Exciting New Program in 2017

See you in 2017 for an unprecedented program of film premieres, contemporary, cultural and classic cult films, inspired by the Australian outback. Screening every night under the stars in the historic open air Royal Theatre in Winton’s main street. We’ll bring you films, masterclasses, breakfast with the stars, live entertainment and kids activities daily. To…

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2016 Preliminary Program Released

Winton’s Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival was officially launched in Brisbane this week where the bush came to the city to spread the word with a dinosaur roar of a world premiere, new Aussie dramas and some cult dinosaur classics!   Much loved actor and festival patron, Mr Roy Billing OAM, was joined by Tourism…

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Roll-out the red carpet, the Dinosaurs are coming in 2016!

  Winton, the much loved tiny town in the heart of Outback Queensland is rolling out the red carpet to welcome the greatest dinosaur films of all time as part of the third annual, Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.   The festival’s 2016 theme, The Dinosaurs Are Coming – Greatest Dinosaur Films of All Time…

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It’s A Wrap for Winton

Image by Alan Mathieson   During the festival the population of the outback Queensland town of Winton has swelled to more than double, with the 2015 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival just announcing it increased attendance by 105% in its second year. Following crippling drought and fire at the Waltzing Matilda Centre, the community of…

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Emerging Short-Film Makers Scoop Audience Awards in Winton

Winton, Brisbane and Sydney Short Film Makers scooped the audience awards under the stars of the outback at this year’s Qantas Short Film Competition on closing night of Winton’s 2015 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.   Brisbane based film maker and director, Neil McGregor’s film, “The Gap” was awarded the winning film with the audience…

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Alternate Day Time Movie Venue Confirmed

  Due to a recent fire at the Waltzing Matilda Centre, all day time movies will now be screened in the beautiful Winton Shire Town Hall.  All other venues remain the same as per the program, including the evening screening of films under the stars in the Royal Theatre.

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The Show Will Go On!

Our thoughts are with the community, staff and volunteers of the Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton, following a fire at the Centre.  Fortunately there are no human injuries, but a great loss of community collections and history. Please be assured “the show will go on” with Winton’s Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival from 26 June…

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Qantas Short Film Competition – Calling All Independent and Student Film Makers

ENTRY DEADLINE:  25/06/2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE:  25/06/2015 SUBMISSION DEADLINE25/06/2015 WHERE:  National STATE:  National COUNTRY:  AUSTRALIA QANTAS SHORT FILM COMPETITION The Qantas Short Film Competition is part of Winton’s Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.  It is geared to students and independent film makers. Filmmakers are asked to make a film no longer then 7-minutes on the topic “UNSUNG”, based on unsung outback heroes. The…

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