Warning: This resource may contain references to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who may have passed away.

Behind the scenes

Welcome to Behind the scenes. In this section you will find wonderful resources and support material to link the book and TV series. Go behind the scenes to find information about the production, including scripts, cast and crew lists, the 'Clips bank' and the 'Stills gallery'. Listen to Nadia Wheatley read passages from her book and talk about her inspiration. You can also listen to producer Penny Chapman talk about the making of My Place.


Clips bank
Clips bank

Quickly find the 78 clips taken from My Place TV series 1 and 2. These clips are used as the context for the teaching activities. Each clip is accompanied by a detailed synopsis.


Stills gallery
Stills gallery

Explore the gallery to find still images from the TV production. The images feature characters, settings and action from the series.



My Place Series 1

KidScreen Awards February 2011
Winner: Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series

TV Week Logie Awards 2010
Winner: Most Outstanding Children’s Program

Banff World Television Awards 2010
Finalist: Rockie Award in the Children Family and Youth Category (episode 11)

Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards October 2010
Winner: Best Children’s Television Production

AFI Awards December 2010
Winner: Best Children’s Television Drama Series


My Place for Teachers Series 1

eLearning Industry Excellence Awards 2010
Winner: eLearning K–12

Australian Education Publishers Award 2010
Winner: Best Primary Education Website

Interactive Media Awards 2010
Winner: Outstanding Achievement Award for Education

Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards 2010
Finalist: Best Primary Education Website

Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards 2010
Finalist: Best Instructional/Training Resource