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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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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