Writer / Director: Julie Kalceff
Producers: Kirsty Stark, Kate Croser (S1), Kate Butler (S2)
Co-Producers: Julie Kalceff, Kate Butler (S1)
The First Day series is based on the 2017 standalone episode of the same name. A second season is due for release on Hulu (USA) and ABC iview (Australia) on March 31, 2022, with other countries to follow.
All four episodes of Season 1 can currently be viewed around the world:
Australia: ABC iview –
USA: Hulu –
Canada: CBC GEM –
UK: BBC iPlayer (no longer available) –
New Zealand – TVNZ –
The series is also screening in Sweden (SVT), Norway (NRK), Finland (YLE), Israel (Hot TV), Japan (NHK), Taiwan (MOMOKIDS), Brazil, Denmark, France, Ireland and South Africa.
First Day is available for purchase from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation website for educational purposes, alongside a Teaching Toolkit that is mapped to the Australian Curriculum for Year 6 and 7 students.