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Meg Mappin Meg Mappin i(A145580 works by)
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Television script-writer.

Meg Mappin began working in television in the late 1990s. Prior to this, she completed two play scripts: Double Storeys was presented as a play reading at La Mama, Melbourne, and Mappin presented a reading of I Started Stealing Biscuits (by invitation) at the Second International Conference of Women Playwrights (Toronto, Canada). No publication of the play scripts has been traced.

In 1999 and 2000, Mappin worked as script editor for police drama Blue Heelers. She also worked as a storyliner for long-running soap opera Neighbours, before moving to rival soap opera Home and Away, where she was a regular script-editor between 2002 and 2004. In 2004, she wrote for both McLeod's Daughters and Stingers; for the latter, she was also script editor.

Mappin has written for a wide range of children's television programs, including Driven Crazy, Pig's Breakfast, Li'l Horrors, The Sleepover Club, Pirate Islands, Silversun, and Parallax.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon The Sleepover Club ( dir. Arnie Custo et. al. )agent Australia : Burberry Productions Nine Network , 2003-2007 Z1883334 2003-2007 series - publisher film/TV

'Based on the popular books by Rose Impey, this comedy-drama series features five 12-year-old girls on their quest for identity, individuality, belonging, family, friendship and how to have the most fun while trying to deny the existence of boys.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 3/12/2013)

2007 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Children's Television Drama
form y separately published work icon McLeod's Daughters ( dir. Ali Ali et. al. )agent Australia : Nine Network Southern Star Entertainment , 2001-2009 Z1858228 2001-2009 series - publisher film/TV
2006 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2004 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
form y separately published work icon Stingers ( dir. Julian McSwiney et. al. )agent Australia : Beyond Simpson Le Mesurier Nine Network , 1998-2004 6031565 1998 series - publisher film/TV crime detective

'Inspired by true events, Stingers reveals the shadowy and ambiguous world of undercover cops — people with covert lives and constantly changing identities. They are police who defeat crime from within the criminal world — always without a badge and frequently without protection. The series follows the lives of the operatives as they befriend and betray those on the other side of the law. For these select few, it is a deadly way of life.The undercover cops of Stingers are a unique breed. They must juggle their own lives — love, laughter, family and humanity — with the tension of the criminal personas they adopt in their passion for justice.'

Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 7/6/2013)

nominated Most Outstanding Drama Series
nominated Most Outstanding Drama Series
2001 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2005 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2003 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2004 won AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Drama Series
2003 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
2002 nominated Logie Awards Most Outstanding Drama Series
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