Sydney-based production company Midnight Snack Productions has closed a series of deals that will see its sci-fi thriller Restoration premiere on the Nine Network and SVOD service Stan later this year.
Directed by Stuart Willis and independently produced by Midnight Snack’s Toby Gibson, Restoration is set in a near future
world where humans have their memories downloaded for backup via a new and dangerous technology.
“We’re thrilled to have closed a deal with one of Australia’s leading free-to-air commercial television networks and with
pioneering SVOD service Stan,” says Gibson. “We’re very pleased Restoration will be seen by a wide Australian
Critically-acclaimed and accomplished Australian actor Craig McLachlan (The Doctor Blake Mysteries) is joined by Nadia Townsend (Knowing, City Homicide), Grant Cartwright (Barracuda),
Stephen Carracher (Vanished), Rosie Lourde (Starting From Now, Embedded), Elizabeth Nabben (Winners & Losers) and
Ailís Logan (Alvin’s Harmonious World of Opposites).
“Craig McLachlan’s participation in Restoration speaks to the high-calibre of talent we assembled in front of and behind
the camera,” says Willis. “Led by Grant Cartwright, Stephen Carracher and Nadia Townsend, our acting ensemble’s
committed performances ground our mind-bending thriller with authentic human emotion. I couldn’t be more excited
by what they brought to the screen.”
Midnight Snack is currently browsing the international market in an effort to release Restoration abroad, in addition to exploring the idea of turning the film into a series.
Restoration will premiere on Stan and Nine Network later this year.