a trip to Toronto to check out the town and catch up with some friends.

First port of call was Niagara Falls a very different winter experience and very different from the Niagara Falls we see in the movies. Rather than the 100s of tourists usually found surrounding the falls Cate got to experience this natural phenomenon with just eight other people.With temperatures around -15C and rugged up to the max Cate and Kim Wilson enjoyed the day and took heaps of happy snaps.

Feb 1, 2007

SPAA Brunch - July 2006

In late July, Cate headed to Clunes to Cathy Henkel and Jeff Canin’s Hatchling Production headquarters. Here producers from the North Coast region gathered to yak about the possibility of starting a local SPAA chapter. Geoff Brown, the Executive Director of SPAA and SPAA president Trish Lake attended. They talked about current industry issues, chin wagged with each other and munched out on a brunchy feast.

Jan 3, 2007

Singing in Heaven

An essential and exciting element of 'dirtgirlworld' is the music. The impetus for the dirtgirlworld project is the initial album and how it was received when released. The industry loved it but more importantly, the kids that have the CD are a passionate, loyal and obsessive gang.

Mar 1, 2006
Keep spreading the news

Cate and Aliison have just returned from the 7th Annual Kidscreen conference where they wined and dined and bowled their way around New York. It was Aliison's first trip to the Big Apple, which is evident in the sheer amount of photos she took to capture the two weeks.

Dec 2, 2005
Cate caught up with Nic McMahon – Crawford CEO, Head honcho of Saddleclub and collector of dolls at the recent Mediaworks held in Byron Bay by Northern Rivers Screenworks Ltd

Nov 25, 2005
Cate and Hewey recently judged the children's music category at the 2005 Dolphin music awards. In 2002 they were awarded the Dolphin for Best Album, for their highly contagious children's album Dirt Girl World. You can purchase the album at www.windsong.com.au.

Oct 3, 2005
AFTRS LAMP – OCTOBER 2005
The intrepid mememe team traveled to Victor Harbour for the first AFTRS LAMP residential. Jake, Karl and Cate spent a week with seals, dolphins and penguins delving into the online component of Hit it, Hit it Now!

Sep 23, 2005
mememe productions recently launched their newly renovated office. Jenny Lalor from Burberry Productions, executive producer, flew up from Melbourne to enjoy the festivities with some of the local Northern Rivers crew. mememe are now waiting on the arrival of the HiBis satellite dish to compliment their funky new working conditions.

Apr 1, 2005
April …landed in London and stepped into every high school history lesson for real! Such a familiar foreign country. A few days to sightsee and for the body to catch up and then on to Nice and Cannes for the conference. Mip Tv!

clubdirtgirlworld

March 01,  2012

www.clubdirtgirlworld.com

dirtgirl is passionate about ‘doing’ things to help the planet. 
Everyday she meets other kids that feel the same. 
Brainwave!

Why not start a club, where kids who care for the planet can 
hang out, have a say, get involved and have fun. 
And that’s exactly what she did

Introducing 
www.clubdirtgirlworld.com 
Made for the wee set, not only is it a place for planet loving preschoolers… 
it’s also an early intro to the world of social media. 
At club dirtgirlworld, these digi natives create a username and password and 
an avatar. They can save, send, like, download, delete, review and record. 
It’s uber cool and uber safe in this real people moderated online playspace.

Designed around the forest at the back of dirtgirl’s place 
this beautiful and magical setting 
lets little voices say big things, 
make planet wishes, 
celebrate the great things they are doing 
and start an actionist attitude that we hope sticks as they grow. 
It’s ad free. 
It’s audio rather than text driven. 
It’s made for little kids by people with little kid hearts. 
It’s club dirtgirlworld!

www.clubdirtgirlworld.com

 

dirtgirlworld nominated for 2010 Logie for outstanding children's programme.

dirtgirlworld nominated at the 2010 prix Jeunesse festival, Munich

Australia Day Award 2010 for contribution to the Arts

dirtgirlworld...winner 2010 ADG for animation
dirtgirlworld...winner 2010 GRASS ADG green production of the year

dirtgirlworld ...nominated for 2010 BAFTA for children's international production of the year

dirtgirlworld...winner 2010 AFI for children's animation series,
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