2019 Festival Highlights

The 2019 Vision Splendid Film Festival will be jam packed full of films, workshops, tours and live entertainment.

Award Winning Shorts

Hand picked from local and international festivals, our short film corner boasts the brightest Australian talent to keep an eye out for! With Australia producing some of the world’s finest short form cinema, our Award Winning Shorts showcase is an exhibition you can’t afford to miss.

Breakfast with the Stars

Join the stars of your favorite Aussie films for breakfast at the iconic North Gregory Hotel! Listen to them recount stories from set as they answer all your questions in a Q & A over a delicious cooked brekky.

Celebrating 100 years of royal theatre

Join us as we celebrate over 100 years of the Royal Open Air Theatre! Grab a cold beer, a warm blanket and get cosy under the stars. Enjoy the most unique movie-going experience you’ll have this year at the historic open air theatre.

Cult Classics

While Winton loves celebrating Australia’s emerging young filmmaking talent, we can’t deny, there’s nothing like a good old fashioned throwback! Take a trip down memory lane with Australia’s favorite cult classics we all know and love.

Kids Club

The Vision Splendid is a family-friendly festival so why not bring the kids along to our daily kid’s club?! Weather its playing movie-themed games or engaging in arts and crafts, the kid’s club is the perfect place for the little ones to play and learn all about the films of the outback.

Kids Films

The Vision Splendid has something for all our guests, no matter how big or small! With all their favorite characters on the big screen, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained this year!

Live Entertainment

With week-long live entertainment you’ll never be bored between screenings! The North Gregory Hotel’s shady beer garden hosts some of rural Australia’s best musicians, poets and comedians working today.


Learn from the best with our informative and educational masterclasses! Get up close and personal with working producers, screen writers and directors of the Australian film industry, as they spill their secrets to success in our exclusive film masterclasses.

New Australian Premieres

Each year, the Vision Splendid celebrates the best in new Australian cinema. With exciting, new talent emerging every year, who knows when we could be screening the next generation’s ‘The Castle’ or ‘Mad Max’?!

Silent Films

Take a step back through time in our historic 100-year-old theatre and experience movies the way they did in the old days! Come along as we pay ode to the founders of cinema and celebrate how far films have come to this day.

The Best Comedies

The Vision Splendid has always welcomed Australia’s funniest comedies with open arms. With a full house, the electric energy and laughter from the open air theatre can be heard all over town!