RESTORATION Reviews and Analysis

The Solute – “Elegant… compelling… Restoration has a lot of the feel and power of great film noir”

Decider TV – “It’s rare that a TV show gives you something to think about long after the final credits have rolled”

FilmInk – “Bolder than most… A solid effort that’ll appeal to fans of cerebral genre works”

The Solute – What a Twist! A spoiler-filled discussion and analysis of RESTORATION


Interviews with the RESTORATION Filmmakers

Inside Film – The team behind sci-fi RESTORATION on creating a film that’s also a web series

The Iris – Director Stuart Willis talks about his new sci-fi thriller RESTORATION

ADG Screen Director podcast interviews RESTORATION Co-Writer and Director Stuart Willis


Interviews with the Cast of RESTORATION

Decider TV – Interview: The Stars of New Aussie Sci-Fi Thriller RESTORATION


Rockzeline signs RESTORATION for world sales, explores series adaptation

March 2017

Screen Daily – Rockzeline boards Australian sci-fi thriller RESTORATION

Inside Film – Rockzeline signs multiplatform sci-fi RESTORATION

TV Tonight – RESTORATION looks to new horizons


Official Australian Trailer for RESTORATION Released

Sept 2016

CinemaFantastique.net – Trailer for the Sci-fi Thriller RESTORATION

Teleport – Tuesday trailers: Brad Pitt + Marion Cotillard, Tom Hardy singing and 18 more trailers

Teve – Watch the trailer for thriller RESTORATION

Screen Anarchy – Australian Sci-Fi Thriller RESTORATION Unleashes New Trailer

Blastr – Check out this mind-numbing new trailer for Aussie indie sci-fi flick, RESTORATION

Gizmodo Australia – A Man Keeps His Memories But Loses His Body in Scifi Thriller RESTORATION

io9 – A Man Keeps His Memories But Loses His Body in Scifi Thriller RESTORATION

Inverzija.net – Watch the trailer for the sci-fi thriller RESTORATION

The Lowdown Under – RESTORATION Full Trailer Released

The Reel Bits – Australia’s RESTORATION releases trailer ahead of Stan debut

Film Combat Syndicate – Stuart Willis’s Sci-Fi Suspense Thriller RESTORATION Gets An Official Trailer


RESTORATION to Premiere in NZ on Sky channel The ZONE and Virgin Australia flights

Aug 2016

Stuff.co.nz – Former Neighbours’ star Craig McLachlan’s new show RESTORATION headed for Sky

Screen Anarchy – Australian Sci-fi Thriller RESTORATION Seals Deals with New Zealand’s SKY and Virgin Australia

Film Combat Syndicate – Stuart Willis Sci-Fi, RESTORATION, Takes To Sky And Virgin Australia


Aug 2016

SciFiNow – Australian Genre Cinema: Living in the Past or a Brave New World?

ABC Radio National Breakfast – Talking TV – Dan Barrett’s Picks of the Week


First Look Teaser released for RESTORATION

Aug 2016

Geeks of Oz – RESTORATION Teaser Trailer

Más allá de Orión – Teaser for Australian science fiction film RESTORATION

The Lowdown Under – RESTORATION Teaser Promo released

Screen Anarchy – RESTORATION: Watch The Teaser For The Australian SciFi!

Film Combat Syndicate – Stuart Willis’s Sci-Fi, RESTORATION, Lands A Trailer For Its Oz Premiere

Il Cineocchio – RESTORATION: Trailer and opening credits for the sci-fi project by Stuart Willis

Inside Film – RESTORATION Teaser Trailer


RESTORATION Premiere Dates Announced for 9Go! and Stan

Aug 2016

TV Tonight – Airdate: Movie: RESTORATION

The Lowdown Under – Aussie Sci-Fi RESTORATION World Premiere Sat Aug 6 – Watch Opening Credits!

FilmInk – RESTORATION Opening Credits & Release Details

Screen Anarchy – RESTORATION: Watch The Opening Credits To Stuart Willis’ Australian SciFi

Jul 2016

Cinema Australia – Tune in! Free-to-air screening date announced for RESTORATION


RESTORATION to Premiere on 9Go! and Stan

Jul 2016

Media Week – Producer Toby Gibson Interview: Aussie sci-fi RESTORATION finds a Broadcast Partner

Chime Connect – Stan, Nine snap up Oz sci-fi thriller RESTORATION

The Iris – Aussie sci-fi thriller RESTORATION to debut on Nine and Stan later this year

Film Combat Syndicate – Stuart Willis’s RESTORATION Lands A New Poster For The Sci-Fi Thriller

Screen Anarchy – Stuart Willis’ SciFi Thriller RESTORATION Finds An Australian Home

Inside Film – Craig McLachlan sci-fi thriller RESTORATION to premiere on Nine and Stan

TV Tonight – Stan set for local sci-fi, RESTORATION

Decider TV – Nine & Stan deliver RESTORATION to viewers

TV Week – Craig McLachlan’s sci-fi role

Cinema Australia – RESTORATION is coming! Premiere announced for Stuart Willis’ science fiction thriller

Media Week – Australian sci-fi thriller RESTORATION to debut on Stan / Nine


RESTORATION Highly Commended for The John Hinde Award

Feb 2016

Australian Writers’ Guild announces John Hinde Awards for Excellence in Science-Fiction


RESTORATION Nominated for an AWGIE for Best Comedy or Drama (Other Form)

Jul 2015  

Inside Film – Nine films and eight TV projects in contention for top Awgie Awards


Craig McLachlan joins Ensemble Cast of RESTORATION

Jul 2015 

Screen Anarchy – Restoration: New Images, Casting News for Stuart Willis Sci-Fi Film

Inside Film – McLachlan Joins Cast of Restoration


Jan 2015  

Nerdy Little Secret – It Came From the Indies: Stuart Willis, Payload and Restoration


Dec 2014  

Directors’ Notes – Not Just a Sci-Fi with Soul, but Sci-Fi about Soul


First Two Official Stills from RESTORATION

Nov 2014 

The LowDown Under – New Aussie Sci-Fi Mini Series – Restoration

TV Tonight – Restoration sci-fi in search of a home

Inside Film – Multi-platform launches planned for sci-fi project

Screen Anarchy – First two images from Stuart Willis’ Restoration


Oct 2014  

Televised Revolution – Australian Cinema Fails At The Box Office. Let’s Get Rid Of The Box Office


Sep 2014  

Inside Film – Sci-Fi miniseries Restoration wraps


RESTORATION Begins Filming at Docklands Studios & around Melbourne

Aug 2014  

Sky News – New online sci-fi series shot in Melbourne

TV Tonight – Nadia turns to Restoration

Inside Film – Sci-fi miniseries Restoration underway


Pre-Production Begins on RESTORATION & Cast Announced

Jul 2014  

Screen Hub – Toby Gibson: Restoration – waking up in somebody else’s body

CNET – Restoration is mind-bending Aussie sci-fi from the creator of Payload

Inside Film – Cast set for futuristic sci-fi series

Film Ink – Memory Overload

Twitch – Crowdfund this! Aussie online SciFi miniseries Restoration!

Inside Film – Futuristic sci-fi series to shoot at Docklands