Glitch (TV series)
|Directed by||Emma Freeman|
Aaron L. McGrath
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Executive producer(s)||Tony Ayres|
|Location(s)||Castlemaine, Riddells Creek, Monegeetta, Victoria, Australia|
|Running time||55 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Matchbox Pictures|
|Original release||9 July 2015 – present|
Glitch is an Australian paranormal television series which premiered on 9 July 2015, on ABC1. The series, set in the fictional country town of Yoorana, Victoria, is written by Louise Fox, Kris Mrksa, and Giula Sandler, and directed by Emma Freeman. It is produced by Ewan Burnett and Louise Fox, with Tony Ayres serving as an Executive Producer.
The first season was awarded Australian television's two highest accolades for best drama.
On 26 October 2015, ABC TV renewed the show for a second series. Series two is currently in development and shooting will begin in late 2016. The second season will be co-produced by Netflix, which will stream the season globally outside of Australia, New Zealand and Africa in 2017. In addition, on 15 October 2016, the first season was made available to stream on Netflix globally.
James Hayes (Patrick Brammall) is a small town policeman in Yoorana. He is called to the local cemetery in the middle of the night, after six people have inexplicably risen from the dead in perfect health. With no memory of their identities, they are determined to discover who they are and what has happened to them. James and one of them recognise each other, and along with local doctor Elishia McKellar (Genevieve O'Reilly), James struggles to keep the case hidden from his colleagues, his family, and the world. The six people are all linked in some way, and the search begins for someone who knows the truth about how and why they have returned.
- Patrick Brammall as Sgt. James Hayes
- Genevieve O'Reilly as Dr. Elishia McKellar
- Emma Booth as Kate Willis
- Emily Barclay as Sarah Hayes
- Ned Dennehy as Patrick "Paddy" Fitzgerald
- Sean Keenan as Charlie Thompson
- Hannah Monson as Kirstie Darrow
- Aaron McGrath as Beau Cooper
- Rodger Corser as John Doe
- Andrew McFarlane as Vic Eastley (season 1)
- Daniela Farinacci as Maria Rose Massola (season 1)
Awards and nominations
|2016||AACTA Awards||Best Television Drama||Glitch||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Hannah Monson||Nominated|
|Best Original Score in Television||Cornel Wilczek, Episode 4||Won|
|2016||TV Week Logies||Most Outstanding Supporting Actress||Emily Barclay||Nominated|
|Most Outstanding Drama Series||Glitch||Won|
|2016||Australian Director's Guild Awards||Best Direction in a Television Drama Series||Emma Freeman||Won|
Glitch screened at Roma Fiction Fest in 2015.
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