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A Message from the Festival Director

Key Points • On March 29, 2020 the Australian Government announced a ban on non-essential outdoor gatherings to manage and control the spread of COVID-19 • The Australian Government has indicated that restrictions are likely to take place for six months • The 2020 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival will be postponed to 18th –…

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COVID-19 FAQ’s

Key Points • On March 29, 2020 the Australian Government announced a ban on non-essential outdoor gatherings to manage and control the spread of COVID-19 • The Australian Government has indicated that restrictions are likely to take place for six months • The 2020 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival will be postponed to 18th –…

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COVID SAFE EVENT FAQ

What is Vision Splendid doing to ensure the 2020 festival is a COVID safe event? Rest assured the festival team are taking every step and precaution to ensure VS 2020 is as safe as possible for all attendees, staff and volunteers. The 2020 vision splendid film festival is operating under the industry-standard COVID plan. Specifically,…

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Winton Welcomes back Vision Splendid for 6th Straight Year

Still gleaming from the success of it’s fifth consecutive year, the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival is returning to Winton, Queensland’s own Hollywood of the Outback! This year, the Vision Splendid Film Festival is boasting its most exciting roster of local and internationaltalent yet, and fans can secure their spot now. Festival director Mark Melrose…

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Pomeranz honoured in Winton’s Walk of Fame

This morning, legendary Australian film critic, producer and television personality, Margaret Pomeranz AM was honoured with a permanent tribute on the Walk of Fame as part of the fourth annual Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival, in the small town of Winton in the heart of Queensland’s Outback.   On reveal of the star on Winton’s…

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FESTIVAL FAST FACTS

When: 23 June – 1 July 2017 Where: Winton, Outback Queensland Family-friendly: Yes (check out the free daily kids club) Where to stay: Winton has a handful of hotels/motels or you can opt to keep it real and camp under the stars. Winton’s Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival is the ultimate nine-day Aussie movie marathon set in the heart…

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Prestigious Chinese Film Academy disembark for Outback Hollywood

Students of the prestigious Beijing Film Academy and the Film and Television Institute of India are about to embark on a journey to the tiny town of Winton in Queensland’s outback for the fourth annual Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.   The visit is part of the Festival’s foundation partnership with Griffith Film School in…

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Countdown to Hollywood in the Outback

It’s just 5 weeks to Winton’s Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival, coined “Hollywood in the Outback”.  The 2017 program paying tribute to women in film, was officially launched in Brisbane this week where the bush came to the city to announce a new initiative, the Vision Splendid Film Institute developing a long term vision for…

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Qantas Short Film Competition – FREE ENTRY – NOW OPEN

Calling all budding filmmakers, The Qantas Short Film Competition is now open and accepting entries! Geared to students and independent filmmakers, entry for the competition if FREE in 2017! AWARDS: GRAND JURY PRIZE – $500 cash and a Samsung Tablet BEST STUDENT FILM – $500 cash and a Samsung Tablet AUDIENCE AWARD – $500 cash Entries must…

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