Festival Countdown

Festival countdown as Winton prepares to roll out​ ​the​ ​Red ​C​arpet for an Australian Film Premier and​ ​the Qantas Short Film Competition The small town of Winton, in the heart of Queensland’s Outback, may be in the grips of a devastating drought, but this has not weakened the proud spirit of the town and their…

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Winton Rolls Out The Red Carpet in 2015

With less than 100 days to go to the 2015 Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival, Winton is beginning to prepare to roll out the red carpet for this year’s Festival from the 26th June to the 4th July, 2015. This year’s festival will showcase contemporary, classic and award winning Australian films under the stars of…

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Media Alert // Conversations, Yarns + Workshops @ Vision 2014

THE VISION STARTS IN WINTON, OUTBACK QUEENSLAND THIS WEEK!   From ghost stories round the campfire, indigenous Tag A Long Tours, to yarns with film producers, an Aussie Actor, authors and conversations with classic Aussie documentary makers to learning photography and the art of costume and wearable art design, the program of “Conversations, Yarns + Workshops” for…

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Did Your Favourite Aussie Flick Make the Selection?

 The Vision Splendid Outback Film Film Festival has just released its A-Z Film Guide of the 2014 film selection.   With a selection of outback inspired Australian film classics, dark gothic tales, mysteries, comedies and recent releases, audiences are in for an outstanding silver screen experience in the coming weeks in the quintessential Aussie town…

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“A Town Like Winton” Telstra Country Wide Short Film Competition

 “A Town Like Winton” is a new short film competition staged as part of the inaugural Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival being staged in Winton, Outback Queensland from the 27th June to the 6th July, 2014. An initiative of the Winton community and the non-profit Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival, the purpose of the competition…

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There's Something About Winton

The real Outback still exists and I found it in Winton, a small town located just a few hours north from Longreach in the heart of Outback Queensland.   On planning a recent visit to Winton several friends in Brisbane mention, ‘yeah, I’ve been there, it’s a great town’ and ‘that’s a real Outback town’. …

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Make the promise to visit the Outback

If you live in Australia, the Outback is a part of you! Experience the heart and soul of Australia in Outback Queensland where stories are made, legends are born and our nation was built. Its a place where we all must visit at least once in our life!   Outback Queensland Tourism have just confirmed…

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Bill Leimbach is confirmed!

Bill Leimbach, leading Australian filmmaker and producer of the next Australian film epic, “Waltzing Matilda”, has not only confirmed filming to commence in Winton and Longreach later this year, but also his commitment to attend the inaugural festival. Festival organisers met with Bill in Sydney last week to discuss the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival.…

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