2017 Film and Events Guide

Join us for the Opening Party,  "Breakfast with the Stars", conversations and masterclasses with film industry leaders, location tours, daytime films, live entertainment and kids creative activities.

It's a nine day Australian movie marathon highlighting films inspired by the Outback.  In 2017 we're celebrating "Women in Film".  We hope you can join us!

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WHAT'S ON WHEN?

Cinema Under the Stars (G M MA15 PG)

Immerse yourself in Australia’s latest films, including premieres and special features every night of the festival. Experience an authentic cinema under the stars in Winton’s open-air Royal Theatre. Established in 1918, the Royal Theatre is one of only two remaining in Australia. Get in early, grab some jaffas and fantales and experience one of the…

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Morning Film (G PG)

Outback inspired contemporary, classic and children’s films screened in the Winton Shire Hall. Relax with friends (even bring a bean bag) there’s lots of room. Specific film program will be announced closer to the festival.

Movie Matinee (G M PG)

Outback inspired contemporary, classic and cult films screened each afternoon in the Winton Shire Hall. Relax with friends (even bring a bean bag) there’s lots of room. Specific film program will be announced closer to the festival.

Official Closing Party

Exchange stories, celebrate among friends and listen to live music for the last 9th and final night of the 2017 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.

Official Opening Night

Join us on the “red carpet” – Winton style – for the Vision Splendid Official Opening in the open-air historic Royal Theatre with special guests and screening of a magnificent film (to be announced).   Dress is strictly outback – black tie, jeans, warm bushman’s jacket (ugg boots optional 😉 )

Opening Night Party

Following the Official Opening and screening, follow us next door to the famous North Gregory Hotel where you’ll have a chance to mingle, rub shoulders with film industry representatives and enjoy award winning live entertainment.

Opening Night Premiere

Join us on the “red carpet” Winton Style, for the Official Opening Night Premiere under the stars in the Royal Theatre.  Dress is strictly outback (Black Tie, jeans, bushman’s warm jacket – ugg boots optional 😉

Qantas Short Film Competition

Join us under the stars for the screening of the Qantas Short Film Competition to see the finalists in the competition for “Women of the Outback”, and enjoy award winning short films from Griffith Film School and the University of New South Wales.

Special Events, Location Tours + Masterclasses

Throughout the festival, there are daily events including location tours to the sites where famous feature films, such as “Goldstone” and “The Proposition” were made around Winton.

Vision Splendid Juniors

Throughout the week of the festival, special activities for the juniors will be made, including “G” rated films and hands on creative activities and Kids Club at the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival . It’s Queensland school holidays, so there will also be kids activities at the library, community centre and nearby at the Australian Age…